The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.— Ronald Reagan
Thrilling Wise Leaders quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
I do honestly and sincerely believe in the necessity or desirability of Hindu-Muslim unity. I am also fully prepared to trust the Muslim leaders. But what about the injunctions of the Koran and Hadis? The leaders cannot over-ride them. Are we then doomed? I hope not. I hope your learned mind and wise head will find some way out of this difficulty.
It is not wise, or even possible, to divorce private behavior from public leadership.... By its very nature, true leadership carries with it the burden of being an example.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
Leadership is a group project, and all of us are necessary to fill it.
Wise leaders will realize this and encourage their groups to develop their own evolving leadership potential.
Every Christian leader should have this engraved in his subconscious.
No matter what you do, never take yourself too seriously God always chooses the foolish things of this world to confound the wise. He shows his might only on the behalf of those who trust in Him. Humility is the place where all christian service begins.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
People imitate their leader. Lead by example.
Wise leaders understand that the single greatest determinant of whether followers will ever own a vision deeply is the extent to which whose followers believe the leader will own it.
Wise leaders should have known that the human heart cannot exist in a vacuum.
If Christians are forbidden to enjoy the wine of the Spirit they will turn to the wine of the flesh....Christ died for our hearts and the Holy Spirit wants to come and satisfy them.
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
The future lies with those wise political leaders who realize that the great public is interested more in Government than in politics. The growing independence of voters, after all, has been proven by the votes in every Presidential election since my childhood and the tendency, frankly, is on the increase.
The future lies with those wise political leaders who realize that the great public is interested more in government than in politics.
We need to seek wise leaders who will seek common ground among Americans instead of dividing us further for political gain. As citizens, we must embrace those who embrace ideas, thoughtfulness, civility and kindness to others no matter what their political beliefs.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
You are keeping the possibility [of peace] open. No wise leader would do anything less
He who leads Must then be strong and hopeful as the dawnThat rises unafraid and full of joyAbove the blackness of the darkest night.He must be kind to every living thing;Kind as the Krishna, Buddha and the Christ,And full of love for all created life.Oh, not in war shall his great prowess lie,Nor shall he find his pleasure in the chase.Too great for slaughter, friend of man and beast,Touching the borders of the Unseen RealmsAnd bringing down to earth their mystic firesTo light our troubled pathways, wise and kindAnd human to the core, so shall he be,The coming leader of the coming time.
Any group has a sense of who it is and what is values, but this sense often remains beneath the surface. A wise leader can discern these unspoken beliefs and articulate them.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Where lies are easily admitted, the father of lies is not easily kept out.
Source unknown A great leader molds public opinion, a wise leader listens to it.
Someone has to make the final decision, but the wise leader gathers information and seeks counsel - after deciding who among those surrounding him provides consistently wise advice - before making that final decision.
I really do believe that the basic principle that Americans have the right to know what they're buying when they buy it is going to be something that spreads across this country very quickly, and that the food manufacturers would be wise to be leaders instead of trying to block this with lawsuits and other ways of trying to get their way.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The wise leader speaks rarely and briefly.
After all, no other natural outpouring goes on and on. It rains and then it stops. It thunders and then it stops.
A true leader always feels that it's truly wise to be considered a fool by those who are not actually nice, and actually not nice to be considered a wise by those who are truly fools.
Success, cannot be attained alone. Any person's time and power is limited. A wise leader enlists others in working toward organizational goals.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Wise leaders know that if an individual doesn't count, the institution doesn't count for much either. Put mathematically, if the individual is a zero, together a lot of zeros add up to a whole lot of nothing.
As a good gardener prepares the soil, so a wise leader creates an environment that promotes community. ... community involves a common place, a common time, and a common purpose. Just getting people in the same place at the same time does not produce a team. Community requires a common vision.
To the believers it is true. To the wise it is false. To the leaders it is useful.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
The wise leader settles for good work and then lets others have the floor.
Great nations which fail to meet their responsibilities are consigned to the dustbin of history. We grew from that small, weak republic which had as its assets spirit, optimism, faith in God and an unshakeable belief that free men and women could govern themselves wisely. We became the leader of the free world, an example for all those who cherish freedom.
In the West the wise are usually thought of as leaders.
In the East, the wise are very often though of as followers.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own eyes.
No serious sociologist any longer believes that the voice of the people expresses any divine or specially wise and lofty idea. The voice of the people expresses the mind of the people, and that mind is made up for it by the group leaders in whom it believes and by those persons who understand the manipulation of public opinion. It is composed of inherited prejudices and symbols and clichés and verbal formulas supplied to them by the leaders.
I'm a leader. I'm the leader of this team, and they look for me at any point in the game, and that's not just scoring-wise, I do other things.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people?
Where are the leaders?' Sapphique asked.
'In the fortresses,' the swan replied. 'And the poets?' 'Lost in dreams of other worlds.' 'And the craftsmen?' 'Forging machines to challenge the darkness.' 'And the Wise, who made the world?' The swan lowered its black neck sadly. 'Dwindled to crones and sorcerers in towers.