Favorite Quotations ~† Skill Leadership: Theory, Application, Skill Development

"To be a judge you don't have to know about books, you have to be skilled at picking shrapnel out of your head." ~ Joanna Lumley

Creation of Adam

We're all given some sort of skill in life. Mine just happens to be beating up on people. ~ Sugar Ray Leonard

The skill of man is unequal to the formation of a new man from old materials, but the battered tenement may, with care, be long sustained by props. ~ Becklardís Physiology

When there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains. ~ Eric Hoffer

Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects. ~ Lester B. Pearson

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill. ~ Robert Heller

All of the top achievers I know are life long learners.... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence. ~ Denis Waitley

Creative thinking is not a talent, it is a skill that can be learnt. It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity and where appropriate profits. ~ Edward de Bono

When love and skill work together, expect a miracle. ~ John Ruskin

To know how to hide one's ability is great skill. ~ La Rouchefouchauld

No skill or art is needed to grow old; the trick is to endure it. ~ Johann von Goethe

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art. ~ Tom Stoppard