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Rhetoric

  • By: Kevin W. Dean
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Toward the end of his illustrious career as a statesman, Daniel Webster (1782–1852) reflected upon his life's professional accomplishments. Webster is purported to have mused, “Were I to lose everything I had, save one, I would hold onto my ability to ...

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