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- 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.
- Lance Morrow
- 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)