"Real leadership means tackling tough problems ourselves and not leaving them to our children."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Jon Kyl on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Jon Kyl 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."Jon Kyl 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."Jon Kyl 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."Jon Kyl on Colin Powell
"One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help - that they will never be abandoned."