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    J. Paul Getty

    The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.

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    John C. Maxwell

    People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.

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    Henry A. Kissinger

    It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.

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    Max Lucado

    A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

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    Leo Burnett

    What helps people, helps business.

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    John H. Johnson

    To succeed, one must be creative and persistent.

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    Harvey S. Firestone

    The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

    Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.

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    Barbara Sher

    The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.

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    Thomas Leonard

    Clarity affords focus.

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    Jim Rohn

    Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.

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    Henry Ford

    If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right.

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    John D. Rockefeller

    Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

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    Henry Ford

    Don't find fault, find a remedy.

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    Newt Gingrich

    I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

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    Sun Tzu

    He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.

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    James Freeman Clarke

    Strong convictions precede great actions.

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    Ray Kroc

    Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.

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    Duke Ellington

    My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never.

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    E. Joseph Cossman

    Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.

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    Peter Drucker

    Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.

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    W. Clement Stone

    No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.

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    Major Owens

    You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power.

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    Nelson Mandela

    It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.

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    Henry J. Kaiser

    Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

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    Bernard Baruch

    Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.

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    Debbi Fields

    Good enough never is.

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    John C. Maxwell

    A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

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    E. Joseph Cossman

    Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.

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    Harold S. Geneen

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

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    Henry Miller

    The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.

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    Steve Ballmer

    Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders.

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    James Rouse

    Whatever ought to be, can be.

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    Lao Tzu

    When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'

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    Mahatma Gandhi

    I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

    A leader is a dealer in hope.

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    Arnold H. Glasgow

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

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    Confucius

    The cautious seldom err.

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    Mary Kay Ash

    Every silver lining has a cloud.

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    J. P. Morgan

    A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.

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    Steve Jobs

    Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

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    Nolan Bushnell

    Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.

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    David Ogilvy

    Leaders grasp nettles.

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    Tom Hopkins

    Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.

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    Henry A. Kissinger

    The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.

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    Bo Bennett

    Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.

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    Donald Trump

    You have to think anyway, so why not think big?

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    Barbara Sher

    Doing is a quantum leap from imagining.

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    John C. Maxwell

    Leadership is influence.

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    John D. Rockefeller

    Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

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    Mary Kay Ash

    The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.

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    Ken Olsen

    The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.

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    Michael Eisner

    It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

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    W. Clement Stone

    Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

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    Colin Powell

    Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.

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    William James

    If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.

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    Cyril Falls

    The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it.

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    Harold S. Geneen

    Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.

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    Harvey S. Firestone

    If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man's greatest asset.

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    Warren G. Bennis

    Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.

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    Lao Tzu

    A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

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    Peter Drucker

    Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.

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    Margaret Fuller

    Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

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    Tom Peters

    If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.

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    David Joseph Schwartz

    How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.

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    Roy E. Disney

    When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.

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    Thomas Fuller

    If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.

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    Peter Drucker

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

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    Thomas Sowell

    People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.

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    Tom Peters

    Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.

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    David Joseph Schwartz

    Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.

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    Thomas Fuller

    In fair weather prepare for foul.

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    Peter Drucker

    People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.

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    Mitt Romney

    Leadership, leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.

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    Paul Hawken

    Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

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    Andrew Carnegie

    The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.

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    Ray Kroc

    The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.

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    Jim Rohn

    Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

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    Stephen Covey

    Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

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    R. Buckminster Fuller

    I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself.

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    Jesse Jackson

    Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.

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    Albert Schweitzer

    Example is leadership.

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    An Wang

    You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.

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    Ray Kroc

    You're only as good as the people you hire.

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    Warren G. Bennis

    Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

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    Bill Bradley

    Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

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    Steve Jobs

    Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

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    Aristotle Onassis

    To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.

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    Sam Walton

    High expectations are the key to everything.

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    Tony Blair

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

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    William James

    If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.

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    J. P. Morgan

    Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.

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    Vaclav Havel

    The exercise of power is determined by thousands of interactions between the world of the powerful and that of the powerless, all the more so because these worlds are never divided by a sharp line: everyone has a small part of himself in both.

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    John C. Maxwell

    Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.

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    Charles de Gaulle

    The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.

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    Scott McNealy

    Get the best people and train them well.

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