The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
Sir Winston Churchill
He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.