"You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Dwight D. Eisenhower 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."Dwight D. Eisenhower 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."Dwight D. Eisenhower 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."Dwight D. Eisenhower on Colin Powell
"Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age."
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
"Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it."
"The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy."
"If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order."