In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
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.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
If you think you can't, you're right.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
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 you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.
A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.
A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.
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