"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Henry Ward Beecher on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Henry Ward Beecher 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."Henry Ward Beecher 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."Henry Ward Beecher 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."Henry Ward Beecher on Colin Powell
"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures."
"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."
"To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine."
"Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments."
"Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one."