A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.— John J. Pershing
Pleasurable Leadership By Famous Leaders quotations
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.
There goes my people. I must follow them, for I am their leader.
The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.
Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points.
Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.
The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending.
Leadership is your ability to hide your panic from others.
The leader works in the open and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
Leadership can be thought of as a capacity to define oneself to others in a way that clarifies and expands a vision of the future.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
Leadership is based on a spiritual quality;
the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow
Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.
You must unite your constituents around a common cause and connect with them as human beings.
It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others do." (Leroy Eims)