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“You're no general. You're not even a good painter.”
“- Lt. Leak: Captain, uh... there must be some mistake. I'm supposed to be in a Texas unit. Most of these boys are from New York and I just don't understand a word these city fellers are sayin'.
- Capt. George McMurtry: You don't have to understand them Lieutenant, they have to understand you.”
“This is no democracy. It is a dictatorship. I am the law.”
“To be a good soldier you must love the army. To be a good commander you must be able to order the death of the thing you love.”
“I’m just saying, somewhere, someone in this galaxy is ruling, and others are being ruled.”
“Keep thinking you know everything. Some people are so far behind in a race that they actually think they’re leading.”
“That’s what being a boss is. You steer the ship the best way you know. Sometimes it’s smooth. Sometimes you hit the rocks.”
“True leadership is not running away from those who disagree with you, but embracing them.”
“First, you must learn to pull an oar. Only then can you take the helm.”
“A great man doesn’t seek to lead; he’s called to it, and he answers.”
“A leader can’t lead ’til he knows where he’s going.”
“I now understand why being a leader requires isolation. I have to remove myself from those whose lives were affected by my decisions. Those I love as well as those I hate. It's getting more and more difficult to be a brother when my decisions are the ones a father has to make. I now realize that every time I make a decision effects everyone...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I’m going to die for the people, because I live for the people! I live for the people, because I love the people!”
“People have to be angry at someone. But as leader, one cannot simply react to everything.”
“Men, good or bad, do not follow what they don’t respect.”
“Who is the boss? The cop or the law?”
- Tim: So this whole place is run by babies?
- Boss Baby: Yep.
- Tim: My dad says "Those who can, do. And those who can't, supervise."
- Boss Baby: Your father is a hippie.
“Wars aren't fought by nations or by armies. Wars are fought by men. There are two types of general in the American military. There are those who believe they can win in the face of all evidence to the contrary. And there are those who know they can't. Unfortunately for the world, it's the believers who climb to the top of the ladder. It's guys...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'm no leader. I came because I have no choice. I came to save my home, and the people that I love.”