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Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders.

Tom Peters

Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel!

Ernesto 'che' Guevara

I'm not the last of the old bosses. I'm the first of the new leaders.

Richard J. Daley

We've scared the leaders a lot so far. It's exciting. I got in on the ground floor of the planning and am enjoying that.

Bob Stiles

Thomas and Juan were already leaders and we also get Trevor back.

Adam Shilling

I had a gut instinct, ... We thought we were clearly doing the right thing, and it was time and we needed a new generation of leaders.

George Little

The idea of being a foreign correspondent and wandering the world and witnessing great events, having adventures and covering the activities of world leaders, appealed to me greatly. It was a very glamorous life in those days.

Alan Cranston

How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.

Adolf Hitler

Despite opposition from several BJP leaders, Joshi decided to resign.

Venkaiah Naidu

The people can always be brought to the bidding of their leaders. All you have to do is tell them that they are in danger of being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.

Hermann Goering

Leaders are Readers.

Charles O. Jones

These (homophobic) leaders give cover to violence already happening and give official support to the violence. They create an atmosphere of impunity.

Paula Ettelbrick

These players understand that they are the leaders and know what it takes to get the job done.

Mike Flynn

We have one of the strongest precincts there is, and I believe we have the respect of city leaders as a result.

Linda Westergaard

Let's plan for it. Don't wait. We have to step up as leaders.

Mark Fischer

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.

Jesse Jackson

It's a tough job out there for leaders today. I don't want to be critical of leaders. They have a lot to face.

Rich Wellins

The leadership felt they had all the answers. These people, you know what they did, they showed the leaders whose union it is. It's not your union. It's our union. We're not having this.

Randy Nevels

In the army of the workers there must be discipline; there must be comradeship, there must be unity; you are the officers of this army, you are the leaders.

Fidel Castro

The key is to buy the loss leaders, and you don't buy anything else.

Pat Veretto

All leaders strive to turn their followers into children.

Eric Hoffer

He's been one of their leaders since he was a freshman.

Mark Gardner

A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.

John C. Maxwell

Although they didn't start they were very good leaders.

Brian Fanelli

It was easy to coach. They just kind of went out and did their thing. They were great leaders, the three of them together.

Barbara Jacobs

Athletes are somewhat leaders because they are in sporting events. But they have to do well at school to be looked up to in the hallways.

John Deneen

The future of each of us is inter-connected and all of us should work together by following the path laid down by former leaders of the party for the development of the country and its brighter future.

Sonia Gandhi

My hope for this declaration is that through the Holy Spirit, our church leaders will recognize that all people, gifts of God's creation, deserve the dignity of being who they were created to be.

Tom White

Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous.

Bill Bradley

Taylor's one of our team leaders. She's a vacuum at the hot corner.

Reid Karr

They are seeing examples of what it takes to be good citizens, and what leaders are doing to try to make the world a better place.

Tom Welch

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

Bill Gates

And business leaders continue to value and invest in what they consider to be one of the state's most important assets, Connecticut's skilled work force.

Carl Johnson

[Without the help of community leaders and residents,] we can't help Point Breeze Avenue, ... We can't get the funding. We can't make it work. We need to bring the avenue alive again.

Kathleen Murray

This year, we have heard considerable rhetoric concerning the need to grow our economy and create jobs by many elected leaders.

Peter Gioia

It's open to people in the community. There are a lot of potential leaders out there.

Jack Walsh

I have been having dinner and breakfast meetings with these leaders to ask them to support me.

Musikari Kombo

In its current form, globalization cannot be sustained. Democratic societies will not support it. Authoritarian leaders will fear to impose it.

John J. Sweeney

We have embraced [Frerotte] as a leader. This is an up and down game, but your leaders have to be steady.

Heath Evans

[Cleaner air] has been a pretty clear directive from our elected leaders and our customers. We know that our car-crazed culture contributes to [air pollution] in a big way.

Jason Alderman

For both leaders, this is probably their last chance.

Gianfranco Pasquino

We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war.

Ann Coulter

You now have two Australian companies who are market leaders in the field of explosives going head to head globally.

Peter Richards

This is such a great opportunity and a prime example of what our community leaders and the Humble Area Chamber of Commerce can accomplish.

Mike Byers

Steve usually goes out with the leaders. He's confident that he can go out and run a good meet from start to finish.

Tom Kenwood

It's impossible to compete on price with the loss leaders at department stores or electronic stores. You'd be crazy to do that.

Geoff Mayfield

Those three guys have been great leaders for us all year and they're all playing well.

Chris Roche

Great leaders are pragmatists who can deal with difficult realities but still have the optimism and courage to act.

Nitin Nohria

Last year, there were definite leaders in the district, but this year, it's wide open. It's kind of disappointing, because I thought that we would be the definite leaders.

Dena Montini

Continuing negative leadership from unionist leaders serves only to further demoralise their own community. Unionist communities deserve better.

Martin Mcguinness

(Investors) need a clear sign in the economy that things have bottomed out and need corporate leaders in key industries to come out and say things have bottomed out.

Warren Meyers

Our coaches need to have walked in the shoes of our clients. They need to have meaningful business conversations and interactions that connect to the behavior changes that these leaders need to make.

Rolf Gruen

He really is a horse that responds to what you ask of him. I wanted a little more at the half, he gave it to me, and now I had the leaders in sight.

Rafael Bejarano

It's another sign that effective leaders are often big targets.

John Pitney

We just really need to get things going and not wait to let things happen. The leaders need to step up and lead the young guys in getting it going.

Nick Schmidt

They're great leaders. They've been on the healthy and dependable list for four years, that's very difficult to do. They're excellent role models and leaders.

Bob Bonk

I know I could have been up at the front fighting with the leaders. I'm really speechless with disappointment.

Max Biaggi

Leaders must pick causes they won't abandon easily, remain committed despite setbacks, and communicate their big ideas over and over again in every encounter.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.

Robert Townsend

We will reach out to political, community business and religious leaders around the state for their input.

Rick Segal

Any leader who does not do this will totally burn out, and once they've burned out, you can't get them back. A smart leader's one who knows when to take a deep breath.

Denise Layne

He's one of our team leaders.

Keith Jennings

Anna does a lot of little things. She ... knows how to get open and shoot the jumper. They are both leaders.

Sharon Dillon

Chris and Angelo were very good players, but even better leaders. As good as they were on the field, and they were extremely good, their presence off the field is missed even more.

Kenny Harrison

We are the only species that follows unstable pack leaders.

Cesar Millan

Usually you can point the finger at the consumers of intel ... the political and military leaders.

Matthew Aid

We were pleased that we had four other applicants that are leaders in higher education in the country.

Bradley Wilson

As a result of that, America desires a moderate Islam; an Islam that America can control; an Islam that America can give direction to and give orders to its leaders.

Louis Farrakhan

We're seeing alliances, not mergers, among leaders, which reflects clearer thinking about what is good.

Andy Neff

It's to demonstrate, by Christian leaders and members of the clergy, that you don't have to make that choice. You can have both.

Michael Zimmerman

This is an amazing opportunity to put two huge industry leaders together in a way that's never been done before.

Bob Christian

Both of them are leaders on and off the field. They just have different styles of play. They both are humble ... and both are vocal. It is just that one is more accurate, and that's Tom Brady.

David Terrell

At the end of the day, his leaders, their agenda, prevailed.

Joe Courtney

Our five seniors are great leaders. I'm excited to see the confidence. Walking into the gym knowing they can win if they do well, that's good. That's been growing.

Tana Croft

The idea that you can't lose contact with the leaders has cut more throats than it has saved.

Arthur Lydiard

It's our hope that coming out of the summit, the leaders will have some concrete steps that all the countries of the region can be taking.

Thomas Shannon

We talked to Brady and Garrett (Jacobsen) about being senior leaders at halftime. Those two were big for us all game. Brady did everything for us.

Kory Nelson

Community begins in mystery and ends in administration. Leaders move away from people and into paper.

Jean Vanier

It was amazing, how this happened. This thing absolutely came from the bottom. And party [leaders] listened.

Robert Asher

They're all leaders. That's another thing, the whole team is full of leaders.

Nadalie Walsh

I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders, who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry.

Rodney Alexander

We're really loaded with seniors this year. We've had some tough days, but they've been good leaders for us.

Boo Rigsbee

To punish villages by cutting budgets if they are led by Islamic leaders, especially if those villages are led by Islamic Movement activists, is fascist.

Ahmed Tibi

There is a clash, and there will be a growing one, between what Americans want of their president and want of their country in the world ... and what foreign leaders want of us.

Leslie Gelb

Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.

Warren G. Bennis

The leaders of other countries are using this fact as a bargaining chip, claiming that until the US brings democracy to the residents of its capital, it can forget about preaching democracy to them.

Ilir Zherka

[Citing] decades of dumb growth ... This agenda is for such leaders.

George Hawkins

The leaders had ample good will and a business-like spirit.

Alvaro De Soto

One of our most experienced, capable and proven leaders.

Mark Fields

They should be offensive leaders for us and throughout the country.

Dave Hakstol

I have heard other leaders in the justice system say that they will be retired before this is over.

Michael Judge

He takes calls from world leaders every day on a variety of topics.

Jay Carson

We have some strong hitters, but our emphasis will be defense. We have a good defense. Our two captains are great leaders. We don't have as much power. We'll win our games through defense and strategy.

Kelly Rikli

We hope that we shall be able to prepare the meeting of the leaders better than Britain in 2005.

Sergei Prikhodko

The purpose of this generation of GE leaders is to make the company as good externally and commercially as it has always been operationally and financially.

Jeff Immelt

All business leaders here are frustrated by the fact that (this) ... is the only region left at the end of the century where economics are kept hostage by politics.

Klaus Schwab

To suggest that these African-American leaders would somehow shortchange their own citizens is absolutely without merit.

John Breaux

I want to thank everyone for coming to help fund the Association's education foundation. These are our next generation of leaders.

Jim Waldvogel

They believe there must have been some key leaders from the terrorists, from the fundamentalists who committed suicide instead of handing themselves up.

Hoshiyar Zebari

She might be just a sophomore but she's one of our leaders. She's not afraid to get on anyone. And then she'll also pat you on the back when you need it.

Justin Argraves

Steven is our top thrower. He did well and started his year off well. He's one of our leaders.

Kip Janvrin

Leaders of the enemy should know that they personally are targets.

Islamic Jihad

Both just live for track. They're dedicated. The kids feed off them. They are two of our leaders on this team.

Temo Trujillo

[But he doesn't believe in having 12 leaders.] Guys can't all bring the same thing, ... You have to have a mix of guys.

Brent Barry

The leaders and Dean and myself couldn't be closer at the moment.

Adam Simpson

They need to elect their new leaders, their new leaders for peace. And these new leaders for peace must then come together and set up new governments and new structures.

Carl Bildt

He will be well received by furniture leaders as they get to know him and the energy and enthusiasm he will bring to the job.

Judy Mendenhall

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.

John C. Maxwell

Military leaders aren't made. They are born, ... To be a good leader, you have to have something in your character to cause people to follow you.

Jimmy Johnson

Great leaders have impact, and no one illustrated that better than Gloria Molina. For two decades, she has promoted Hispanic political participation by example and advocacy.

Jesus Chavarria

Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed.

Bruce Springsteen

I was a captain in the Army. I was told leaders lead. The problem is that a lot of elected officials are chicken.

Steven Berman

It is so important that we get children thinking about these issues at an early age. It won't be long before those kids grow up. They'll be our new leaders.

Chuck Leavell

The only thing that's different is the leadership. Now we have to take over and be leaders.

Rich Gregory

It's definitely going to be a liability. . . . Many southern leaders are likely to challenge him because he is not as autocratic.

Alfred Taban

We should be leaders to our children going out and showing them. We should engage in exercise, and for many parents that means they should engage in daily exercise.

Dr. Zorba Paster

He's the proverbial good soldier. Throughout his career he's done things he's been asked to do by senior leaders in the church.

James Post

The leaders are holding people to these results.

Karen Evans

China's a rogue nation, ... We should hold our congressional leaders accountable.

George Becker

Outside experts and thought leaders in diabetes treatment.

David Rosen

My feeling is that Thompson will do better if he runs at a fairly even pace. He should not get too far off the leaders.

Larry Olsen

I have seen her criticize and confront politicians and public leaders because they've ignored the needs of the community.

Sharon Lee

We do need more leaders. We need someone to step up and be a leader.

Nick Benson

What he'll be hoping to do is emulate what leaders in other African countries where reputations have suddenly taken a knock, and that is ride it out.

Tom Cargill

The mass movement that was called by the political parties is being led by political leaders.

Gopal Man Shrestha

Tom is not looking to be accepted by any so-called leaders. He's really much more interested in doing what's right for the man on the street.

Steve Pigeon

I've said many times that Darren's not our best player, but he has the potential to be one of our best leaders.

Tim Buckley

Industry leaders around the world will be converging in New York during Advertising Week. Infinity's commitment to Advertising Week will enable anyone in the world with Internet access to be able to access our keynote and panel content.

Ron Berger

This is a political action, a political sentence. Leaders of leading political parties are behind bars.

Aleksandr Milinkevich

Everything they espoused to Congress and to state leaders was always what's in the best interests of Enron, never what's in the best interests of American energy companies.

Curtis Hebert Jr

We met with Senate and House leaders, and they felt they could cure it during the session. I'm very confident [schools] will be able to use co-teaching.

Wayne Blanton

This conference is a critical learning opportunity designed to allow the exchange of ideas with leaders and members of communities all around the country.

Carol Diamond

Both the boys were good, Christian kids and leaders in their communities.

Bill Leach

The local church is the hope of the world, and its future rests primarily in the hands of its leaders.

Bill Hybels

There will always be leaders in this team to show us the way.

Jacques Santini

One of our key items of strategic focus is developing the next generation of leaders in the firm and the community.

Jack Walsh

As leaders, coach is looking for us to bring composure. For the rest of the season, you will see us do that.

Shannon Schonrock

We have strong leaders to lead these soldiers off to combat.

Russ Bierell

The world is so big, getting the attention of business leaders is difficult.

Mike Rowse

Those who have tried to put their own preferred leaders in Afghanistan paid a very high price for that blunder.

Abdul Sattar

He is always calm out on the court. He is always under control and around the ball. That is what you expect out of him as one of the team leaders.

Dave Campbell

The way to invest in this industry is to own the industry leaders. I believe the rich get richer in this game.

Ian Link

I would hope congressional leaders put this at the front of their agenda.

Howard Schultz

If the story is about how this is some kind of equal exchange, well, the field isn't equal. That was the leaders of the party and the Douglas administration itself.

Scudder Parker

We are not talking about trainee on trainee sex here in the allegations that came out of Aberdeen and elsewhere, ... We are talking about allegations that leaders did not do their jobs. That, to an Army general and to his colleague the secretary, is shocking.

Togo West

That are not connected to the regime leaders are free to do business with American firms.

Christopher Dell

Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.

Vince Lombardi

We just felt it was important to come out and see who was going to be our leaders for the next four years.

Robin Fowler

I believe this ability to secure grants will be a great asset when I'm elected as county judge. I will work with our state leaders to secure any grants available.

Dale Freeman

I found them to be very important leaders in Columbus. They just chose to do it a bit more quietly and in a bit more targeted way.

Robert Milbourne

I'm pushing the rabbis and leaders to define things more clearly - what are the borders of passive resistance. Until now, no one's done it very clearly.

Shaul Goldstein

Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.

Warren G. Bennis

Our leaders must not only make sure that our future is enhanced but also that those who plundered the country must also be punished.

Fidel Ramos

These actions are intended to locate regime leaders and also to search former regime facilities.

Vincent Brooks

He definitely wants the quarterback to be the leader of the team. But he also is flexible. There are many different kinds of leaders.

Josh Harris

I knew I had to close the gap on the leaders but I closed it really late, so when Georg made his move at the end it was hard for me to follow him. My legs were really hurting.

Felix Gottwald

Really what came out of this was almost an affirmation of issues that the department and really neighborhood leaders knew were issues.

Lynn Hightower

It seems that this much-ballyhooed information campaign of the opposition exists only in the imagination of its leaders.

Raul Lambino

Society changes every day, and every group brings a different flavor. We want to promote a dialogue, let the community leaders know we are here, that we care.

Michelle Presson

We had faith in our leaders, and we just stuck it out. The community needs this place, and we aren't going to let them down.

Rita Robinson

The community leaders brought them to us and we're happy they've been freed.

Abel Oshevire

Merely seeing the faces of the generation's leaders is greatly beneficial.

Rabbi Nachman

This is a big game for us. It's at home and we have a good opportunity for a win. Me being one of the leaders on the team, I have to come out and play well and play well early.

Ronald Steele

She got a nice sit behind the leaders before coming straight up the fence – she won well, and it was more or less a perfect ride by Geoff.

Trevor Smith

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

The major concern is that there is no spare capacity to make up for any drop in oil supply from Iran, a fact that the country's leaders know and which enables them to be bolder than usual.

Sam Tilley

He felt comfortable in so many different situations. He had the respect of world leaders and the common man.

Al Cade

I don't think we should count Derek out right now. He's a fighter and one of the leaders of this team.

Chad Hedrick

We should ask more of our leaders. We should ask more of our Student Government, and we should ask more of ourselves as Gators.

Jared Hernandez

Yes, two of our (business development) bills didn't make it ? not part of the (tax cut) compromises between House and Senate leaders.

Rep. Wayne Harper

The big piece out here is human intelligence, and we don't have any. We don't have a connection to local leaders, and we've never been able to bridge the gap with them.

Steve Lawson

Leaders are born with an innate talent to question conventional wisdom.

John G Agno

I've spoken to student leaders from both the African-American and Hispanic communities. I encourage them to not pass up on being in engaged in everything from drama to student government.

Bill Harvey

For more than 50 years of independence, we have seen secularist leaders destroy the country.

Ismail Yusanto

For them to break three minutes in that weather was incredible. Keith and Drew both ran four events. They are our senior leaders.

Mike Urso

They're definitely the leaders, both captains this year. When they're up, they bring the team up, when they're down they bring it down.

Jess Dodd

Those who are fighting our republican institutions are leaders of Catholic organizations: Clericalism is the enemy.

Leon Gambetta

They want to fine the union into bankruptcy and put our leaders in jail.

Steve Stallone

They have been friends for years, so they play great together. You can't have enough leaders.

Paul O'halloran

They have a lot of pressure on them being freshmen and handling the ball as much as they do. They do a good job and their teammates have done a good job to show them what it takes to be good leaders.

Keri Nichols

We're going to be a better hitting team than passing team. Our setters are going to be good leaders for us. I've got more confidence in them as pure setters.

Kari Rosenberg

The better Moulton plays, the better we play. The better our senior leaders play, the better we play.

Mark Kellogg

There are a number of important national Democratic leaders who I have found it important to support, including Al Gore.

Alan Solomont

It's become an embarrassment of a sort. [Having elections] was not something the UAE wanted to be behind in. They see themselves as leaders. They also found out you can't have a global city and a closed one.

Abdulkhaleq Abdulla

We had a few leaders in the group and a couple of followers that did not, and were not interested in, going back to school.

Capt. Dwayne Ready

Republican leaders snuck this into a complicated budget bill in the dead of night with no public debate.

Bruce Fuller

It's a key skill for any leader to have. You can never have enough good leaders at No. 2 through No. 5 or 6 in a company.

Ali Malekzadeh

It's a totally different dynamic this year. It's a lot more spread around. We've got a lot of guys who can step up and be leaders, and a lot of them do.

Brandon Short

She said some very good things. But her very soft phrases are encouraging our leaders to oppose new leadership.

Bulat Abilov

I think for all of us it's exciting to see the continued growth in the city and the arena. More than anything, we're happy for the leaders in the city who were really the catalysts for this. ... It's exciting for us, for them to feel that the vision they had is coming to fruition.

Chris Weiller

It's important for me to be the leader like the leaders we had when I first got here. We've always had players that we looked up to and I hope I'm one of them.

Cherie White

The Habre case is more worrying for African leaders as it is more universal in its implications. They will find it a very difficult decision.

Richard Reeves

IVGID is central to what goes on in this community. It makes sense to come to them to ask for help in funding the Place Based efforts because they are the leaders of this community.

Carl Hasty

Saudi Arabia has lost one of its dutiful sons, a leader among the most dear of its leaders and men.

Hosni Mubarak

Because of the new judging system, they still have a chance to challenge the leaders for a medal.

Ingo Steuer

Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster.

Andy Grove

We realized as a growing group of community leaders, we should know how we fit in economic development and the role we play. Most of us didn't even know.

Jennifer Steck

No one including opposition leaders should be the stumbling block to the anti-corruption campaign which is gaining momentum.

Prof Kivutha Kibwana

There are so many community leaders who came here to go to college and have stayed and given back to the community. Flagler College brought us here.

Paul Williamson

Arafat is our interlocutor, as EU leaders said at the Barcelona summit on March 16. He remains our interlocutor and the legitimate authority.

Cristina Gallach