"If you can provide the funding and you get the leadership, you'll have a competitive team."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."T. Boone Pickens on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."T. Boone Pickens 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."T. Boone Pickens 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."T. Boone Pickens 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."T. Boone Pickens on Colin Powell
"I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure."
"I have always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure."
"I'm a Republican. I don't want to go to heaven and have to face my family up there and tell them I voted for a Democrat."
"In the history of America, we've never had an energy plan. We don't even realize the resources we have available to us."
"I think I have more patience now than I did in the past."