We live in a society obsessed with public opinion. But leadership has never been about popularity.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
General George Patton
Σοφός ο γνωρίζων χρήσιμα
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy
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
Ανάγκη μεγάλων γνωμών και διανοιών, ίσα και τα ρήματα τίκτει
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.