Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
You manage things; you lead people.
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
General Dwight Eisenhower
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
Τας δε των σοφών ανδρών γνώμας αρετή πλουτίζειν τους κεκτημένους