Leadership Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


We need to be a leadership position about protecting minors on the Internet and, more importantly, giving the parents the tools they need to protect them.
~By Peter Chernin ~


Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
~By Kay Bailey Hutchison ~


We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there.
~By Wilson Greatbatch ~


Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.
~By Dianne Feinstein ~


Don't necessarily avoid sharp edges. Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~


The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics.
~By Michael Burgess ~


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


Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.
~By James MacGregor Burns ~


All of this suggests that while citizens became more comfortable with President Bush after September 11 and thought him to have the requisite leadership skills, they continue to harbor doubts about his priorities, loyalties, interests, and policies.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


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


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


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


The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.
~By Daniel Inouye ~


If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.
~By Dee Hock ~


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 ~


The conduct of President Bush's war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States.
~By John Olver ~


The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
~By Warren G. Bennis ~


Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I think Mr. Clarke had a tendency to interfere too much with the activities of the CIA, and our leadership at the senior level let him interfere too much. So criticism from him I kind of wear as a badge of honor.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


In this nation, leadership is dollars.
~By Norman Lear ~


From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


I'm floored that the House leadership would turn its back on job creation for Mississippians.
~By Haley Barbour ~


The art of communication is the language of leadership.
~By James Humes ~


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 ~


The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
~By Harvey S. Firestone ~


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


Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
~By Peter Drucker ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Being a CEO still means sitting across the table from big institutional investors and showing your leadership and having them believe in you.
~By Christie Hefner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


President Ford was a devoted, decent man of impeccable integrity who put service to his country before his own self interest. He helped heal our nation during a time of crisis, provided steady leadership and restored people's faith in the presidency and in government.
~By Mark Udall ~


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 ~


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 ~


Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


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


Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other.
~By Robert Teeter ~


Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict, the two peoples - the Israeli people and the Palestinian people - are ahead of their leaderships.
~By Amos Oz ~


Education is the mother of leadership.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


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


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


An old African leader says about leadership, he says that leadership should never be shared; it should always remain in the hands of the dispossessed people. We will lead the revolution.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
~By Ken Blanchard ~


Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better.
~By Maria Cantwell ~


But 85 percent of the mosques have extremist leadership in this country. Most Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Muslims, are loyal Americans.
~By Peter King ~


I think our leadership team is a highly accountable leadership team.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times... and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That's not leadership. That's not going to happen.
~By Barack Obama ~


In any case, decisions on troop levels in the American system of government are not made by any general or set of generals but by the civilian leadership of the war effort.
~By Bill Kristol ~


Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership.
~By Bob Etheridge ~


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


House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year?
~By Bill Pascrell ~


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 ~


The Divine Thing that made itself the foundation of the Church does not seem, to judge by his comments on the religious leadership of his day, to have hoped much from officers of a church.
~By Charles Williams ~


I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins.
~By Norman Lear ~


Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in - real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it's going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand.
~By Anita Borg ~


Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
~By Li Peng ~


Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got.
~By Larry Bird ~


We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


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 ~


Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


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 ~


But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
~By William J. Wilson ~


Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel.
~By Zach Wamp ~


To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
~By Pat Riley ~


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 ~


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


The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement... they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


Bad leadership during the past years has cast on our Party the shadow of great and grave burdens.
~By Janos Kadar ~


If Ralph Nader runs, President Bush is going to be re-elected, and if Ralph Nader doesn't run, President Bush is going to be re-elected. We're going to run on the president's strong and principled leadership and his positive agenda for a second term.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


This Congress is simply not doing its job under Republican leadership.
~By Jim Cooper ~


I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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 ~


Shouldn't Democrats insist that Sen. Durbin step down as their whip, the number two man in their leadership?
~By Bill Kristol ~


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


Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


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 ~


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 ~


World War II had been such a tremendous success story for this country that the political and military leadership began to assume that they would prevail simply because of who they were. We were like the British at the turn of the 19th century.
~By Neil Sheehan ~


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


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 ~


Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


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


Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


This is one of the major problems we have. By the way, it was endorsed by leadership on both sides of the aisle and both ends of the Capitol, by the NRA and also by the gun control groups.
~By John Dingell ~


I had a sense of what leadership meant and what it could do for you. So am I surprised that I am sitting up here on the 62nd floor of Rockefeller Plaza? No.
~By Vernon Jordan ~


Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf; to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
~By Marian Anderson ~


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 ~

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