Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself.
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day.
I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
John Kenneth Galbraith