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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1023
AUTHOR: Sam Rayburn (1882–1961)
QUOTATION: You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.
ATTRIBUTION: Speaker of the House SAM RAYBURN.The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn, Collected Tributes of His Congressional Colleagues, p. 34 (1961). House Doc. 87–247.

“A compilation of tributes paid him in the Hall of the House of Representatives, June 12, 1961, and other pertinent material, to celebrate the occasion of his having served as Speaker twice as long as any of his predecessors in the history of the United States: Sixteen years and 273 days” (title page).
SUBJECTS: Leadership