“True leadership calls for the setting forth of the objectives and the rallying of public opinion in support of these objectives.
[Pg 51] When the nation becomes substantially united in favour of planning the broad objectives of civilisation, then true leadership must unite thought behind definite methods. The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it; if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
The millions who are in want will not stand by silently for ever while the things to satisfy their needs are within easy reach.
We need enthusiasm, imagination and ability to face facts, even unpleasant ones, bravely.”