leadership quotes

A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.J. P. Morgan

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.J. P. Morgan

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.Dee Dee Myers

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.Ralph Nader

And the whole world, the whole world that believes in freedom, whether you're talking about personal freedom, economic freedom, religious freedom, they look to the United States for leadership; and you're part of that leadership.Don Nickles

The conduct of President Bush's war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States.John Olver

Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.Bill Owens

Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life, no matter what the project.Bill Owens

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

Beginning under the Roman Empire, intellectual leadership in the West had been provided by Christianity. In the middle ages, who invented the first universities - in Paris, Oxford, Cambridge? The church.Nancy Pearcey

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.James Cash Penney

If you can provide the funding and you get the leadership, you'll have a competitive team.T. Boone Pickens

I think the U.S. should assert its leadership in a more effective way.Sebastian Pinera

It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute.William Pollard

I have run a general election campaign pregnant and ran Ed Miliband's leadership campaign commuting to London with a new baby so I already have my system set up.Lucy Powell

It's not a matter of if economies around the world becoming low-carbon, but when and how: through struggle and strife or through advancement and progressive leadership. Larry Elliot described it today as the 'Green New Deal.' It's a leadership we in Britain can provide, and from which our economy can benefit.Lucy Powell

When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.Ronald Reagan

Arthur Scargill's leadership of the miners' strike has been a disgrace. The price to be paid for his folly will be immense. He will have destroyed the N.U.M. as an effective fighting force within British trade unionism for the next 20 years. If kamikaze pilots were to form their own union, Arthur would be an ideal choice for leader.Jimmy Reid

Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks, eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.Frederick Reines

I think most Americans understand that we went through a period in which American leadership was judged quite critically internationally.Susan Rice