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1. "Strength of my heart, I need not fail,Not mind to fear but to obey,With such a Leader, who could quail?Thou art as Thou wert yesterday.Strength of my heart, I rest in Thee,Fulfil Thy purposes through me."
Author: Amy Carmichael
2. "I've never isolated role models based on gender. I have more male role models due to the mere fact that I've done business with more of them and they're leaders within the verticals I work. Of those, Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, is an entrepreneur and personal friend that I have a great deal of respect for."
Author: Amy Jo Martin
3. "If you base your business on the volume leader, you will be going after a larger business yourself"
Author: Andrew S. Grove
4. "Anyaele Sam Chiyson Leadership Law of Legacy: Supreme leaders determine where generations are going and develop outstanding leaders they pass the baton to."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
5. "A leadership development plan has to address these three phases: Identifying emerging leaders Investing in the development of emerging leaders Entrusting responsibility to emerging leaders"
Author: Bill Hybels
6. "We need leadership, and we need it now."
Author: Byron Dorgan
7. "My lifeless body - a boat with sunken anchors, without leader on board, without harbor, without country, only my moist sails afloat in that tremendous ocean of my tears ,,,,"
Author: Camelia C.
8. "Leadership Seductions are behaviors or attitudes in which we become "stuck"."
Author: Catherine Robinson Walker
9. "Readers are Leaders"
Author: Cornelius David
10. "There's only one Earth, and it's tiny, but evil human leaders avoid problems they don't want to resolve by giving them names which make the problems sound like they're taking place in a different world: they make people not care about other people dying of starvation by calling the place the dying live "the third world."
Author: Craig Stone
11. "I'm not sure how a world leader reacts to the work of a clown."
Author: Darrell Hammond
12. "A critical element in nearly all effective social movements is leadership. For it is through smart, persistent, and authoritative leaders that a movement generates the appropriate concepts and language that captures the frustration, anger, or fear of the group's members and places responsibility where it is warranted."
Author: David E. Wilkins
13. "Aren't we at the point where the closer we get to chaos, the more concern that there should be about coming to the table and compromising with Democrats? This is not leadership. This is almost like dictatorship."
Author: Debbie Wasserman Schultz
14. "If you are a leader or someone who works for the interest of a community, first make sure that you understand the interest of the people who make up that community. In this way, you will have a good chance of minimizing, perhaps, avoiding the us versus them mentality."
Author: Duop Chak Wuol
15. "Becoming a fae leader? Not on my bucket list."
Author: E.J. Stevens
16. "Unquestioning obedience is hailed as a great virtue only by those leaders whose commands are highly questionable."
Author: George Hammond
17. "Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women."
Author: Groucho Marx
18. "So the real problem, according to Madison, was a majority faction, and here the solution was offered by the Constitution, to have "an extensive republic," that is, a large nation ranging over thirteen states, for then "it will be more difficult for all who feel it to discover their own strength, and to act in unison with each other. . . . The influence of factious leaders may kindle a flame within their particular States, but will be unable to spread a general conflagration through the other States."
Author: Howard Zinn
19. "I turned to leave and paused before the gap in the ruined wall. "One last thing, Your Majesty. I'd like a name I can put into my report, something shorter than typing out 'The Leader of the Southern Shapechanger Faction.' What should I call you?""Lord."I rolled my eyes.He shrugged. "It's short."
Author: Ilona Andrews
20. "Yes. Oh no! I don't subject myself to a leadership that does not break new territories! It is the job of leadership to succeed in landing its limbs on new grounds."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
21. "In some countries we have had the right to vote for less than 100 years, so the entry of women into political leadership has caused a tsunami."
Author: Iveta Radicova
22. "Republicans and Democrats have used accounting gimmicks and competing government analyses to deceive the public into believing that 2 + 2 = 6. If our leaders cannot agree on the numbers, if 'facts' are fictional, how can they possibly have a substantive debate on solutions?"
Author: J. C. Watts
23. "Often the crowd does not recognize a leader until he has gone, and then they build a monument for him with the stones they threw at him in life."
Author: J. Oswald Sanders
24. "Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don't think it's given the proper credit. It has changed America immensely. I'm going to make a very bold statement: Hip-hop has done more than any leader, politician, or anyone to improve race relations."
Author: Jay Z
25. "A good leader will seek the wisdom of others. After all, no man is an island!"
Author: Jim George
26. "Those who depend fully on another person's knowledge to decide what is possible are easily manipulated. The most effective leaders utilize experts from all fields , but rely on none when it comes to making a decision."
Author: Joelle Charbonneau Independent Study
27. "I am going to work with Tom Daschle. And I'll work with the Republican leaders and the president to try and come up with something that we can all be proud of."
Author: John Breaux
28. "As a leader, the first person I need to lead is me. The first person that I should try to change is me."
Author: John C. Maxwell
29. "Yeah,' said Al. 'I'm very prone to boredom. I gotta go do something. Yeah. That's a fair statement. I'm not the most relaxed person in the world. My mind does not stop working all night.''Manipulative?' I said.'I think you could describe that as leadership,' he said. 'Inspire! I think it's called leadership."
Author: Jon Ronson
30. "It's a different era. Our job now is to show leadership and vision and to help the next generation of artists."
Author: Karen Kain
31. "In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science."
Author: Kenny Marchant
32. "My looks had gone from well-kempt cheerleader to apocalyptic disasterpiece."
Author: Kresley Cole
33. "Leadership isn't about power for the sake of power - not true leadership. Instead it deals with modeling behavior you want others to have, and with responsibility for being certain the people you lead are treated equitably, and with respect. Not an easy task. You can't make other people feel anything, or think anything; you can only try to teach them what you want them to feel and think and why you think they should act accordingly."
Author: Laura Weakley
34. "Fearful leaders side-step issues instead of dealing with them, cover up mistakes instead of owning up to mistakes; they skulk back into the shadows and hope that the crisis—whatever it is—will somehow blow over instead of facing their fears. Worse, they resort to lies and deception to cover up the truth."
Author: Lee Ellis
35. "Whether I am believed or not, I will repeat that Vladimir Soloviov, who held that Dostoevsky was a prophet, is wrong, and that N. K. Mikhailovsky, who calls him a cruel talent and a grubber after buried treasure, is right. Dostoevsky grubs after buried treasure no doubt about that. And, therefore, it would be more becoming in the younger generation that still marches under the flag of pious idealism if, instead of choosing him as a spiritual leader, they avoided the old sorcerer, in whom only those gifted with great shortsightedness or lack of experience in life could fail to see the dangerous man."
Author: Lev Shestov
36. "Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader."
Author: Marty Meehan
37. "Things will be different this time," Caine said. "There was too much contention, too much violence the last time. I tried to be a peaceful leader. But thing went badly.""I wonder why," Diana muttered. "These people," Caine said grandly, sweeping his arm towards the town, "need more than a leader. They need...a king."
Author: Michael Grant
38. "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."
Author: Paul Robeson
39. "We need someone with proven conservative leadership experience, not entitlement, to be able to represent us and lead us."
Author: Randy Hultgren
40. "When spiritual leaders have done their jobs, the people around them have encountered God and obeyed his will."
Author: Richard Blackaby
41. "If you don't know the men at your back by name, don't be surprised if they won't follow you into battle. On the other hand, don't be surprised if they will, either, because there are countless other factors you must take into account. Leadership is a slippery commodity, not easily manufactured or understood."
Author: Richard K. Morgan
42. "That public men publish falsehoodsIs nothing new. That America must accept Like the historical republics corruption and empire Has been known for years. Be angry at the sun for setting If these things anger you. Watch the wheel slope and tum. They are all bound on the wheel, these people, those warriors, This republic, Europe, Asia. Observe them gesticulating, Observe them going down. The gang serves lies, the passionate Man plays his part; the cold passion for truthHunts in no pack. You are not CatulIus, you know, To lampoon these crude sketches of Caesar. You are far From Dante's feet, but even farther from his dirty Political hatredS. Let boys want pleasure, and menStruggle for power, and women perhaps for fame, And the servile to serve a Leader and the dupes to be duped. Yours is not theirs."
Author: Robinson Jeffers
43. "Good leaders sacrifice for others to survive; bad leaders sacrifice others to survive"
Author: Saji Ijiyemi
44. "Accordingly, he had the two leaders beheaded, and straightway installed the pair next in order as leaders in their place. When this had been done, the drum was sounded for the drill once more; and the girls went through all the evolutions, turning to the right or to the left, marching ahead or wheeling back, kneeling or standing, with perfect accuracy and precision, not venturing to utter a sound. Then Sun Tzu sent a messenger to the King saying: "Your soldiers, Sire, are now properly drilled and disciplined, and ready for your majesty's inspection. They can be put to any use that their sovereign may desire; bid them go through fire and water, and they will not disobey."
Author: Sun Tzu
45. "What happened with Hurricane Katrina was the American electorate was forced to look at what lay behind the veneer of chest-beating. We all saw the consequences of having terrible government leadership."
Author: Susan Faludi
46. "Followers have a very clear picture of what they want and need from the most influential leaders in their lives: trust, compassion, stability, and hope"
Author: Tom Rath
47. "Rural Americans want leaders who help middle-class communities to plan and prosper over the long-term - not opportunists who reap the rewards for themselves, leaving nothing for the people who do the sowing."
Author: Tom Vilsack
48. "Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right."
Author: Warren G. Bennis
49. "But here are a few leadership tips learned from scars: Learn quickly what hills you will die on and which ones you must not. Learn when to build bridges and when to draw lines, and don't get the two mixed up! Learn when to confront and when to let it die and never bring it up again. Learn that when you become a leader, you can never again get angry in public. You can never defend yourself when a staff person or leader has been hurt by your comments. The best thing to do is to begin with the wash of repentance,"
Author: Wayne Cordeiro
50. "A good leader must be fair."
Author: Yao Ming

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