Monday, May 02, 2005

Leadership Quotes

A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.  ~John C. Maxwell A leader is best When people barely know that he exists. ~Witter Bynner, The Way of Life According to Laotzu I am more afraid of an army of one hundred sheep led by a lion than an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep.  ~Charles Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand-Périgord A man is only a leader when a follower stands beside him.  ~Mark Brouwer The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.  ~Henry Miller, The Wisdom of the Heart I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.  ~Indira Gandhi A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.  ~Golda Meir The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.  ~Theodore Roosevelt He led his regiment from behind - He found it less exciting. But when away his regiment ran, His place was at the fore, O. ~W.S. Gilbert Every leader needs to look back once in a while to make sure he has followers.  ~Author Unknown Leadership:  the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.  ~Dwight D. Eisenhower When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command.  Very often, that person is crazy.  ~Dave Barry, "Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn" Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.  ~Anne Bradstreet Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships.  ~Charles Simic There go my people.  I must find out where they are going so I can lead them.  ~Alexandre Ledru-Rollin I am not a labor leader.  I don't want you to follow me or anyone else.  If you are looking for a Moses to l

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