When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
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.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
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.
There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage.
Τας δε των σοφών ανδρών γνώμας αρετή πλουτίζειν τους κεκτημένους
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.