A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage.
You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
John J Pershing
Ανάγκη μεγάλων γνωμών και διανοιών, ίσα και τα ρήματα τίκτει
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
General Dwight Eisenhower
My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.