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"Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it."
— Dwight Eisenhower


"Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development."
— Ted Ward


"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."
— Albert Schweitzer


"Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate toward some goal which they come to find desirable."
— Ordway Tead


"Any business or industry that pays equal rewards to its goof-off and its eager beavers sooner or later will find itself with more goof-offs than eager beavers."
— Mick Delaney


"In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. It is good business to have an employee feel part of the entire effort . . . ; I motivate people, I hope, by example—and perhaps by excitement, by having provocative ideas to make others feel involved."
— Rupert Murdoch


"When Sam Snead was asked how to putt, he said, 'Putt for one hundred dollars'."
— Bob Schieffer


"I believe that education is all about being excited about something. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message."
— Steve Irwin, Crocodile Hunter


"Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there."
— John Kotter


"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
— John Quincy Adams


"Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people."
— Lee Iacocca


 
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