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Rarely have elected leaders been so intent on defying the public will.
~By Scott Brown ~


The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education.
~By Jeff Bingaman ~


Each one of us, and, indeed, all those who aspire to national leadership must bring their own visions, views and styles to the business of reforming Nigeria, and the search for solutions.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel, not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of our future as the world's economic leader.
~By Judy Biggert ~


Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people's business.
~By Bill Shuster ~


We are an age without leaders. We stopped having leaders at the end of the 20th century.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


Our leaders continue to say that we're making strong headway against this problem. And I think we are not.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example. I have to do so for all the Ikea employees.
~By Ingvar Kamprad ~


You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.
~By Norman Schwarzkopf ~


I'm not up on the Internet, but I hear that is a democratic possibility. People can connect with each other. I think people are ready for something, but there is no leadership to offer it to them. People are ready to say, 'Yes, we are part of a world.'
~By Studs Terkel ~


Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.
~By Jena Malone ~


A significant number of pages and sentences that the administration wants to keep in a classified status have already been released publicly, some of it by public statements of the leadership of the CIA and the FBI.
~By Bob Graham ~


Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.
~By Bill Owens ~


I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too.
~By Alan Autry ~


When I was in school, I was very involved with a lot of things. I was very very active. I couldn't say that I wasn't popular. I was a cheerleader when I was in junior high. I didn't make it in high school so I started a dance line.
~By Faith Ford ~


Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
~By John C. Maxwell ~


It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute.
~By William Pollard ~


When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Leadership is an active role; 'lead' is a verb. But the leader who tries to do it all is headed for burnout, and in a powerful hurry.
~By Bill Owens ~


Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates.
~By Robert Teeter ~


And I'd say one of the great lessons I've learned over the past couple of decades, from a management perspective, is that really when you come down to it, it really is all about people and all about leadership.
~By Steve Case ~


Being famous is just like being in high school. But I'm not interested in being the cheerleader. I'm not interested in being Gwen Stefani. She's the cheerleader, and I'm out in the smoker shed.
~By Courtney Love ~


Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
~By Ferdinand Marcos ~


I believe it is time for new leadership that is able to leave the '70s behind.
~By Kim Campbell ~


A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes.
~By Hugh Sidey ~


The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


Leadership is about doing what you know is right - even when a growing din of voices around you is trying to convince you to accept what you know to be wrong.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


It's a good thing Winston Churchill was around before the shallow age of television. He might never have become one of the greatest leaders of all time.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


It was stunning actually, because what you would hope for from our national leaders is some reflection, some understanding that the situation that we encountered in Iraq was not what we expected, that it was not what he said it would be.
~By Chris Van Hollen ~


In the area we're discussing, leadership begins on Madison Avenue, on the desks and in the offices of people who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying what will get them ratings.
~By Norman Lear ~


The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver.
~By John Naisbitt ~


Black leadership has to recognize that principles more than speech, character more than a claim, is greater in advancing the cause of our liberation than what has transpired thus far.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


Leaders are not pale reflectors of major social conflicts; they play up some, play down others, ignore still others.
~By James MacGregor Burns ~


I'm quite modest. I don't want to tell people I'm a leader.
~By Pol Pot ~


We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing, it's more a business that's out there and running riot, so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race.
~By Tim Bishop ~


I think it is quite dangerous for an organisation to think they can predict where they are going to need leadership. It needs to be something that people are willing to assume if it feels relevant, given the context of any situation.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
~By George W. Bush ~


Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.
~By Ken Blanchard ~


In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


All these boundaries - Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader?
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader - occasionally in the right direction.
~By Alexander Chase ~


I think the Republicans are subverted by the fact that so many of their leaders send their kids to private schools, they don't really have the stomach for the fight.
~By Peter Brimelow ~


I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
~By Aneurin Bevan ~


Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.
~By Erskine Bowles ~


Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
~By H. G. Wells ~


No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
~By Henry Miller ~


A leader who confines his role to his people's experience dooms himself to stagnation; a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs the risk of not being understood.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


So I think that our foreign policy, the president's strong and principled leadership when it comes to the war against terror and foreign policy is going to be an asset.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


I am not unaware that leaders betray, and sell out, and play false.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
~By Bill Gates ~


I want our leaders to lead our country to greatness, but President Obama and his misguided policies and ideology have really fundamentally changed our country in the wrong way, more so than any president in our history.
~By Ben Quayle ~


I think that ego-driven leaders will be a thing of the past because the masses are tired.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
~By Joel A. Barker ~


Clearly, every company needs a leader. That's an important part of being the CEO of the company.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


I look at tens of thousands of church leaders who still do need a bit of an awakening.
~By Bill Hybels ~


You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles. Other people can cope with the waves, it's his job to watch the tide.
~By Antony Jay ~


Real leadership means tackling tough problems ourselves and not leaving them to our children.
~By Jon Kyl ~


Well, Dwight was born to be No. 2 and I don't think he would know what to do as a leader. But he loves following. He would have made a great fascist.
~By Rainn Wilson ~


Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


Kinsey was six foot five, and he had this leader of men quality.
~By Bill Condon ~


I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.
~By Hartley William Shawcross ~


Iraq is not the only nation in the world to possess weapons of mass destruction, but it is the only nation with a leader who has used them against his own people.
~By Tom Daschle ~


The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity.
~By Michael Burgess ~


Leaders grasp nettles.
~By David Ogilvy ~


Myself, I don't think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can't impose a solution.
~By Bobby R. Inman ~


It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.
~By Billie Jean King ~


As the U.S. trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China, continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing its reputation as a leader in world trade.
~By Jo Ann Emerson ~


The fact is five months ago this was an issue that people weren't really talking that much about. Because of the president's leadership, because he's brought it to people's attention, it's now a top issue.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


And this administration and this House leadership have said, quote-unquote, they will stop at nothing to pass this health care bill. And now they've gotten rid of me and it will pass. You connect the dots.
~By Eric Massa ~


As long as these blood brothers are our leaders, and as long as your party officials are Jewish lackeys, you will be no threat to the big money men.
~By Julius Streicher ~


The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I want to deploy the leadership to meet the challenges that face us and to restore America's greatness.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


I think there is a generation gap. I personally look forward to, as our generation becomes the leaders, you are gonna see a change, and I think hopefully gay marriage will be a part of that country.
~By Vanessa Kerry ~


In order to restore our country to the principles on which it was founded, we need to elect leaders that believe in the principles of the party, not just the power of the party.
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


Eddie is a natural leader. Jeff and I have been very much in control of previous bands we've worked in. But the way Eddie grew into being the leader of this band was the most gradual, slow and respectful process that I've ever been involved in.
~By Stone Gossard ~


Through persistent dedication, Susan B. Anthony, and other remarkable leaders, women were finally granted the right to vote in 1920.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


Democrats are going to proudly run on the fact that we turned the economy around. It was our policies under President Obama's leadership through the Recovery Act, through investing in the automobile industry.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


Sport fosters many things that are good; teamwork and leadership.
~By Daley Thompson ~


Germany must be a country which generates political ideas and leadership, which is capable of compromise, which is sovereign and yet knows that it needs its partners on both sides of the Atlantic.
~By Horst Koehler ~


The day before the anniversary of D-Day, we lost a man who was equaled by few and surpassed by none as a leader in the cause of freedom: Ronald Reagan.
~By Mac Thornberry ~


I am not saying that during the Second World War Germany did not, under the leadership of the National Socialist government, commit crimes.
~By Ernst Zundel ~


The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
~By Xenophon ~


I think a major act of leadership right now, call it a radical act, is to create the places and processes so people can actually learn together, using our experiences.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


Where are the Muslim people's sponsors? Where are its kings? Where are its leaders? The Muslim people is calling upon you, Jerusalem is appealing to you, will anyone answer?
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


I am very proud of the fact that many workers in my Gau, numerous former Communists and Social Democrats were won over by us and became local group leaders and Party functionaries.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


Shiloh is a wonderfully dramatic battle. The leader of one side is killed, and the other one is going on to glory, and it was the first great battle. It lasted two days.
~By Shelby Foote ~


San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day.
~By Jesse Jackson ~

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