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What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You do not lead by hitting people over the head -- that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

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