It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing.
Muhammad, Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1011.
If you are not the lead dog, the view never changes.unknown
The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.tony blair
That's the art of leadership. To make sure that what shouldn't happen, doesn't happen.tony blair
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.Andrew Carnegie
A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.james callaghan
Every organization must be prepared to abandon everything it does to survive in the future.Peter Drucker
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on. The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.
Political leaders are never leaders. For leaders we have to look to the Awakeners: Lao Tse, Buddha, Socrates, Jesus, Milarepa, Gurdjiev, Krishnamurti.henry miller
I will not follow where the path may lead; instead I will go where there is no path and leave a trail.
Leaders who do not act dialogically, but insist on imposing their decisions, do not organize the people--they manipulate them. They do not liberate, nor are they liberated: they oppress.paulo freire
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.John C. Maxwell
The art of communication is the language of leadership.James Humes
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.Ken Blanchard
Leadership - leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.mitt romney
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.Mohandas K. Gandhi
Leadership means that a group, large or small, is willing to entrust authority to a person who has shown judgement, wisdom, personal appeal, and proven competence.walt disney
I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.Tupac Shakur