Coercive power is the curse of the universe; coactive power, the enrichment and advancement of every human soul.
Experience may be hard but we claim its gifts because they are real, even though our feet bleed on its stones.
Most people are not for or against anything; the first object of getting people together is to make them respond somehow, to overcome inertia.
It is not opposition but indifference which separates men.
Leader and followers are both following the invisible leader-the common purpose.
That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation.
The insight to see possible new paths, the courage to try them, the judgment to measure results-these are the qualities of a leader.
There are three ways of dealing with difference: domination, compromise, and integration. By domination only one side gets what it wants; by compromise neither side gets what it wants; by integration we find a way by which both sides may get what they wish.