Wednesday, February 23, 2011

William Jennings Bryan on Leadership



Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice.
It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved.

In a speech delivered on February 22, 1899. William Jennings Bryan (1860–1925), was an American politician in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. He was a dominant force in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, standing three times as its candidate for President of the United States.


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2 comments:

Francisco Ferreira de Lima said...

Couldn't agree more! I'd even say it's a way of being!
Thanks for sharing.

Luis Seabra Coelho said...

Thank you for your comment Francisco. And you're welcome.

This just proves that there's good everywhere, you just have to look for it hard enough. This man is a good example, he was the prosecutor on the Scopes Monkey Trial...