John Buchan Quote

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.


Montrose and Leadership (1930), p 24; republished in Men and Deeds (1977)

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The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

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The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

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The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

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The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.