Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything"
"If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully"
"What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together"
"Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention"
"Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion"
"Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it"
"Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them"
"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great"
"Get the best people and train them well"
"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade"
"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out"
"When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier"
"High expectations are the key to everything"
"To succeed, one must be creative and persistent"
"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes"
"Strong convictions precede great actions"
"Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions"
"Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected"
"There go the people.
I must follow them for I am their leader"
"Men are governed only by serving them; the rule is without exception"
"To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them"
"No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto"
"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"
"My attitude is never to be satisfied, never enough, never"