Funny Leadership Quotes

"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
- Dwight Eisenhower

"I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?"
- Benjamin Disraeli

"Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm."
- Publilius Syrus

"Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it."
- John Naisbitt

"In my country we go to prison first and then become President"
- Nelson Mandela

"Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all."
- Dwight Eisenhower

"Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too."
- Robert Half

"The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it."
- Elaine Agather

"You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership."
- Dwight Eisenhower

"If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch."
- The Bible

"It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead -- and find no one there."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd."
- James Crook

"If you're not confused, you're not paying attention."
- Tom Peters

"Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream."
- Malcolm Muggeridge

"It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse."
- Adlai Stevenson

"Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women."
- Groucho Marx

"Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes."
- Lewis Grizzard

"The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes."
- Tony Blair

"For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string."
- Spike Milligan

"If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you. If you really make them think, they'll hate you."
- Don Marquis

"You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long."
- Boris Yeltsin

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
- Peter F. Drucker

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