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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 cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical process and to work out a central line to resolve it.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


It is up to African leaders to show their will and political courage in order to assure that this new pan-African institution becomes an efficient instrument and not a place for endless discussions.
~By Omar Bongo ~


My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.
~By Warren G. Bennis ~


It's getting better and better. You know, guys are feeling more comfortable and they are not afraid to speak up and be a leader. I mean, our team, we have 25 players, we have about 25 leaders, too. So whatever someone says, people listen.
~By Johnny Damon ~


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


The next thing is: we can make IBM even better. We brought IBM back but we're gunning for leadership.
~By Louis Gerstner ~


But certainly in Uganda, Mozambique and South Africa, people don't really talk about sex and certainly religious leaders - some of them - up to now have been very unwilling to accept, for instance, the promotion of condom use.
~By Emma Thompson ~


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 ~


Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I've learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.
~By Tom Ridge ~


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


I think these movies are as much for people of that time as for people who weren't born. For people who weren't born, they see how leaders must act under a crisis situation, not trying to be re-elected or not trying to check polls, that they go from their gut check.
~By Kevin Costner ~


Military leaders aren't made. They are born. To be a good leader, you have to have something in your character to cause people to follow you.
~By Jimmy Johnson ~


One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
~By James Humes ~


There are no warlike people - just warlike leaders.
~By Ralph Bunche ~


Contrary to what the politicians and religious leaders would like us to believe, the world won't be made safer by creating barriers between people.
~By Michael Palin ~


It's an embarrassment that we don't have a broad enough consensus among political leaders that true reform should take place. I could count the members of Congress on one hand that took these issues seriously.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


I recognize we will pay more attention when we have different leadership.
~By Octavia Butler ~


The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


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 ~


I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
~By Yitzhak Shamir ~


The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
~By John Buchan ~


One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
~By C. L. R. James ~


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 ~


I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice.
~By Gerry Adams ~


The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
~By Tony Blair ~


I want to see a player on the football field. I want to see what kind of teammate they are, what kind of leadership qualities they have. I want to see how aggressive they are, how much fun they have playing the game.
~By Roy Clark ~


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


Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy.
~By Kelly Miller ~


We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.
~By Mark Skousen ~


Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
~By Stephen Covey ~


Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.
~By Chester Irving Barnard ~


Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.
~By James MacGregor Burns ~


Democrats have no agenda, no plan for the future, and no sense of leadership.
~By Jeff Miller ~


In Ethiopia, democracy is in its infancy and it must be nurtured along by its leaders.
~By Jack Kingston ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


But when will our leaders learn - war is not the answer.
~By Helen Thomas ~


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 ~


The American people expect and deserve a government that works and leaders who work together.
~By Bill Frist ~


Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.
~By Peter Pace ~


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 ~


Such highly qualitative leadership is demanded especially in the realm of the fostering of right international relations. Here the demand is simply irresistible.
~By John Raleigh Mott ~


As far as Iraq, the important thing is that the Taliban is gone in Afghanistan, three-quarters of the al-Qaida leadership is either dead or in jail, and we now have Saudi Arabia working with us, Pakistan working with us.
~By Peter King ~


I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table. The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large and diverse but we share many common goals including cutting wasteful spending, getting our economy back on track and making government smarter and more efficient.
~By Kristi Noem ~


Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming with data that will allow citizens to use facts and figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


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 ~


I absolutely intend to return every penny given to me by my Democratic colleagues and Democratic leaders.
~By Rodney Alexander ~


Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


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 ~


A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
~By John Updike ~


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 ~


For many members of Congress, the time for choosing is near - do what the party leadership demands, or do what the people have asked you to do. If my colleagues don't mind some advice from a newcomer, I'd suggest going with the will of the people.
~By Scott Brown ~


Most of the games don't let you focus too much on the cheerleaders, but I've been watching these girls.
~By Lawrence Taylor ~


Harvard is first and foremost a university and not a consulting operation, and our job here is to teach and to research and to create knowledge on Asia in conjunction and in cooperation with scholars as well as with political, intellectual, and cultural leaders in Asia.
~By William Kirby ~


National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources, but we are not.
~By Ron Kind ~


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 ~


The business manager was doing fine back in his office while they were out on the line, hungry. And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was, that maybe the leadership had its own cause. More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle.
~By Richard Grimes ~


Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.
~By Frederick Reines ~


Community begins in mystery and ends in administration. Leaders move away from people and into paper.
~By Jean Vanier ~


My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
~By James Dobson ~


I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting.
~By Richard M. Daley ~


I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Business leaders shape public opinion.
~By Marvin Bower ~


Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.
~By Alan Autry ~


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


Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky, in the right place at the right time. I'd put myself in the latter category. But I'd never call myself a normal designer of anything.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


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 ~


The Congressional leaders set the agenda for journalism; it's not the other way around.
~By Michael Pollan ~


I am not prejudiced against the Negro. When I was governor, I did more to help the Negroes in our State than any previous Governor, and I think you can find Negro leaders in the State who will attest to this fact.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


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 ~


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


No state, furthermore, unless it has aggressive military designs such as those which consumed Nazi leaders in the thirties, is likely to divert to defense any more of its resources and wealth and energy than seems necessary.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means.
~By Tom Coburn ~


There are very few groups that really stay together. The leaders of groups make enough money to be able to afford to work a maximum of 35-40 weeks a year.
~By Norman Granz ~


I mean, Emily Harris was his wife. And she seemed to resent his leadership, but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier, that he had to be the leader.
~By Patty Hearst ~


We need leadership. We don't need a doubling down on the failed politics of the past.
~By Paul Ryan ~


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 ~


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


At the very outset I want to say how the people of America appreciate the steadfast support of the people of Morocco, the leadership of Morocco in our war against terrorism.
~By Donald Evans ~


I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


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 ~


Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
~By Bob Riley ~


Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


This is easy to say with the benefit of hindsight, but I think it once again points out how very important style of leadership, that is the way he does what he does, is to his perception.
~By Robert Teeter ~


I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
~By Ralph Nader ~


I can finally go home and tell the constituents, law enforcement, and leaders in Washington state that Congress is treating the meth problem with the same urgency and commitment that local communities have been treating it with for years.
~By Rick Larsen ~


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 ~


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 ~

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