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    leader Quotes

    In China, you have to have a strong leader for a business to get anything done.
    — Zong Qinghou
    tags: strong  leader  business 
    I meet people who use the term "plant spirit" as a matter of course. Initially I thought they were all rather woo-woo, but as I met more brilliant, accomplished plant spirit thought leaders, my thoughts started to shift to, "What am I missing here?"
    — Zoe Helene
    You don't need a team leader, you need quality.
    — Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    tags: leader  quality 
    You always need something to complain about. And if you can't come up with anything better, you come along with team leaders. I don't believe in this chitchat.
    — Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    tags: believe  leader 
    I am a leader. Leaders always get heat. They're always going against the grain. Jimi Hendrix got heat; Bob Marley got heat; Miles Davis got heat. Every great artist got heat. Heat means you're doing something right.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: right  leader  artist 
    The people don't run the system; the people are victims of the system. The people choose the leaders thinking that they will help them. But when they turn around, there is no help.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: people  help  leader  thinking  victim 
    My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it
    — Zhu Rongji
    tags: criticism  work  leader 
    If this [national Democratic Party] is a national party, sushi is our national dish. Today, our national Democratic leaders look south and say, "I see one-third of a nation and it can go to hell."
    — Zell Miller
    tags: leader 
    Motivated more by partisan politics than by national security, todays Democratic leaders see America as an occupier, not a liberator. And nothing makes this Marine madder than someone calling American troops occupiers rather than liberators.
    — Zell Miller
    Once upon a time, the most successful Democratic leader of them all, FDR, looked south and said I see one third of a nation ill-housed, ill clad, ill nourished. Today our national Democratic leaders look south and say, I see one third of a nation and it can go to hell.
    — Zell Miller
    tags: time  hell  successful  leader 
    Technology will make available to the leaders of major nations, techniques for conducting secret warfare, of which only a bare minimum of the security forces need be appraised.....techniques of weather modification could be employed to produce prolonged periods of drought or storm.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    The Ukrainian opposition should adopt democratic unity as its main principle, and it also must have one leader.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: leader  adopt 
    The legitimacy of the leadership depends on what that country thinks of its leaders.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: leader  leadership 
    Everyone believes that the prospect for a civil war has diminished significantly over the past several days. All the mainstream leaders of Iraq believe that civil war must be avoided. It's very positive that they are all saying it.
    — Zalmay Khalilzad
    tags: past  believe  saying  leader  war  positive 
    I constantly signal to the Iraqi leaders that our patience, or the patience of the American people, is running out.
    — Zalmay Khalilzad
    Being a leader for me is about having the courage to speak the truth, and live the truth, despite attempts to silence our thoughts, feelings, and past experiences.
    — Zainab Salbi
    Women are not just victims; they are survivors and leaders on the community-level backlines of peace and stability.
    — Zainab Salbi
    tags: peace  women  leader 
    My father was a politician, and a very important politician, and one of the leaders of the Iraqi Democratic Party, who believed in progress.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: progress  leader  father 
    One of the major challenges for modern large-scale organizations - it's vital to find ways to mobilize the collective brainpower of people in these organizations. To think the opposite is naive - even if the image of the 'great man leader' exists the reality doesn't.
    — Yves Doz
    Molecular collision dynamics has been a wonderful area of research for all practitioners. This is especially true for those who were following the footsteps of pioneers and leaders of the field twenty years ago.
    — Yuan T. Lee
    tags: true  leader  research  year 
    I was against impunity when it comes to human rights violations. But many of us African leaders now want to leave the Rome Statute as soon as possible because of this Western arrogance.
    — Yoweri Museveni
    tags: human  right  arrogance  leader 
    Sadly, the same leaders who call on Palestinians to abandon violence have been silent in the face of Israeli repression. By condemning violent Palestinian resistance while remaining silent in the face of Israeli crackdowns and political arrests, they are simply endorsing violence against civilians by one side instead of the other.
    — Yousef Munayyer
    Music is all about leadership and there ain't really a lot of leaders.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: music  leader  leadership 
    Japan is already a leader in energy efficiency, and it has a wealth of innovative technologies. We must put this expertise to use creating a model for growth and sustainability that we can share with the world.
    — Yoshihiko Noda
    What is important in a leader is a resolute will and determination. A man may be versatile and learned, but if he lacks resoluteness and determination, of what use will he be?
    — Yoshida Shoin
    The past leaders of our movement left us a clear message to keep Eretz Israel from the Sea to the River Jordan for future generations, for the mass aliya, and for the Jewish people, all of whom will be gathered into this country.
    — Yitzhak Shamir
    tags: people  future  past  leader 
    I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace.
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    tags: peace  people  living  leader 
    Military cemeteries in every corner of the world are silent testimony to the failure of national leaders to sanctify human life.
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    We triggered a discussion in society about the connection between church and state as well as our justice system. Putin is the leader, the icon and the guarantor of an authoritarian system that crushes Kremlin critics along with the help of the secret police and ever changing methods and laws.
    — Yekaterina Samutsevich
    tags: justice  secret  society  law  help  church  leader 
    It is not our sexual preferences, the color of our skin, the language we speak, nor the religion we practice that creates friction, hatred and wars amongst in society. It is our words and the words of our leaders that can create that disparity.
    — Yehuda Berg
    A good leader must be fair.
    — Yao Ming
    tags: leader 
    Safeguarding the interests of our Taiwan compatriots and expanding their well-being is the mainland's oft-repeated pledge and solemn promise of the new leaders of China's Communist Party central committee.
    — Xi Jinping
    tags: leader 
    The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: people  leader 
    It's harder for a leader to be born in a palace than to be born in a cabin.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: leader 
    If you would be a leader of men you must lead your own generation, not the next. Your playing must be good now, while the play ison the boards and the audience in the seats.... It will not get you the repute of a good actor to have excellencies discovered in you afterwards.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  leader 
    When you come into the presence of a leader of men, you know that you have come into the presence of fire - that it is best not uncautiously to touch that man - that there is something that makes it dangerous to cross him.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  fire  leader  dangerous 
    The competent leader of men cares little for the niceties of other peoples' characters: he cares much-everything-for the exterior uses to which they may be put.... These are men to be moved. How should he move them? He supplies the power; others simply the materials on which that power operates.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  power  care  leader 
    If you would be a leader of men, you must lead your own generation, not the next.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  leader 
    When a leader encourages the culture of impunity, the society is lost and it makes the work harder for the rest of us.
    — Wole Soyinka
    I have made it a habit not to speculate over the psychological state of our elected leaders.
    — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski
    tags: leader  speculate 
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