"The only safe ship in a storm is leadership."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Faye Wattleton on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Faye Wattleton 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."Faye Wattleton 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."Faye Wattleton 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."Faye Wattleton on Colin Powell
"One of the sad commentaries on the way women are viewed in our society is that we have to fit one category. I have never felt that I had to be in one category."