One of the fondest memories of my Granddad Nelson was trading quotes regularly over email. Sadly I lost the email archive when I went on my mission, but it has continued to be an interest of mine. I hope you enjoy my collection of quotes. A bit of everything from religion to politics to leadership.
Throw away those books and cassettes on inspirational leadership. Send those consultants packing. Know your job, set a good example for the people under you and put results over politics. That's all the charisma you'll really need to succeed.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
If you think you're leading and no one is following you, then you're only taking a walk.
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.
What you do speaks so loudly that I can hear what you say.
Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.