"The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Casey Stengel on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Casey Stengel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Casey Stengel on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Casey Stengel on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Casey Stengel on Colin Powell
"The trick is growing up without growing old."
"Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?"
"Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits."
"You gotta lose 'em some of the time. When you do, lose 'em right."
"They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that?"
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