Leadership

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  • “A gentle hand may lead even an elephant by a hair.” ~ Iranian (on leadership)
  • “A great one must have a long heart.” ~ Ethiopian (on leadership)
  • “A ruler must sometimes humor as well as command. “ ~ unknown
  • “An army of a thousand is easy to find but ah how difficult to find a general. “ ~ Chinese Proverb>
  • “Even the largest army is nothing without a good general.” ~ Afghan (on leadership)
  • “Great chiefs prove their worthiness. “ ~ Seneca Proverb
  • “He that cannot obey, cannot command. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “He who rules must fully humor as much as he commands. “ ~ George Eliot (1819-1880)
  • “If the townspeople are happy, look to the chief.” ~ Liberian (on leadership)
  • “If you can’t serve, you can’t rule.” ~ Bulgarian (on leadership)
  • “In the country of the blind, the one” ~ man is king. – Desiderius Erasmus (1465-1536)
  • “Masterly retreat is in itself a victory. “ ~ Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)
  • “One man can make a difference. “ ~ unknown
  • “Take the bull by the horns. “ ~ North American Saying
  • “The good will of the governed will be starved if not fed by the good deeds of the governors. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the world. “ ~ William Ross Wallace (1819-1881)
  • “The higher the monkey climbs, the more he shows his tail. “ ~ John Wycliffe (c.1320-1384) alternate source:Belizean (on leadership)
  • “The master of the people is their servant.” ~ Yemeni (on leadership)
  • “Whatever the boss says goes. “ ~ unknown
  • “When money speaks, truth keeps silent.” ~ Russian (on money)
  • “When we think we lead, we are most led. “ ~ Henry James Byron (1834-1884)
  • “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~ John Quincy Adams
  • “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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
  • “Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.” ~ General Douglas MacArthur
  • “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” ~ George Patton
  • “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” ~ Albert Schweiter
  • “You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That’s assault, not leadership.” ~ Dwight Eisenhower
  • “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” ~ John C. Maxwell

This post was last modified on October 11, 2019 5:33 am