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A collection of definitive speeches and one-liners with sources ranging from U.S. presidentsto historys greatest villains, captains of industrytoAlbus Dumbledore himselfThis collection of speeches and one-liners from some of the worlds mostMore A collection of definitive speeches and one-liners with sources ranging from U.S. presidents to historys greatest villains, captains of industry to Albus Dumbledore himselfThis collection of speeches and one-liners from some of the worlds most influential minds shows what comes from choosing the right words, and what truly makes a good leader. Some of the speeches include President Abraham Lincolns brief but inspiring Gettysburg Address, Elizabeth Is stirring speech, and Kennedys rousing inaugural speech in which he said the famous words Ask not what your country can do for you- ask what you can do for your country. Other famous entries include great innovator Steve Jobs sharing his ideas: You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right- Mao Tse-Tungs gung-ho vision: Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun- and Martin Luther Kings optimism: Darkness cannot drive out darkness- only light can do that. Also included are more irreverent entries by individuals such as George Bernard Shaw: He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career- Groucho Marx: Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men—the other 999 follow women- and Winston Churchill: The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.