For Presidents Day, See if You Can Identify the President Who Made Each of the Following Observations


Business Insider found an inspiring quotation from each of the presidents. The full item from Business Insider is available at:

You will probably be surprised by how often the presidents have emphasized the value of persistence.

I have turned that item in Business Insider into a quiz. The answers will be in the next post.

This won’t be easy. If you are able to identify the speaker of even 10 of the 43 quotations, I think that will constitute a strong score.

  1. “A long visit to a friend is often a great bore. Never make people twice glad.”
  2. “A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.”
  3. “All the lessons of history and experience must be lost upon us if we are content to trust alone to the peculiar advantages we happen to possess.”
  4. “Always bear in mind that your…

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