"Every silver lining has a cloud."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Mary Kay Ash on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Mary Kay Ash 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."Mary Kay Ash 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."Mary Kay Ash 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."Mary Kay Ash on Colin Powell
"Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis."
"Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people."
"A company is only as good as the people it keeps."
"For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour."
"A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one."