"Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Harry S. Truman on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Harry S. Truman 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."Harry S. Truman 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."Harry S. Truman 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."Harry S. Truman on Colin Powell
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
"Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art."
"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
"The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
"You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible."