A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.
~ Robert Townsend
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
~ Max de Pree
You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.
~ Sam Rayburn
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
~ Arnold Glasgow
Leaders are problem solvers by talent and temperament, and by choice.
~ Harlan Cleveland
A leader is a dealer in hope.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte
Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.
~ Henry Kissinger
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
~ Dwight Eisenhower
Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
~ Dwight D. Eisenhower