Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
Σοφός ο γνωρίζων χρήσιμα
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Reverend Theodore Hesburgh
Τας δε των σοφών ανδρών γνώμας αρετή πλουτίζειν τους κεκτημένους
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.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George Patton
Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.