"We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Christiane Amanpour on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Christiane Amanpour 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."Christiane Amanpour 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."Christiane Amanpour 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."Christiane Amanpour on Colin Powell
"We manage the fear, I manage the fear, but it certainly takes its toll, the strain does."
"And one thing that I always believed and that I knew for certain was that I could never have sustained a personal relationship while I worked this hard, or while I was that driven this intensely by the story."
"I'm not an American but I have always had the outsiders' respect for the American people and the American way."
"If we have no respect for our viewers, then how can we have any respect for ourselves and what we do?"
"I leave CNN with the utmost respect, love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here. This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years, and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished."