What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
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.
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Earn your leadership every day.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.