Favorite Quotations ~  Leadership, 3 Why Didn't I Think of That?

"A brave captain is as a root, out of which, as branches, the courage of his soldiers doth spring." ~ Philip Sidney


Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.~ Dwight Eisenhower, Graduates Are Special

The question Who ought to be boss? is like as Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet? Obviously, the man who can sing tenor. ~ Henry Ford

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. ~ Napoleon

Example is leadership. ~ Albert Schweitzer

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. ~ William Shakespeare, Twelfh Night

A prime function of a leader is to keep hope alive ~ John W. Gardner

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. ~ George Patton

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now. ~ P.T. Barnum

If a man does his best, what else is there? ~ George Patton

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you will help them to become what they are capable of being." ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Men of power have not time to read; yet men who do not read are unfit for power. ~ Michael Foot

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