Richard Neustadt Quotes

Drastic action can be costly, but it can be less expensive than continuing inaction. Richard Neustadt

…the power of the presidency is the power to persuade. Richard Neustadt

I prefer Presidents … more skeptical than trustful, more curious than committed, more nearly Roosevelts than Reagans. I think the former energize our governmental system better and bring out its defects less than do the latter. Richard Neustadt