Youth Leadership

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“A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.”

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.”

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

“The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.”

“Leaders who win the respect of others are the ones who deliver more than they promise, not the ones who promise more than they can deliver.”

“I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a transformer in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.”

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”

“I will speak ill of no man, and speak all the good I know of everybody.”

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”

“Direction, not intention, determines destination.”

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.”

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

“A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves. ”

“First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen, [President George Washington] was second to none in humble and enduring scenes of...
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