'You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that'sassault, not leadership.' - Dwight D.
EisenhowerWhat would George Washington think of today's 24-hournews cycle?
While the Founding Fathers were strong proponents of a free press,they may have been unnerved at seeing their every gaffe mocked on Twitter.
Whynot take a break from breaking news and spend a moment revisiting the words ofsome of the greatest leaders the world has known?The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Leadersgathers hundreds of quotations from more than two hundred leaders.
Within thesepages you'll find presidents, scholars, and philanthropists; jurists, generals,and activists; saints, scientists, and students.
The selections are arrangedthematically and illuminate the intellect, character, determination, andparticular genius of these remarkable men and women.
In this book: Abraham Lincoln extols the value offreedom and truth. Winston Churchill ponders thestrength that comes from suffering. Frederick Douglass speakspassionately about the evils of inequality. Hillary Clinton advocates for theprimacy of human rights. Malala Yousafzai offers insightinto the precious gift of education. The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Leadersis a powerful and thought-provoking collection that invites us to put down ourphones and spend some quality time with the extraordinary women and men whohave each left an indelible mark on our world.