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The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses as a leader is likely to be far more effective than the one who remains blind to them. He also is on the road to humility — that priceless attitude of openness to life that can help a manager absorb mistakes, failures, or personal shortcomings.
A leader knows what’s best to do; a manager knows merely how best to do it.
Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.
Skill in the art of communication is crucial to a leader’s success. He can accomplish nothing unless he can communicate effectively.
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
The minute a person whose word means a great deal to others dare to take the open-hearted and courageous way, many others follow.
The deep rewards of giving go to those who give out of a concern for others, and take pains to see that their giving is wisely done, to meet real needs and seize promising opportunities.
Our contemptible species is so made that those who walk on a commonly used path are sure to throw stones at those who are displaying a new road.
If you have fear of those that command you, spare those that obey you.
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn’t go by yourself.