Τας δε των σοφών ανδρών γνώμας αρετή πλουτίζειν τους κεκτημένους
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.
Dee Dee Myers
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.
General Colin Powell
My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.
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
Ήκιστα πόλεμος επί ρητοίς χωρεί
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.
He who has great power should use it lightly.