No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day.
Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.
Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.