65 Best Chairman Quotes On Success In Life

These chairman quotes will inspire you. Chairman a person, especially a man, designated to preside over a meeting.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging chairman quotes, chairman sayings, and chairman proverbs.

Famous Chairman Quotes

  1. “We must learn to do economic work from all who know-how, no matter who they are. We must esteem them as teachers, learning from them respectfully and conscientiously. We must not pretend to know when we do not know.” ~ Mao Zedong
  2. “Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” ~ Mao Zedong
  3. “A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery. It cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.” ~ Mao Zedong
  4. “Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going, because a straight line even in an ECG means we are not alive” ~ Ratan Tata

  5. “The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory.” ~ Aldo Gucci
  6. “There is only one boss. The customer.” ~ Sam Walton
  7. “You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” ~ Michael Jordan
  8. “The great man, Genghis Khan, only knew how to shoot eagles with an arrow. The past is past. To see real heroes, look around you.” ~ Mao Zedong

  9. “There are advantages to being the chairman. One of my favorite perks was picking out an issue and doing what I called a “deep dive.” It’s spotting a challenge where you think you can make a difference – one that looks like it would be fun – and then throwing the weight of your position behind it. Some might justifiably call it “meddling.” I’ve often done this just about everywhere in the company.” ~ Jack Welch
  10. “I will have to make tactical decisions, technical decisions and emotional decisions. This time it was a tactical one.” ~ Tony Adams
  11. “If the U.S. monopoly capitalist groups persist in pushing their policies of aggression and war, the day is bound to come when they will be hanged by the people of the whole world. The same fate awaits the accomplices of the United States.” ~ Mao Zedong
  12. “Nine months of misery.” ~ Steve Coppell

  13. “Since I became chairman, I’ve tried to turn EFF into civil liberties and responsibilities.” ~ Esther Dyson
  14. “There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” ~ Sam Walton
  15. “One of the reserves came up to me and said ‘I’m finding it a bit hard, it’s the first time I’ve ever been dropped’. So I told him to do what Nick Faldo does and work at his game. Next thing I know he’s doing exactly what Faldo does, he’s taken up golf.” ~ Ron Atkinson
  16. “I’m bored, I’m the chairman of the board.” ~ Iggy Pop

  17. “You, your grandmother, the chairman—-YOU’RE ALL ABUNCH OF FRIGGIN’ IDIOTS!!!” ~Haruhi” ~ Bisco Hatori
  18. “As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.” ~ Lee Haney
  19. “The last time I was charged by the FA they had a murder lawyer in against me, so it’s going to be a hard case to win.” ~ Roy Keane
  20. “If you keep asking me questions, I will continue to find excuses.” ~ Gordon Strachan

  21. “I know as a manager you have to abide by the chairman’s decisions. But his decisions were this team, that team, this player, that player. The chairman is a control freak.” ~ Paul Gascoigne
  22. “Ever since I’ve become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person” ~ Julian Bond
  23. “Mr. Chairman, when I contemplate the evils of apartheid, my heart bleeds and I am sure the heart of every true blooded African bleeds.” ~ Murtala Mohammed
  24. “The BBC should not have a cheerleader. It should have somebody who runs the organization in the interests of the public and that should be a chairman.” ~ Gavyn Davies

  25. “Nothing drives me more than to, hopefully, be able to hand (Steelers chairman Dan Rooney) that fifth (Vince Lombardi) trophy. If I can do that, then I would think, that when he brought me here, I finally accomplished what he wanted me to do.” ~ Bill Cowher
  26. “Each university should have a Young Scholars’ Committee. I became the chairman of this Committee, and immediately it was permitted to have this plan officially adopted.” ~ Anatoly Chubais
  27. “We do, in former chairman Lee Atwater’s words, offer the party as a big tent, and therefore that message has to be clear. How we do that within the platform, the preamble to the platform or whatnot, that remains to be seen. But that message will have to be articulated with great clarity.” ~ Dan Quayle
  28. “I am not Mr. Chairman. I am His Excellency, the President of Palestine.” ~ Yasser Arafat

  29. “Not only did Mao Zedong Thought lead us to victory in the revolution in the past; it is – and will continue to be – a treasured possession of the Chinese Communist Party and of our country. That is why we will forever keep Chairman Mao’s portrait on Tiananmen Gate as a symbol of our country, and we will always remember him as a founder of our Party and state. Moreover, we will adhere to Mao Zedong Thought. We will not do to Chairman Mao what Khrushchev did to Stalin.” ~ Deng Xiaoping
  30. “Whatever the price of the Chinese Revolution, it has obviously succeeded not only in producing more efficient and dedicated administration, but also in fostering high morale and community of purpose. The social experiment in China under Chairman Mao’s leadership is one of the most important and successful in human history.” ~ David Rockefeller
  31. “When I was in China, Mao was Chairman, and parents were terrified to tell their children anything that differed from the party line in case the children repeated it and endangered the whole family.” ~ Jung Chang
  32. “And, as a matter of fact, I am the chairman of the Amadou Diallo Foundation.” ~ David Dinkins

  33. “I can’t remember the exact quote but when I used to trade and Mr. Volcker was Fed chairman, he said something like ‘gold is my enemy, I’m always watching what gold is doing’, we need to think why he made a statement like that. If you’re a central banker or one of the congressmen or senators, watch what gold is doing because this is a no-confidence vote in fiscal and dollar policy.” ~ Rick Santelli
  34. “As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week.” ~ George J. Mitchell
  35. “I was the chairman of the House Budget Committee and one of the chief architects the last time we balanced a budget, and it was the first time we had done it since man walked on the moon.” ~ John Kasich
  36. “I was Chairman Mao’s dog. I bit whomever he asked me to bite.” ~ Jiang Qing

  37. “Maybe I should offer a good thanks to the distinguished members of the majority, the Republicans, my chairman and others, for giving us an opportunity to have a deliberative constitutional discussion that reinforces the sanctity of this nation and how well it is that we have lasted some 400 years operating under a constitution that clearly defines what is constitutional and what is not.” ~ Sheila Jackson Lee
  38. “First, there was Confucius. Then, the sayings of Chairman Mao. And now the pithy, ironic, and humorous insights of Ai Weiwei. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this collection, which reflects a well-developed philosophy as well as a keen understanding of the Chinese Communist system. This is China made easy and interesting.” ~ Jerome A. Cohen
  39. “Sven’s actual results on the park were not quite good enough to make him a hero, and not quite bad enough to get him the sack, so he left the gentlemen of the press with something of a void. And they abhor a void. Soon the discovery that Sven was in fact a hammer-man of legendary proportions filled the void, until the media came to realise that Sven was that rare thing, a man whose astonishing success with women somehow didn’t make him more interesting.” ~ Declan Lynch
  40. “I was the chairman of the Budget Committee and the lead architect the last time it happened in Washington, and when we did it we had great economic growth, we cut taxes, and we had a big surplus.” ~ John Kasich

  41. “The FBI wanted us to introduce the 1994 Digital Telephony bill today and I said absolutely not. They have to understand they have a Vermonter as the Chairman Of the Technology and Law committee and that we Vermonters respect our privacy.” ~ Patrick Leahy
  42. “The more I move among workers and factories and other plants, the stronger I become convinced that it is advisable to have as [a company] president a practical man, preferably one who has risen from the very bottom of the ladder. Workmen, I find, have far more respect for such men than for collar-and-cuff executives knowing little or nothing about the different kinds of work which have to be done by the workers. Wherever circumstances call for placing a financier or lawyer or a papa’s son at the head of a large organization, he should be made chairman or some other title, but not president.” ~ B. C. Forbes
  43. “The Mormons even baptized Anne Frank. It took Ernest Michel, then chairman of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, three years to get Mormons to agree to stop proxy-baptizing Holocaust victims.” ~ Maureen Dowd
  44. “If your ego is in good shape you will pretend you’re surprised if a National Chairman calls you to tell you his party wants to nominate you for President of the United States, but you’re not really surprised.” ~ Rex Stout

  45. “Mr. Chairman, speaking for myself and myself only, it is my personal belief that allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly would be the right thing to do. No matter how I look at this issue, I cannot escape being troubled by the fact that we have in place a policy that forces young men and women to lie about who they are in order to defend their fellow citizens.” ~ Michael Mullen
  46. “A great pianist doesn’t run around the piano or do push ups with his fingers. To be great, he plays the piano. …being a footballer is not about running, push-ups or physical work generally. The best way to be a great footballer is to play.” ~ Jose Mourinho
  47. “Sentences I never thought I would write. (1) That John Prescott certainly has a way with the ladies. (2) Give it to Steve McClaren, he seems like the man for the England job. (3) Peter Crouch is the man to replace Rooney.” ~ Martin Samuel
  48. “I was scheduled to give my first official press conference that morning anyway, ’cause I was chairman of the Governors Energy Council and I was making a press conference with regard to energy policy.” ~ William Scranton

  49. “I started working at Bravo in 2005, when I was offered a job by Lauren Zalaznick, the network’s chairman. She encouraged me to start a blog. I wrote behind-the-scenes gossip about ‘Battle of the Network Reality Stars,’ the first show I took on as head of current programming.” ~ Andy Cohen
  50. “It’s said the FA chairman (Keith Wiseman) would travel 200 miles to open a biscuit tin. Why?” ~ Ken Bates
  51. “What reason is there for believing that a high death rate, in itself, is undesirable? To my knowledge none whatever. The plain fact is that, if it be suitably selective, it is extremely salubrious. Suppose it could be so arranged that it ran to 100% a year among politicians, executive secretaries, drive chairmen, and the homicidally insane? What rational man would object?” ~ H. L. Mencken
  52. “Being chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee is like being a mosquito in a nudist colony.” ~ John McCain

  53. “With all deference to Chairman Mao and other authors whose quotations derive from longer works, it seemed that I was becoming the world’s first writer of self-contained ready-made quotations.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant
  54. “A person at an eminent position does not need money. A chairman of a big company or something like that, I can’t buy him and the country does not have enough money to ‘buy’ him.” ~ Arnon Milchan
  55. “You don’t look for jobs. You don’t phone up 10 clubs and say, Here I am. You are offered the job. I was in Benfica many years ago. I was leaving the training ground and I had a car after me. It went on for 10 minutes. Anyhow, he stopped and I stopped and he said, I’m from the Italian embassy. Ah yes, and what do you want? I want your phone number because Roma wants you as a manager next season. Three months later I was sitting on the bench in Roma. I don’t think the rest of working society works like football.” ~ Sven-Goran Eriksson
  56. “All I do know is that I’ll never be able to achieve what Tommy Docherty did, and that is take Aston Villa into the third division and Manchester United into the second division” ~ Ron Atkinson

  57. “Mr. Chairman, when the Fed was passed, the people of these United States did not perceive that a world system was being set up here… and that this country was to supply the financial power to an international superstate.” ~ Louis Thomas McFadden
  58. “I don’t advocate Stalinist monolithic state structures any more than I advocate capitalistic monoliths. Unfortunately, human society tends to the monolithic, whether you go to the left or right, everybody in leathers, or everybody holding Chairman Mao’s book, and if everybody goes to one end of the pitch, I always go to the other.” ~ Robyn Hitchcock
  59. “It should be pointed out that some of the things done after the arrest of the Gang of Four were inconsistent with Chairman Mao’s wishes, for instance, the construction of the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. He had proposed in the fifties that we should all be cremated when we died and that only our ashes be kept, that no remains should be preserved and no tombs built.” ~ Deng Xiaoping
  60. “I’ve told him to cut off his ponytail. I think it makes him less aerodynamic.” ~ Arsene Wenger

  61. “When I was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I would still have junior officers brief me. Usually these people knew more about the subject we were discussing than I did. I had to make sure that they felt confident enough to tell me everything they believed.” ~ Colin Powell
  62. “During my time we had two chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, at different times of course, on the bridge, both of whom asked my permission to sit on the captain’s chair.” ~ Patrick Stewart
  63. “I am chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party.” ~ Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

  64. “Well, Mark, I led the charge for five or six years to get reforms for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. I was chairman of an organization called ‘FM Policy Focus.’ What we were saying was, if there was blip in the housing market, Fannie and Freddie would destabilize the greatest economy in the world.” ~ J. C. Watts
  65. “From this experience, I understood the danger of focusing only on what isn’t there. What if I came to the end of my life and realized that I’d spent every day watching for a man who would never come to me? What an unbearable sorrow it would be, to realize I’d never really tasted the things I’d eaten, or seen the places I’d been, because I’d thought of nothing but the Chairman even while my life was drifting away from me. And yet if I drew my thoughts back from him, what life would I have? I would be like a dancer who had practiced since childhood for a performance she would never give.” ~ Arthur Golden

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