Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
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
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.