I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could.
A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.
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.
The leader doesn't take charge of the tribe. The leader takes responsibility for the tribe.
A man can only stumble for so long before he either falls or stands up straight.
Leadership should not be an aspiration. It should be a consequence of competence.
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If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
Three basic qualities which sets a leader apart and makes him into a fruitful proposition for everybody around him is his INTEGRITY, his ABILITY TO INSPIRE people to do the right things and above all, INSIGHT.
Being a leader does not mean dominating the situation. It means empowering people to do what they would not have imagined possible
It is the ability to bring out the best in others that makes you a leader.
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Leadership is not about asserting yourself over somebody, it is about being able to harness everybody's aspirations and make it happen
Leadership needs clarity not confidence. Confidence without clarity can be disastrous
Leadership is not assertion of yourself, leadership is the art of fulfilling the aspirations of everyone.
What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system. That's much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.
A leader is best When people barely know he exists, who talks little, When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, They will say, "We did this ourselves."
Great leaders can see the greatness in others when they can't see it themselves and lead them to their highest potential they don't even know.
Great Leaders Create More Leaders Good leaders have vision and inspire others to help them turn vision into reality. Great leaders create more leaders, not followers. Great leaders have vision, share vision, and inspire others to create their own.
Leadership is not about dominance, about power over people, but of dedication & sacrifice for a cause beyond oneself
Ambition is about more. Vision is about all.
Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don't forget to lift someone up.
Being a leader is like being a captain of a ship. If you are the captain of the ship, you don't have to do the hard work that the crew is doing but you must be able to chart out a successful path. You must be able to see everything that is there right now & you must be able to foresee that which cannot be seen right now
History is replete with many events where individual leaders because of their insight and their commitment, have changed the course of what happens on this planet. At the same time, there are also many disastrous events on the planet when leaders operated without the necessary insight and did things which caused enormous disasters on this planet
if you do not communicate the way people know, if you do not behave and act the way people know right now, if you don't walk two steps with them you can never walk them in a different direction
Look wide, beyond your immediate surroundings and limits, and you see things in their right proportion. Look above the level of things around you and see a higher aim and possibility to your work.
Leadership means partnership, cooperation, mentoring, and support. It does not mean dominance. Dominance is tyranny
Sensible leadership is like motherhood. It is a judgment you make according to the needs of those you lead
Integrity, insight and inclusiveness, are the three essential qualities of leadership
Involve groups in the creative process and you inevitably end up with a pile of pleasing, socially-acceptable lies. Contrast blockbuster movies with the great books