"Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Warren G. Bennis on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Warren G. Bennis on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Warren G. Bennis on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Warren G. Bennis on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Warren G. Bennis on John Steinbeck
"The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment."
"You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future."
"Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery."
"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality."
"Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard."