A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
Ανάγκη μεγάλων γνωμών και διανοιών, ίσα και τα ρήματα τίκτει
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.
The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.
You manage things; you lead people.
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.