It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
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It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.