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Strong people don't need strong leaders.
~By Ella Baker ~


When all is ready, the leaders walk out to the dance place.
~By James Mooney ~


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 ~


A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


But I think Steve's main contribution besides just the pure leadership is his passion for excellence. He's a perfectionist. Good enough isn't good enough. And also his creative spirit. You know he really, really wants to do something great.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


We obviously need more love in the world. And we obviously need more compassion and understanding. Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now.
~By Dave Davies ~


Leaders do not sway with the polls. Instead, they sway the polls through their own words and actions.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
~By Peter Drucker ~


The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
~By Chris Cannon ~


We need leaders who will stand up for the little guy and listen once again.
~By Sarah Palin ~


I am a leader. Leaders always get heat. They're always going against the grain. Jimi Hendrix got heat; Bob Marley got heat; Miles Davis got heat. Every great artist got heat. Heat means you're doing something right.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as interested as they say they are in protecting the institution of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide and distract the American people from the real issues that need to be addressed.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
~By Henry Ellis ~


The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed.
~By Kofi Annan ~


We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war.
~By Ann Coulter ~


Example is leadership.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


It bothers me to read the comments of leaders of the Hamas and others who hate America that their goal is to have more weaponry capable of delivering all types of weapons of mass destruction.
~By Don Nickles ~


Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.
~By Toni Morrison ~


So, poetry becomes a means for useful dialogue between people who are not only unknown, but mute to each other. It produces a dialogue among people that guards all of us against manipulation by our so-called leaders.
~By June Jordan ~


I believe that it is irresponsible, it is basically part of the crisis of leadership in D.C. to not look at Social Security and understand that there has got to be a solution posed. We've got to take a look at it and make sure that we create a solution so our seniors aren't left out in the cold.
~By Joe Miller ~


People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


The longer we go without strong leadership from the Administration and until we see significant progress in the day-to-day lives of the Iraqi people, the more difficult it will become to sustain the support of the American people and Congress for the current course.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


I know nothing about producing TV drama and any involvement on my part is liable to prove an obstacle to the producers, so I prefer to be a cheerleader and let them get on with it.
~By Bernard Cornwell ~


Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership.
~By Charles Edison ~


The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers.
~By Brooke Langton ~


The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.
~By Faye Wattleton ~


We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


One simple way to keep organizations from becoming cancerous might be to rotate all jobs on a regular, frequent and mandatory basis, including the leadership positions.
~By Robert Shea ~


The U.S. used to be perceived as the moral leader of the world, and we have absolutely lost that.
~By Tom Ford ~


Not only the priceless heritage of our fathers, of our seamen, of our Empire builders is being thrown away in a war that serves no British interests - but our alliance leader Stalin dreams of nothing but the destruction of that heritage of our fathers?
~By John Amery ~


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


Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
~By Mwai Kibaki ~


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 ~


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 ~


We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example - particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action - lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure.
~By Peter Yarrow ~


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


If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future.
~By Mark Foley ~


The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


Apparently there are some Democratic leaders in the Senate that are running for office who now believe in tax cuts.
~By Jeb Bush ~


I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking.
~By Michael Palin ~


Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.
~By Conrad Burns ~


A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Arab leaders worry more about making money from the profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them. Their neighbours are being murdered, but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
~By Gray Davis ~


We have treated our most serious adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, in the most juvenile manner - by giving them the silent treatment. In so doing, we have weakened, not strengthened, our bargaining position and our leadership.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


Grown men do not need leaders.
~By Edward Abbey ~


Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it - short-term pain for long-term gain.
~By George Will ~


There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
~By Rudy Giuliani ~


There is a real diversity of talent and background on the A list so as to better reflect our society in all walks. There are people who have been candidates before, Councillors, Doctors, business leaders, charity campaigners.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender.
~By Peter Pace ~


It was, however, in the interest of Osama bin Laden for us to destroy a secular Arab leader; it was very much in the interest of the Iranians because they wanted revenge against Saddam Hussein for Iraq's invasion in 1980.
~By William Odom ~


A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
~By Joe DiMaggio ~


The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


As state leaders, I think its important for us to provide our perspectives on issues we face every day - like access to school spending, access to health care and governing in a global economy.
~By Bill Richardson ~


People have said I'm the candidate of anger. Well, we have a right to be angry. We lost 3 million jobs. We lost our place as the moral leader of the world.
~By Howard Dean ~


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


I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.
~By Adam Baldwin ~


There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


If your goal is anything but profitability - if it's to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader - you'll hit problems.
~By Michael Porter ~


It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


Robespierre, however, was not the type of leader finally destined to emerge from the Revolution.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Leadership - mobilization toward a common goal.
~By Gary Wills ~


Leaders in Africa are so corrupt that we are certain if we put dogs in uniforms and put guns on their shoulders, we'd be hard put to distinguish them.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


ALEC is one great organization, I think, for growing future political leaders.
~By Don Nickles ~


Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.
~By Tom Landry ~


All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom. That was my way of being a bad girl.
~By Sandra Bullock ~


We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.
~By Rick Larsen ~


I work on OpenBSD fulltime, as the project leader. I set some directions, increase communication between the developers, and try to be involved in nearly every aspect of the base system.
~By Theo de Raadt ~


We had a military and political leadership at that period which was genuinely deluded.
~By Neil Sheehan ~


My brother Leon started it all. He played the piano. In school they made me leader of the orchestra because I played the violin, but I followed Leon and the boys in his jazz band around.
~By Louis Prima ~


At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means.
~By Gerry Adams ~


You always want to try to make something new, and, of course, America is the world leader in economics today.
~By Tadao Ando ~


We must recognize that as the dominant power in the world we have a special responsibility. In addition to protecting our national interests, we must take the leadership in protecting the common interests of humanity.
~By George Soros ~


Any time the country is split 50/50, the leader is wrong.
~By Charles Evers ~


A leader has to 'appear' consistent. That doesn't mean he has to be consistent.
~By James Callaghan ~


A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
~By Max de Pree ~


Great men are usually the products of their times and one of the men developed by these times takes rank with the greatest railroad leaders in history.
~By John Moody ~


Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a terrific revolution. Our country's never been the same since.
~By W. Averell Harriman ~


One of the people that I respect the most now, a person I think has done a heck of a lot for this world as a leader, is Margaret Thatcher. She helped create a world that offers us a lot of excitement as we look to the next century.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


Good leaders must first become good servants.
~By Robert Greenleaf ~


In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader.
~By Rudy Giuliani ~


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 ~


There's no deep bench there, Mahmoud Abbas is, I think, the best leader of the Palestinians we could field.
~By Jane Harman ~


As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


Pope John Paul, a man of peace and compassion, was one of the most revered leaders of our time.
~By Bill Williams ~


Far less wealthy industrialized countries have committed to end child poverty, while the United States is sliding backwards. We can do better. We must demand that our leaders do better.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


Life isn't easy, and leadership is harder still.
~By Walter Russell Mead ~


The rest of the world cares about how we conduct our affairs because they then take that lead. We're the only leader in the world today. Some are wishing us well, others think that we're down and are not going to get back up again, but they are all watching with great interest to see how we conduct our business over the next couple of years.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


Bush may be a strong leader in the war on terrorism, but on budget deficits he is missing-in-action.
~By Jim Cooper ~


As a civil rights leader, Mrs. King's vision of racial peace and nonviolent social change was a fortifying staple in advancing the civil rights movement.
~By James T. Walsh ~


You have to know one big thing and stick with it. The leaders who had one very big idea and one very big commitment. This permitted them to create something. Those are the ones who leave a legacy.
~By Irving Kristol ~


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 ~


Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
~By Thomas J. Peters ~


Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


There is no proletarian, not even a Communist movement, that has not operated in the interests of money, and for the time being permitted by money - and that without the idealists among its leaders having the slightest suspicion of the fact.
~By Oswald Spengler ~

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