No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
General Dwight Eisenhower
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
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
You don’t lead by hitting people over the head that’s assault, not leadership.
Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
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