Thursday, July 4, 2013

Today's Maxwell Quote

From A More Excellent Way (1967), 68:
The American founding fathers who wrote our Constitution, as one historian observed, fortunately used well the lessons which the tides of history washed to their feet. Each of us has an accretion of information at our feet—more than we make use of as leaders—and since leaders seldom rise above the quality of the information available to them, this leadership task is vital. The quantity of information is very important, but so, too is the ability to see relationships beyond the facts