"The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'"
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Lao Tzu on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Lao Tzu on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Lao Tzu on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Lao Tzu on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Lao Tzu on Winston Churchill
"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."
"When the best leader's work is done the people say, 'We did it ourselves.'"
"To know yet to think that one does not know is best Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty."
"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading."
"If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve."