Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Antony Jay, fully Sir Antony Rupert Jay

English Writer, Broadcaster, Director and Actor famous for the co-authorship, with Jonathan Lynn, of the successful British political comedies, Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minister

"You can judge a leader by the size of the problems he tackles… Other people can cope with the waves, it’s his job to watch the tide."

"Thought is a prelude to, and not an alternative to action."

"The only real training for leadership is leadership."