The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public. - George Bernard Shaw
Exercising self-restraint can be depleting, yet it can also be ennobling. - Daniel Akst
We can afford to exercise the self-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns to misuse it. - Woodrow Wilson
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt