"Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Colin Powell on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Colin Powell on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Colin Powell on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Colin Powell on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Colin Powell on Robert Frost
"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."
"Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team's mission."