Sunday, March 04, 2007

Leadership and the Entertainment Factor

"Odd that mankind’s benefactors should be amusing people. In America at least this is often the case. Anyone who wants to govern the country has to entertain it. During the Civil War people complained about Lincoln’s funny stories."

Source: Saul Bellow, Ravelstein, Penguin 2000, New York, 1.

Image: ‘Lincoln’s funny stories.’