quote by Huey Long

The only difference I ever found between the Democratic leadership and the Republican leadership is that one of them is skinning you from the ankle up and the other, from the ear down.

— Huey Long

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Democratic leadership quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

Is the Labour Party to remain a democratic party in which the right of free criticism and free debate is not merely tolerated but encouraged? Or are the rank and file of the party to be bludgeoned or cowed into an uncritical subservience towards the leadership?

We had the opposition of virtually the entire Democratic leadership in every state in this country.

Democratic leadership quote Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.

Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.

The Only cure for nihilism is for liberal democratic societies - their electorates, their judiciary, and their political leadership- to insist that force is legitimate only to the degree that it serves defensible poltical goals. Thus implies a constant exercise of due diligence.

I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership.

Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.

The national Democratic leadership is going so far left, they've left America.

Don't let them bury the American dream in their graveyard of gloom and envy.

Democratic leadership quote Leadership is an action, not a position.

Leadership is an action, not a position.

From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch.

The Democrats have got to open the door to young people.

Welcome them in and understand that it will be messy, that many young people are not professional politicians. The Democratic Party is going to have to adjust itself to their reality, rather than force young people to be adjusted to the Democratic leadership's reality.

So you know what we have to do is stop looking for leadership from the top, because the least among us make their way into those positions of power... So what we have to do is knock off this fantasy of being citizens inside a democratic state, I mean, what we are, are the propagandized masses inside a fascist dictatorship.

Democratic leadership quote Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of thos

Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.

When a leader is in the Democratic Party he's a boss.

When he's in the Republican Party he's nothing but a leader.

When Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait in 1990, I felt America's post-Cold War commitment to national principles and international leadership was on the line. I was dismayed by the wide opposition among my fellow Democrats. To me, their position was wrong.

In short, there are certain fundamental requisites for wise and resolute democratic leadership. It must build on hope, not on fear; on honesty, not on falsehood; on justice, not on injustice; on public tranquility, not on violence; on freedom, not on enslavement.

Democratic leadership quote Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can b

Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can be, too.

I speak directly to the people, and I know that the people of California want to have better leadership. They want to have great leadership. They want to have somebody that will represent them. And it doesn't matter if you're a Democrat or a Republican, young or old.

The message of the free world to any potential Palestinian leadership should be a simple one: Embrace democratic reform and we will embrace you.

To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.

Democratic leadership quote Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.

I want to see a more progressive Democratic ticket.

I'm not happy with the Democratic Leadership Council's dominance of the party. And although I'm unlikely to be the person, I want Wisconsin's progressivism to influence the ticket. And we'll do better as a party if we do. We'll have more energy. We'll have a broader tent.

After the November elections gave Republicans control of the Senate, voters made clear they wanted change. We were hopeful our leaders got the voters' message. However, after our speaker forced through the (spending bill) by passing it with Democratic votes and without time to read it, it seemed clear that we needed new leadership.

Democratic leadership quote A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.

A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.

We have two nations, and it's not black or white.

It's red and blue. Under Republican leadership, cities tend to do better. Cities are destroyed under Democrats, because they don't know how to deal with the constituency; they're terrified.

I am very optimistic about the long run prospects for democracy in China.

Chinese society is being dramatically and rapidly transformed. And there’s rising evidence that the new generation not only lacks faith in communism anymore, they think it’s a joke. They’re very cynical about their leadership and they want democratic change.

Shouldn't Democrats insist that Sen. Durbin step down as their whip, the number two man in their leadership?

Democratic leadership quote The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

The urgent need today is to develop and support leaders on every level of government who are independent of the bossism of every political machine - the big-city machine, the liberal Democrat machine, and the Republican kingmaker machine.

The Democratic Leadership Council has named Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to design a plan to help define an agenda to the Democratic party. Although Bill said today, in his experience, whenever Hillary enters the picture that's when the party ends

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. I'm not a member of any organized political party, I'm a Democrat! If we ever pass out as a great nation we ought to put on our tombstone 'America died from a delusion that she had moral leadership.'

Democratic leadership quote Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.

Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.

Today's Democrats are little more than a collection of narrow interest groups-unions, tort lawyers, minorities headed by an ossified leadership. They are clever, tenacious and increasingly nasty in defending their perks, as establishments typically are.

Aren't we at the point where the closer we get to chaos, the more concern that there should be about coming to the table and compromising with Democrats? This is not leadership. This is almost like dictatorship.

Democrats have no agenda, no plan for the future, and no sense of leadership.

Democratic leadership quote A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.

A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.

We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means.

Democrats are going to proudly run on the fact that we turned the economy around. It was our policies under President Obama's leadership through the Recovery Act, through investing in the automobile industry.

We're going to need to absorb some pain.

The Republicans want to pile all the pain on people who can least afford it and the middle class and Democrats under his leadership want to make sure that we can address deficit reduction and continue to make investments and shared sacrifice is going to be imperative in order to be able to do that.

Democratic leadership quote He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.

Shouldn't Democrats insist that Sen. Durbin step down as their whip, the number two man in their leadership?

I'm not up on the Internet, but I hear that is a democratic possibility.

People can connect with each other. I think people are ready for something, but there is no leadership to offer it to them. People are ready to say, 'Yes, we are part of a world.'

As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.

At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means.

I learned that the American people are pretty great people.

And they are just poorly served by their leadership, and Washington's very much out of touch with the struggles of ordinary Americans. My hope is that we'll have a Democratic Administration, and then we'll hold their feet to the fire so they start performing for people who put them there.

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