The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do -- professionally and personally -- and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.
Warren G. Bennis
Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following -- learning to be dedicated, observant, capable of working with and learning from others, never servile, always truthful. Having located these qualities in himself, he can encourage them in others.
Warren G. Bennis
To become a leader, then, you must become yourself, become the maker of your own life.
Warren G. Bennis
The leader wonders about everything, wants to learn as much as he can, is willing to take risks, experiment, try new things. He does not worry about failure, but embraces errors, knowing he will learn from them.
Warren G. Bennis
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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value.
Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.
One does evil enough when one does nothing good.
You only get out what you put in.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.
William Ellery Channing
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions.
The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources.
Norman Vincent Peale
Never say die.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.
We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time
He who lives without discipline dies without honor.
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery
When god closes a door, he opens a window.
Love is perfect kindness
Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Marcel Marceau, Silent Movie (1976)
Yo, Adrian !
Rocky Balboa, Rocky (1976)
Without a general an army is lost.
All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
Henry David Thoreau
I am the captain of my soul.
William Ernest Henley
How can you tell the difference between a run-over snake and a run-over lawyer? There are skid marks in front of the snake.
Happiness is a state of activity.
Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.
Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)
Roll with the punches.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach them.
It looks as if there were a single ultimate goal for mankind, a far goal toward which all persons strive. This is called variously by different authors self-actualization, self- realization, integration, psychological health, individuation, autonomy, creativity, productivity, but they all agree that this amounts to realizing the potentialities of the person, that is to say, becoming fully human, everything that person can be.
I become a waterwheel, turning and tasting you, as long as water moves.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die !
Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride (1987)
A bold onset is half the battle.
It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing, a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.
I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.
Love understands all languages.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.
John P. Strelecky
The crocodile is only strong in the water.
It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.
Things do not change we change.
Henry David Thoreau
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
When I hear somebody sigh, Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what ?
Sydney J. Harris
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go ?
Maria, For Whom The Bell Tolls (1943)
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
When Harry Met Sally
If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.
I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Elementary, my dear Watson.
Sherlock Holmes, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
David O. McKay
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we can not live within.
God doesn't make junk.
Draw from others the lesson that may profit yourself.
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Attitude determines altitude.
Must you flirt ?
Ninotchka, Leon (1939)
Bond. James Bond.
James Bond, Dr No (1962)
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity ; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
John F. Kennedy
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
J. Petit Senn
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead. His eyes are closed.
Rather than focusing on things and time, focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and on accomplishing results.
Today... maybe I can take one step on that profoundly complex path to peace.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
I feel I have this great creative and spiritual force within me that is greater than faith, greater than ambition, greater than confidence, greater than determination, greater than vision. It is all these combined. Whether it is a godhead or not, I feel this great force, this untapped power, this dynamic something within me. This feeling defies description, and there is no experience with which this feeling may be compared. It is something like a strong emotion mixed with faith, but a lot stronger.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. quotes
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
Get busy livin, or get busy dyin'.
Andy, The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look farther than you can see.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.