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Bad leaders

In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.
Nelson Mandela

Becoming president
In my country we go to prison first and then become President.
Nelson Mandela

Genuine leaders
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Getting along with people
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
Mahatma Gandhi

Good leaders
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Nelson Mandela

How leadership is appreciated
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Nelson Mandela

Leader and boss
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Theodore Roosevelt

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

Molder of consensus
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Not a messiah
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
Nelson Mandela

Not a prophet
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Nelson Mandela

We did it ourselves
When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'
Lao Tzu

Wisely led silodiers
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Euripides

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