Quotations on Leading

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May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Clouds, Leading, May, Mountains)

When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.
- M. H. Abrams
(Keywords: History, Ideas, Leading, Spirits)

I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Actor, Being, Leading, Now, Theater)

For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned?
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Country, Crime, Leading, Murder)

We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.
- David Amram
(Keywords: Beauty, Dreams, Life, Love, Family, Country, Jazz, Language, Leading, Living)

Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter.
- Matthew Ashford
(Keywords: Daughter, Actors, Lady, Leading, Weight, Worry)

Wikileaks is a mechanism to maximize the flow of information to maximize the amount of action leading to just reform.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: Action, Information, Leading, Reform)

It must inquire not merely about the circumstances of the time in general, but in particular about the writer's position with regard to these things, the interests and motives, the leading ideas of his literary activity.
- Ferdinand Christian Baur
(Keywords: Time, Ideas, Circumstances, Leading, Literary, Motives, Writer)

The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids' decision not to drink alcohol.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Decision, Alcohol, Influence, Kids, Leading, News, Parents)

But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Government, Power, Mistake, People, American, Leading, Majority, President, Voice, Washington, Will)

We will host the Asean summit in November this year. It will be an occasion to reflect on our achievements collectively and to look at how Asean can maintain its leading role in regional and international cooperation.
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Keywords: Cooperation, Leading, Will)

The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Happiness, Power, Wealth, Economy, Humanity, Influence, Leading, Nations, Prosperity)

The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: Life, Success, Failure, Choices, Fact, Key, Leading, Responsibility)

To this day I don't ever remember seeing a pet inside Moscow, I never saw anyone carrying a dog, or leading a dog. Err I finally saw a, a pet some years later in Kiev, so I thought that life must have been, different.
- Ralph Boston
(Keywords: Life, Pet, Thought, Day, Leading, Years)

I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man.
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Keywords: Character, Actor, Leading, Man)

A Shakespearean tragedy as so far considered may be called a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man in high estate. But it is clearly much more than this, and we have now to regard it from another side.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Keywords: Death, Calamity, Leading, Man, May, Now, Tragedy)

The World War broke out with such elemental violence, and with such resort to all means for leading or misleading public opinion, that no time was available for reflection and consideration.
- Hjalmar Branting
(Keywords: Time, War, Consideration, Leading, Misleading, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Reflection, Violence, World, World war)

As far as the lack of hits goes, I think perhaps it's because I've played a lot of different roles and have not created a persona that the public can latch on to. I have played everything from psychopathic killers to romantic leading men, and in picking such diverse roles I have avoided typecasting.
- Jeff Bridges
(Keywords: Men, Leading, Public, Romantic)

If you would have your son to walk honourably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them - not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.
- Anne Bronte
(Keywords: Son, Leading, World)

Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area.
- Gordon Brown
(Keywords: Building, Leading, Research, World)

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)

Bubbles was a very good dancer. Tremendous dancer. He was one of our leading dancers of the country at that time. And, of course, he didn't have much of a voice.
- Cab Calloway
(Keywords: Time, Country, Leading, Voice)

We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Peace, War, Leading, Weapons, World)

I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL, and I strongly believe that AOL - once the leading Internet company in the world - can return to its past greatness.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: Greatness, Company, Internet, Leading, Passion, Past, Pride, World)

On the issues that I care deeply about - the environment, Roe vs. Wade, the war in Iraq, with no weapons of mass destruction, the tax cuts that are now leading to deficits, I've got some deep issues with the president.
- Lincoln Chafee
(Keywords: War, Care, Deep, Destruction, Environment, Tax, Iraq, Leading, Now, President, Tax cuts, Weapons)

A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.
- Frank Howard Clark
(Keywords: Authority, Leading, Right)

I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
- Patricia Clarkson
(Keywords: Character, Actor, Being, Ladies, Leading, Now)

In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already.
- John Corbett
(Keywords: Successful, Being, Hollywood, Job, Leading, Man, Skin)

The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Men, Women, Survival, Children, Israel, Leading, Military, Obstacles, State, Suicide)

I have two favorite songs. My first is called 'Dance of The Robe' and it's a very powerful number where she is feeling the pressure from her people to take on the responsibility of leading them.
- Deborah Cox
(Keywords: People, Favorite, Feeling, First, Leading, Pressure, Responsibility, Songs)

A handful of older, romantic leading men, like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Robert Redford are still landing parts.
- Charles Dance
(Keywords: Men, Leading, Romantic)

There seems to be one quality of mind which seems to be of special and extreme advantage in leading him to make discoveries. It was the power of never letting exceptions go unnoticed.
- Francis Darwin
(Keywords: Power, Quality, Extreme, Leading, Mind)

I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between.
- Roma Downey
(Keywords: Women, Wife, Girlfriend, Being, Leading, Play, Reading)

This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy.
- Chaka Fattah
(Keywords: Country, Leading, Majority, Republican)

I met Kevin when I was 19, at a Second City workshop. We were paired up together in the first class I went to. By the end of the class we formed our improv group, and over the next three years we performed leading up to the formation of The Kids in the Hall.
- Dave Foley
(Keywords: Class, End, First, Kids, Leading, Years)

There is no road of flowers leading to glory.
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Keywords: Flowers, Glory, Leading, Road)

I have decided to follow in my sinful ways, and have largely abandoned the increasingly religious life I was leading over the previous months, including several hours of Talmudic study a day.
- Luke Ford
(Keywords: Life, Day, Leading, Months, Religious, Study)

The problem was with Bill Clinton, the scandals and rumored scandals, the incubating ones and the dying ones never ended. Whatever moral compass the president was consulting was leading him in the wrong direction. His closets were full of skeletons just waiting to burst out.
- Louis Freeh
(Keywords: Consulting, Direction, Dying, Leading, President, Waiting, Wrong)

In the World War nothing was more dreadful to witness than a chain of men starting with a battalion commander and ending with an army commander sitting in telephone boxes, improvised or actual, talking, talking, talking, in place of leading, leading, leading.
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Keywords: Men, War, Army, Ending, Leading, Nothing, Talking, World, World war)

It is still just unbelievable to us that diarrhea is one of the leading causes of child deaths in the world.
- Melinda Gates
(Keywords: Causes, Leading, World)

Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown.
- Charles de Gaulle
(Keywords: Greatness, Leading, Road)

What tribes are, is a very simple concept that goes back 50 million years. It's about leading and connecting people and ideas. And it's something that people have wanted forever.
- Seth Godin
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Leading, Years)

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
(Keywords: Leader, Being, Charisma, Leaders, Leading, Study)

You may be leading, then you might be at the back of the pack trying to work your way up. It's just a constant reminder not to give up, and to know that God, in my mind, is really in control.
- Jeff Gordon
(Keywords: Work, God, Control, Leading, May, Mind, Trying)

This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq.
- Bob Graham
(Keywords: Intelligence, War, Flaws, Iraq, Leading, President)

Now, when we face a problem like global warming, and you understand that the biggest impacts on global warming come from business and industry, I think business needs to take a leading role.
- Jerry Greenfield
(Keywords: Business, Global warming, Leading, Needs, Now)

There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Death, Difference, Dying, Leading, Practice, Preparation, Spiritual)

And in doing this I advise you to send to the best manors of your lands those of your household in whom you place most confidence to be present in August at the leading of the corn, and to guard it as aforesaid.
- Robert Grosseteste
(Keywords: Confidence, Leading, Present)

Essentially, I'm a small-part actor who's been lucky enough to play leading roles for most of his life.
- Alec Guinness
(Keywords: Life, Actor, Leading, Play)

A lot of leading countries in the world, including the United States and Russia, have to take their responsibilities much more seriously to ensure we are back on the road to peace and stability.
- Peter Hain
(Keywords: Peace, Countries, Leading, Road, Russia, Stability, states, United, World)



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