"Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Robert Teeter on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Robert Teeter 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."Robert Teeter 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."Robert Teeter 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."Robert Teeter on Colin Powell
"I think we need one recognized, respected public figure to make a tough, blunt statement on just what Reagan's record is and what he might do to the country, let alone the Republican Party before Christmas."
"Without a Mayaguez, or something comparable that we don't see in the immediate future, there is probably no one thing the President can do to himself to turn this situation around."
"This is easy to say with the benefit of hindsight, but I think it once again points out how very important style of leadership, that is the way he does what he does, is to his perception."
"Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other."
"Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now, not politics."