You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
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
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.
Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.