Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
You manage things; you lead people.
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
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.
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
Sir Winston Churchill
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Ανάγκη μεγάλων γνωμών και διανοιών, ίσα και τα ρήματα τίκτει
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
John J Pershing