Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.
The habit of passive acceptance is a disastrous one in later life. It causes man to seek and to accept a leader, and to accept as a leader whoever is established in that position.
The leader follows in front.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
I have ever deemed it more honorable and profitable, too, to set a good example than to follow a bad one.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants them to do, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.
A good example is the best sermon.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor.
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.