Bad Leadership Quotes

A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.

Augustine Birrell

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

House guests should be regarded as perishables: Leave them out too long and they go bad.

Erma BomBeck

It is only our bad temper that we put down to being tired or worried or hungry; we put our good temper down to ourselves.

C. S. Lewis

But certain winds will make men's temper bad.

George Eliot

Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell

The effects of our actions may be postponed but they are never lost. There is an inevitable reward for good deeds and an inescapable punishment for bad. Meditate upon this truth, and seek always to earn good wages from Destiny.

Ming Fu Wu

Every choice carries a consequence. For better or worse, each choice is the unavoidable consequence of its predecessor. There are not exceptions. If you can accept that a bad choice carries the seed of its own punishment, why not accept the fact that a good choice yields desirable fruit?

Gary Ryan Blair

Thinking about suicide is a potent consolation: it helps us to get through many a bad night.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The thought of suicide is a powerful solace: by means of it one gets through many a bad night

Friedrich Nietzsche

There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more.

Woody Allen

If you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad.

Epictetus

If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.

Oscar Wilde

As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.

Elias Canetti

As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.

Elias Canetti

In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving, instead of actually getting up and leaving.

Erica Mann Jong

Hell is paved with good intention, not with bad ones. All men mean well.

George Bernard Shaw

Man is physically as well as metaphysically a thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors, and a misfit from the start.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is so soothing to our self esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.

Van Wyck Brooks

The Christian resolution to find the world ugly and bad has made the world ugly and bad.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.

Henri Frederic Amiel

There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.

Oscar Wilde

In the past, we spoke of poverty, misery only in the south. Now there is a lot of misery, a lot of bad that creates victims in the north as well. This has become manifest: the global system was not made to serve the good of all, but to serve multinational companies.

Ahmed Ben Bella

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