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A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
Arnold H. Glasow
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry S Truman
Humility is the true key to success. Successful people lose their way at times. They often embrace and overindulge from the fruits of success. Humility halts this arrogance and self-indulging trap. Humble people share the credit and wealth, remaining focused and hungry to continue the journey of success.
I'm lucky to be part of a team who help to make me look good, and they deserve as much of the credit for my success as I do for the hard work we have all put in on the training ground.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. And if you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
B. C. Forbes
If you don't have a functioning financial system the world economy won't be revived. All the major economies have their responsibility to assist at a pace which is required to clean up the balance sheet of the banking system and to ensure that credit flows are resumed.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
There is a simple rule here, a rule of legislation, a rule of business, a rule of life: beyond a certain point, complexity is fraud. You can apply that rule to left-wing social programs, but you can also apply that rule to credit derivatives, hedge funds, all the rest of it.
P. J. O'Rourke
Sustaining true friendship is a lot more challenging than we give it credit for.
Our contribution purely depends on our consciousness and our willingness to support those in need, to show vulnerability and accept the support of others, to share without expecting the credit, to give it our all and allow our hard work to decide the outcome, to understand that control can only be achieved with a shared responsibility.
I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit.
Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don't give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
What Wall Street and credit card companies are doing is really not much different from what gangsters and loan sharks do who make predatory loans. While the bankers wear three-piece suits and don't break the knee caps of those who can't pay back, they still are destroying people's lives.
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
W. E. B. Du Bois
No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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