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

It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to meddle not.
Charles Caleb Colton meddled quote

He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
— Michel de Montaigne

The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.
— Unknown

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
— meddled quotation by Jack Welch