A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
General George Patton
Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Τας δε των σοφών ανδρών γνώμας αρετή πλουτίζειν τους κεκτημένους
A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
You manage things; you lead people.
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.