No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest.
Great necessities call forth great leaders.
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.
“No leader, however great, can long continue unless he wins battles. The battle decides all.”
“Having the capacity to lead is not enough. The leader must be willing to use it.”
“It is the business of a general to be quiet and thus ensure secrecy; upright and just, and thus maintain order.”
“Hence in the wise leader’s plans, considerations of advantage and of disadvantage will be blended together.”
“According as circumstances are favorable, one should modify one’s plans.”
“By altering his arrangements and changing his plans, he keeps the enemy without definite".
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
It's not about you. It's about them.
I sometimes wonder if our world leaders are very smart and just putting us on, or very stupid and mean it.