Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
Leaders aren't born they are made.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Earn your leadership every day.
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