"Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Colin Powell on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Colin Powell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Colin Powell on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Colin Powell on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Colin Powell on Dalai Lama
"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."