Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Wikipedia
"was an American Army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United Statesfrom 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front.
...In 1951–52, he served as the first Supreme Commander of NATO."
Dwight D. Eisenhower on Leadership [Quotes] - DuoParadigms Public Relations & Design, Inc.
“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”
“It is better to have one person working with you than three people working for you.”
“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”