Authentic Men are leaders by God's calling, whether it's with their families, their vocation, or their church. To mark President's Day, I wanted to share my Top 8 Quotes from some of the great leaders of our country that were specific to leadership. Regardless of your political leanings, there is truth and inspiration in these quotes that will benefit and encourage every man.

“Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They’re just braver five minutes longer.”

– Ronald Reagan

“The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.”

– James Buchanan

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“If you actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.

– John Quincy Adams

“Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence.”

– George Washington

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.”

– John F. Kennedy

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.”

– Ronald Reagan

No doubt you have others. What are some of your favorite leadership quotes that have inspired you and provided valuable insight in your life? List them in the comments section below, so that we can all learn from them as well.