Donald Rumsfeld Quote

In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership.


Public Statements of Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, 2001 (ed. 2001)

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In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking....

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In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking....

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In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking....

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In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking....