Quotes of Charisma

“ Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm. ”

- Ralph Archbold

“ Let the others have the charisma. I've got the class. ”

- George H. Bush

“ I try to hold my charisma in check. ”

- George W. Bush

“ Lack of charisma can be fatal. ”

- Jenny Holzer

“ Mario Vazquez is a multitalented, young Hispanic singer with the voice and charisma that we've been trying to find for a long time. His live audition for us was truly special. ”

- Clive Davis

“ His great strength was not his charisma, as many commonly thought, but that he knew exactly what he could do and what he could not do. ”

- Peter Drucker

“ The thought behind it was fantastic but Hyde Park is a charisma-free zone. ”

- Elton John

“ I know there's all this talk about my charisma deficit and I have to admit that I'm not a wild, in-your-face actor. It's not my nature to be flashy or extroverted and that's why I see it as a great challenge to me as an actor to be able to play against type and shake up people's perceptions of me. ”

- Tobey Maguire

“ If you were having an affair, with, say, your friend's wife, and you had to meet her… cross the street in San Francisco where you knew you wouldn't be observed. And you went to meet her one day, and she walked across the street and got his by a truck… ”

- Neil Jordan

“ The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity — an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do. ”

- Bruce Barton

“ Walter Mondale has all the charisma of a speed bump. ”

- Will Durst

“ You can get away with bad material if you've got charisma. ”

- Rosser Reeves

“ The togetherness, the camaraderie, the chemistry, the charisma: You never saw one of the Beatles by himself. ”

- Pete Best

“ Let the others have the charisma. I've got the class. ”

- George Bush

“ Steve Jobs has always had a bit of Buzz Lightyear in him: comically self-confident, ingenuously overbearing and overendowed with charisma. ”

- Katie Hafner
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