65 Supervision Quotes On Success In Life

These supervision quotes will inspire you. Supervision is the action, process, or occupation of supervising.

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

Best Supervision Quotes

  1. “Supervision is an opportunity to bring someone back to their own mind, to show them how good they can be.” ~ Nancy Kline
  2. “Every person under your supervision is different. They’re all different. They’re identical in most ways, but not in all ways. You have to study and analyze every individual under your supervision and try to work with them in a way that will be most productive.” ~ John Wooden
  3. “You must have respect, which is a part of love, for those under your supervision. Then they will do what you ask and more.” ~ John Wooden
  4. “If you can hire people whose passion intersects with the job, they won’t require any supervision at all. They will manage themselves better than anyone could ever manage them. Their fire comes from within, not from without. Their motivation is internal, not external.” ~ Stephen Covey
  5. “A leader must listen to those under their supervision.” ~ John Wooden

  6. “The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.” ~ Bruce Barton
  7. “Leaders must have patience for those under your supervision. Don’t expect too much too soon. Maybe it was easy for you, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy for somebody else. Be sure you have patience.” ~ John Wooden
  8. “Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There’s no better rule.” ~ Charles Dickens
  9. “Only about 2 percent of people can work entirely without supervision. We call those people ‘leaders’. This is the kind of person you are meant to be and that you can be, if you decide to be.” ~ Brian Tracy
  10. “Many leaders don’t listen, and it is one of the greatest methods we have of learning. You need to listen to those under your supervision and to those who are above you.” ~ John Wooden

  11. “Be a pattern to others and then all will go well.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  12. “The leader has to command the respect of all those under his supervision – and he must be open to those under his supervision. Effective leadership means having a lot of people working toward a common goal. And when you have that with no one caring who gets the credit, you’re going to accomplish a lot. If you have those just wanting the credit for themselves, you’re not going to get as much accomplished.” ~ John Wooden , Working with supervision quotes
  13. “When you find a man who knows his job and is willing to take responsibility, keep out of his way and don’t bother him with unnecessary supervision. What you may think is cooperation is nothing but interference.” ~ Thomas Dreier
  14. “In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there’s available… in America right now.” ~ Merle Haggard
  15. “Three groups spend other people’s money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision.” ~ Dick Armey

  16. “All employees… deserve to be treated as responsible adults, if that is the behavior we expect of them.” ~ Eric Harvey
  17. “I am for maximum supervision and minimum regulation.” ~ George Soros
  18. “Don’t over-react to the trouble makers.” ~ Warren G. Bennis
  19. “Five coordinating mechanisms seem to explain the fundamental ways in which organizations coordinate their work: mutual adjustment, direct supervision, standardization of work processes, standardization of work outputs, and standardization of worker skills.” ~ Henry Mintzberg
  20. “Visual supervision is a joke for development workers. Visual supervision is for prisoners.” ~ Tom DeMarco

  21. “Why kick the man downstream who can’t put the parts together because the parts really weren’t designed properly?” ~ Philip Caldwell
  22. “If you put something fragrant on to burning coals, you motivate those who approach to come back again and to stay near, but if instead you put on something with an unpleasant, oppressive smell, you repel them and drive them away. It is the same with the mind. If your attention is occupied with what is holy, you make yourself worthy of being visited by God, since this is the sweet savour which God catches scent of. On the other hand, if you nurture evil, foul and earthly thoughts within you, you remove yourself from God’s supervision and unfortunately make yourself worthy of His aversion.” ~ Gregory Palamas
  23. “Experiments show that children in unsupervised groups are capable of answering questions many years ahead of the material they’re learning in school. In fact, they seem to enjoy the absence of adult supervision, and they are very confident of finding the right answer.” ~ Sugata Mitra
  24. “Being in the army is like being in the Boy Scouts, except that the Boy Scouts have adult supervision.” ~ Blake Clark
  25. “A man is known by his conduct to his wife, to his family, and to those under him.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  26. “Parental trust is extremely important in the guidance of adolescent children as they get further and further away from the direct supervision of their parents and teachers. I don’t mean that trust without clear guidance is enough, but guidance without trust is worthless.” ~ Benjamin Spock
  27. “It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration.” ~ James Cash Penney
  28. “Each time I wander into blogdom, I’m reminded of the savage children stranded on an island in William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies.” Without adult supervision, they organize themselves into rival tribes, learn to hunt and kill, and eventually become murderous barbarians in the absence of a civilizing structure.” ~ Kathleen Parker
  29. “What Washington needs is adult supervision.” ~ Barack Obama
  30. “Miracles are like pimples, because once you start looking for them you find more than you ever dreamed you’d see.” ~ Daniel Handler

  31. “A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one.” ~ Leon Jouhaux
  32. “The organization of ofices follows the principle of hierarchy … each lower office is under the control and supervision of a higher one” ~ Max Weber
  33. “This is awful. Do it again.” ~ Henry A. Kissinger
  34. “That’s what we do in this country. That’s the American Dream. That’s freedom, and I’ll take it any day over the supervision and sanctimony of the central planners.” ~ Paul Ryan
  35. “It can literally change someone’s life; it’s very positive for young teenagers to get into cosplay if they do it with their friends or with supervision from their parents – it can really foster their social skills.” ~ Yaya Han

  36. “The relationships that people have – that are sexual, psychological, emotional – these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that.” ~ Madalyn Murray O’Hair
  37. “I just put on what the lady says. I’ve been married three times, so I’ve had lots of supervision.” ~ Upton Sinclair
  38. “In a poem, the words happen; they just come. I let them. Otherwise, I wouldn’t write. To interfere with what is happening is to distort the poem. Just a very small degree of intelligence and supervision is necessary. Very tactful. Any revision later that violates the text as it came, that begins rewriting the words, is fake.” ~ Louis Dudek
  39. “Others will give away large alms in order to be considered charitable people. Should they not give these out of their own wages, which so often they squander on trifles? If this has happened to you, do not forget that you are obliged to pay back to the person concerned all that you gave to the poor without the knowledge or consent of your employers. Then again, there is the one who has been entrusted by his employer with the supervision of the staff, or of workmen, who gives out wine and all sorts of other things to them if they ask him.” ~ John Vianney
  40. “I think it’s important to remember that music supervision is not just about a fantastic record collection or knowledge of music, although that certainly helps for aspiring music supervisors.” ~ Alexandra Patsavas

  41. “Totalitarianism extends to whatever touches it…psychological technique, as it operates in the army or in a great industrial plant, entails a direct action on the family. It involves a psychological adaptation of family life to military or industrial methods, supervision of family life, and training family life for military or industrial service. Technique can leave nothing untouched in a civilization. Everything is its concern. Technique, which is destroying all other civilizations, is more than a simple mechanism: it’s a whole civilization in itself.” ~ Jacques Ellul
  42. “I don’t want to see this country ever go across the bridge. I know the capacity that is there to make tyranny total in America, and we must see to it that this agency and all agencies that possess this technology operate within the law and under proper supervision, so that we never cross over that abyss. That is the abyss from which there is no return.” ~ Frank Church
  43. “Banking, I would argue, is the most heavily regulated industry in the world. Regulations don’t solve things. Supervision solves things.” ~ Wilbur Ross
  44. “Overall, there are now more people under “correctional supervision” in America-more than six million-than were in the Gulag Archipelago under Stalin at its height.” ~ Adam Gopnik

  45. “The fortunes amassed through corporate organization are now so large, and vest such power in those that wield them, as to make it a matter of necessity to give to the sovereign – that is, to the Government, which represents the people as a whole – some effective power of supervision over their corporate use. In order to insure a healthy social and industrial life, every big corporation should be held responsible by, and be accountable to, some sovereign strong enough to control its conduct.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  46. “The Indian Bureau system is wrong. The only way to adjust wrong is to abolish it, and the only reform is to let my people go. After freeing the Indian from the shackles of government supervision, what is the Indian going to do: leave that with the Indian, and it is none of your business.” ~ Carlos Montezuma
  47. “The reordering of the luminous fibers is a very sophisticated art. It’s not something anyone should ever undertake without supervision.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  48. “I don’t need adult supervision.” ~ Pat Paulsen

  49. “The net poses a fundamental threat not only to the authority of the government, but to all authority, because it permits people to organize, think, and influence one another without any institutional supervision whatsoever.” ~ John Seabrook
  50. “RTE was set up by legislation as an instrument of public policy, and, as such is responsible to the government. The government have overall responsibility for its conduct, and especially the obligation to ensure that its programmes do not offend against the public interest or conflict with national policy as defined in legislation. To this extent the government rejected the view that RTE should be, either generally or in regard to its current affairs programmes, completely independent of government supervision.” ~ Sean Lemass
  51. “Once your kid reaches middle school, parents are really supposed to fade out of the social picture. Kids are supposed to make their own plans, keep up with sophisticatedly crude discussions, and be able to go out on their own without supervision.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  52. “To be a housewife is to be a member of a very peculiar occupation, one with characteristics like no other. The nature of the duties to be performed, the method of payment, the form of supervision, the tenure system, the market in which the workers find jobs, and the physical hazzards are all very different from the way things are in other occupations.” ~ Barbara Bergmann
  53. “I grew up in New York City, where we played highly unorganized sports: stick ball, stoop ball, and the occasional game of baseball with no adult supervision.” ~ Jeff Greenfield

  54. “The mob’s not coming back in the Teamsters Union. We’ve gotten rid of them, and we’re free to be free of government supervision.” ~ James P. Hoffa
  55. “In the beginning, we had a great deal of freedom, and Jerry wrote completely out of his imagination – very, very freely. We even had no editorial supervision to speak of, because they were in such a rush to get the thing in before deadline. But later on we were restricted.” ~ Joe Shuster
  56. “We should know why paternalism, collectivism, or unnecessary federal supervision will hold our standard of living down and reduce productivity just as it has in every country where it has been tried. We should also know why the communist leaders consider socialism the highroad to communism.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  57. “Liberals think their campaign against Wal-Mart is a way of introducing the subject of class into America’s political argument, and they are more correct than they understand. Their campaign is liberalism as condescension. It is a philosophic repugnance toward markets, because consumer sovereignty results in the masses making messes. Liberals, aghast, see the choices Americans make with their dollars and their ballots and announce – yes, announce – that Americans are sorely in need of more supervision by… liberals.” ~ George Will
  58. “If things continue like this, the history of our age may one day be written under a caliphate’s supervision .” ~ David Selbourne

  59. “The primary goal of collectivism – of socialism in Europe and contemporary liberalism in America – is to enlarge governmental supervision of individuals’ lives. This is done in the name of equality. People are to be conscripted into one large cohort, everyone equal (although not equal in status or power to the governing class) in their status as wards of a self-aggrandizing government.” ~ George Will
  60. “”Children, don’t speak so coarsely,” said Mr Webster, who had a vague notion that some supervision should be exercised over his daughters’ speech, and that a line should be drawn, but never knew quite when to draw it. He had allowed his daughters to use his library without restraint, and nothing is more fatal to maidenly delicacy of speech than the run of a good library.” ~ Robertson Davies
  61. “The State has always one purpose: to limit, control, subordinate the individual and subject him to the general purpose Through its censorship, its supervision, and its police the State tries to obstruct all free activity and sees this repression as its duty, because the instinct of self-preservation demands it. The State does not permit me to use my thoughts to their full value and communicate them to other men unless they are its own Otherwise it shuts me up.” ~ Max Stirner
  62. “However, today due to civil litigation funded by cults this option for families has been eliminated. Instead, the only form of cult intervention now practiced is voluntary-with the exception of minor children under the direct supervision of a custodial parent.” ~ Rick Ross
  63. “The number one success in music supervision is when you can satisfy everybody on every level, creatively and in terms of the budget. That’s when I’m most stoked, when we can balance the left-brained stuff and the right-brained stuff.” ~ Liza Richardson

  64. “But in the financial markets, without proper institutional rules, there’s the law of the jungle – because there’s greed! There’s nothing wrong with greed, per se. It’s not that people are more greedy now than they were 20 years ago. But greed has to be tempered, first, by fear of losses. So if you bail people out, there’s less fear. And second, b prudential regulation and supervision to avoid certain excesses.” ~ Nouriel Roubini
  65. “I am a little troubled about the tea service in the electronic computer building. Apparently the members of your staff consume several times as much supplies as the same number of people do in Fuld Hall and they have been especially unfair in the matter of sugar…. I should like to raise the question whether it would not be better for the computer people to come up to Fuld Hall at the end of the day at 5 o’clock and have their tea here under proper supervision.” ~ John von Neumann

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