Quotes of Captain - somelinesforyou

“ Every leader needs to look back once in a while to make sure he has followers. Source Unknown Effective leaders are known by the questions they ask rather than the statements they make. ”

- Unknown

“ O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells; Rise up - for you the flag is flung - for you the bugle trills. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ Captaining the government of a nation is a bit more exacting than captain of a football team. I know for I've done both. ”

- John Curtin

“ The captain repressed a smile. Mr. Burgess' pride in the fact that the news of his good fortune had been put in the newspapers was so very evident. ”

- Joseph C. Lincoln

“ Writing is the most demanding of callings, more harrowing than a warrior's, more lonely than a whaling captain's-that, in essence, is the modern writer's message. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck. ”

- Guy de Maupassant

“ They were the community leaders. They were the leaders of the civil rights struggle. ”

- Robert Morris

“ Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders. ”

- Tom Peters

“ The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force. ”

- Andre Maurois

“ Leaders make things possible. Exceptional leaders make them inevitable. ”

- Lance Morrow

“ Cruel leaders are replaced only to have new leaders turn cruel. ”

- che guevara

“ Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible — they just don't think their leaders do. ”

- Barack Obama

“ I've got to follow them - I am their leader. ”

- Alexandre Rollin

“ You don't become an effective leader by default. ”


“ Somebody referred to me as a ringleader, which I wouldn't have classed myself as, but anyway, there you go. ”

- Miranda Richardson

“ Every drunken skipper trusts to Providence. But one of the ways of Providence with drunken skippers is to run them on the rocks. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ We are an age without leaders. We stopped having leaders at the end of the 20th century. ”

- Oriana Fallaci

“ Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying. ”

- Neil Armstrong

“ I am more willing to come out when I get my message from my commander. ”

- David Koresh

“ On a standard space shuttle crew, two of the astronauts have a test pilot background - the commander and the pilot. ”

- Sally Ride

“ There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. ”

- Elie Wiesel

“ Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader. ”

- Hermann Hesse

“ In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where she wants and gets up and goes. ”

- John Erskine

“ Leadership is like the old galley ships. 100s are rowing, but only one knows where they are going. ”

- Unknown

“ Who cares who's captain after the wings have fallen off. ”

- Scott McNealy

“ The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals. ”

- Sallust

“ It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. ”

- William Ernest Henley

“ As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private. ”

- Edgar Watson Howe

“ Chance works for us when we are good captains. ”

- George Meredith

“ Come, let's have one other gaudy night. Call to me. All my sad captains. Fill our bowls once more. Let's mock the midnight bell. ”

- William Shakespeare
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