The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.
True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
John J Pershing
A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.