Personality is essential. It is in every work of art. When someone walks on stage for a performance and has charisma, everyone is convinced that he has personality. I find that charisma is merely a form of showmanship. Movie stars usually have it. A politician has to have it.— Lukas Foss
Astounding Charisma quotations
Charisma. You can't buy it. You can't make it. And you sure can't fake it.
My strong point is not rhetoric , it isn't showmanship, it isn't big promises - those things that create the glamour and the excitement that people call charisma and warmth.
When you put together deep knowledge about a subject that intensely matters to you, charisma happens. You gain courage to share your passion, and when you do that, folks follow.
Walter Mondale has all the charisma of a speed bump.
The reason we're successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.
Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm.
If you find someone attractive, you try to make them find you attractive.
That is called seduction. And seduction is a bit ugly. You could say it's a bit ugly to use your charisma.
Charisma is the gift from above where a leader knows from inside himself what to do.
It's true that charisma can make a person stand out for a moment, but character sets a person apart for a lifetime.
Charisma is a sparkle in people that money can't buy. It's an invisible energy with visible effects.
Charisma, that's my strong point. My personality was always good, but with music I had to grow into it. I grew into who I am now.
I have the charisma of the chipmunk. I never have thought I was smart. I thought the people I dealt with were dumb.
I attract a crowd, not because I'm an extrovert or I'm over the top or I'm oozing with charisma. It's because I care.
I don't think I have charisma. I don't think that someone will yell 'Wow, he's charismatic' when I'm eating in a restaurant.
There are a very few consistent, common threads among the most successful NFL quarterbacks. Most of them are intangibles, which you can't measure with a physical test. You need leadership ability, competitiveness, drive, and will. You need focus, poise, and charisma.
[I like in Kanye West] confidence in him, but also his aggressiveness, ambition and charisma.
Charisma is the intangible that makes people want to follow you, to be around you, to be influenced by you.
Being a leader gives you charisma. If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded, that's where charisma comes from, from the leading.
If Chevy Chase had not been an actor, he might have been a very popular guy in advertising or whatever field he would have gone into, because of his charisma.
Charisma is not so much getting people to like you as getting people to like themselves when you're around.
Leadership is not about having the charisma or speaking inspirational words, but about leading with example.
Consider the idea that charisma can be as much a liability as an asset.
Your strength of personality can sow the seeds of problems, when people filter the brutal facts from you.
People say a lot of things, like "You can't teach personality" or "You can't teach charisma," and I find that it's not true.
Charisma is a fancy name given to the knack of giving people your full attention.
I don't invest anymore in entrepreneurs who don't have charisma.
Sometimes I can better describe a person by another person's reaction.
In a story in my first book, I couldn't think of a way to sufficiently describe the charisma of a certain boy, so the narrator says, "I knew girls who saved his gum."
Lack of charisma can be fatal.
Charisma gets the attention of man and character gets the attention of God.
It's not about charisma and personality, it's about results and products and those very bedrock things that are why people at Apple and outside of Apple are getting more excited about the company and what Apple stands for and what its potential is to contribute to the industry.
It's as though Trump has the charisma, the pied-piper effect, and could lead the whole nation off the cliff, and they would think they were on the way to Disney World.
Charisma is not just saying hello. It's dropping what you're doing to say hello.
The three most charismatic leaders in this century inflicted more suffering on the human race than almost any trio in history: Hitler, Stalin, and Mao. What matters is not the leader's charisma. What matters is the leader's mission.
When I left the dining room after sitting next to Mr.
Gladstone, I thought he was the cleverest man in England. But after sitting next to Mr. Disraeli, I thought I was the cleverest woman in England.
Never be impressed with charisma. Look for character.
Mix a little mystery with everything, for mystery arouses veneration.