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Indeed, the world is a better place because there was such a leader as President Gordon B. Hinckley.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.
Unlike any other leader in modern American history, we are led today by a president that has decided to pit Americans against each other.
I've always been a leader my whole life. I've always led. I didn't know how to do anything else.
When you experience a failure as a leader, don't hide it - talk about it. Your missed opportunity will encourage others to take risks.
When you tell your truth, you are coming from a real place, so you are automatically a leader.
Mary J. Blige
Being an Arab leader has its rewards: the suite at the Waldorf-Astoria during the United Nations General Assembly, travel in your own plane, plenty of cash, even job security - whether kings, sheiks or presidents, with or without elections, most serve for life.
A leader's most important decisions are about people. Who do you put in which jobs? How long do you leave them in a job?
The purpose of a politician is to be a leader. A politician has to lead. Otherwise he's just a follower.
Popular culture - above all rock 'n' roll, with its African-American R & B roots - did far more to radicalize us than did any feminist leader.
What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
The U.S. used to be perceived as the moral leader of the world, and we have absolutely lost that.
The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
The leader of an Earth organization who makes a commitment to history - of humans living on Earth, to begin permanent settlement/occupation of not the moon, but of another planet - this leader will have a legacy for history that will supersede Columbus, Genghis Khan or almost any recognized leader.
When I created Buffy, I wanted to create a female icon, but I also wanted to be very careful to surround her with men that not only have no problem with the idea of a female leader, but were in fact engaged and even attracted to the idea.
The creative destruction that social media is currently unleashing will change more than technology or the leader board of the Fortune 100. It is driving a qualitative shift in the nature of relationships between brands and their customers.
A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader.
No authoritarian leader cedes power easily or turns it over to bodies he cannot control.
It was clear to me as a civil rights leader in the '60s that unless we put the social and economic underpinnings beneath the political and the civil rights, we wouldn't go anywhere.
Marian Wright Edelman
First of all, I can't forget my first responsibility - which is to be the Leader of the Opposition and that's to provide an alternative government.
Americans think they're the leader of the world and yet can say that they're putting their economic interests ahead of the lives of - quite possibly - tens of millions of people who over the next 50 years will die because of floods or storms or tropical diseases or whatever. I guess that sort of thing makes me angry.
If we are to negotiate the coming years safely, we may need a new kind of leadership. To put it more precisely, we need the rediscovery of an ancient kind of leadership that has rarely been given the prominence it deserves. I mean the leader as teacher.
One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
I admired Margaret Thatcher - while abhorring much of what she offered - because she was so clearly a leader of huge substance. Blair was the dismal opposite.
Both hope and pessimism are deeply contagious. And no one is more infectious than a leader.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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