quote by Ann Richards

We're not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth - not most days, but every day.

— Ann Richards

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Elected leaders 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.

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader.

Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off.

Elected leaders 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.

I was democratically elected leader of our party for a new kind of politics by 60% of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning. Today's vote on Brexit has no constitutional legitimacy.

I think it is its time for the leaders of Africa to say to President Mugabe that the people of Zimbabwe's deserve a free and fair election.


Peter Joseph is asking the questions and proposing the possible solutions that we should be demanding from the elected leaders of this crazy world. His brilliant analysis of this ridiculous system we're operating under is one of the most important voices for change in this generation.

Elected leaders quote The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The l
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

We really are going to have to answer the cries of everyday women and men who are calling out for elected leaders to do something different. They want to be treated fairly and they need a political party who represents them.

The matter of bringing in corrupt leaders was started by [Mwai ] Kibaki, and in truth, do not be surprised if you find that the likes of William Ruto find themselves behind bars after the elections, because he has cases pending against him.

If we were united and strong, we'd elect our own emir (leader) and give allegiance to him... Take my word, if 6-8 million Muslims unite in America, the country will come to us.

Elected leaders 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.

Either man is obsolete or war is. War is the ultimate tool of politics. Political leaders look out only for their own side. Politicians are always realistically maneuvering for the next election. They are obsolete as fundamental problem-solvers.


I have made it a habit not to speculate over the psychological state of our elected leaders.

No judge can stop us from praying for our country and I pray that on May 6, millions of Americans will join me in praying for our President, all of our elected leaders, and even for this unjust judge and all those who rule from the bench - that God would guide them and give them wisdom.

Elected leaders quote A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

As Bob Dole found out, you can't keep a positive image while being your party's mouthpiece in Congress. That's why no legislative leader since James Madison has ever been elected president.

Well, if Democratic members in the House elect Nancy Pelosi as their leader, it's almost as if they just didn't get the message from the voters this election. I mean, the voters outright rejected the agenda that she's been about. And here they're going to put her back in charge.

We need to take our passion and effect real change at the local, state, and federal levels, to help elect progressive leaders, and to stem the tide of division, fear and scapegoating.

Elected leaders 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.

As the leader of the Republicans what I'm telling that we elected the president to be president. It's time for him to step up to the plate and lead us in the direction of reducing our excessive spending.

Responsibility does not only lie with the leaders of our countries or with those who have been appointed or elected to do a particular job. It lies with each of us individually.

We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.

Elected leaders quote A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.
A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.

They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.

Criticizing Fox News has nothing to do with criticizing the press.

Fox News is not a news organization. It is the de facto leader of the GOP, and it is long past time that it is treated as such by the media, elected officials and the public.


No matter how their leaders may have tried to skimp on money, no one, not even the politicians, who talked themselves red, white, and blue in the face, skimped on effort.

Elected leaders quote Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control,
Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control, but from empowering others.

When religious leaders get involved in elections, it is usually with a reactionary social agenda.

I don't think we can go into important local elections next year.

.. with Tony Blair as leader and expect to keep many of the councillors we've got now.

Political leaders or governments owe their position partly to force and partly to popular election. They cannot be regarded as representative of best elements, morally or intellectually, in their respective nations.

Elected leaders quote Leaders aren't born. They are made. And they are made just like anything else, t
Leaders aren't born. They are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.

In Russia an authoritarian leader is running the country.

You can't fight Putin with elections because he controls them. That's why demonstrations are the most effective approach. Unfortunately Russia has sunk to this primitive level.


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.

I believe transparency in government is key to restoring our nations faith in its elected leaders.

Elected leaders quote Victims love entertainment, leaders love education.
Victims love entertainment, leaders love education.

The future lies with those wise political leaders who realize that the great public is interested more in Government than in politics. The growing independence of voters, after all, has been proven by the votes in every Presidential election since my childhood and the tendency, frankly, is on the increase.

Ensuring that high quality water is provided to all Arizona's citizens is the responsibility of elected officials at all levels and I am happy to do all I can to assist the city's efforts.

The morning I woke up and it was announced that Trump was the elected president of the United States, I wrote to Angela Merkel. I said that she - at least for me - is now the leader of the free world.

Elected leaders quote Do everything you ask of those you lead.
Do everything you ask of those you lead.

I am doubtful that there will be any sort of real coherence of Muslim societies into a single political system run by an elected or non-elected group of leaders.

We are a people with no army, no navy, no air force, no arms.

It's people, thousands of people, who are feeling, sensing the sense of urgency, fearing for the president of their life - the life of their president, trying to protect their democratic choice, because Arafat is the elected leader of the Palestinian people.

Aspiring dictators sometimes win elections, and elected leaders sometimes govern badly and threaten their neighbors.History demonstrates that democracy usually follows good governance, not the reverse.

Elected leaders who forget how they got there won't the next time.

You can have an elected parliament that makes laws, but if the judiciary is appointed by the Supreme Leader - who is a representative of God - then you're kind of at an impasse.

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