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In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Leaders are those who empower others.
- Bill Gates

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

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Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Warren G. Bennis

Leaders grasp nettles.
- David Ogilvy

 

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

The great leaders are like the best conductors -
they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
- Blaine Lee

Success in almost any field depends more on energy
and drive than it does on intelligence.
This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson

The people of the world genuinely want peace.
Some day the leaders of the world are going to
have to give in and give it to them.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
- Allen Klein

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

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.
- Bo Bennett

Do not wait for leaders;
do it alone, person to person.
- Mother Teresa

Leaders have to act more quickly today.
The pressure comes much faster.
- Andy Grove

The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
- Charles de Gaulle

The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such.
All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
- Andre Maurois

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

We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary
act of intelligently selecting our leaders.
- Walter Cronkite

I think the leaders inevitably express the people they are leading.
- Leonard Baskin

As the leaders and decision-makers of this great state,
it is our responsibility to strive for perfection.
- Roy Barnes

I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders,
who had been put out by me because of my failure or
reluctance to endorse Sen.
Kerry.
- Rodney Alexander

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

And at home in the United States we found continued
and increased persecution,
first of leaders of the Communist Party,
and then of all honest anti-fascists.
- Paul Robeson

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

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

In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say,
'We want to choose our leaders.'
- Scott McClellan

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

These days there are not enough of such intermediary groups,
between the state and the individual,
with the result that political leaders are often unduly guided by opinion polls.
- Jacques Delors

In its current form, globalization cannot be sustained.
Democratic societies will not support it.
Authoritarian leaders will fear to impose it.
- John J. Sweeney

Everyone matures.
When I was Newt's age, I thought I had the right answer to things.
The baby-boomers as political leaders are still on
trial by the American people.
- Pete du Pont

I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning
and they come along and they lead.
The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats,
they do exist.
They have existed.
- Oliver Stone

Choosing one's leaders is an affirmation that the person
making the choice has inherent worth.
- Linda Chavez

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the
self-esteem of their personnel.
If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
- Sam Walton

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.
- Fritz Sauckel

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

Today, diabetes is now epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control,
the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes
Association and other national healthcare leaders.
- Tim Holden

Practically all the prominent leaders of thought in
China today are openly agnostics and even atheists.
- Hu Shih

It doesn't take a majority to make a rebellion;
it takes only a few determined leaders and a sound cause.
- H. L. Mencken

Yet food is something that is taken for granted by
most world leaders despite the fact that more than
half of the population of the world is hungry.
- Norman Borlaug

I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson
to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected.
- Shirin Ebadi

Nigera is what it is because its leaders are not what they should be.
- Chinua Achebe

Americans want our leaders to defend our values,
our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life,
not apologize.
- Christine O'Donnell

I personally believe that those who are leaders with
political power over the world will be forced some day,
sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
- Alva Myrdal

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.
- Dave Davies

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

They have not always elected the best leaders,
particularly after a long period in which they have
not used this facility of free election.
You tend to lose the habit.
- Chinua Achebe

The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the
confidence of the leaders in the people.
- Paulo Freire

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.
- Neil Cavuto

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders,
not more followers.
- Ralph Nader

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

Business leaders shape public opinion.
- Marvin Bower

Russia's biggest problem is organized crime and its
leaders are influenced by the Russian mafia.
But it's not right to call it a Russian mafia,
it's a Jewish mafia.
- David Duke

It is to be hoped that the leaders of this movement
will place the nation above the party.
- Franz von Papen

Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression,
fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and
legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
- Hans Kung

Until we totally change the way we elect our leaders,
until we remove private money from public campaigns,
lying will be the de facto method of governance in this country.
- Peter Schuyler

Americans...
still believe in an America where anything's possible -
they just don't think their leaders do.
- Barack Obama

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.
- Jimmy Johnson

Being a leader gives you charisma.
If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded,
that's where charisma comes from, from the leading.
- Seth Godin

But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal,
yet they talk about respect and honour.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Great leaders have a heart for people.
They take time for people.
They view people as the bottom line,
not as a tool to get to the bottom line.
- Pat Williams

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.
- Nelson Mandela

We need women leaders.
But we need them to have a vision for something.
- Charlotte Bunch

Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever
gains people or their leaders have made or imagine
they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
- Chinua Achebe

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.
- Michael Palin

We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew,
Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have
us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico.
- Joshua A. Norton

All leaders share something in common.
They feel they are the only ones who can do the job.
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower

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

Leaders get out in front and stay there by raising
the standards by which they judge themselves -
and by which they are willing to be judged.
- Frederick W. Smith

In the days of segregation, when blacks were limited
to certain neighborhoods,
you could look around the black community and identify who the leaders were.
- Roger Wilkins


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