Management works in the system. Leadership works on the system.
Behind every great leader there was an even greater logistician.
The essence of flexibility is in the mind of the commander; the substance of flexibility is in logistics.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Leadership is taking responsibility for enabling others to achieve shared purpose in the face of uncertainty.
I would not want to live in a country that would have me as a leader in any sort of political bent.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
I hire people brighter than me and then get out of their way.
I've always found that speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
From a speech given to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Aug. 16, 1967
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you really want to test his character, give him power.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
An 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.
I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.