Top 105 Bosses Quotes

In this post, you will find great Bosses Quotes from famous people, such as Stuart Scott, Andrew Neil, Adam Grant, Esther McVey, Chick Hearn. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

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I’ve got corporate executives, my bosses… this is truewho will text message me… and say, ‘Hey a, heard you had chemotherapy today, want me to stop by and pick you up something to eat and bring it to you?’ Whose boss does that? My bosses do that.
The Spectator‘ has to be managed and people have to report. We all have bosses in this world and that’s true of ‘The Spectator’ too.
Takers believe in a zero-sum world, and they end up creating one where bosses, colleagues and clients don’t trust them. Givers build deeper and broader relationships – people are rooting for them instead of gunning for them.
Our young people are some of the best and most talented in the world – they are driven, entrepreneurial, and innovative – and with the help of people who have already made it in the world of work, they can go on to be the bosses and employers of the future.
My work is a love for me; I’d do it for free, but don’t tell my bosses.
Chick Hearn
One of my bosses happened to be one of the early architects of some of the ways Internet providers work. He taught me how the cables connect, how the telecom providers work… I learned how to make my own Ethernet cables, all the way up to running a small business.
David Ulevitch
I don’t want to be one of those bosses… taking credit for phenomena that are out of my control.
With power comes the abuse of power. And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It’s nothing new.
Judd Rose
If you are a parent, you have probably already realized that your children are always watching what you do. And just as children watch their parents and emulate their behavior, so do employees who are watching their bosses.
My previous bosses – Louis van Gaal and Marcello Lippi, to name two – have all taught me something.
I think great bosses hire great people. ‘A’ people hire ‘A’ people, but ‘B’ people hire ‘C’ people; they’re worried they might be shown up… they’re concerned that that person might make them look bad.
John Stumpf
The government union bosses are the most powerful politicians in Springfield.
The higher you climb in the media, the issue is being good to other women. I’ve been fortunate to have a few really talented, strong female bosses who’ve encouraged me along the way. I’ve also been around women who haven‘t been particularly supportive.
Ignoring party leaders in order to sway public opinion may work in countries where elected representatives are responsive to their constituencies. But in Mexico, members of the legislature cannot be reelected, so their destinies depend less on the will of the people than on party bosses.
Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests, which means the union bosses’ interests, not the members.
Peter Brimelow
My decision to leave the Democrat Party was one that was not entered into lightly. The pressure of party bosses, activists, and even my colleagues, was great, but the Democrat Party has changed. It is no longer the party that my grandparents and I grew up admiring.
I have never had an unsupportive female boss. I’ve had several female bosses. They’ve all been super supportive.
I worked for President Bush and President Obama. I had Democratic bosses and Republican bosses. I believe in order to actually get things done, we do need to buckle down and often reach across the aisle.
My problem with public sector union leaders, the bosses, has been they stood in the way of protecting the taxpayer.
Bosses will tell you they are looking for something different but they’re not, actually.
Everywhere in life, everywhere in the world, there has to be bosses.
Michael Madigan
I have managed to infuriate the bank bosses; acquire a fatwa from the revolutionary guards of the trades union movement; frighten the ‘Daily Telegraph‘ with a progressive graduate payment; and upset very rich people who are trying to dodge British taxes. I must be doing something right.
My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That’s what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses.
A lot of time, I’ve had bosses who were women that were, like, described as battleaxes, and I loved ’em, man. We get on like houses on fire.
Ed Skrein
I have huge respect for whistle-blowers, people who stand up against their bosses and losing their careers, just for truth and justice.
I’ve had a lot of bosses that I didn’t agree with, but the worst boss was very much me myself. So, I can’t let myself slack off, and if I do slacking off, I’m the one that’s yelling at myself. I’ve worked with a lot of different employers, and none of them have been as aggressive as I have been.
We have seen a central government promote the power of labor-union bosses, and in turn be supported by that power, until it has become entirely too much a government of and for one class, which is exactly what our Founding Fathers wanted most to prevent.
That D.C. grand jury investigation of Abramoff can’t go on forever. Eventually the lawyers at the Public Integrity Section will go to their bosses with some decisions about just who they want to indict. That’s when Al Gonzales will have to show his cards.
Joshua Micah Marshall
You don’t just go to your bosses and say, ‘This sucks. I’m supposed to be winning everything.’ If you have an awesome idea or a story, or something great, you go, ‘Hey, how about we do this,’ but when the story is not you, you have to find a way to make it work.
You can’t cancel my stand-up tours. It’s impossible. There’s too many separate bosses. There is no ‘bosses.’
I will support my party when they are right on an issue

I will support my party when they are right on an issue, but am not afraid to stand up to party bosses who are not looking out for the best interests of my constituents and our country.
Darlene Senger
I work for my personal satisfaction and then for my bosses as well, and as long as I get the thumbs up and get paid by somebody, I feel like I’m doing my job, and I’m cool with that.
Ethan Carter III
When I was with the Labor Party, I’d get into trouble because the party bosses determined that some of what I wrote, or proposed to write about, wasn’t conducive to their policies or to electoral success.
I ran for governor because I was worried about my kids‘ future. Then, I took on the big government union bosses, and we won. They tried to recall me, and we won. They target us again, and we won. We balanced the budget, cut taxes, and turned our state around with big, bold reforms.
Many chiefs of staff are close, very close, to their bosses on Capitol Hill.
Rotten bosses don’t get better. Any strategy that assumes they can is doomed.
Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses. We don’t live in that world anymore.
Most of us enter adult life with great ambitions for how we will start our own ventures, but the harshness of life wears us down. We settle into some job and slowly give in to the illusion that our bosses care about us and our future, that they spend time thinking of our welfare.
I’ve been very clear that childcare is a parents’ issue. Men need to be confident that they can have a conversation with their bosses about the need to work flexibly, as I hope women are.
Those in powerless positions aren’t about to complain about bullying bosses, abusive supervisors or corrupt co-workers. There is no safe way to do so and no process that promises redress.
When it comes to getting promoted, you want to present yourself in a way that feeds into the biases that bosses have about what makes someone promotable. You’re already doing the hard work, so why not frame your effort in such a way that it increases your chances of obtaining the position you want?
There’s nothing better than being your own boss, especially after when you play soccer, you’re just controlled by so many different forces. So owning your own company and being your own bosses, it’s so liberating and freeing and you get to finally make decisions for yourself, which I think is really powerful.
Horrible Bosses’ is just blatant, outright fun. I’ve read some of what the critics have said, and it’s incredible how mean critics can be about comedies… It’s so ridiculous.
There are lots of comic bosses and fathers in sitcoms, but the comic landlord remains rare.
At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe.
I go to work every day with two missions. Two! No. 1: how can I make my bosses more money? And No. 2: how can I get some of it?
You have to, in your own life, get people to want to work with you and want to help you. The organizational chart, in my opinion, means very little. I need my bosses’ goodwill, but I need the goodwill of my subordinates even more.
What we need to be able to do is count all human experience. So I would like to count the secretarial positions as good training places to take over the jobs of the bosses.
I had several different bosses during the early years of ‘Dilbert.’ They were all pretty sure I was mocking someone else.
I promised to empower the taxpayer – instead of a handful of big government union bosses.
Some bosses believe they can’t afford to employ someone legitimately – so they employ them illegally.
When Welwyn Garden City was planned, the workers homes were placed in the east, downwind from the factories in the middle, whilst the bosses got the larger westside homes in Handside. This sort of social engineering, including the absence of a pub, would not be acceptable today.
I tend to be a lot more honest and transparent with employees than most bosses are. But I’ve had people tell me – even those who love working with me – that I’m terrifying, which is hard for me to imagine.
I worked as a cashier. I had three bosses who were all still in high school. Before that I worked at Target in the backroom freezer, unloading frozen foods.
Scott Cawthon
I just didn’t want a boss. The minute you’re a CEO, you have a pile of bosses, and you’re working 7/24, and you’re on everyone‘s radar all the time.
Even the most high-maintenance boss isn’t going to sit and watch you the whole time, making sure you’re paying attention to them, whereas with a child, it’s like, ‘Wait, what? You’re not watching me right now? Really? Then I’m going to go spill this milk.’ Even bosses from hell don’t behave like that!
Vice presidents are supposed to be eternally loyal, which is why it is so difficult for some to figure out how to succeed their bosses.
The President has only 190 million bosses. The Vice President has 190 million and one.
When I’m on a picture, I have two bosses – the director and the producer. My co-star is not my boss.
It’s absurd: half the movie audience are women, but Hollywood bosses are still aiming for men who are 20.
When you hear bosses talk about their best salespeople, they often refer to them as rock stars. It’s the highest praise your boss can give someone on your team.
People don't want to treat their nannies subserviently.

People don’t want to treat their nannies subserviently. They don’t want to act like bosses. And so nobody quite knows how to behave, and everyone is slightly pretending that the mother and nanny are ‘equal‘ – when that’s not the case. And pretending you are equal can make things complicated, even dangerous.
The world’s greatest city – New York City – deserves a government that works for all New Yorkers. That starts with a mayor who is independent from party bosses and special interests, who isn’t afraid to be honest with the people, and who is focused on the issues New Yorkers care about most.
After I had been working as a cap maker for three years it began to dawn on me that we girls needed an organization. The men had organized already, and had gained some advantages, but the bosses had lost nothing, as they took it out on us.
Rose Schneiderman
You want to be respected by your bosses and peers.
Assume everything you put on the Internet can and will be seen not only by the person you’re talking about, but your future romantic partners and bosses, too.
Maintaining an employer model of healthcare means handing bosses another weapon they can use against their workers. One more way they can drain union strike funds. One more way that the power dynamic is asymmetric.
What I try to keep an eye on is I don’t work for the party bosses in Washington. I work for 26 million Texans.
We all learn submission because we all have ‘bosses’, whether we’re presidents of companies or not. The easiest place to learn it is in family.
Richard Foster
Horrible bosses may be one of the reasons why we decide to leave a company, but they can also teach us how not to lead teams when we have that responsibility.
The bosses can’t read your mind, so I think women should tell them what they want out of their careers. And so I think that if you’re just a good person, you work hard, you say ‘yes,’ and you are driven, you will eventually work your way to the top. At least, that’s how it’s been for me.
Privateers, military contractors – these aren’t pirates. They have bosses. Real pirates are sellswords on missions of their own making.
We are in a movement that must not fade away. The bosses are you. The people in Washington are public servants, and they serve you.
We’re a movement of many people who are uniting from the bottom up. We don’t have structures, hierarchies, bosses, secretaries… No one gives us orders.
When I got my overall deal at Fox, I got amazing bosses in John Landgraf and Dana Walden and Peter Rice. For the first time ever, they said, ‘Don’t change who you are; be who you are. And write something you want to watch.’ That thing was ‘Glee,’ and it took off from there.
I rebelled against all form of authority, against my grandfather, my step-father, the Church, the police, the government, the bosses. Everything male that was there, and was determining my life.
You know how it be sometimes: everybody bosses, and they got their own lane going on, they got their own crew, they got their own businesses. And sometimes, you just don’t link with people.
Westside Gunn
We know we need bosses and deadlines to help us get work done. But sometimes we can also use an external push to make us have a good time. In both cases, our future self will appreciate the help.
The lesson for businesses is you are dealing with real people. Those are your customers, those are your employees, those are your bosses, and the better you understand how real people tick, the more successfully you will be able to accomplish your goals.
In the 1980s, the trade unions suffered a series of calamitous setbacks. Mass unemployment terrified workers into not risking the wrath of bosses. Repressive anti-union laws stunted the ability of workers to organise and defend their rights.
Whoever your boss is, or your bosses are, they have 20 percent of their job that they just don’t like.
The difficult bosses – the ones that have been hard for me to work for – have been the ones where I never knew what success meant.
Employers should not be able to impose their religious beliefs on female employees, ignoring their individual health decisions and denying their right to reproductive care. Bosses belong in the boardroom, not in the bedroom.
Dina Titus
Every man, they say, ‘oh my wife is my boss.’ So why can’t they be bosses at work?
Having covered the crazy campaign of 2016 and seeing a lot of young women showing up, I just had this ah-ha moment. I went to my bosses and said, ‘Guys, I want to make women my priority.’
I’m just happy to have my job with the UFC and my bosses, they know the level of heart that I have, what I’ve put into this sport. They know what I bring to the company.
Having the support from everyone, the bosses, whoever within the team, definitely makes it much easier for me as a driver.
Anybody who really knows about the TV business knows that it would be impossible to just march in one day and say to your colleagues and bosses, ‘Oh yes, I’m hosting my own show.’
Before I started a company, I was an employee with a bad attitude. I was always felt like, bosses are stupid, and people weren’t well treated.
Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members’ paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses.
You always learn from both good and bad bosses.
We don’t need union bosses to tell us how to take care of our people. We never have, and we never will in Mississippi.
Twitter is so short, it's safe. I don't want my bosses

Twitter is so short, it’s safe. I don’t want my bosses to be like, ‘Hey, your script is due and we saw you wrote four blog pages.’
My friends in the TV news business are in a state of despair about Donald Trump, even as their bosses in the boardroom are giddy over what he’s doing for their once sagging ratings.
When hard-working Brits hand over a chunk of their pay cheque every month so they can look forward to a decent retirement, they are expecting bosses to look after it. That’s something you should be able to take for granted.
CNN, a part of the Time Warner company, lives for news about everything and anyone. In the office, the bosses openly discuss the need for a diverse staff and diverse stories, and each time we draw new viewers, the effort intensifies.
I’ve been the beneficiary of very good timing and some forward-thinking bosses who were willing to put women in places they hadn’t yet been.
It does not matter whether I am in Hong Kong or Sao Paolo – people always want to talk about toxic bosses and what to do about them.
Part of the reason why movie bosses are so obsessed with crime movies is because they know that world and the criminals. And that’s what they are – they would not hesitate to act illegally to achieve profit and gain.
I come from a family of domestics. I think most African-Americans of my age do. They were trusted by their bosses. I have met so many white people that spent more time with their nannies than they have with their own parents.
I’ve never liked bosses telling me what to do.
I think that we all desperately try to fit in to different molds: our parents, our bosses, our partners, social status, friends. We all figure out a look that we think will get us the job or make his parents approve of us or get that girl to want to go on a date, whatever. We all change ourselves to please whoever it is.
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy – citizens devoted to the democratic ideals – do not constantly oppose them.
Charles Edison