Γνώμαι σοφών αρετήν πλουτίζουσιν
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.
The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
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