Boss Quotes

A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting.

Russell H. Ewing

Nothing is as embarrassing as watching your boss do something you assured him couldn't be done.

Earl Wilson

If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter.

John Gotti

Can you not see that it is the INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM and not the "boss" which must be changed?

Lucy Parsons

A good manager doesn't try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you're the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong -- that's healthy.

Robert Townsend

Before you have an argument with your boss, you'd better take a good look at both sides--his side & the outside.


Al Gore has gained a lot of weight lately. Of course, unlike his former boss he only has to worry about getting into his own pants.

David Letterman

An exchange of ideas occurs when you take an idea to your boss and you come back with his idea.

Andrei A. Gromyko

He isn't a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities

William Feather

In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people.... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.

Ken Blanchard

Your real boss is the one who walks around under your hat.

Napoleon Hill

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says 'Go!' - a leader says 'Let's go!'

E M Kelly

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

Robert Frost

Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss

Jim Murray

I am an animator. I feel like Im the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. Im rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work.

Hayao Miyazaki
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