"Just hit my 75th birthday, I'm feeling great!"
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Colin Powell on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Colin Powell on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Colin Powell on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Colin Powell on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Colin Powell on Brian Tracy
"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."