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"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it."
Source:  Thucydides
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do."
Source:  Benjamin Franklin
"You can only lead others where you yourself are prepared to go. "
Source: Lachlan McLean
"Intelligence is what we use when we don't know what to do,  when we have to grope rather than using a standard response."
Source: Jean Piaget
"We are what we repeatedly do"
Source:  Aristole, Philosopher
"Good people do not need laws to tell them how to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
Source:  Plato, Philosopher
"A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something."
Source:  Frank Capra, director
"Character is like a tree, and reputation is like a shadow.  The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
Source:  Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States
"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way."
Source:  John C. Maxwell, Author and Speaker
"The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious."
Source:  John Sculley, Former CEO of Apple
"We cannot do great things unless we're willing to do the small things that make up the sum of greatness."
Source:  Theodore Rooselvelt, 26th President of the United States
"Everybody thinks of changing humanity, and nobody thinks of changing himself."
Source:  Leo Tolstoy
"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance"
Source:  Samuel Johnson, Writer
"We are judged by what we finish, not what we start."
Source:  Anonymous
"Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe."
Source:  Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Host
"A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the quality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. "
Source:  Anonymous
"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another."
Source: Walter Elliott
"Effective leadership is not about making speaches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."
Source: Peter F. Drucker, Author and Management Expert
"Good ideas are not adopted automatically.  They must be driven into practice with courageous patience."
Source:  Hyman Rickover, Admiral
"A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well do even better."
Source:  Jim Rohn, Motivational Speaker
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."
Source: Edmund Burke, Irish Orator, Philisopher & Politician
"He who wrestles with us strgenthens our nerves and sharpens our skill.  Our antagonist is our helper."
Source:  Edmund Burke, Irish Orator, Philisopher & Politician
"A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but the careers of those who work for him"
Source:  H.S.M. Burnes
"Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier."
Source:  Paula Nelson

"Success in any endeavor does not happen by accident. Rather, it's the result of deliberate decisions, conscious effort, and immense persistence... all directed at specific goals."
Source:  Gary Ryan Blair, Author and Motivational Speaker

"Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair."
Source: Douglas MacArthur, General