Lessons in leadership - 13 profound quotes

Generals MacArthur and Smith

13 profound leadership quotes.

1. 'Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too'

Robert Half

2. 'A leader must have the courage to act against an expert’s advice'

James Callaghan

3. 'You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can’t sit on it for long'

Boris Yeltsin

4. 'A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit'

Arnold H. Glasow

5. 'Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things'

Peter Drucker

'Only the guy who isn't rowing has time to rock the boat'

Jean-Paul Sartre

'Never give an order that can't be obeyed

General Douglas MacArthur

'Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned'

Harold Geneen

'The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes'

Tony Blair

'If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail'

Winston Churchill

'Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan'

John F. Kennedy

'Being responsible sometimes means p.ssing people off'

Colin Powell

'A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be'

Rosalynn Carter

Sources - Forbes.com, brainyquote.com, leadershipnow.com, inspirational-quotes.info, inc.co

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