Notable Quotes

“ 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



“The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another,
is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy.
An equal dispensation of protection, rights, privileges, and advantages,
is what every part is entitled to, and ought to enjoy.”

— Benjamin Franklin



“It is better to produce inefficiently that which you do need than to produce efficiently that which you do not need.” 

— Ed Hill



“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”

— John Wooden



“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” 

— Arnold H. Glasow



“There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, 
if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.” 

— George Washington



“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts.
Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty?
Are we disposed to be of the number of those, who having eyes, see not, and having ears, hear not,
the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation?” 

— Patrick Henry (1775)



“It is the manners and spirit of a people which preserve a republic in vigor.
A degeneracy in these is a canker which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitution.”

— Thomas Jefferson