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A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren’t still there, he’s no longer a political leader.
In New York Times 21 June 1965, p. 1
What luck for rulers that men do not think.
Adolf Hitler (1889 – 1945)
The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without ‘playing up’ to anyone – even to himself.
Andre Malraux (1901 – 1976)
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
Casey Stengel (1890 – 1975)
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 – 1969)
The crowd gives the leader new strength.
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
George Goethals (1858 – 1928)
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy (1917 – 1963), speech prepared for delivery in Dallas the day of his assassination, November 22, 1963
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Lee Iacocca (1924 – )
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Peter Drucker (1909 – 2005)
Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.
New York World 6 February 1928, p. 1
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
New York Herald Tribune 14 Apr. 1945
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter F. Drucker
Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
George S. Patton
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.
Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men — the other 999 follow women.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.
Theodore M. Hesburgh
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.