"There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Bertolt Brecht on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Bertolt Brecht on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"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."Bertolt Brecht on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Bertolt Brecht on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Bertolt Brecht on Colin Powell
"The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it."
"Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are."
"Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions."
"Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life."
"Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life."