My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
Don’t necessarily avoid sharp edges. Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Education is the mother of leadership.
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.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
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