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Take The Lead Quotes


"Precious Lord, take my hand, Lead me on, let me stand, I am tired, I am weak, I am worn; Thru the storm, thru the night, Lead me on to the light, Take my hand, precious Lord, lead me home." - Thomas A. Dorsey

"Take the road to contradiction, it'll lead you, I promise, to the palace of wisdom." - Frank Lentricchia

"The only way to follow your path is to take the lead." - Joe Peterson

"If you can take the hot lead enema, then you can cast the first stone." - Lenny Bruce

"Life is a sexy little dance and I like to take the lead." - Lisa Vanderpump

"I still believe in love, most definitely. I'm just going to let that take the lead." - Katy Perry

"Know what you value, be willing to take a risk, and lead from the heart - lead from what you believe in." - Alan Keith

"I have always believed that on important issues, the leaders must lead. Where the leaders fail to lead, and people are really concerned about it, the people will take the lead and make the leaders follow." - Kofi Annan

"Lead from the front." - Audie Murphy

"I believe the risks I take are justified by the sheer love of the life I lead." - Charles Lindbergh

"When you have an opportunity to take the lead and you don't, most of the time something bad happens." - Dusty Baker

"Sharing great wisdom in the company of fools may lead them to take you as one of their own." - Michael Wakcher

"We should take mothers in high seas and drown them there, they are as poisonous as lead in the air." - Philip K Dick

"May your divinity, Lord, take pleasure in me and lead me above the world to be with you." - Isaac Of Nineveh

"Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead - but aim to do something big." - Deng Xiaoping

"Don't count on me I engineer on every Move we make from here I'll take the lead You take the pain You see, I engineered This game." - Holly Knight

"When all's said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it's not so much which road you take, as how you take it." - Charles De Lint

"My films are about ideals that clash with the world. Every time it's a man in the lead, they have forgotten about the ideals. And every time it's a woman in the lead, they take the ideals all the way." - Lars Von Trier

"I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't." - Brion James

"It's not about how to achieve your dreams, it's about how to lead your life, ... If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you." - Randy Pausch

"I consider myself an alchemist. An alchemist is basically a mystical chemist, right? And one of the great feats that alchemists used to do is they would take lead - just take a chunk of lead - and they could turn lead into gold." - Will Smith

"Go wherever the facts lead." - Socrates

"What was everybody's business in the end proved to be nobody's business. Each one looked to the other to take the lead, and the aggressorsgot away with it." - Jan Smuts

"To venerate the simple days Which lead the seasons by, Needs but to remember That from you or I They may take the trifle Termed mortality!" - Emily Dickinson

"To venerate the simple days Which lead the seasons by, Needs but to remember That from you or I They may take the trifle Termed mortality!" - Emily Dickinson

"I am the Bad Wolf. I create myself. I take the words. I scatter them ... in time, and space. A message to lead myself here." - Russell T Davies

"Oh foolish desires of mortals! How weak are the reasons that lead us to not take off our flight from the ground." - Dante Alighieri

"Photography is a very subtle thing. You must let the camera take you by the hand, as it were, and lead you into your subject." - Margaret Bourke-White

"Whatever the dictates of fashion, it seems that those who take the trouble to gain mastery over what happens in consciousness do lead a happier life." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"I am quite sure that in the hereafter she will take me by the hand and lead me to my proper seat." - Bernard Baruch

"I lead a simple life. I feed the fish. I walk the dogs. I cook dinner. Occasionally I take a meeting." - Macaulay Culkin

"Impeccability of the word can lead you to personal freedom, to huge success and abundance; it can take away all fear and transform it into joy and love." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"I'm a woman who likes to be courted, strongly. Never say never, I guess you'd say. I'll let love take the lead on that." - Katy Perry

"Leaders lead when they take positions, when they connect with their tribes, and when they help the tribe connect to itself." - Seth Godin

"Take this from this, if this be otherwise. If circumstances lead me, I will find Where truth is hid, though it were hid indeed Within the center." - William Shakespeare

"We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead." - Beyonce Knowles

"Management must take the lead in making obsolete its own products and services rather than waiting for a competitor to do so." - Peter Drucker

"All my friends got dogs and cats for Christmas, and I got a starfish called Roy. I used to take him down to the park on a lead." - Noel Fielding

"No one appreciates a professional anymore. Everyone's a mystic. Which is why I take drunk Jim over acid Jim - the argument all roads eventually lead to." - Dan Bejar

"Hark, hark! the lark On windswept bark Freezes against a sky of lead! Now see him stop, Take one small hop, And suddenly keel over dead!" - Ogden Nash

"It takes a lot out of you to do a one-hour episodic lead of a show. I don't think actors realize that when they take the job." - Jane Krakowski

"There are so many roads you can take that will lead you the wrong way, that nobody will hear your name." - Maria Sharapova

"I used my mother's radio as a PA system. I'd take the telephone, the speaking part, and take those two leads off and lead them into the radio and the sound would come out of the speaker." - Les Paul

"When they come here, what we are looking for them to do is step up to the plate, take responsibility and get the big innings, the centuries - or take a lead with the ball." - Andy Pick

"There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Owners of capital will stimulate working class to buy more and more of expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and more expensive credits, until their debt becomes unbearable. The unpaid debt will lead to bankruptcy of banks which will have to be nationalized and State will have to take the road which will eventually lead to communism." - Karl Marx

"Let the breath lead the way." - Sharon Salzberg

"You can't lead from the crowd." - Margaret Thatcher

"White folks still in the lead." - Louis Armstrong

"Fury snorted. "You're the leader, Vane. Lead." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The first person you lead is you." - John C Maxwell

"Lead, follow or get of the way" - Laurence J Peter

"Greatness follows those who lead the way." - Braden Kelley

"The thousand doors that lead to death." - Thomas Browne

"The truth will lead me to all." - Maya Angelou

"Authority and example lead the world." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Lead the least secretive life you can." - Susan Shapiro

"Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia." - Dee Hock

"We need an international solution to the challenge of climate change, there's no question about it. But the real key is, can you actually get that - or get that solution - without the US' involvement? Can you not lead domestically, and expect the rest of the world will take action... the US needs to lead, we need to be out there." - Gina Mccarthy

"And I think the American people look to the leaders to lead. They look to the leaders to take on the big problems. And the president deserves a lot of credit for doing that." - John W Snow

"Did you figure out the head fake? It's not about how to achieve your dreams. It's about how to lead your life. If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself. The dreams will come to you." - Randy Pausch

"You know, when you don't have your real income, your take-home pay increase for a decade or a decade-and-a-half, it makes you awfully discouraged. And then when you see other things in society changing so rapidly, and you think that government is ineffective and unable to - incapable of taking steps, appropriate steps to make sure that America can lead, lead on the international stage and lead the international economy, I think that was so much of this." - Matt Schlapp

"Take my hand when you are worried Take my hand when you're alone Take my hand and let me guide you Take my hand to lead you home." - Ben Harper

"Leaders who want to increase joy and success in the workplace must learn to take most of their personal satisfaction from the achievements of the people they lead, not from the power they exercise." - Dennis Bakke

"Changes in human conditions are brought about by the pioneering of the cleverest and most energetic men. They take the lead and the rest of mankind follows them little by little." - Ludwig Von Mises

"There is nothing like the dead cold hand of the Past to take down our tumid egotism and lead us into the solemn flow of the life of our race." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful, compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige." - Robert Welch

"There is nothing like the dead cold hand of the past to take down our tumid egotism and lead us into the solemn flow of the life of our race." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"You mustn't confuse the need for effective chairmanship, which is part of the job of the boss, along with the ability to take tough decisions and to lead people." - Charles Kennedy

"For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful, compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige." - Robert W Welch Jr

"Well, to take me from where I was, and the life I was leading, to the life I lead now with the church and with the Lord and with Jesus Christ, it's a total, total turn-around." - Pat Summerall

"Individuals who deliberately decide not to take offense lead happier, more productive lives." - Lloyd D. Newell

"Some journeys take us far from home. Some adventures lead us to our destiny." - C S Lewis

"Most men lead lives of quiet desperation. I can't take quiet desperation!" - Ray Milland

"Take a moment to imagine a world led by China or Russia. So we must lead." - Paul Ryan

"I try to take care of myself, and I lead a healthy lifestyle." - Alice Temperley

"Sometimes I take a movie selfishly because it's a female lead." - Melissa George

"Songwriting is a give-and-take process, and it can lead to some good, healthy debates." - Richie Sambora

"Anyone can lead when the plan is working. The best lead when the plan falls apart." - Robin S. Sharma

"I think people take their behavioural tips from everyone else. So, if the director is calm and the lead actors are calm, no one wants to be the sore thumb. And I've remained friendly with everyone." - Robert B. Weide

"Being filled and led by the Spirit may take you places you never planned; but the will of God will never lead you where the grace of God cannot keep you." - Neil T Anderson

"The reason that ego and love are not compatible comes down to this: you cannot take your ego into the unknown, where love wants to lead. If you follow love, your life will become uncertain, and the ego craves certainty." - Deepak Chopra

"(George H. W. Bush) won't take the lead in protecting the environment and creating new jobs in environmental technologies for the 21st century, but I will. And you know what else? He doesn't have Al Gore, and I do." - Bill Clinton

"The United States is going to be a rich country, it is going to be prosperous, but it is not going to be able to take the lead in the next phase of global economic development." - Fareed Zakaria

"I was heartened to hear the President say that as we make progress on the ground, and Iraqi forces increasingly take the lead, we should be able to further decrease our troop levels." - Howard Coble

"A large majority of Americans believe that the U.N., not the U.S., should take the lead in working with Iraqis to transfer authentic sovereignty as well as in economic reconstruction and maintaining civic order." - Noam Chomsky

"Once you realize there is a Higher Power, you know you're not alone, that you have a purpose on the planet. You control your destiny instead of letting the day lead you where it may. You seize it, take it and lead it." - Queen Latifah

"You need to be able to ride past the technology by understanding what it can do, who you are, and where you want to take it. You don't want technology to lead you; you want to lead it, but it's very hard to do that when you're in the middle of it." - Paula Scher

"Telling the truth will lead you to freedom; telling the lies will lead you to slavery." - Jamison Green

"The only valid test of leadership is the ability to lead, and lead vigorously." - John F Kennedy

"I love to be the lead, but you can't always be the lead." - Ray Winstone

"But one thing is certain-in the case of nutrition and health, the science can be confusing and can lead to "paralysis by analysis" (a state in which you take no action because you're not sure what to do)." - Melissa Hartwig

"I have to admit that, until recently, I was somewhat wary of the (global) warming debate. I believe it is now our responsibility to take the lead on this issue." - Rupert Murdoch

"To drive to extinction something He has created is wrong. He has a purpose for everything... We Christians have a responsibility to take the lead in caring for the earth." - Billy Graham

"Every drop of sweat and every breath we take in life, if not taken for the sake of Allah, will lead to regret and sorrow on the Day of Judgment" - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"Young people must learn that none of the exciting and entertaining fun things are worth it if they take you off the path that will lead you back home to your Heavenly Father." - William R. Bradford

"I have to admit that until recently I was somewhat wary of the warming debate. But I believe it is now our responsibility to take the lead on this issue." - Rupert Murdoch

"Lead, don't drive. And give credit. Don't blame. If an officer on your team suggested something and it worked well, give them credit. If it doesn't work well, you take the blame because you made the decision." - John Wooden

"Architecture would lead us to all the arts, as it did with earlier mean: but if we despise it and take no note of how we are housed, the other arts will have a hard time of it indeed." - William Morris

"Unfortunately, unless we're focused on building up our courage, which gives us our self-confidence and all that we need to make quantum change in our lives, the voice of fear will always take the lead inside our minds." - Debbie Ford

"Bringing a spiritual dimension into all that we do is essential for ending the struggle and dancing with life. Our body and our minds can take us only so far, our spirit can lead us all the way Home." - Susan Jeffers

"On a series of apparently tiresome, flat sittings seeming to lead nowhere - one day something happens, the touches seem to 'take', the deaf canvas listens, your words flow and you have done something." - Walter Sickert

"A social contract is the way out of this dilemma for corporations that want to lead in the 21st century by showing consumers how seriously they take customer loyalty and goodwill." - Simon Mainwaring

"Your programming leads to your thoughts; your thoughts lead to your feelings; your feelings lead to your actions; your actions leads to your results. Therefore, just as is done with a personal computer, by changing your programming, you take the first essential step to changing your results." - T Harv Eker

"If your going to learn to play lead guitar, get an electric guitar .. it doesn't have to be an expensive one .. acoustic guitars aren't good for learning lead, because you can't play up very high on the neck and they take heavier-gauge strings which makes it hard to bend notes" - Eddie Van Halen

"I didn't think of myself as a lead player, especially when we did live shows, because me and Keith used to switch around all the time. He'd take a lead, I'd play rhythm. Sometimes even within one song. It wasn't strict and regimented." - Mick Taylor

"Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling gloom, lead thou me on." - John Henry Newman

"I've got the best lead man, I really love my lead man." - Anna Friel

"When employees tell you about their good ideas for the business, don't limit your response to asking questions, taking notes and following up. If you can, ask those people to lead their projects and take responsibility for them. From those experiences, they will then have built the confidence to take on more and you can take a further step back." - Richard Branson

"It's our goddamed city! It's our goddamed country. No terrorist can take it from us for so long as we're free. Once we're not free, the terrorists win! Take it back! You're young enough and stupid enough not to know that you can't possibly win, so you're the only ones who can lead us to victory! Take it back!" - Cory Doctorow

"Education will not come of itself; it will never come unless you seek it; it will not come unless you take the first steps which lead to it; but, taking these steps, every man can acquire it." - Henry Ward Beecher

"You who choose to lead must follow, But if you fall, you fall alone, If you should stand then who's to guide you? If I knew the way I would take you home" - Robert Hunter

"I think a band that doesn't have a sense of humor can come up with their own take on whimsy.Kind of lead-footed and ham-handed, but I think just all the better for that." - Michael Mckean

"I felt it my duty to take,and to inflict upon the reader, considerable trouble in order to lead up effectively to my paradoxical conclusion: capitalism is being killed by its achievements." - Joseph Schumpeter

"I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him." - Mark Twain

"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership." - Nelson Mandela

"Historical fiction of course is particularly research-heavy. The details of everyday life are there to trip you up. Things that we take for granted, indeed, hardly think about, can lead to tremendous mistakes." - Sara Sheridan

"I would tell any aspiring designer to take the time to experience everything they can to really get a feel for what direction they want to go in. And most importantly, let your passion and your gut lead you." - Prabal Gurung

"At this time - we're in a dramatic crisis - euro bonds are precisely the wrong answer. They lead us into a debt union, not a stability union. Each country has to take its own steps to reduce its debt." - Angela Merkel

"The images [of The Kite Runner grafic] were created in Fabio Celoni's mind. I chose to let him take the lead. Fabio and I did exchange an e-mail or two, but it was my intention to step out of the way and let his artistic instincts take over." - Khaled Hosseini

"The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling." - Seneca the Younger

"The blind lead the blind. It's the democratic way." - Henry Miller

"The fates lead the willing, and drag the unwilling." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"The tall team takes the low road into the lead" - Martin Tyler

"Lead the audience by the nose to the thought." - Laurence Olivier

"The mountain is high, the valley is low, and you're confused on which way to go. So I've come here to give you a hand, and lead you into the promised land. So, come on and take a free ride, come on and sit here by my side, come on and take a free ride!" - Edgar Winter

"Let the power of intention lead the way." - Sharon Salzberg

"The choices we make, dictate the lives we lead" - William Shakespeare

"The great thieves lead away the little thief." - Diogenes of Sinope

"If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes." - Edmund Wilson

"The road must eventually lead to the whole world." - Jack Kerouac

"All the roads of the haughty man lead to arrogance!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The choices we make, dictate the lives we lead." - Danny Devito

"Tis the times' plague, when madmen lead the blind." - William Shakespeare

"The great thieves lead away the little thief." - Diogenes

"The paths of glory lead but to the grave." - Thomas Gray

"If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes." - Lewis Grizzard

"If you ain't the lead dog, the view never changes." - Lewis Grizzard

"The good and the wise lead quiet lives." - Euripides

"The view only changes for the lead dog." - Norman O Brown

"Inexperienced leaders are quick to lead before knowing anything about the people they intend to lead. But mature leaders listen, learn and then lead." - John C Maxwell

"Learn to lead in a nourishing manner. Learn to lead without being possessive. Learn to be helpful without taking the credit. Learn to lead without coercion." - Laozi

"Anything that's motivated from fear will ultimately take you down the wrong road and lead you in a cul de sac, anything motivated from purpose, from joy, and from love will take you on an evolutionary path to greater and greater happiness." - Jack Canfield

"Take Risks in Your Life If u Win, U Can Lead! If u Lose, U Can Guide!" - Swami Vivekananda

"I have a responsibility to lead, in more ways than one, and I take that very seriously." - Lebron James

"I've learned that you have to take responsibility for yourself in this game and lead yourself through it." - Jason Giambi

"I could play everything but could never take a lead. My brain just doesn't work like that." - Kip Winger

"The ballance distinguisheth not betweene gold and lead." - George Herbert

"If the United States doesn't lead then evil triumphs" - Dennis Prager

"Savor every day you have the privilege to lead." - Bill Hybels



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