Citations de Politiques / Politicans quotes

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The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. John Buchan

 

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. Henry Kissinger

 

You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. Harry Truman

 

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. Theodore Roosevelt

 

Four rules of leadership in a free legislative body: First, no matter how hard-fought the issue, never get personal. Don't say or do anything that may come back to haunt you on another issue, another day.... Second, do your homework. You can't lead without knowing what you're talking about.... Third, the American legislative process is one of give and take. Use your power as a leader to persuade, not intimidate.... Fourth, be considerate of the needs of your colleagues, even if they're at the bottom of the totem pole.... George Bush

 

When the conduct of men is designed to be influenced, persuasion, kind, unassuming persuasion, should ever be adopted. It is an old and a true maxim, that a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall. Abraham Lincoln

 

A leader is a dealer in hope. Napoleon Bonaparte

 

Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance. Charles de Gaulle

A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.  Charles de Gaulle

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