Quotations on Followers

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Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Example, Followers, Reason)

But I made no efforts to organize my supporters to hold on to the apparatus. Consequently I was soon expelled and my followers, who did not change coats overnight, quietly left or were expelled from the party.
- Earl Browder
(Keywords: Change, Followers, Party)

Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion. It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: Religion, Islam, Emotion, Followers, Leading, World)

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, trusting not in man but in the living God, he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan, and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Work, God, Christ, Followers, Living, Man, Satan, Sin, Spirit, Will)

To consider only one other such witness: the followers of the Buddha have at least as much right to appeal to individual and social experience in support of the authority of the Eastern saviour.
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Keywords: Experience, Authority, Followers, Right, Support)

As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
- Ezra Cornell
(Keywords: Power, Bigotry, Country, Followers, Harm, Old, Party, Religious, Shadow, Will)

Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved.
- Herbert Croly
(Keywords: Legal, Consequences, Country, Democracy, Fight, Followers, Nationality)

The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren
(Keywords: Work, Fiction, Followers, Land, Mind, Popular)

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Blood, Followers, Friends, Humility, Man)

I should like to repeat what I stated recently in the Jeddah Economic Forum in Saudi Arabia: It won't be the religion, but rather the world-view of some of its followers that shall be made current.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: Religion, Followers, World)

Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities.
- Alcee Hastings
(Keywords: Peace, People, Values, Dignity, Followers, Respect, Tolerance)

While few religious leaders and scholars would doubt the commonalities that exist among the various religious groups, the followers of these religions unfortunately struggle in their effort to peacefully coexist.
- Alcee Hastings
(Keywords: Doubt, Effort, Followers, Leaders, Religious, Struggle)

We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Peace, God, Children, Followers, Wishes)

Fundamentalism as it is called is not confined to the Muslim world. It is something that we have seen in different parts of the world. Let us hope that a dialogue between the followers of the three great monotheistic religions could help in putting an end to this.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Hope, Muslim, End, Followers, Help, World)

The leader of men in warfare can show himself to his followers only through a mask, a mask that he must make for himself, but a mask made in such form as will mark him to men of his time and place as the leader they want and need.
- John Keegan
(Keywords: Men, Time, Leader, Followers, Want, Will)

A lot of these people, these program directors, just like anybody else in the world, even though they're supposed to be leaders in the world, they're followers. They follow what they think someone else is doing, instead of trying to blaze a trail.
- Talib Kweli
(Keywords: People, Followers, Leaders, Trying, World)

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Keywords: Religion, Truth, Conformity, Consequences, Followers, Quest)

Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
- Josh McDowell
(Keywords: Power, Religion, Followers, Literature)

Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more than 500 of His followers at one time, the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote.
- Josh McDowell
(Keywords: Time, Followers, Majority)

We decline the claim to power by parties which want to own their followers body and soul, and which want to put themselves over and above the whole nation.
- Franz von Papen
(Keywords: Power, Soul, Body, Followers, Nation, Want)

The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max de Pree
(Keywords: Change, Leadership, Conflict, Followers, Grace, Learning, Potential, Results)

As the egalitarianism of Marxism is attractive to many, socialism could have attracted many followers in America, anyway. But there is no doubt that it could not possibly have affected us so widely and so deeply as it has, had it not been heavily financed.
- B. Carroll Reece
(Keywords: America, Doubt, Followers, Marxism, Socialism)

Yeah, but in the end his followers take what they want from his philosophy. Maybe it doesn't matter what's going on in David Icke's mind. It's how other people take him.
- Jon Ronson
(Keywords: People, End, Followers, Mind, Philosophy, Want)

Followers are the customers of the Higher Ground Leader, who strives to meet or exceed the outer and inner needs of followers.
- Lance Secretan
(Keywords: Leader, Followers, Needs)

Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet - thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing - consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.
- Lance Secretan
(Keywords: Love, Trust, Heart, Feeling, Feet, Followers, Leaders, Saying, Thinking)

On September 11, the murders of World Trade Center employees and visitors took the lives of numerous nationalities, ethnic groups and religious followers.
- Cliff Stearns
(Keywords: Employees, Followers, Religious, Trade, World)

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.
- Xenophon
(Keywords: Leader, Being, Cause, Followers, Moments, Will)

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