Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
If you get too far in front of your troops, you start looking like the enemy.
The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.
In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
The person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.
Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.