"90 percent of my time is spent on 10 percent of the world."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Colin Powell on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Colin Powell on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Colin Powell on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Colin Powell on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Colin Powell on C. S. Lewis
"Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age."
"Get mad, then get over it."
"It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, 'How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?'"
"If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude."
"I think whether you're having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude."