Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.
Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate toward some goal which they come to find desirable.
Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.
Leadership is an interactive conversation that pulls people toward becoming comfortable with the language of personal responsibility and commitment.
You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.
Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.
The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust
In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.
It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.
It is an unfortunate personal tragedy. However, when compared to the vast ocean of the collective tragedy faced by my people, my illness is merely a pebble. I am deeply sad that I am crippled by this illness, unable to contribute anything substantial towards the alleviation of the immense suffering and oppression of my people.
In the end, all business operations can be reduced to three words: people, product and profits. Unless you've got a good team, you can't do much with the other two.
The American people must be willing to give up a degree of personal privacy in exchange for safety and security
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect, and their oneness.
Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.
When people ask me, ‘Why can’t labor organize the way it did in the thirties?’ the answer is simple: everything we did then is now illegal.
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
War is a game in which princes seldom win, the people never
Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever.
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.