101Kidz : Quotations : Leadership


Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.
- unknown

Everyone's life is an object lesson to others.
- Karl G. Maeser

Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow,
so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
- unknown

The time is always right to do what is right.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

The moment we begin to fear the opinons of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

You really can change the world if you care enough.
- Marion Wright Edelman

Tell me and I forget; show me and I remember; involve me and I understand.
- unknown

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day;
I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
- David O. McKay

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
- Ralph Nader

Let's not just transform those in need, we can also find ways to help transform those in power.

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.
- J.Richard Clarke

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- unknown

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.
- Brigham Young

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
- Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Don't call me a saint - I don't want to be dismissed that easily.
- Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
- Matthew 5:15 (see also v.14- 16)