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Quotes on Leadership
Quotes on Leadership

“He had not spent any extra money educating these people for more than just the expense. Oh, he provided a school, but that was more to indoctrinate than to educate. He feared that the more people were educated the less they tended to be controllable. He had justified this belief by referencing that Fredrick Douglass, a slave who broke the law by educating himself and becoming a writer and orator was able to get the anti-slavery message out.” (Page 70)

“Besides, I think we are talking more about controlling and managing the faculty, not leading them. You have to know something about education and learning to lead other teachers…” (Page 71)

 “With no risk, there is no courage. Without adversity there are no heroes.” (Page 73)

 “His (Teddy Roosevelt) slogan was, ‘Get action; do things; be sane; don’t fritter away time; create; act; take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action.’” (Page 104)

 “He (Teddy Roosevelt) offered praise and encouragement all the time. Morale was always high simply because we were serving with him. Most ranking officers, in leading a charge, would say, ‘Go up’ and lead from behind. He would get in front and say, ‘Come up.’” (Page 105)  

 “The best leaders are those who lead with authority. They do not have to threaten to get people to follow them. They do not see themselves as being better than the individuals being led, or entitled in any way as if they deserve to be in leadership by birthright. They will not ask anybody to do something they would not do themselves.” (Page 110)