"We need leadership, and we need it now."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Byron Dorgan on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Byron Dorgan 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."Byron Dorgan 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."Byron Dorgan 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."Byron Dorgan on Colin Powell
"I am not someone who believes we should build a fence around our country but I do believe there ought to be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization."
"Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things."