“…leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. [and] …leadership must be guided by the lights of learning and reason or else those who confuse rhetoric with reality and the plausible with the possible will gain the popular ascendancy with their seemingly swift and simple solutions to every world problem.” [sound familiar?]
John F. Kennedy (US President)
From an undelivered speech proposed for 22 November 1963 at the Trade Mart in Dallas, TX.
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum (1963) Remarks Prepared for Delivery at the Trade Mart in Dallas, TX, for November 22, 1963 [Undelivered]. Available from World Wide Web: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Research/Research-Aids/JFK-Speeches/Dallas-TX-Trade-Mart-Undelivered_19631122.aspx. [Accessed: 13 December, 2015].