The best warriors win without seeking to conquer. The best warriors
do not use violence. The best tacticians try to avoid confrontation. The best leaders become servants of their people.
All streams flow to the sea because it is lower than they are.
Humility gives it its power.
If you want to govern the people, you must place yourself below them.
If you want to lead the people, you must learn how to follow them.
– Lao Tzu
Run away from greatness, and greatness will follow you… [Abu Bakr]
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
You reap what you saw. For authority or influence to flourish, the right environment must be provided and nurturing behavior must be present. Bear in mind however that influence is not something that grows overnight, it grows in time.
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist. -Eric Hoffer
All of us are born to be a leader, although we are born with 2 fears ; We are naturally afraid of falling and loud noises.
A Leader must Fear No man, but God.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. -Satchel Paige