First and foremost, be faithful to your superiors, keep all promises, refuse the friendship of all who are not like you and if you have made a mistake, do not be afraid of admitting the fact and amending your ways.
A man should live with his superiors as he does with his fire: not too near, lest he burn; nor too far off, lest he freeze.
Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia.
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of - the last he does not concern himself about.
In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.
Behold the vain man, and observe the arrogant he clotheth himself in rich attire, he walketh in the public street, he casteth round his eyes, and courteth observation. He tosseth up his head, and overlooketh the poor he treateth his inferiors with insolence, his superiors in return look down on his pride and folly with laughter.
A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat self-control is the rule.
Those who are surly and imperious to their inferiors are generally humble, flattering and cringing to their superiors.
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but of great talent; and men of no talent, but of one principle - that of obedience to their superiors.
It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French.
A basic rule for managers is 'Pass the pride down.' People like to create when they can earn recognition for their ideas. When a good idea surfaces, the creator's immediate superiors should show prompt appreciation.
The mind is lowered through association with inferiors. With equals it attains equality and with superiors, superiority.
The one thing about program television that's absolutely incompatible with any concept of art is that all decisions have to be made by program directors, whereas art is autonomous. It may be dependent, but it knows no superiors.
Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for one's superiors care for one's crew.
The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our superiors.
There should be no inferiors and no superiors for true world friendship.