Leadership QUOTES and Tid Bits.

Abraham Lincoln Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
Adolf Hitler What luck for rules that men do not think
Alexandre Dumas Do not value money for any more nor any less than its worth; it is a good servant but a bad master.
Arnold Palmer Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
Ben Hogan If we could have just screwed another head on his shoulders, he would have been the greatest golfer who ever lived.
As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.
Benjamin Franklin How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
Man will ultimately be governed by God or by tyrants.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.
People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither & will lose both.
Bill Cosby I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Billy Graham There is nothing wrong with men possessing riches. The wrong comes when riches possess men.
The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
It is not the body’s posture, but the heart’s attitude that counts when we pray.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Brain Tracy Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.
Chris Brady Being a workaholic and being lazy are two sides of the same coin; failure
Your short-term desires are the enemies of your long-term dreams.
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger – Arnold Palmer
It’s one thing to lie to ourselves. It’s another thing to believe it – Pressfield
If taken properly, losing creates the hunger to win again.
If taken wrongly, losing creates the habit of excuse making and quitting.
Leaders make decisions and then make their decisions right through effort.
It may be that we’ve reached the critical point in America where there are more people riding in the cart than pulling it.
Success is elusive to most people because they try to spread it out over too many endeavors.
Professionals focus on their craft to the exclusion of all distractions. Only then are they freed up for anything else.
The impossible dream is just the right size – Larsen
Better said, “Life in the Zone” wears no watch.
Time loses its predominant tyranny over us when we are in full pursuit of our calling (i.e. we don’t notice it)
You can become great at something in life, but there is not time to become great at too many things
The critic hates the most that which he was too chicken to do himself.
It has been said that the life of a great achiever can be summed up in one sentence. Think about what yours might be.
Greatness never happens by accident.
Rush hour certainly isn’t ” rush” and it’s rarely just an hour!
things are sometimes exactly what they seem.
Colin Powell Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible
David Viscott If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.
Denis Waitley Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Einstein The significant problems we face in life cannot be solved at the same level of thinking that created them.
Eleanor Powell What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
Eleanor Roosevelt “A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist.”
George Washington Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.
Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
Gerald Ford Nothing is more important than the ability to communicate effectively.
Harold R. McAlindon Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Jack Nicklaus Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.
Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.
Jim Collins A culture of discipline is not a principle of business; it is a principle of greatness.
John Maxwell God will help you be all you can be, but he will never let you be successful at becoming someone else. -Joyce Meyer
If you want to equip, you must have a relationship.
People don’t remember what WE think is important; they remember what THEY think is important. Meet them in theirs.
John Wooden Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
When opportunity comes, it’s too late to prepare.
It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
Ability is a poor man’s wealth.
Ken Whitten There is no prayer too hard for God to answer. No problem too hard for God to solve. No person too hard for God to save. Jer.32:17
Need to redefine failure. Failure is not failing to reach your dream. Failure is not having a dream.
Leading Resources The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
Mark Marshall Hardest part of leadership: Not being able to explain all decisions to everyone.
Mark Twain I can live for two months on a good compliment.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Martin Luther King “Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of true education.” Martin L. King
Max Lucado We forget that “impossible” is one of God’s favorite words.
God speaks all languages — including yours.
God’s efforts are strongest when our efforts are useless.
A problem is no more than a challenge to God than a twig is to an elephant.
Sow seeds of doubt and expect insecurity. Sow seeds of hope and enjoy optimism.
Mike Myatt Leadership is not what you know or who you know, but how you transfer what you know into the hearts & minds of who you know
Mother Teresa Mother Teresa was asked how we should promote world peace. Her reply: Go home and love your family.
Nietzsche He who has a WHY to live for can bear with almost any how.
Orrin Woodward The best leaders build hope in their teams, but also build a workable plan to fulfill that hope.
Orrin Woodward “Seek first to understand, then be understood” – Covey – One of the most powerful & underused tool in a leaders toolbox.
Orrin Woodward Leaders make decisions and then make their decisions right through effort.
Lead People & Manage Numbers
Before you make a judgment, ensure that you have heard all the facts from all sides.
What good is excellence in Finances if the same excellence is not carried over to Faith, Family, Friends, & Fitness?
Self-examination is the key to turn current defeats into future victories.
Show me any successful person and I will show you someone who has learned to manage frustration.
In life, most people surrender what is possible for what is comfortable.
Winners hate losing more than changing while others hate changing more than losing.
I would rather eat the scraps off a wise person’s table than have a banquet with a fool.
Always give your personal best b/c if you allow the camels nose beneath your tent, his whole body will soon follow.
You cannot seize your future until you let go of your past.
Leaders look for reasons to win while others look for reasons to quit.
Winners see the dream and develop plans while the rest see the obstacles & develop justifications.
The only place where compensation comes before service is in the dictionary or anywhere the government meddles.
Today’s age worries too much about image and not enough about integrity.
The courage to do is in shorter supply than the knowledge of how to do.
Managers operate through control of people while leaders operate through inspiration of people.
Remember, as the man and woman thinketh, they become
If you’re too big to follow you’re too small to lead
Low Self Esteem Means Friction & Trouble – LSMFT – Les Giblin. Meaning hurting people hurt people.
Poor leaders are like broken umbrellas-they elude discovery when the sun is shining, but reveal their ineptness when it rains.
Most people overestimate what can be accomplished in 1 year and underestimate what can be accomplished in 10 years.
Leaders need courage to make decisions that affect a small amount of people negatively & a large number positively.
In leadership, the cause always comes before the applause.
Praising people in private is good, but when done in front of peers it is life changing for all.
America will remain free only as long as the people desire freedom over security.
Pericles “Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles
Ralph Waldo Emerson What u are speaks so loudly that I can’t hear what u say. -Ralph W Emerson.
What Lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us
For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Rick Beneteau It’s usually the last ounce of effort that tips the scales of success.
Robert Kiyosaki If you want to go somewhere, its best to find someone who has already been there
Ronald Reagan Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
“There are no easy answers’ but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.  We didn’t pass it to our children in the boodstream.  It must be fought for, protected, and handed on form them to do the same, or one day we will spen our sunset years telling our children what it was onece like in the United States where men were free
Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.
Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.
Democracy is worth dying for, because it’s the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.’ – Ronald Reagan
No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women..’ – Ronald Reagan
Sam Snead Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome.
Samuel Chand Time once gone can never be recalled or replenished. Some spend time others invest it. Which are you?
Sophocles the greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.” Sophocles
Stephen Covey Culture is the key to strong families as well as other strong teams.
Thomas Jefferson Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
Tony Robbins 3 choices in life: Give up, Give in , or give it your all! To me there is only one choice. What’s your choice today?
We all make our own limits-expand yours today!
Change is the essence of life.Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.
One person with passion is better than forty people merely interested.
Walt Disney All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.
Ward Cleaver When you make a mistake, admit it. If you don’t, you only make matters worse.
William Arthur Ward If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
Winston Churchill Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Kites rise highest against the wind—and not with it.
A nation without a conscience is a nation without a soul. A nation without a soul is nation that cannot live.
Victory will never be found by taking the line of least resistance.
Never surrender ourselves to servitude and shame whatever the cost may be.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

2 Responses to “Leadership QUOTES and Tid Bits.”

  1. Barbara Says:

    the advertisements on the right side are cutting off the saying of each one and I can not read them after about the first 7 words and then the ending comes underneath and I don’t know what was in the middle. Can you get rid of the ads on the right so I can read the sayings please?

    • Eric H Stone Says:

      Barbara, not sure maybe its a setting on your end. When I go to the site and click on it, the page opens in the middle of the blog. Sorry your having problems with it. I don’t have any adds on for the blog.


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