A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Harry S. Truman
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.
Dee Dee Myers
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Reverend Theodore Hesburgh
My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.