"You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Major Owens on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Major Owens 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."Major Owens 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."Major Owens 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."Major Owens on Colin Powell
"The problem was just a mean attitude that festers and has to be challenged."
"The ownership of computers in the home is far less than the statistics show, because usually when the computer breaks down once, that is the end of it for a long, long time. They do not have the money or incentive to get the computer repaired."
"Education technology and school construction go together. Modernization, updating education facilities, and making a capital investment in education are all included."
"Education technology is very important because we have a massive challenge in public schools."
"Excitement in education and student productivity, the ability to get a result that you want from students, go together and cannot be separated."