The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
— Theodore Roosevelt

The contest, for ages, has been to rescue Liberty from the grasp of executive power.
Daniel Webster executives quote

Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
— Vera Brittain

Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
— Peter Drucker

An overburdened, over-stretched executive is the best executive, because he or she doesn't have the time to meddle, to deal in trivia, to bother people
— executives quotation by Jack Welch