'Tis a dainty thing to command, though 'twere but a flock of sheep.
A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting. A boss is interested in himself or herself, a leader is interested in the group.
A crown, golden in show is but a wreath of thorns.
A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.
A leader has been defined as one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.
A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.
A leader knows what's best to do; a manager knows merely how best to do it.
A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.