He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
General Dwight Eisenhower
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
John J Pershing
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
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
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.