Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
In a climate of uncertainty and fear, without strong and visionary leadership, people panic.
You can't do it unless you can imagine it.
Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.
If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Without strong visionary leadership, no strategy will be executed effectively.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
When the world is in the midst of change, when adversity and opportunity are almost indistinguishable, this is the time for visionary leadership and when leaders need to look beyond the survival needs of those they're serving.
You've got to think about big things while you're doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.
To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind.
In order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.
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