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Colin Powell
(1937-____) born on
Apr 5
US military leader. He was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Bush, 1989-92 and a key military leader during the Gulf War.
         
   
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Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.

R
Don't let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision.
A
Be careful what you choose. You may get it.
N
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that, when your position fails, your ego goes with it.
K
There are no secrets to success: Don't waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Reader's Digest."
R: "Colin Powell's Rules," kept on his desk in the Pentagon.
A: "Colin Powell's Rules," kept on his desk in the Pentagon.
N: "Colin Powell's Rules," kept on his desk in the Pentagon.
K: "Colin Powell," 1989.
   


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