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Business as usual will not be accepted by any part of this city. ...
by Harold Washington

Business as usual will not be accepted by any part of this city.
- Harold Washington

Our concern is to heal.
Our concern is to bring together.
- Harold Washington

Throughout American history many of our social gains
and much of our progress toward democracy were made
possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

The third fallacy is that affirmative action doesn't work.
- Harold Washington

 

Affirmative action works but we're going to need to
muster all our political resources if we are to keep it in place.
- Harold Washington

I am not interested in splitting the white vote.
- Harold Washington

What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative
action is that it has been accomplished despite the
Justice Department and the policies of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

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Chicago is one city.
We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals.
- Harold Washington

Let's not be overconfident, we still have to count the votes.
- Harold Washington

I want to be a mayor who helped, really helped.
- Harold Washington

That fallacy flies in the face of studies that show,
every day, in every way, things are getting a little
worse for America's minorities relative to the progress
made by those in the top percentiles of assets and income.
- Harold Washington

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit
which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
- Peter F. Drucker

Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

Acknowledgment, award, appreciation.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Leaders are those who empower others.
- Bill Gates

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

The success of a project is best predicted
by the enthusiasm of its participants.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lead follow or get out of the way.
- Thomas Paine

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

Be resolute in your goals,
but flexible in your tactics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Management is doing things right;
leadership is doing the right things.
- Peter F. Drucker

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.
- Lao Tzu

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved.
He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Nader

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
- Anonymous

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu


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