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"You can do hard things."
- Beth Miller Green (Submitted by Dale)

"The education of a man is never completed until he dies."
- Robert E. Lee (Submitted by Austin Freund)

"There is an inborn subtlety to leadership that those who do not possess it never understand. People will do their jobs for whoever is in charge because they must, but they only do it willingly and beyond the call of duty for those to whom they give their hearts."
- John Buchanan, "The Road to Guilford Courthouse" (Submitted by Philip Furr, '95)

"Selfishness is the biggest form of helplessness as it makes the person blind so much that he fails to search his true self for being always in the lurch."
- Anuj Somany (Anonymous submission)

"Leadership is one part mentoring, and one part modeling (setting an example)."
- Jasper Lee (Submitted by Jasper Lee)

"Success is peace of mind that is a direct result of self satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. Ability may very well get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. Discipline yourself and others won't need to."
- Basketball Coach John Wooden (Submitted by Dawn McDonnell)

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Submitted by Richard T. Sniscak)

"If everyone is thinking alike then somebody is not thinking."
- General Patton (Submitted by Marcia Stephens)

"Motivation will almost always beat mere talent."
- Norman R. Augustine (Submitted by Doug Snyder CPA, '82)

...as the Federal troops retreated from the heights at Fredericksburg, "but it is well war is so terrible, or we would become too fond of it"
- Gen. Robert E. Lee (Submitted by Col. Dan Phillips)

"Everyone makes a difference. Someone who does something for others makes a big difference. A person who has no self-interest to do things for others makes a bigger difference. But, one who does everything for everyone for the sake of humanity without vested interest makes a real big difference for sustainability."
- Anuj Somany (Anonymous submission)

"Never has so much been owed by so many to so few."
- Winston Churchill (Submitted by "William")

"I will not leave my men behind."
- Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore (Submitted by Zachary Adams)

"A leader is one who does not care about his rank and role but remains always responsive to lead, shoulder responsibility, and achieve the goal in such a way that everyone, in and outside the team, respects him for touching their revered souls."
- Anuj Somany (Anonymous submission)

"The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently."
- Friedrich Nietzsche (Submitted by Samuel Caspers)

"A leader should check, double check, triple check, and tell them if they do not like it, get over it, as it is not micromanagement it is leadership."
- Lt. General Russel Honore (Submitted by John Olshefski)

"If officers desire to have control over their commands, they must remain habitually with them, industriously attend to their instruction and comfort, and in battle lead them well."
- General "Stonewall" Thomas J. Jackson (to his commanders, 1861) (Submitted by Christian Adams, '99)

"You may be whatever you resolve to be."
- General "Stonewall" Thomas J. Jackson (Submitted by Christian Adams, '99)

"When placed in command--take charge."
- General Norman Schwarzkopf (Submitted by Martin Hersey)

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
- Philipians 4:13 (Submitted by Kevin Kondek)

"Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better."
- Bill Bradley (Submitted by Todd Adair, '95)

"A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position."
- John Maxwell (Submitted by Christian Y)

"Lead, follow, or get out of the way."
- Thomas Paine (Submitted by Sidney Young)

"Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it."
- Omar N. Bradley (Submitted by Matt Hampton)

"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (Submitted by Officer Candidate Michael Lacey)

"We learn in time of pestilence that there are more things to admire in men than to despise."
- Albert Camus (Submitted by Nicholas Slater)


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