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The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them. He also is on the road to humility -- that priceless attitude of openness to life that can help a manager absorb mistakes, failures, or personal shortcomings.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The manager administers; the leader innovates. The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective. The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why. The manager has his eye on the bottom line; the leader has his eye on the horizon. The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A strange and somewhat impassive physiognomy is often, perhaps, an advantage to an orator, or leader of any sort, because it helps to fix the eye and fascinate the mind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The crowd gives the leader new strengthMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting. A boss is interested in himself or herself, a leader is interested in the group.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The leader seeks to communicate his vision to his followers. He captures their attention with his optimistic intuition of possible solutions to their needs. He influences them by the dynamism of his faith. He demonstrates confidence that the challenge can be met, the need resolved, the crisis overcome.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When the leader passes over all alike, not making a distinction, then the endeavors of those who are capable of exertion are entirely lost.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anybody who accepts mediocrity -- in school, on the job, in life -- is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Show me the leader and I will know his men. Show me the men and I will know their leader.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The boss drives people; the leader coaches them. The boss depends on authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says I; The leader says WE. The boss fixes the blame for the breakdown; the leader fixes the breakdown. The boss says, GO; the leader says lets, GO!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Certainly a leader needs a clear vision of the organization and where it is going, but a vision is of little value unless it is shared in a way so as to generate enthusiasm and commitment. Leadership and communication are inseparable.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Leadership is not a position. You are not a leader because you have the title of manager. Leadership is something that we earn from followers on a day to day basis.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When a leader is in the Democratic Party he is a boss, and when he is in the Republican Party he is a leader.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
From time to time, life as a leader can look hopeless. To help you, consider a man who lived through this: Failed in business at age 31. Defeated for the legislature at 32. Again failed in business at 34. Sweetheart died at 35. Had a nervous breakdown at 36. Defeated in election at 38. Defeated for Congress at 43. Defeated for Congress at 46. Defeated for Congress at 48. Defeated for Senate at 55. Defeated for Vice President at 56. Defeated for Senate at 58. Elected President at age 60. This man was Abraham Lincoln.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A leader has been defined as one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every leader needs to look back once in a while to make sure he has followers. Source Unknown Effective leaders are known by the questions they ask rather than the statements they make.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Where lies are easily admitted, the father of lies is not easily kept out. Source unknown A great leader molds public opinion, a wise leader listens to it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you wish to be a leader you will be frustrated, for very few people wish to be led. If you aim to be a servant you will never be frustrated.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Linus Caldwell: [Linus is trying to convince everyone that Danny was the actual leader of Benedict's robbery, not Rusty] Well, if any of you had a problem, who did you go to?
Basher, Turk, Virgil, Reuben, Livingston, Yen, Frank: [simultaneously] Rusty.
Danny Ocean: Thanks, Linus. More [07/06/2005 12:07:00]
Phileas Fogg: [the Black Scorpion leader threatens him with his bracelet] Your threats do not frighten me, nor does your silly bracelet.
[a blade pops out of the bracelet]
Phileas Fogg: All right, it's not silly.More [08/10/2005 12:08:00]
Narrator: Oh, yeah, Chloe... Chloe looked the way Meryl Streep's skeleton would look if you made it smile and walk around the party being extra nice to everybody.
Chloe: Well, I'm still here. But I don't know for how long. That's as much certainty as anyone can give me. But I've got some good news: I no longer have any fear of death. But... I am in a pretty lonely place. No-one will have sex with me. I'm so close to the end and all I want is to get laid for the last time. I have pornographic movies in my apartment, and lubricants, and amyl nitrate...
[the group leader takes the mic]
Group Leader: Thank you, Chloe... everyone, let's thank Chloe.More [09/07/2005 12:09:00]
Squadron Leader Sil Carter: Well chaps, you don't need me to tell you, the target's the same as yesterday, and the day before, and the day before that.More [12/09/2005 12:12:00]
Paikea: A long time ago, my ancestor Paikea came to this place on the back of a whale. Since then, in every generation of my family, the first born son has carried his name and become the leader of our tribe... until now.More [12/30/2005 12:12:00]
The camp was in the Appalachian Mountains, in the Daniel Boone National Forest. I was a hike leader and camp counselor, and my brothers and I mowed the grass, cleaned the toilets, helped out in the mess hall and participated in the camps.More [05/22/2006 12:05:00]
She used to be real hard on herself last year and would get frustrated. I think she's worked through that now this year I don't see it. I see her more focused. Right now, I think she's our most consistent hitter. She's our leader right now, so that's another reason we need her on the court.More [05/31/2006 12:05:00]
A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility. Muslim countries won't talk to you.More [08/20/2006 12:08:00]
[first lines]
Sarah Connor: [narrating] 3 billion human lives ended on August 29th, 1997. The survivors of the nuclear fire called the war Judgment Day. They lived only to face a new nightmare: the war against the machines. The computer which controlled the machines, Skynet, sent two Terminators back through time. Their mission: to destroy the leader of the human resistance, John Connor, my son. The first Terminator was programmed to strike at me in the year 1984, before John was born. It failed. The second was set to strike at John himself when he was still a child. As before, the resistance was able to send a lone warrior, a protector for John. It was just a question of which one of them would reach him first.More [03/22/2007 12:03:00]
Bill: We hold in our hearts the memory of our fallen brothers whose blood stains the very streets we walk today. Also on this night we pay tribute to the leader of our enemies, an honorable man, who crossed over bravely, fighting for what he believed in. To defeat my enemy, I extinguish his life, and consume him as I consume these flames. In honor of Priest Vallon.More [04/03/2007 12:04:00]
Wanderer: I know you. You're the angel of fire. Angel of fire. I know you. You burn bright enough to know there are certain sacrifices that need to be made. You see, if you don't give back the money, you all will die. And you will die contorted, and you will die unforgiven. You see, there's... there's this... this puzzle, and at the centre of this puzzle, there's a child, and this is a very sick child.
[Echoing]
Wanderer: A very sick child. But this child will be a great leader someday. Do you know the child I speak of?
Domino Harvey: Yes.
Wanderer: Well, you have only one destiny, and that destiny is... that you must offer your lives in exchange for the life of the child. Then, and only then, will you truly be cleansed in the blood of the lamb.More [04/24/2007 12:04:00]
Guinevere: Arthur and his knights. A leader both Briton and Roman. And yet, you chose your allegiance to Rome, to those who take what does not belong to them. That same Rome that took your men from their homeland.
Arthur: Listen, lady, do not pretend you know anything about me or my men.
Guinevere: How many Britons have you killed?
Arthur: As many as tried to kill me. It's the natural state of any man to want to live.
Guinevere: Animals live! It's the natural state of any man to want to live free... in their own country. I belong to this land. Where do you belong, Arthur?More [04/25/2007 12:04:00]
The Wizard: The ashes were trampled into the Earth, and the blood became as snow. Who knows what they came for... weapons of steel, or murder? It was never known, for their leader rode to the south, while the children went north with the Vanir. No one would ever know that my lord's people had lived at all. His was a tale of sorrow.More [07/12/2007 12:07:00]
Omega Force Leader: [a member of the omega force collapses. The leader goes up to him] You ok?
Omega Force member: Yeah, it's just my toe.
[the team leader shoots him]More [08/03/2007 12:08:00]
The question Tony Blair should be reflecting on this weekend is whether now might be a better time to let a new leader in who could then achieve the unity we need if we are going to go forwardMore [08/15/2007 12:08:00]
Eragon: I need to know, saphira. Why me?
Saphira: You choose a leader for his heart.
Eragon: But I'm not without fear.
Saphira: Without fear there cannot be courage. But when we are together, it is our enemies who should be afraid.
Eragon: And are we together, Saphira?
[draws his sword]
Eragon: AS ONE?
[Saphira breathes fire for the first time]
Eragon: I'll take that as a yes.More [10/14/2007 12:10:00]
Ajihad: Which one of you is the Rider?
Eragon: I am. My name is Eragon.
Ajihad: I am Ajihad, leader of the Varden. If you are the Rider, call your beast inside.More [10/14/2007 12:10:00]
Ajihad: Which one of you is the Rider?
Eragon: [steps forward] I am. My name is Eragon.
Ajihad: I am Ajihad, leader of the Varden. If you are the Rider, then call your beast inside.
Eragon: [turns to the cave opening; talking to Saphira] Saphira, it's safe. Bring Arya, and be careful.More [10/14/2007 12:10:00]

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