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    leadership Quotes

    I would love to meet Martin Luther King. His fearless attitude, leadership, and self-awareness changed our world.
    — Zulay Henao
    Things like lack of leadership and a lack of the willingness to evolve, they're so used to keeping people within the constraints of the idea that has been the same idea for a thousand years.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: people  leadership  ideas  year 
    The atmosphere at my school was very competitive. Young girls were competing with each other every day for status, for leadership, for the affection of the teachers. I hated it.
    — Zhang Ziyi
    I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety?
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: fear  power  world  leadership 
    The legitimacy of the leadership depends on what that country thinks of its leaders.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: leader  leadership 
    We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: peace  world  leadership 
    Leadership is not about having the charisma or speaking inspirational words, but about leading with example.
    — Zainab Salbi
    I believe that leadership acts should be manifested by engaging in external work that can be observed and shared with everyone else.
    — Zainab Salbi
    tags: work  believe  leadership 
    Leadership is about encouraging women to break their silence and tell their stories to the world.
    — Zainab Salbi
    Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel.
    — Zach Wamp
    Sexism in politics is nothing new when you're standing for election. But don't stand for election and it's almost as bad. Shockingly, David Cameron thought it acceptable to claim this week that my decision not to run for the Labour leadership was because my husband, Ed Balls, "stopped [me] from standing."
    — Yvette Cooper
    Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.
    — Yousef Munayyer
    Music is all about leadership and there ain't really a lot of leaders.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: music  leader  leadership 
    I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
    — Yitzhak Shamir
    Vis a vis the Golan Heights, the present government of Israel, under my leadership, is the first government that is ready to speak about a withdrawal.
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    In terms of the principles of politics, I think I understand well. Thailand needs someone who has leadership, who has the management skills to help the country.
    — Yingluck Shinawatra
    Even if only one guerilla cub survives the prolonged struggle, I am confident that he will raise the flag of Palestine overJerusalem... Jerusalem is destined to be the eternal capital of our sovereign, independent Palestinian state under the P.L.O. leadership.
    — Yasser Arafat
    We don't have the leadership or the understanding of the value of this, and when your political systems and your economic systems start to fail, it's only a cultural understanding that allows you to reconstruct them and to get back to who you are. For some reason, it hasn't dawned on us yet.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: leadership 
    Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it! But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon. We can best do this by going there.
    — Wilson Greatbatch
    tags: control  moon  leadership 
    Every single person has leadership ability. Some step up and take them. Some don't. My answer was to step up and lead.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    tags: people  leadership 
    I hope many of you will be people that question why things are and why we have to do them the way we have always done them. I hope you will take some risks, exert some real leadership on issues, and if you will, dance along the edge of the roof as you continue for life.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    Friends describe me as someone who likes to sing and dance along the edge of the roof. I try to encourage young women to be willing to take risks, to stand up for the things they believe in, and to step up and accept the challenge of serving in leadership roles.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    Women in leadership roles can help restore balance and wholeness to our communities.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    One of the things my parents taught me, and I'll always be grateful as a gift, is to not ever let anybody else define me; that for me to define myself. and I think that helped me a lot in assuming a leadership position.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    tags: gift  leadership  parent 
    I was fortunate enough to have baseball to teach me the values relative to success. The sport gifted me with leadership and team building skills that translate in a relatable way in the world.
    — Willie Wilson
    I just want to remind people that the task of those who support reproductive rights and reproductive justice didn't change based on who is in the White House. We have leadership that is not supportive of what we're trying to do, but the demand for justice shouldn't be modulated.
    — Willie Parker
    Excellent value relative to the week investment of time....To my mind, this is the definitive course on leadership.
    — William Wrigley, Jr.
    tags: value  mind  leadership 
    Leadership is of the spirit, compounded of personality and vision.
    — William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
    That's good advice for any young person to remember who aspires to leadership in corporate or public life. Develop a thick skin when it comes to the press. Remember you're never as bad-or as good-as the press says you are.
    — William Schreyer
    In Leading with Honor, Lee uses gripping stories from the POW camps to engage the reader and teach invaluable principles of leadership. I highly recommend this book for developing leaders at all levels in any organization, military of civilian.
    — William R. Looney III
    The Court's great power is its ability to educate, to provide moral leadership.
    — William O. Douglas
    tags: power  morals  leadership 
    In any case, decisions on troop levels in the American system of government are not made by any general or set of generals but by the civilian leadership of the war effort.
    — William Kristol
    The repealing and replacing of Obamacare is very complicated. It is what a White House and congressional leadership, serious White House and serious congressional leadership, should meet on and work on and figure out a strategy of, and it may work and it may not. Obviously not every administration gets things through, even when they have much larger majorities in congress and a much larger popular vote than Donald Trump had.
    — William Kristol
    Over the years, black leaders have been slow to recognize the need for a very, very progressive agenda. Anytime someone has talked about putting America back to work, blacks should have said yes, but they didn't. They were so preoccupied with affirmative action that they didn't provide the kind of leadership that would help some of the other progressive folks. Only now are black leaders beginning to realize the impact of economic issues.
    — William Julius Wilson
    But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
    — William Julius Wilson
    Finally, in 1954 [Ho Chi Minh] agreed to the Geneva Agreement, which divided the country temporarily into two zones, in the hope that national elections might unify the country under his leadership.
    — William J. Duiker
    tags: hope  leadership 
    I did not feel - in President [J.F.] Kennedy's words - that we could win the war for [the government in Saigon]. When I sought the reason for the dedication shown by the enemy, it seemed to me that the leadership and charisma shown by Ho Chi Minh was a major part of the answer.
    — William J. Duiker
    Thanks to the leadership of Vice President Gore, we have a government for the Information Age, once again a government that is a progressive instrument of the common good, rooted in our oldest values of opportunity, responsibility and community, devoted to fiscal responsibility, determined to give our people the tools they need to make the most of their own lives in the 21st century, a 21st century government for 21st century America.
    — William J. Clinton
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