Management Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old management quotes, management sayings, and management proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Management is not being brilliant. Management is being conscientious. Peter Drucker
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. Stephen Covey
All of life is the management of risk, not its elimination. Walter Wriston
Managing your time really means managing yourself. If your time is out of control, it means you are out of control. Douglas Merrill
The first rule of management is delegation. Don't try and do everything yourself because you can't. Anthea Turner
Practice golden rule 1 of management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed. Brian Tracy
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty. John D. Rockefeller
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. Stephen R. Covey
Good managements produce a good average market price, and bad managements produce bad market prices. Benjamin Graham
The goal of management is to remove obstacles. Paul Orfalea
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. Peter Drucker
Management cares about only one thing paperwork. They will forgive almost anything else cost overruns, gross incompetence, criminal indictments as long as the paperwork's filled out properly. And in on time. Connie Willis
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. Tom Peters
Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it impossible for anyone to accomplish. Marcus Aurelius
Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could. Steve Jobs
When it comes to housework the one thing no book of household management can ever tell you is how to begin. Or maybe I mean why. Katharine Whitehorn
Management plays a role just keeping everything in place for you and making sure everything's going right. Meek Mill