Quotations on Leadership

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Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Equality, Leadership, Peace, Ability, Justice, Play, Popular)

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.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Business, Leadership, Visions)

The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.
- Irving Babbitt
(Keywords: Faith, Leadership, People, Light, Question)

The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education.
- Jeff Bingaman
(Keywords: Education, Leadership, Country, states, United, World)

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Art, Leadership, Saying)

I knew I could not maintain that leadership in open struggle against Moscow influence. Only two Communist leaders in history ever succeeded in doing this - Tito and Mao Tse-tung.
- Earl Browder
(Keywords: History, Leadership, Influence, Open, Struggle)

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.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Home, Leadership, Time, Iraq, Past, Republican, Troops)

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.
- Conrad Burns
(Keywords: Education, Leadership, People, Difference, Gifts, Self, Students)

I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.
- Anne Campbell
(Keywords: Government, Leadership, Opposition, Press)

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.
- Maria Cantwell
(Keywords: Change, Government, Leadership, Power, People, Promise)

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.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: History, Leadership, Truth, Selling, America, Children, Congress, Credit, Future, President, Republican)

I look forward to working with our leadership team to advance the causes of smaller government, lower taxes, eliminating terrorism, and providing affordable health care, among other issues.
- Howard Coble
(Keywords: Health, Leadership, Government, Care, Causes, Taxes, Terrorism)

The intelligence investigation under the leadership of Senator Church, which I know has helped cause this investigation by you, points out that the agencies did not disclose certain facts to us and that certain plots were going on.
- John Sherman Cooper
(Keywords: Intelligence, Leadership, Church, Cause, Facts, Investigation)

If people want to compete for leadership of a religious group, they can compete in piety. A chilling thought. Or funny.
- Mary Douglas
(Keywords: Funny, Leadership, Thought, People, Piety, Religious, Want)

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Art, Leadership, Want)

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.
- Rahm Emanuel
(Keywords: Work, Leadership, People, Decision, Chicago, Dedication, Today)

President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
- Lindsey Graham
(Keywords: God, Leadership, Dictators, President, Right, Will)

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.
- Richard Grimes
(Keywords: Business, Leadership, Power, Manager, Cause, Office, Struggle)

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.
- W. Averell Harriman
(Keywords: Change, Leadership, Policy, Vision, Country, Revolution, World)

President Reagan was a leader at a time when the American people most needed leadership. He outlined a vision that captured the imagination of the free world, a vision that toppled the Communist empire and freed countless millions.
- Dennis Hastert
(Keywords: Imagination, Time, Leadership, People, Vision, American, President, World)

The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership.
- Alexis Herman
(Keywords: Government, Leadership, Jobs, Labor, Open, President, Public)

The art of leadership... consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention.
- Adolf Hitler
(Keywords: Art, Leadership, People, Attention, Care, Nothing, Will)

If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.
- Dee Hock
(Keywords: Work, Leadership, Nothing, Tyranny)

The art of communication is the language of leadership.
- James Humes
(Keywords: Art, Leadership, Communication, Language)

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.
- Bill Kristol
(Keywords: Government, Leadership, War, American, Decisions, Effort)

I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy.
- Joe Lieberman
(Keywords: History, Leadership, Progress, Democracy)

It is with obedience to your call that I take up the burden of government leadership for the final time.
- Kamisese Mara
(Keywords: Government, Leadership, Time, Burden, Obedience)

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.
- Eric Massa
(Keywords: Health, Leadership, Care, Nothing, Now, Will)

I feel fantastically excited that we have a leader who fought for the leadership without compromising his quite challenging view that the party has to change.
- Francis Maude
(Keywords: Change, Leadership, Party)

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.
- Kristi Noem
(Keywords: Government, Leadership, Trust, Goals, Class, Economy)

Leadership in telecommunications is also essential, since we are now in the age of e-commerce.
- Michael Oxley
(Keywords: Age, Leadership, Now)

Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.
- Peter Pace
(Keywords: Intelligence, Leadership, Time, Fact)

Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
- Vance Packard
(Keywords: Art, Leadership, Want)

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?
- Bill Pascrell
(Keywords: Family, Leadership, Americans, Republican, Republicans, Vote, Wage, Will)

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)

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.
- Tom Ridge
(Keywords: Power, People, Leadership, Decisions, Will)

To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
- Pat Riley
(Keywords: Success, Leadership, Coach)

We need leadership. We don't need a doubling down on the failed politics of the past.
- Paul Ryan
(Keywords: Politics, Leadership, Past)

In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.
- Adam Schiff
(Keywords: Time, War, Leadership, Inspiration, Vision, Fact, Humanity, states, United, World, World war)

We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing, it's more a business that's out there and running riot, so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.
- Yahoo Serious
(Keywords: Business, Government, Leadership, Time, People, Riot, Running)

The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live.
- Sidney Sheldon
(Keywords: Happiness, Peace, Leadership, Purpose, Man, World)

At an unprecedented time with the worst attack ever on our soil, our President displayed extraordinary determination, leadership and resolve when history was thrust upon him and the United States.
- Olympia Snowe
(Keywords: History, Leadership, Time, Determination, President, states, United)

I've developed a huge regard for Toyota for its environmental awareness, for its immense commitment to research and development in this field, and for its leadership in developing hybrids which others are now following.
- Maurice Strong
(Keywords: Environmental, Leadership, Development, Awareness, Commitment, Now, Research)

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
- Harry S. Truman
(Keywords: Change, History, Men, Society, Leadership, Opportunity, Progress)

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.
- Mark Udall
(Keywords: Faith, Government, Leadership, Time, People, Country, Crisis, Integrity, Interest, Man, Nation, Presidency, President, Self, Self interest, Service)

Education is the mother of leadership.
- Wendell Willkie
(Keywords: Education, Leadership, Mother)









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