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 leader leads by example, not by force
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Example is leadership.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Quitting is leading too.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
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 idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.