The person who can’t lead and won’t follow makes a dandy roadblock. (Illustrations for Biblical Preaching, 214)
He who would be a good leader must be prepared to deny himself much. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
I believe it might be accepted as a fairly reliable rule of thumb that the man who is ambitious to lead is disqualified as a leader. (A. W. Tozer)
I use not only all the brains I have, but all I can borrow. (Woodrow Wilson)
If you can’t face the music, you’ll never get to lead the band.
Leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.
Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. (Dwight D. Eisenhower)
Of a good leader, who talks little,
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
They will say, “We did this ourselves.”
Lao-Tse (C. 604 – C. 531 B.C.)
Success without a successor is failure. (Noel Vose)