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.
I want to be a cheerleader for women who have never even considered running for office or being involved in a campaign but who in the quietness of their hearts might think 'Why not me?'
What's different now is that while political leaders used to give talking points to talk radio now talk-radio hosts are giving talking points to political leaders. It's all part of the suffocating spin cycle we're in. In media politics and publishing the conventional wisdom is to play to this base.
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.
But when will our leaders learn - war is not the answer.
George W. Bush is a leader and that's what we need in the White House. George Bush is someone you can believe and trust.
When political and business leaders tell the public - any public - 'We don't trust you to make the right decision' - they prejudice that electorate against the very proposals they want it to accept and undermine public confidence in themselves.
The American people want to have trust in their leaders.
Various channels of dialogue must be kept open to build trust. I will meet North Korea's leader if it is needed to develop relations between the two Koreas.
America is a country ready to be taken in fact longing to be taken by political leaders ready to restore democracy and trust to the political process.
The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the confidence of the leaders in the people.
While eschewing emotion - and its companion vulnerability - Obama should be careful not to sacrifice empathy the 'I feel your pain' connection that sustained Clinton. This connection is the shorthand people use to measure their leaders' intentions. If people believe you're on their side they will trust your decisions.
All of us who are members of the Germanic peoples can be happy and thankful that once in thousands of years fate has given us from among the Germanic peoples such a genius a leader our Fuehrer Adolf Hitler and you should be happy to be allowed to work with us.
I'm really thankful and complimented when people come to me and say thank you for the great times for all these years. But I don't think about it as being a leader.
Virginia is the absolute leader in homeland security and defense and information technology.
It's hard for us in our stores to be a leader in technology.
If your goal is anything but profitability - if it's to be big or to grow fast or to become a technology leader - you'll hit problems.
Which European leader today would not relish the wonder-working powers of a Moses? Budget deficit? Unpopular cuts? How about just a little miracle an overnight increase in gold reserves a new oil field or the next world-changing communications technology? Surely that's not too much to ask.
Social technology gives leaders a vital new platform with which to connect their companies to the myriad stakeholders who have an interest in their well being.
Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster.
In the depth of the near depression that he faced when he came in Barack Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress provided 'recovery funds' that literally kept our classrooms open. Two years ago these funds saved nearly 20 000 teacher and education jobs - just here in North Carolina.
Jesse Jackson is a leader and a teacher who can open our hearts and open our minds and stir our very souls.
They should regard me as what I am. I am a spiritual leader and teacher.
If the terrorists have the sympathy of people it's much harder to find them. So we need people on our side and that leads us to be responsible leaders of the world show some concern with the problems.