Leadership Defined

Sherman’s message to Grant, upon Grant’s promotion to Lieutenant General: “You are now Washington’s legitimate successor and occupy a position of almost dangerous elevation, but if you can continue as heretofore to be yourself, simple, honest and unpretending, you will enjoy through life the respect and love of friends, and the homage of millions of human beings that will award to you a large share in securing to them and their descendants a Government of Law and Stability…I believe you are brave, patriotic…unselfish, kindhearted and honest, as a man should be…”…

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