Quotes in leadership
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Don't be evil. We believe strongly that in the long term, we will be better served - as shareholders and in all other ways - by a company that does good things for the world even if we forgo some short term gains. This is an important aspect of our culture and is broadly shared within the company.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
No easy problems ever come to the President of the United States. If they are easy to solve, someone else has solved them.
Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.