I recognize we will pay more attention when we have different leadership.
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Don’t let anything stop you. There will be times when you’ll be disappointed, but you can’t stop. Make yourself the very best that you can make of what you are. The very best.
Sadie T. Alexander
Men of genius are meteors, intended to burn to light their century.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Charles de Gaulle
A man who cannot make mistakes cannot do anything.
Party domination and State leadership are concepts incompatible with one another.
Franz von Papen
There’s plenty of room at the top, but there’s no room to sit down.
Little minds attain and are subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
Henry Ward Beecher
What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.
When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.
My father had a simple test that helps me measure my own leadership quotient: When you are out of the office he once asked me, does you staff carry on remarkable well without you?
No man is capable of self-improvement if he sees no other model but himself.
Conrado I. Generoso
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.
Even if I don’t reach all my goals, I’ve gone higher than I would have if I hadn’t set any.
I believe that the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
The man who gets the most satisfactory results is not always the man with the brilliant single mind, but rather the man who can best co-ordinate the brains and talents of his associates.
W. Alton Jones
Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
I don’t agree with all-male leaderships. Men cannot be left to run things on their own. I think it’s a thoroughly bad thing to have a men-only leadership.
Every generation of children offers mankind the possibility of rebuilding his ruin of a world.
Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.
General Dwight David Eisenhower
Knowing that we can make a difference in this world is a great motivator. How can we know this and not be involved?
More than anything else today, followers believe they are part of a system, a process that lacks heart. If there is one thing a leader can do to connect with followers at a human, or better still a spiritual level, it is to become engaged with them fully, to share experiences and emotions, and to set aside the processes of leadership we have learned by rote.
When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.
There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent.
John Raleigh Mott
The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.
When you are not practising, remember, someone somewhere is practising … and when you meet him, he will win.
Senator Bill Bradley
I light my candle from their torches.
Being a CEO still means sitting across the table from big institutional investors and showing your leadership and having them believe in you.
If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
The lash may force men to physical labour; it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Praise works with only three types of people; men, women, and children.
The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their perseverance under the promptings of a brave, determined spirit.
No person was ever honored for what they received. Honor has been the reward for what they gave.
Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.
You can’t do everything at once, but you can do something at once.
The person who knows “how” will always have job. The person who knows “why” will always be his boss.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Ralph Vaull Starr
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
One player practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy
If you fail to honour your people, they will fail to honour you; It is said of a good leader that when the work is done, the aim fulfilled, the people will say, “We did this ourselves”.
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
When the conduct of men is designed to be influenced, persuasion, kind, unassuming persuasion, should ever be adopted. It is an old and a true maxim, that a “drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.
The common characteristics of people make a community possible, but it is their uncommon qualities that make it better.
John H. Fischer
You can’t measure the heart of a leader.
Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today.
Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney, the United States has given up the moral high ground that we used to occupy as an international leader.
We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times… and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
He led his regiment from behind – He found it less exciting. But when away his regiment ran, His place was at the fore, O.
The same ambition can destroy or save, And makes a patriot as it makes a knave.
Trust is a risk game. The leader must ante up first.
If an incompetent chieftain is removed, seldom do we appoint his highest-ranking subordinate to his place.
Attila the Hun
Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.
With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.
The greatest way to live with honour in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality.
John Quincy Adams
The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
Only the bold get to the top.
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
The cautious seldom err.
But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
Of the talents bestowed on men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory.
Sir Winston Churchill
I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy.
How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Stephen R Covey
A salesman, like the storage battery in your car, is constantly discharging energy. Unless he is recharged at frequent intervals he soon runs dry. This is one of the greatest responsibilities of sales leadership.
R. H. Grant
No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
W. Clement Stone
What you rub up against rubs off.
The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.
This nation has never lived without independence. We cannot and shall not live without it. Either independence or death.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement… they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half.
There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less.
To lead in the 21st century-to take soldiers, sailors, and airmen into battle, you will be required to have both character and competence.
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
Before a battle, planning is everything. Once the fighting has begun, it’s worthless.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple, and useful life.
Booker T. Washington
Failure is impossible.
Susan B. Anthony
Those who trust us, educate us.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.