The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well.
There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
To be a good executive you have to be strong, and you have to have a simple attribute that people have forgotten about - courage.
The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
You can know a person by the kind of desk he keeps. If the president of a company has a clean desk then it must be the executive vice president who is doing all the work.
I think in every country that there is at least one executive who is scared of going crazy.
The executive has no right, in any case, to decide the question, whether there is or is not cause for declaring war.
Don't blame the marketing department. The buck stops with the chief executive.
The politics of the Cape Town Metro, which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make secret decisions which affect you, behind closed doors, is wrong!
Ive been in the legislative branch and now the executive branch and in each case I felt it was important we use our constitutional responsibilities to the fullest.
An executive is a person who always decides; sometimes he decides correctly, but he always decides.
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
The executive moves we are announcing today will strengthen American for the long-term future and reflect well on the depth of the Company's management team.
Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only senior executives' decisions matter. This is a dangerous mistake.
Daffy, of course, wants to go on the journey with him but the studio decides they want Daffy back, so Bugs and a young studio executive heroine have to go out and try to bring him back.
I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second.
I never trust an executive who tends to pass the buck. Nor would I want to deal with him as a customer or a supplier.
The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock.