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1. "A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it."
Author: Alexandre Dumas
2. "The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I, therefore, intend to oppose the effort to increase America's debt."
Author: Barack Obama
3. "But all at once I realized that it was not my success God had used to enable me to help those in this prison, or in hundreds of others just like it. My life of success was not what made this morning so glorious -- all my achievements meant nothing in God's economy."No, the real legacy of my life was my biggest failure -- that I was an ex-convict. My greatest humiliation -- being sent to prison -- was the beginning of God's greatest use of my life; He chose the one thing in which I could not glory for His glory."
Author: Charles Colson
4. "My first quarter at Lowood seemed an age; and not the golden age either; it comprised an irksome struggle with difficulties in habituating myself to new rules and unwonted tasks.  The fear of failure in these points harassed me worse than the physical hardships of my lot; though these were no trifles."
Author: Charlotte Brontë
5. "What we have here is a failure to communicate."
Author: Cherise Sinclair
6. "The inclination to believe in the fantastic may strike some as a failure in logic, or gullibility, but it's really a gift. A world that might have Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster is clearly superior to one that definitely does not."
Author: Chris Van Allsburg
7. "Sorcery is the sauce fools spoon over failure to hide the flavor of their own incompetence."
Author: George R.R. Martin
8. "To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria."
Author: Ibrahim Babangida
9. "The 10 ever greatest misplacements in life:1. Leadership without character.2. Followership without servant-being.3. Brotherhood without integrity.4. Affluence without wisdom.5. Authority without conscience.6. Relationship without faithfullness.7. Festivals without peace.8. Repeated failure without change.9. Good wealth without good health.10. Love without a lover."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
10. "It is not about whether you call yourself a leader or not. It is about what you have to show to people as a leader. Leadership is contagious, you carry it and share it."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
11. "It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second."
Author: John Steinbeck
12. "I think that if Republicans are given the reins of leadership in the House or Senate or both, we will have to govern in a way - at least put forward solutions whether or not the president goes along with them or not, that deal with these long-term challenges."
Author: John Thune
13. "I talk to my inner lover, and I say, why such rush? We sense that there is some sort of spirit that loves birds and animals and the ants-- perhaps the same one who gave a radiance to you in your mother's womb. Is it logical you would be walking around entirely orphaned now? The truth is you turned away yourself, and decided to go into the dark alone. Now you are tangled up in others, and have forgotten what you once knew, and that's why everything you do has some weird sense of failure in it."
Author: Kabir
14. "Sam…""What?" she whispered."Tell me what to do to fix it."She shook her head and closed her eyes as though she couldn't bear to see him. "You can't fix it."He had to. Failure here was not an option. "Let me try."
Author: Kaylea Cross
15. "Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered."
Author: Lee H. Hamilton
16. "Lead yourself whenever your boss' leadership deteriorates. When your boss doesn't praise what you do, praise yourself. When your boss doesn't make you big, make yourself big. Remember, if you have done your best, failure does not count."
Author: Mario Teguh
17. "How the holy and the profane mix in the light of day and at the end of life is sometimes the most beautiful thing in this world and a compassionate entry into the next. After failure and defeat, a concentration upon certain beauties, though forever lost and unretrievable, can lift the wounded past roundedness and the dying past dying, protecting them with an image, still and bright, that will ride with them on their long ride, never to fade and never to retreat."
Author: Mark Helprin
18. "The goodness you do might fail; but keep doing it, because the real failure is never doing goodness!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
19. "Predictions of failure have never stopped those whose ambitions are driven by their unwavering vision."
Author: Nabil N. Jamal
20. "Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success."
Author: Napoleon Hill
21. "We had a military and political leadership at that period which was genuinely deluded."
Author: Neil Sheehan
22. "Decode the message of failure and enjoy the fortune thereof."
Author: Ogwo David Emenike
23. "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
Author: Peter Drucker
24. "Most leadership strategies are doomed to failure from the outset. As people have been noting for years, the majority of strategic initiatives that are driven from the top are marginally effective - at best."
Author: Peter Senge
25. "Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach."
Author: Roger Von Oech
26. "Jesus said several times, "Come, follow me." His was a program of "do what I do," rather than "do what I say." His innate brilliance would have permitted him to put on a dazzling display, but that would have left his followers far behind. He walked and worked with those he was to serve. His was not a long-distance leadership. He was not afraid of close friendships; he was not afraid that proximity to him would disappoint his followers. The leaven of true leadership cannot lift others unless we are with and serve those to be led."
Author: Spencer W. Kimball
27. "Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing."
Author: Tom Peters

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