There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.
I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions, in getting other universities across the contrary to interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress.
I would say my theme has always been paradise lost, always the lost cause, the lost leader, the lost utopia.
The day before the anniversary of D-Day, we lost a man who was equaled by few and surpassed by none as a leader in the cause of freedom: Ronald Reagan.
And, of course, the fact that Maurice Strong, a Canadian, was in charge made it important for us to pull up our socks and become leaders in this field. Now, here is a field we should be a leader in!
Obama likes to quote great men but will never be a great man himself. I can’t stand it when our leader goes around apologizing for who we are.
I work on OpenBSD fulltime, as the project leader. I set some directions, increase communication between the developers, and try to be involved in nearly every aspect of the base system.
As leader of the effort of the Iraqi Survey Group, I spent most of my days not out in the field leading inspections. It’s typically what you do at that level. I was trying to motivate, direct, find strategies.
I lead no party; I follow no leader. I have given the best part of my life to careful study of Islam, its law and polity, its culture, its history and its literature.
It is simply the view, and a view I think shared by most members of the party, that it is very difficult to have a leader that does not command the support of the parliamentary party.
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: ‘Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
When I created Buffy, I wanted to create a female icon, but I also wanted to be very careful to surround her with men that not only have no problem with the idea of a female leader, but were in fact engaged and even attracted to the idea.
My brother Leon started it all. He played the piano. In school they made me leader of the orchestra because I played the violin, but I followed Leon and the boys in his jazz band around.
I don’t see a candidate on the scene right now, but it is going to have to be a candidate that people can look at as a leader and not as a man or a woman.
On February 7, 2.2 million Haitians went to the polls and exercised their constitutional right to select a leader. They went by foot, by tap tap and other forms of transportation, traveling hours and standing in line for almost a day to get to their polling places.
The only kind of movement you could make in the Navy was to be a platoon leader or one of those kinds of things as you got more senior in your Navy career.
If Sir John A. MacDonald or any other leader of that day were here now, he would have a different program from that of sixty years ago. He sought to give his people policies suited to the time in which he lived.
I met Clinton at a benefit for teachers, which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds, and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world. So I stood next to him for a photograph, and then apparently that’s all it takes.
If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.
Khomeini was not a puppet like Arafat or Qaddafi or the many other dictators I met in the Islamic world. He was a sort of Pope, a sort of king – a real leader.
There’s no leader of this band, and there never will be. That’s the key. You can’t control how the public perceives you-people see rock’n’roll bands as the guitar player and the singer.
As a leader, you’re supposed to be above reproach, and what that means is you can’t even give the appearance that you’re going to do something wrong.
I’m glad I’m not Brezhnev. Being the Russian leader in the Kremlin. You never know if someone’s tape recording what you say.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
I grew up in a very musical family, my father was a musician and a big band leader and made records.
The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader.
Democrats’ attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people’s business.
And I’m walking along and we’re laughing, kidding, joking, and see he understood the leader, the one we called the leader, had some knowledge of English, although limited.
Wayne Downing is also a great leader, has served our nation very well, and I think it’s great that he’s coming back to join a very capable administration already of dealing with this problem, and it will just strengthen that team.
And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top, ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders.
So all the system was running down and collapsing. Mrs. Thatcher became the leader of the Conservative Party in February 1975, and she clearly wanted to strike out and do something different.
I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
There’s no deep bench there, Mahmoud Abbas is, I think, the best leader of the Palestinians we could field.
Without a doubt, first thing we should do is clean up our fiscal house, and that starts with balancing our budgets and digging out of this red ink. We cannot expect to continue in this fashion and remain the leader of the free world.
A leader who confines his role to his people’s experience dooms himself to stagnation; a leader who outstrips his people’s experience runs the risk of not being understood.