Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.— Dwight D. Eisenhower
Mouth-watering Giving Credit quotations
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
A lot of times when you keep it real with somebody, you can't expect them to keep it real with you. In this industry people just want to be famous and they forget how to keep it real and they forget to give credit to the people who helped them get to where they at.
When you don't talk down to your audience, then they can grow with you.
I give them a lot of credit to be able to hang with me this long, because I've gone through a lot of changes, but they've allowed me to grow, and thus we can tackle some serious subjects and try to just be better human beings, all of us.
Your silence gives consent.
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes;
when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable.
Every leader should have enough humility to accept, publicly, the responsibility for the mistakes of the subordinates he has himself selected and, likewise, to give them credit, publicly, for their triumphs.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.
Great things can happen when you don't care who gets the credit.
A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.
Team members need to feel trusted and valued, and micromanaging communicates the opposite. Founders who are prone to manage every detail of their businesses will ultimately kill themselves as well as lose the support of team members. Learn to delegate key tasks and give credit.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
America takes credit for giving you freedom that you had anyway.
It's like going to a wedding and putting your tag on somebody elses box.
Credit buying is much like being drunk.
The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
A strong leader accepts blame and gives the credit.
A weak leader gives blame and accepts the credit.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
Credit you give yourself is not worth having.
Major Strasser: You give him (Rick Blaine) credit for too much cleverness.
My impression was that he's just another blundering American. Captain Renault: We musn't underestimate American blundering. I was with them when they blundered into Berlin in 1918.
New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars aren't created overnight.
By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow, branch out and succeed.
If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.
Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit.
It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don't give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.
Aspire to be, and all that we are not God will give us credit for trying.
Nothing appeals to children more than justice, and they should be taught in the nursery to "play fair" in games, to respect each other's property and rights, to give credit to others, and not to take too much credit to themselves.
When you give up remember why you started.
I'm a little more goofy than I think people give me credit for.
I like to have fun. I like to have a good time. People don't always get to see that.
I started ballet in my early 20s. I studied for about ten years. Ballet is probably the one of the hardest things I've done, almost like MMA. People don't give it a lot of credit and think it's easy but it's very difficult. For an athlete, you use muscles you really don't use and ballet is something I really respect.
In explaining any puzzling Washington phenomenon, always choose stupidity over conspiracy, incompetence over cunning. Anything else gives them too much credit.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you.
The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
I know that God exists. I know that I have never invented anything. I have been a medium by which these things were given to the culture as fast as the culture could earn them. I give all the credit to God.
I think we give human beings too much credit. We're primates, you know.
You have only got three choices in life: give up, give in, or give it all you've got.
I have to give credit to Giorgio Moroder ;
among the first to make us realize the importance of music in film.
Sometimes you have to give credit to the other guy pitching.
Too many of us are not living our dreams, because we are living our fears.
Decide to become fearless. Face the thing you fear the most. You're stronger than you give yourself credit for. If you can laugh at it. You can move past it. You have the ability to do more than you have ever hoped, imagined or dreamed. You have GREATNESS within you!
Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.
One tends to give one's fingers too little credit for their own good sense.
You give me a credit to which I have no claim in calling me "the writer of the Constitution of the United States." This was not, like the fabled Goddess of Wisdom, the offspring of a single brain. It ought to be regarded as the work of many heads and many hands.
I don't give the devil credit for creating nothing.
A negative mind will never give you a positive life
As to giving credit to whom credit is due, rest assured the best way to do good to one's-self is to do justice to others. There is plenty for everybody in science, and more than can be consumed in our time. One may get a fair name by suppressing references, but the Jewish maxim is true, 'He who seeks a name loses fame.'
. . . for when women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do. Then they act upon it, and, if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it. If it fails, they generously give her the whole.
The baby boomers owe a big debt of gratitude to the parents and grandparents - who we haven't given enough credit to anyway - for giving us another generation.
So the world is much more correlated than we give credit to.
And so we see more of what Nassim Taleb calls "black swan events" - rare events happen more often than they should because the world is more correlated.
Give a good deed the credit of a good motive; and give an evil deed the benefit of the doubt.