Bad Leadership Quotes

Tis known by the name of perseverance in a good cause, and of obstinacy in a bad one.

Laurence Stern

Whatever excites the spirit of contradiction is capable of producing the last effects of heroism; which is only the highest pitch of obstinacy, in a good or bad cause, in wisdom or folly.

William Hazlitt

Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.

Sir Thomas Browne

While skin and race are often synonymous, skin cleansing is good, race cleansing is bad.

Stephen Tyrone Colbert

But prudence can also be understood as the difference between good and bad. I know the road we've taken is the good and prudent one.

Alejandro Toledo

When you have nothing to say, say nothing; a weak defense strengthens your opponent, and silence is less injurious than a bad reply.

Charles Caleb Colton

What we aim to do is calm the spirit and get in touch with the source from which everything comes, removing any trace of malice or egotism. If you spend too much time trying to find out what is good or bad about someone else, youll forget your own soul and end up exhausted and defeated by the energy you have wasted in judging others.

Paulo Coelho

Too often man handles life as he does the†bad weather, He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop

Alfred Polgar

All I am certain of right now is that I don't want to go anywhere, and that's not bad for someone who always used to run.

Eric Clapton

There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.

James Truslow Adams

To think bad thoughts is really the easiest thing in the world. If you leave your mind to itself it will spiral down into ever-increasing unhappiness. To think good thoughts, however, requires effort. This is one of the things that discipline training is about.

James Clavell

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life.

Cora Lea Bell

Instead of bringing our children up according to our own preconceived rules of good and bad we must teach them to question everything. Tell your child you believe in God, point out that some people don't.

Dr. George Brock Chisholm CC

The poor object to being governed badly, while the rich object to being governed at all.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.

Henry Miller

There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.

Dick Wolf

I noticed I had developed a fantasy about myself as a writer as opposed to actually doing it [so] I finally summoned up the bad taste to move to Los Angeles.

Leslie Dixon

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.

Wu Ming Fu

Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.

Bernard Mandeville

Paltry affectation, strained allusions, and disgusting finery are easily attained by those who choose to wear them; they are but too frequently the badges of ignorance or of stupidity, whenever it would endeavor to please

Oliver Goldsmith

So far has Athens left the rest of mankind behind in thought and expression that her pupils have become the teachers of the world, and she has made the name of Hellas distinctive no longer of race but of intellect, and the title of Hellene a badge of education rather than of common descent.

Isocrates

The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.

John Calvin

Laugh whenever you can. Keeps you from killing yourself when things are bad. That and vodka.

Jim Butcher

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