What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)
The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone - even to himself.
Andre Malraux (1901 - 1976)
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
Casey Stengel (1890 - 1975)
Self-regulation will always be a challenge, but if somebody's going to be in charge, it might as well be me.
Daniel Akst, We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess, 2011
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969)
The crowd gives the leader new strength.
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
George Goethals (1858 - 1928)
The question, "Who ought to be boss?" is like asking "Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?" Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.
Henry Ford (1863 - 1947)
It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.
James H. Boren
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963), speech prepared for delivery in Dallas the day of his assassination, November 22, 1963
Leaders make things possible. Exceptional leaders make them inevitable.
We will make them think it's their idea. That's how all great leaders fool people.
Laura Preble, The Queen Geek Social Club, 2006
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Lee Iacocca (1924 - )
An Army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Peter Drucker (1909 - 2005)
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but where they ought to be.
Rosalynn Carter (1927 - )
The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)