A good leader can’t get too far ahead of his followers.
|2017 November 03|
Other Franklin D. Roosevelt quotes:
The barrier between success is not something which exists in the real world; it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability.
To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
We, and all others who believe as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns.
Never underestimate a man who overestimates himself.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Every man has a right to life, and this means that he has also a right to make a comfortable living.
All work undertaken should be useful - not just for a day, or a year, but useful in the sense that it affords permanent improvement in living conditions or that it creates future new wealth for the nation.
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.