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613 Inspirational Catholic Leadership Quotes (2023)

1. ‘Dear friends in Christ’ – Bishop Vincent’s homily for 21…


2. “The Eucharist is the secret of my day.  It gives strength and meaning to all my activities of service to the Church and to the world.” Pope Saint John Paul II


3. “Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it, they will want to come back and see you do it again, and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.” — Walt Disney, American Entrepreneur


4. “It took American state quite very long time to develop a voice, and currently that I even have it, i’m not attending to be silent.” – Madeleine Albright, former U.S.


5. “You don’t need a title to be a leader. ” —Unknown


6. ”The future is, most of all, in the hands of those people who recognize the other as a ‘you’ and themselves as part of an ‘us. ’ We all need each other. ”


7. “True leadership stems from individuality that’s honestly and generally amiss expressed… Leaders ought to attempt for credibleness over perfection.” – Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


8. “We must be silent before we can listen. We must listen before we can learn. We must learn before we can prepare. We must prepare before we can serve. We must serve before we can lead.”


9. “Bad brother or sister, quarrelsome brother or sister, you are still my brother or sister. You say, just as I say, ‘Our Father, Who art in heaven. ’ Why, then, are we not together in one? It is not a friend, not a neighbor, who orders us to be in harmony, but rather He to Whom we say, ‘Our Father. ’ We have together one voice before our Father. Why do we not have one peace together?” (Sermon on John 26, 11)


10. “I cannot offer you the formula for achievement, however I will offer you the formula for failure, that is: attempt to please everyone.” –Herbert Swope


11. “The strength of the family lies in its capacity to love and to teach how to love.”


12. “Wisdom is knowing what to try and do next, talent is knowing the way to have intercourse, and virtue is doing it.” –David Star Jordan


13. “A person perpetually doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, simply by example.” – Joseph Paul DiMaggio, former ny Yankees outfielder & Hall of Fame player


14. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ” —Margaret Mead, anthropologistMORE FROM READER'S DIGEST - ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW


15. “Strong teams won’t be told what to do. They work together to figure out what to do.” — Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla


16. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”


17. “Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for others”.


18. “Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well. ” —Dwight D. Eisenhower, former U. S. President


19.   “Men and women are sacrificed to the idols of profit and consumption: it is the ‘culture of waste. ’ If a computer breaks it is a tragedy, but poverty, the needs and dramas of so many people end up being considered normal. … When the stock market drops 10 points in some cities, it constitutes a tragedy. Someone who dies is not news, but lowering income by 10 points is a tragedy! In this way people are thrown aside as if they were trash. ” (General audience, June 5, 2013)


20. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”


21. “If you don’t believe yourself, why is anyone else attending to believe you.” – Tom Brady, geographical region Patriots quarterback


22. “Jesus loves hidden souls. A hidden flower is the most fragrant. I must strive to make the interior of my soul a resting place for the Heart of Jesus.”


23. “The Scripture is full of places that prove fasting to be not the invention of man but the institution of God, and to have many more profits than one. And that the fasting of one man may do good unto another, our Saviour showeth himself where he saith that some kind of devils cannot be cast out of one man by another “without prayer and fasting.” And therefore I marvel that they take this way against fasting and other bodily penance.” St. Thomas More


24. St. Jane Frances de Chantal


25. “The world offers you comfort, but you were not made for comfort.  You were made for greatness.”  Pope Benedict XVI


26. “The goal of many leaders is to get people to think more highly of the leader. The goal of a great leader is to help people to think more highly of themselves.”


27. “One of the criticisms I’ve faced over the years is that I’m not aggressive enough or assertive enough or maybe somehow, because I’m empathetic, it means I’m weak. I totally rebel against that. I refuse to believe that you cannot be both compassionate and strong. ” —Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand


28. “I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything, even the smallest things, for the greater glory of God.”


29. “If we wish to serve God and love our neighbor well, we must manifest our joy in the service we render to Him and them. Let us open wide our hearts. It is joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing.”


30. “Hire character. Train skill. ” —Peter Schutz, former president and CEO of Porsche


31. ”In order to do good, we need memory, we need courage and we need creativity… Remember that the other is not a statistic or a number.  The other has a face.  The ‘you’ is always a real presence, a person to take care of. ” 


32. St. Teresa of Avila


33.  Mother Teresa quote on how developing discipline will help you reach your goals


34. “It is so important to listen! Husbands and wives need to communicate to bring happiness and serenity to family life.”


35. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker


36. “Work! When you are engrossed in professional work, the life of your soul will improve, and you’ll become more of a man for you’ll get rid of that “carping spirit” that consumes you.”


37. “Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.” — Jimmy Johnson, former professional football coach and analyst


38. “Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being; the cry for unending life which is a part of the person is indeed answered. God exists: that is the real message of Easter. Anyone who even begins to grasp what this means also knows what it means to be redeemed.” Pope Benedict XVI


39. “Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob.” – Oscar Wilde, writer and poet


40. “Leadership is not about men in suits. It is a way of life for those who know who they are and are willing to be their best to create the life they want to live. ” —Kathleen Schafer, CEO of Human Being Store


41. “A leader is a dealer in hope. ” —Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and emperor


42.  One function of art is to de-kitschify kitsch. - Author: John Bayley


43. “When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” — Henry J. Kaiser, American Industrialist


44. “I distrust a charity that costs nothing and does not hurt.” Pope Francis


45. “The most deadly poison of our times is indifference. And this happens, although the praise of God should know no limits. Let us strive, therefore, to praise him to the greatest extent of our powers.”


46. We have a leadership gap when it comes to leading with future generations in mind


47. “A cross carried simply, and without those returns of self-love which exaggerate troubles, is no longer a cross. Peaceable suffering is no longer suffering. We complain of suffering! We should have much more reason to complain of not suffering, since nothing makes us more like Our Lord than carrying His Cross. Oh, what a beautiful union of the soul with Our Lord Jesus Christ by the love and the virtue of His Cross!” St. John Vianney


48. “We are to love God for Himself, because of a twofold reason; nothing is more reasonable, nothing more profitable.” St. Bernard of Clairvaux


49. “God hides the prize of eternal glory in our mortifications and in the victory of ourselves, which we always strive for with great gentleness.” St. Jane Frances de Chantal


50. “A good leader must hate the wrong thing more than they hate the pain of doing the right thing. ” —Angela Jiang, product manager


51. “If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31.


52. “Gossip can also kill, because it kills the reputation of the person! It is so terrible to gossip! At first it may seem like a nice thing, even amusing, like enjoying a candy. But in the end, it fills the heart with bitterness, and even poisons us. ” (Angelus, February 16, 2014)


53. “Never give up on the people you love. Never give up from being happy. Because life is an incredible show.”


54. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” —Ayn Rand, author


55. “We square measure all visaged with a series of nice opportunities brightly disguised as not possible things.” – Chuck Swindoll, Christian pastor and radio preacher man


56. “Leadership is concerning creating others higher as a results of your presence and ensuring that impact lasts in your absence.”— Sheryl Sanberg, COO of Facebook


57. “Faith is to believe what you do not see. The reward of faith is to see what you believe.” St. Augustine of Hippo


58. “True leadership lies in guiding others to success–in guaranteeing that everybody is acting at their best, doing the work they’re pledged to try to to and doing it well.” –Bill Owens


59. Josemaria Escriva


60. “I am prepared to suffer more. I know the Lord is with me. He has some plan for me.


61. “Treat folks as if they were what they got to be, and you facilitate them become what they’re capable of being.” –Johann Wolfgang von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


62. “The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first. ” —Iyanla Vanzant, American inspirational speaker, author, and lawyer


63. Such humble leaders 


64. “If you’re afraid of failure, you don’t deserve to be successful.” — Charles Barkley, former professional basketball player and current NBA analyst


65. “The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. ” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


66. “Every earthly state makes use of some of the citizens of the ‘City of God’ to administer its affairs. How many of the faithful are there among its loyal subjects and its magistrates, its judges, generals, governors and even among those who have been kings? All these are good people, keeping deep in their hearts the longing for the glorious things of heaven. In a way they are like foreigners in a society that will pass away, but in the meantime (under the command of God) they serve their earthly masters conscientiously. ” (Commentary on Psalm 61, 8)


67. “Actions speak louder than words. Let your words teach and your actions speak.”


68. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ” —Lao Tzu, philosopher and writer


69. “An evangeliser must never look like someone who has just come back from a funeral. ” (“Evangelii Gaudium,” November 24, 2013)


70. “Even if I must suffer greatly, thanks be to God’s mercy, I will not lack courage.”


71. “We call those Christian rulers happy who govern with justice, never forgetting that they are only human. They think of sovereignty as a ministry of God, and they fear and worship God. They are slow to punish and quick to forgive. They temper with mercy and generosity the unavoidable harshness of their commands. They are all the more in control of their sinful desires because they are freer to indulge them. They prefer to rule their own passions more than to rule the peoples of the world. They rule not out of vain glory but out of love for everlasting bliss. They offer to God the humble sacrifice of their repentance and prayer. In this life they are happy in their hope and are destined to be truly happy when the eternal day comes for which we all hope” (City of God, 5. 24)


72. “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. ” —Thomas Aquinas, Italian philosopher


73. “The greatest leader isn’t essentially the one World Health Organization will the best things.


74. “He loves, he hopes, he waits. Our Lord prefers to wait Himself for the sinner for years rather than keep us waiting an instant.”


75. “Do not lay too much store on the favorable judgments of men, for I love thee with a perfect love. I spent My earthly existence in humiliations and scorn and in a hidden life. It was thus that I glorified My Father, laid the foundations of My Church, and remedied the evils of pride. This is the path that thou must follow.”  Our Lord to Blessed Maria Celeste Crostarosa


76. “Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.” St. Maximilian Kolbe


77. “The servant-leader is servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead.”


78. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. ” —Jack Welch, American business executive, chemical engineer, and writer


79. “To form a family is to be part of God’s dream, to join Him in building a world where no one will feel alone.”


80. “One of the foremost vital things for any leader is to ne’er let anyone else outline United Nations agency you’re. And you outline United Nations agency you’re. I ne’er consider myself as being a girl business executive of this company. i feel of myself as a steward of an excellent establishment.” – Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM


81. “Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal. ” —E. Joseph Cossman, inventor and businessman


82. “We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28.


83. “We need to accept that we don’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes. Understand that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. ” —Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO, Thrive Global


84.  Mother Teresa quote on learning to take your time


85. “A man World Health Organization needs to steer the orchestra should flip his back on the gang.” – goop Lucado, Christian author and preacher man


86. “For I have given you an example, that you also should do just as I have done to you.”


87. “I prefer a family that tries to begin and again tries to begin again.”


88. “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire!” St. Catherine of Siena


89. “Nothing great is ever achieved without enduring much.” St. Catherine of Siena


90.  Mother Teresa quote on the importance of knowing your limitations


91. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou, American poet and civil rights activist


92. St. Francis of Assisi


93. “Our goal must be infinite, not the finite.


94. “A true natural servant automatically responds to any problem by listening first.”


95. “So, when I get there, I see ten of my best friends sitting in a circle, and Fr Bergoglio sitting off to the side. He told me I should tell my friends in detail what had happened, and it became something that stuck with me for life. They were understanding, they gave advice, and somehow I felt as if a load had been lifted off me – I felt no reproach or attacks from them.” Fr Bergoglio never intervened but merely watched as the friends ran the meeting and eventually decided the appropriate punishment:  he was suspended from sports for two weeks and had to call the younger kid out of class to apologise for what he had done.


96.  Really think about what you want your eulogy to say about you, then live THAT. - Author: Tanya Masse


97. “It is worthwhile to live as a family, that a society grows strong, grows in goodness, grows in beauty and truly grows if it is built on the foundation of family life.”


98. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand. ” —Gen. Colin Powell, former U. S. Secretary of State


99. “Make sure you’re not just waiting for someone else to fix things, or hoping that things will improve … Figure out what’s going on and make a plan to improve things.” – Kenneth W. Thomas, author


100. “Never do the work carelessly because you wish to hide your gifts. Remember, that work is his. You are his co-worker. Therefore, he depends on you for that special work. Do the work with him, and the work will be done for him. The talents God has given you are not yours – they have been given to you for your use, for the glory of God. There can be no half-measures in the work.”


101. “Fasting is the soul of prayer, mercy is the lifeblood of fasting. So if you pray, fast; if you fast, show mercy; if you want your petition to be heard, hear the petition of others. If you do not close your ear to others, you open God’s ear to yourself.” St. Peter Chrysologus


102. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” 


103. “There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish. ” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


104. “I pray God may preserve your health and life many years.”


105. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. ” —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


106. “You will never be happy if your happiness depends on getting solely what you want.  Change the focus.  Get a new center.  Will what God wills, and your joy no man shall take from you.”  Venerable Fulton Sheen


107. Ephesians 3:20


108. “God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy.”


109. “Mondays with Mary” – Saint Joseph: The Guardian of the RedeemerMarch 18, 2019In "Mariology"


110.  Maybe I have a one-track mind, but the best writers and thinkers are focusing on nonfiction these days; this is the genre where a writer can make a mark and change an aspect of the world - much more so than in fiction. - Author: Lee Gutkind


111. “Strong leadership means treating others with respect and kindness, and building up everyone around you to be the best version of themselves.” — Monica Eaton, Co-Founder and COO, Chargebacks911


112. “To the prospect of the Kingdom of God is linked hope in that glory which has its beginning in the Cross of Christ. The Resurrection revealed this glory — eschatological glory. … Those who share in the sufferings of Christ are also called, through their own sufferings, to share in glory” St. John Paul II, Salvifici Doloris


113. “You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.” – Sam Rayburn, former speaker of the House


114. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”— Michelle Obama, professional person and former 1st woman of the u. s.


115. “Pope Francis“, by Monica de Argentina, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


116. “The Lord never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness. ” (First Angelus as pope, March 17, 2013)


117.  To be elect in Christ Jesus, and there is no other election, means to be incorporated into his mission to the world, to be the bearer of God saving purpose for his whole world, to be the sign and the agent and the firstfruit of his blessed kingdom which is for all. - Author: Lesslie Newbigin


118. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. ” —Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Independence Movement leader


119. “We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.”


120. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold Glasow, humorist and author


121. “But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.”


122. “I think one of the keys to leadership is recognizing that everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal. ” —Ben Carson, U. S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development


123. “Do you fast? Give me proof of it by your works. If you see a poor man, take pity on him. If you see a friend being honored, do not envy him. Do not let only your mouth fast, but also the eye, and the ear, and the feet, and the hands, and all the members of our bodies.” St. John Chrysostom


124. “The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for all that He, in His goodness, sends to us day after day.”  St. Gianna Molla


125. “Love is not empty words or what is depicted in romantic films- it is action and service toward others.”


126. “Find your delight in the LORD who will give you your heart’s desire.” Psalm 37:4.


127. “It isn’t good to let our thoughts disturb us or worry us at all.” St. Teresa of Ávila


128. “A boss has a title, a leader has the people.” — Simon Sinek, British-American author and speaker 


129. “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. ” —Sheryl Sandberg, American business executive, billionaire, and philanthropist


130. “Keep your eyes on the celebs, and your feet on the ground”.


131. Psalm 119:105


132. “If God sends you many sufferings it is a sign that He has great plans for you, and certainly wants to make you a saint.” St. Ignatius of Loyola


133. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” — General George Patton, United States Army


134. “Leadership is not a person or a position. It is a complex moral relationship between people based on trust, obligation, commitment, emotion, and a shared vision of the good. ” —Joanne Ciulla, American philosopher


135. “In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” – President Harry Truman


136. “The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.” – Carly Fiorina, former Executive, President, and Chair,  Hewlett-Packard Enterprise


137. “Receive every trial, every annoyance, every lack of courtesy in the light that springs from the Cross; that is how we please God, how we advance in the ways of love.”


138. “The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.”


139. “Renounce yourself in order to follow Christ; discipline your body; do not pamper yourself, but love fasting.” St. Benedict of Nursia


140. “Leadership is the ability to articulate a vision and get others to carry it out.” -Jeffrey Krames


141. “In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up and goes.” – John Erskine, author


142. “Education is the mother of leadership. ” —Wendell Willkie, lawyer


143. ‘Dear friends in Christ’ – Bishop Vincent’s homily for 21 May 2023


144. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates, Co-Founder, Microsoft


145. “Servant leadership is all about making the goals clear and then rolling your sleeves up and doing whatever it takes to help people win. In that situation, they don’t work for you; you work for them.”


146. “Love is not just what we see in movies. It takes work.”


147. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” — Warren Buffet, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway


148. “But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, ...


149. · “God will give eternal life to those who 


150. “True joy which is experienced in the family is not something random and fortuitous, but normal and ongoing.”


151. “This is a serious warning cry: Surrender without reservation to the Lord who has called us.


152. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” – President Theodore Roosevelt


153. “The Lord is loving unto man, and swift to pardon, but slow to punish. Let no man therefore despair of his own salvation.” St. Cyril of Jerusalem


154. “Don’t follow the group, let the group follow you.” –Margaret Thatcher


155. “Outstanding leaders quit of the thanks to boost the conceit of their personnel. If folks believe themselves, it’s wonderful what they’ll accomplish.” – guided missile Walton, founding father of Walmart and Sam’s Club


156. “Anxiety is the greatest evil that can befall a soul except sin.  God commands you to pray, but He forbids you to worry.”  St. Francis de Sales


157. “A year from now you will wish you had started today. ” —Karen Lamb, author


158. “My own definition of leadership is this: the capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence. ” —General Montgomery, British Army Officer


159. “The vital factor is this: to be ready to hand over in any given moment all that we tend to ar for what we are able to become.” –DeSeaux


160. “And he sat down and called the twelve. And he said to them, “If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all.”


161. “All leaders are readers. ” —Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur


162. “Our earthly and eternal happiness depend on following our vocation without faltering.”


163. “Hold your eyes on God and leave the doing to Him. That is all the doing you have to worry about.”


164. “Do what you are feeling in your heart to be right, for you will be criticized anyway.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


165. “Innovation distinguishes between a frontrunner and a devotee.” – Steve Jobs, co-founder and former chief executive officer of Apple


166. “Fear not, I am with you; be not dismayed; I am your God. I will strengthen you, and help you, and uphold you with my right hand of justice.” Isaiah 41:10


167. “Always do right. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain, author


168. “A leader is a good leader if he or she is able to generate other leaders among the young. If he only wants to be the sole leader, he is a tyrant… If they do not sow leadership in others, they are of no use, they are dictators.”


169. “As Lent is the time for greater love, listen to Jesus’ thirst…’Repent and believe’ Jesus tells us. What are we to repent? Our indifference, our hardness of heart. What are we to believe? Jesus thirsts even now, in your heart and in the poor — He knows your weakness. He wants only your love, wants only the chance to love you.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


170. “My joy is in leading a hidden life unknown to others.”


171. “When the stomach is full it is easy to talk of fasting.” St. Jerome


172. “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


173. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”— Michelle Obama, activist and former United States First Lady


174. Don't compromise your principles · 2. Don't waste time · 3. Pay attention to the little things · 4. Embrace sacrifice · 5. Pray boldly · 6. Care 


175. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ” —John Maxwell, author, speaker, and pastor


176. “Let us allow God to fill our hearts with his goodness and mercy”.


177. “We cannot all do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


178. “Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control. ” —Tom Landry, former Dallas Cowboys coach


179. “Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven.”


180. “‘Restore connection’ is not just for devices, it is for people too. If we cannot disconnect, we cannot lead. ” —Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO, Thrive Global


181. . . —Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary


182. “Leadership is about the team – the culture they keep and embrace; it’s about empathy for your customers, clients, employees and the communities where you do business; it’s about doing the right thing for the right reasons, being confident enough to take risks and responsible enough to think of those who your decisions and risks may affect. ” —Kat Cole, COO & President of FOCUS Brands


183. “Leaders don’t force people to follow – they invite them on a journey. ” —Charles S. Lauer, author and businessman


184. “Every threat to the family is a threat to society itself.”


185. “One of the most important things for any leader is to never let anyone else define who you are. And you define who you are. I never think of myself as being a woman CEO of this company. I think of myself as a steward of a great institution. ” —Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman of IBM


186. “Serving others prepares you to lead others.”


187. John Paul II 


188. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward, author


189. “The perform of leadership is to supply a lot of leaders, less followers.” –Ralph Nader


190. “A humble soul does not trust itself, but places all its confidence in God.” St. Faustina


191. “Life is a journey. When we stop, things don’t go right.”


192. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody. ” —Herbert Swope, American editor and journalist


193. “It takes twenty years to make a name and 5 minutes to ruin it. If you’re thinking that that, you’ll do things otherwise.” – Warren Buffett, investor


194. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple


195. “Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower, former U.S. President


196. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ” —Warren Buffett, investor


197. “The important thing is to do charity, not to talk about charity. We must understand the work with very poor people as a God’s chosen mission.”


198. “You take people as far as they will go not as far as you would like them to go.”


199. “Work is a powerful weapon against the enemies of the soul…” [He believed that one’s work should act as a sacrifice to God]


200. “Great leaders square measure nearly always nice simplifiers, World Health Organization will get over argument, discussion and doubt to supply an answer everyone will perceive.” – Gen.


201. “Faith lifts the soul. Hope supports it. Experience says it must. And Love says let it be!”


202.  Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese. - Author: Dennis Miller


203. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. ” —Winston Churchill, former British Prime Minister


204. “Leadership could be a matter of getting individuals consider you and gain confidence, seeing however you react.


205. “He needed bold, brave, inflamed women in the love of God, who could assimilate his life to that of the poor inhabitants of the jungle, to raise them to God.”


206. “There are difficult moments in life, but with hope the soul goes forward and looks ahead to what awaits us.”


207. “Whoever wishes to be my follower must deny his very self, take up his cross each day, and follow in my steps.” Luke 9:23


208. “True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed… Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection. ” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


209. St. Dominic Savio


210. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. ” —Peter F. Drucker, author and educator


211. “Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.”


212. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. ” —Mary D. Poole, author


213. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ” —Thomas A. Edison, American inventor


214. “The purpose of life is not to win. The purpose of life is to grow and to share. When you come to look back on all that you have done in life, you will get more satisfaction from the pleasure you have brought into other people’s lives than you will from the times that you outdid and defeated them.”


215. “Love is the only light which can constantly illuminate a world grown dim.”


216. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires but in his integrity and in his ability to affect those around him positively.”


217. ”Why them and not me?”


218. “I believe in a quiet, strong and grounded leadership. I think some of the best leaders are those whose work is widely known and respected but who, themselves, are relatively unknown. ” —Rachael Chong, founder and CEO of Catchafire


219. “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership. ” —Faye Wattleton, American reproductive rights activist


220. “Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus — a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


221. “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”


222. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. ” —Steve Jobs, chairman of Apple


223. “But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant.”


224. “One of the tests of leadership is that the ability to acknowledge a drag before it becomes associate emergency.” –Arnold Glasow


225. “They were following Maine as a result of i used to be prior to them, that is not any thanks to opt for a frontrunner.


226. “It’s not about trying to find something to help you be a more effective leader. It’s about trying to be a better person. The other will follow.”


227. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist." — Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman, IBM


228. “Let us learn to live with kindness, to love everyone, even when they do not love us.”


229. “Lent is like a long ‘retreat’ during which we can turn back into ourselves and listen to the voice of God, in order to defeat the temptations of the Evil One. It is a period of spiritual ‘combat’ which we must experience alongside Jesus, not with pride and presumption, but using the arms of faith: prayer, listening to the word of God and penance. In this way we will be able to celebrate Easter in truth, ready to renew the promises of our Baptism.” Pope Benedict XVI


230. John 16:33


231. “After his resurrection Jesus asked Peter, ‘Do you love me more than the rest?’ and Peter answered, ‘You know Lord that I love you!’ Jesus then charged him, ‘Feed my lambs, feed my sheep. ’ The Lord questioned Peter three times in the same way so that his three-fold confession might cancel the threefold denial he had made on the evening of Holy Thursday. He was questioned about his love first and only then were Christ’s sheep (his church and all its members) entrusted to him. ” (Sermon 229P, 1-4)


232. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes. ” —Margaret Wheatley, writer, teacher, and speaker


233. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”


234. “To the three of you who have signed the peace agreement, I ask you as a brother: stay in peace, I am asking you with my heart. Let us go forward. There will be many problems but they will not overcome us. Go ahead, go forward, and resolve the problems.


235.  I believe our philosophy of conscious capitalism will eventually be widely adopted primarily because it is a better way to do business, and it creates more total value in the world for all of its stakeholders. - Author: John Mackey


236. “Leadership is possible in all different ways, and in all different areas of life. Whether it is with friends or family, I expect them to set a great example for me, and hopefully I will do the same for them. And that is all part of being a leader.” — Steve Nash, former professional basketball players and current NBA head coach


237. “In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. ” —Harry Truman, former U. S. President


238. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. ” —Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary


239. “Those who pray and suffer, leaving action for others, will not shine here on earth; but what a radiant crown they will wear in the kingdom of life!  Blessed be the ‘apostolate of suffering’!” St. Josemaría Escrivá


240. “Let us make best use of the fleeting moments. They will not return.”


241. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State


242. A good leader fosters leadership in others


243. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter, former first lady of the United States


244. “I have told you this so that you might have peace in me. In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world.” John 16:33.


245. “Entrust your works to the LORD, and your plans will succeed.” Proverbs 16:3.


246. “We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. ” —Chuck Swindoll, Christian pastor and radio preacher


247. “The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.” – Walter Lippmann, writer, reporter and political commentator


248. When your time comes, lead


249. “I wish not merely to be called Christian, but also to be Christian.”


250. “Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain.”


251. “Living together is an art. It’s a patient art, it’s a beautiful art, it’s fascinating.”


252. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. ” —Margaret Fuller, American journalist and editor


253. “Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control.” — Tom Landry, former Dallas Cowboys head coach and 2x Superbowl winner


254. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ” —Muriel Strode, poet 


255. “A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just.” –Pope Francis


256. “The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.” Pope St. Gregory the Great


257. “The future starts today, not tomorrow.” St. John Paul the Great


258. “One should never initiate anything that he cannot saturate with prayer.” Unknown


259. “True charity consists in doing good to those who do us evil, and in thus winning them over.” St. Alphonsus Liguori


260. “I want to suffer and even rejoice for love, for this is my way of scattering flowers. Never a flower shall I find but its petals shall be scattered for you; and all the while I will sing; yes, always sing, even when gathering roses in the midst of thorns; and the longer and sharper the thorns may be, the sweeter shall be my song!” St. Thérèse of Lisieux


261.  Mother Teresa quote on finding your passion


262. Priests, lead like shepherds, smell like your flock


263. “Leaders don’t create more followers, they create more leaders.”


264. “If someone is gay and is searching for the Lord and has good will, then who am I to judge him? … The problem is not having this tendency, no, we must be brothers and sisters to one another. The problem is in making a lobby of this tendency: a lobby of misers, a lobby of politicians, a lobby of masons, so many lobbies. ” (News conference during flight from Brazil to Rome, July 28, 2013)


265. “And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.”


266. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. ” —Malala Yousafzai, activist


267. “No leader sets out to be a leader. People set out to live their lives, expressing themselves fully. When that expression is of value, they become leaders. So the point is not to become a leader. The point is to become yourself, to use yourself completely – all your skills, gifts and energies – in order to make your vision manifest. You must withhold nothing. You must, in sum, become the person you started out to be, and to enjoy the process of becoming. ” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


268. “Trials and tribulations offer us a chance to make reparation for our past faults and sins. On such occasions the Lord comes to us like a physician to heal the wounds left by our sins. Tribulation is the divine medicine.” St. Augustine of Hippo


269. “A single act of pure love pleases me more than a thousand imperfect prayers.” Jesus (According to St. Faustina)


270. “Be assured that abuses are not done away with by harsh or severe or autocratic measures, but by teaching rather than by commanding, by persuasion rather than by threats. This is the way to deal with the people in general, reserving severity for the sins of the few. If we make threats, let it be done sorrowfully, in the words of Scripture, and in terms of the world to come. In this way, it is not we who are feared because of our power, but God because of our words. ” (Letter 22, 5)


271. “Of all the things that sustain a leader over time, love is the most lasting. The best-kept secret of successful leaders is love: staying in love with leading, with the people who do the work, with what their organizations produce, and with those who honor the organization by using its work.”


272. “We must fast with our whole heart, that is to say, willing, wholeheartedly, universally and entirely.” St. Francis de Sales


273.  Mother Teresa quote on being your own leader


274. “Rarely are opportunities presented to you in a perfect way. In a nice little box with a yellow bow on top. ‘Here, open it, it’s perfect. You’ll love it. ’ Opportunities – the good ones – are messy, confusing and hard to recognize. They’re risky. They challenge you. ” —Susan Wojcicki, CEO of Youtube


275. John Bosco


276. “He who possesses God lacks nothing: God alone suffices.” St. Teresa of Ávila


277. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow. ” —Himanshu Bhatia, CEO of Chesterfield


278. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.”– President Ronald Reagan


279. “Leadership and learning square measure indispensable to every alternative.” – John F.


280. “Whatever God wants, as God wills, when God wills.”


281. “Repeat business or behavior can be bribed. Loyalty has to be earned.” — Janet Robinson, former CEO, New York Times Company


282. “Some individuals need it to happen, some want it might happen, others build it happen.” – Michael Jordan, Hall of Fame basketball superstar


283. “In a broken world, to communicate with mercy means to help create closeness between the children of God.”


284. “If you would like to make a ship, don’t pull in the boys to assemble wood, divide the work, and give orders.


285.  Homo sapiens are the only mammals who intentionally hold Beard Of Bees competitions. - Author: Dana Gould


286. “To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.” — Pat Riley, former professional basketball head coach


287. “The vital issue is this: to be ready to hand over in any given moment all that we tend to square measure for what we are able to become.” –DeSeaux


288.  Basic research is very useful, but it should be more geared toward application than it was before. - Author: Luc Montagnier


289. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. ” —Max Lucado, author and pastor


290. “Pray, hope, and don’t worry.”


291. “Twenty-first-century leadership relationship dynamics are from the bottom up rather than the top down; from the outside in, rather than the inside out.”


292. “To have courage for whatever comes in life — everything lies in that.”


293. “God will give eternal life to those who convert sinners and bring them to the right path.”


294. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. ” —John Quincy Adams, former U. S. President 


295. “And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’”


296. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. ” —Tony Blair, British politician


297. “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out. ” —Steve Jobs, chairman of Apple


298. “If we can develop a truly humble attitude, we can change the world.” -Pope Francis


299. “The only place that success comes before work is in the dictionary.” Vince Lombardi, former NFL head coach and Executive


300. “I don’t think just trying to maximize profits is a very good long-term strategy for a business. It doesn’t inspire the people who work for you.” — John Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods Market


301. “To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.” G.K. Chesterton


302. “When all the boasting is over, what is any man but just another man? Even when honor in this life is merited, it has no lasting value. It is smoke that weighs nothing. ” (City of God, 5. 17)


303. “As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think. ” —Toni Morrison, author


304. “Wisdom is knowing what to try to to next, ability is knowing the way to hump, and virtue is doing it.” –David Star Jordan


305. “The led must not be compelled. They must be able to choose their own leader.” – Albert Einstein, physicist


306. “Be who you were created to be, and you will set the world on fire.”


307. “We lack leadership capable of striking out on new paths and meeting the needs of the present with concern for all and without prejudice towards coming generations.”


308. “How easy it is to die with Jesus on the cross—if one has lived with Jesus on the cross!”


309. “Hold your eyes on God and leave the doing to Him.  That is all the doing you have to worry about.” St. Jane Frances de Chantal


310. “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.”


311. “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants. ” —Isaac Newton, English mathematician, physicist, and astronomer


312. “The quality of a frontrunner is mirrored within the standards they set for themselves.” –Ray Kroc


313. Romans 8:31


314. “In periods wherever there’s no leadership, society stands still.


315. “We become what we love and who we love shapes what we become.”


316. “The Lord has called us from different nations, but we must be united with one heart and one soul.”


317. “To be tempted is a sign that the soul is very pleasing to the Lord.” St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina


318. “When I shrink from suffering, Jesus reproves me and tells me that He did not refuse to suffer. Then I say ‘Jesus, Your will and not mine’. At last I am convinced that only God can make me happy, and in Him I have placed all my hope…” St. Gemma Galgani


319. “Our hearts were made for You, O Lord, and they are restless until they rest in You.” St. Augustine of Hippo


320. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”


321. “Life is a journey, along different roads, different paths, which leave their mark on us.”


322. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. ” —Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker


323. “The family is where we are formed as people. Every family is a brick in the building of society.” 


324.  Since the Icelandic volcano obviously needs a virgin sacrifice and the Catholic Church obviously needs new leadership the Pope must volunteer to jump in the volcano. Pontiff, don't think of it as endorsing paganism, think of it as supersizing Ash Wednesday. - Author: Bill Maher


325. St. Ignatius of Loyola


326. “All are called to love and cherish family life, for families are not a problem; they are first and foremost an opportunity.”


327. “The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.” — Sir Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister, United Kingdom


328.  Mother Teresa quote on understanding that no task is too small


329. “The task of the leader is to urge his individuals from wherever they’re to wherever they need not been.” ― diplomatist, former U.S.


330. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


331. “I suppose leadership at just one occasion meant muscles; however nowadays it suggests that obtaining along side individuals.” – Mahatma Gandhi, Indian independence movement leader


332. “A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. ” —Joe DiMaggio, former New York Yankees outfielder & Hall of Fame baseball player


333. “One must not think that a person who is suffering is not praying. He is offering up his sufferings to God, and many a time he is praying much, more truly than one who goes away by himself and meditates his head off, and, if he has squeezed out a few tears, thinks that is prayer.” St. Teresa of Ávila


334. “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence, and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. ” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


335. “You are never too small to make a difference. ” —Greta Thunberg, environmental activist


336. “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.” — Fay Wattleton, reproductive rights activist


337. “It’s okay to admit what you don’t know. It’s okay to ask for help. And it’s more than okay to listen to the people you lead – in fact, it’s essential. ” —Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors


338. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” — Aristotle, Greek philosopher


339. “Whatever troubles may be before you, accept them cheerfully, remembering whom you are trying to follow. Do not be afraid.”


340. “Genuine love is demanding, but its beauty lies precisely in the demands it makes.” Pope Francis


341. “You can be a leader in your workplace, your neighborhood, or your family, all without having a title. ” —Travis Bradberry, author


342. “Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble, scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, and kindles the true light of chastity. Enter again into yourself.” St. Augustine of Hippo


343. “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.”  – Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State


344. “We don’t would like magic to alter the planet, we feature all the facility we want within ourselves already: we’ve the facility to imagine higher.” – J.K.


345.  Mother Teresa quote on taking action even if you don’t know the outcome


346. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. ” —Lao Tzu, philosopher and writer


347. “The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it. ” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


348. “The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones. ” —Brandon Sanderson, author


349. “True leadership lies in guiding others to success–in making certain that everybody is working at their best, doing the work they’re pledged to try and do and doing it well.” –Bill Owens


350. “This morning my soul is greater than the world since it possesses you, you whom heaven and earth do not contain.”


351. . “Leadership is that the art of giving folks a platform for spreading concepts that job.” –Seth Godin


352. “Work constitutes a foundation for the formation of family life, which is a natural right and something that man is called to…In a way, work is a condition for making it possible to found a family, since the family requires the means of subsistence which man normally gains through work.


353. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” — Peter Drucker, Austrian writer and management consultant


354. “The first thing good superiors must realize is that they are servants. They should not consider it beneath their dignity to be servants to many. Indeed, the Lord of lords did not consider it beneath His dignity to be a servant to us. ” (Sermon 340A, 1)


355. “Be trustworthy in tiny things as a result of it’s in them that your strength lies.” – Teresa, Catholic nun and saint


356.  Parishes that have learned to develop a culture of continual invitation to leadership, training, and growth in responsibility for their members are predisposed to ongoing health and growth when pastor transitions occur - Author: William E. Simon Jr


357. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. ” —Ralph Nader, American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney


358. “The test of leadership is, is anything or anyone better because of you?” —Mark Sanborn, author, professional speaker, and entrepreneur


359.  Cardinal Dolan, of course, has a very, very hard job: trying to hold up Catholic family values in sexually liberal New York City. I'm not saying New York is the Gay Mecca. But it's at least Gay-rusalem. - Author: Stephen Colbert


360. “I Work With Prostitutes”-The Negative


361. “A leader takes individuals wherever they need to travel.


362. “Praise and bless my Lord, and give him thanks and serve him with great humility.”


363. “Each generation is converted by the saint who contradicts it most.” G.K. Chesterton


364. “Every time you have got to talk, you’re auditioning for leadership.” –James Humes


365. “Ninety % of leadership is that the ability to speak one thing folks wish.” – Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator


366. “Our Lady…told us she would come and take Francisco to heaven, and she asked me if I still wanted to convert more sinners. I said I did.”


367. “Gee I like this guy even if I am not a catholic”


368. “The ultimate goal of fasting is to help each one of us to make a complete gift of self to God.” Pope Benedict XVI


369. “To have long run success as an educator or in any position of leadership, you’ve got to be obsessed in a way.” – Pat Riley, President of the Miami Heat


370. “The servant leader believes that ‘my success is your success.'”


371. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. ” —Sara Blakely, founder & CEO of Spanx


372. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. ” —Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady


373. “Know that the greatest service that man can offer to God is to help convert souls.” St. Rose of Lima


374. “To add price to others, one should 1st price others.” –John Maxwell


375. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. ” —Madeleine Albright, former U. S. Secretary of State


376. “Be leaders wherever it behooves you to be. Leaders of thought, leaders of action, leaders of joy, leaders of hope, leaders of the construction of a better world.”


377. “It’s fine to celebrate success however it’s a lot of vital to heed the teachings of failure.” – Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


378. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position. ” —Brian Tracy, Canadian-American motivational public speaker


379. “I cannot offer you the formula for achievement, however I will offer you the formula for failure, that is: try and please everyone.” –Herbert Swope


380. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” — Orrin Woodward, American businessman and writer


381. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”


382. “A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” —  Nelson Mandela, former President and anti-apartheid revolutionary,  South Africa


383. “Leaders say “no” to corruption.


384. “I don’t want yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs.” — Samuel Goldwyn, Polish-American film producer


385. “Leadership distilled down to 3 words: Make a difference. ” —Robin Sharma, Canadian writer


386. “We area unit what we have a tendency to fake to be, thus we have a tendency to should use caution regarding what we have a tendency to fake to be.” –Kurt writer


387. “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


388. “Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what you want me to be – and becoming that person.” St. Thérèse of Lisieux


389. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the correct things.” – Peter F. Drucker, author and professional”I will offer you a six-word formula for success: assume things through–then follow through.” –Edward Rickenbacker


390. “The future belongs to those that believe the sweetness of their dreams.” – Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, former initial girl of the us


391. “Servant leadership is easy for people with high self-esteem. Such people have no problem giving credit to others. They have no problem listening to other people for ideas. They have no problem in building other people up.”


392. “To be a frontrunner, you’ve got to form individuals need to follow you, and no-one needs to follow somebody World Health Organization doesn’t apprehend wherever he’s going.” – Joe Namath, former


393. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” — Mother Teresa, Catholic Church Saint of Calcutta


394. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” — Stephen Covey, author, businessman and speaker


395. “Each group and each youngster is different.


396. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. ” —Barack Obama, former U. S. President


397. “Every human being is neighbor to every other human being. Even those you do not know share in your humanity. Is this person known as a friend? Let them stay as a friend. Is this person your enemy? Let them become a friend. ” (Sermon 229D, 1)


398. “To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where he is going.” — Joe Namath, former New York Jets quarterback and Super Bowl champion


399. “For leadership there is only one road: service. There is no other way. If you have many qualities , the ability to communicate, etc. , but you are not a servant, your leadership will fail, it is useless, it has not power to gather [people] together… Leadership must enter into service, but with a personal love for the people.”


400. “The little things matter as much, if not more, than the bigger things.” — Adrian Swinscoe, customer experience consultant


401. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be. ” —Rosalynn Carter, former First Lady, American writer, and activist


402. “MONDAYS WITH MARY”


403. “And they said to him, “If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them, and speak good words to them when you answer them, then they will be your servants forever.”


404. “Now to Him who is able to accomplish far more than all we ask or imagine, by the power at work with us…” Ephesians 3:20.


405. “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5.


406. “To lead people, walk beside them. As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence … When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves!’” – Lao Tzu, philosopher


407. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ” —Helen Keller, author, activist, and lecturer


408. “Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. ” —Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club


409. “I can have no other spouse, but Jesus Christ. I have considered myself content to live in poverty and misery for his love.”


410. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. ” —Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman of IBM


411. “A healthy family life requires frequent use of three phrases: May I? Thank You, and I’m sorry and never, never, never end the day without making peace.”


412. “To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them.” St. Thomas Aquinas


413. “Let no one mourn that he has fallen again and again: for forgiveness has risen from the grave!”  St. John Chrysostom


414. “Management is doing issues right; leadership is doing the correct thing.” –Peter F. Drucker


415. “Amid so many problems, even grave, may we not lose our hope in the infinite mercy of God.”


416. “Without work, it is impossible to have fun.”


417. “Ask yourselves this question: How often is Jesus inside and knocking at the door to be let out, to come out? And we do not let him out because of our own need for security, because so often we are locked into ephemeral structures that serve solely to make us slaves and not free children of God. ” (Pentecost vigil, May 18, 2013)


418. “In my deepest wound I saw your glory and it dazzled me.”  St. Augustine of Hippo


419. “In leadership, there are no words more important than trust. In any organization, trust must be developed among every member of the team if success is going to be achieved.” — Mike Krzyzewski, college and Olympic basketball coach


420. “In God’s will, there is great peace.”


421. ”This is precisely the reason for the dissatisfaction of some, who end up sad — sad priests — in some sense becoming collectors of antiques or novelties, instead of being shepherds living with ‘the odor of the sheep. ’ This I ask you: Be shepherds, with the ‘odor of the sheep,’ make it real, as shepherds among your flock, fishers of men. ” (Chrism Mass, March 28, 2013)


422. “To convert somebody, go and take them by the hand and guide them.”


423. “Leadership is not just about giving energy… it’s unleashing other people’s energy. ” —Paul Polman, Dutch businessman


424. “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”


425. “A real leader isn’t a searcher for agreement however a decay of agreement.” – Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights activist


426. “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.” — Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook and Founder, Lean In.org


427.  Mother Teresa quote on always remembering that there’s a team around you


428. “Nothing, how little so ever it be, if it is suffered for God’s sake, can pass without merit in the sight of God.” Thomas à Kempis


429. “The perfect family doesn’t exist, nor is there a perfect husband or a perfect wife, and let’s not talk about the perfect mother-in-law! It’s just us sinners. ” A healthy family life requires frequent use of three phrases: “May I? Thank you, and I’m sorry” and “never, never, never end the day without making peace. ” (Meeting with engaged couples, February 14, 2014)


430. “Perfection isn’t getable, however if we have a tendency to chase perfection we will catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi, legendary Green Bay Packers coach


431. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. ” —Warren Buffett, investor


432. “If you're competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.” — Jeff Bezos, Founder, Amazon


433. “All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: It was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership. ” —John Kenneth Galbraith, economist and diplomat


434. “In His will is our peace,” sing the saints in Dante’s Divine Comedy. We cannot, however, truly be at peace unless we allow our conversion to God’s ways to be open-ended.  —Pat McCloskey, OFM


435. “I’ll lift you and you’ll lift me and we’ll both ascend together.”


436. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. ” —Martin Luther King Jr. , civil rights activist


437. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. ” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French writer, poet, and aristocrat


438. “Small gestures of love, of tenderness, of care, make people feel that the Lord is with us. This is how the door of mercy opens.”


439. “Though an army encamp against me, my heart does not fear; Though war be waged against me, even then do I trust.” Psalm 27:3


440. P. J. Abdul Kalam That Will Serve As Wind Beneath Your Wings


441. ...I think that we succumb to attitudes that do not permit us to dialogue: domination, not knowing how to listen, annoyance in our speech, preconceived judgments and so many others.


442. “The miracle is this–the more we share, the more we have.”


443. “Teach us to give and not count the cost.”


444.  Mother Teresa quote on taking action every day


445. “If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk.” – Benjamin Hooks, former director of the NAACP


446. “Customers do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they’ll take care of your customers.” — Richard Branson, English business magnate and Founder, Virgin Group


447. “You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That’s assault, not leadership.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower


448. “A true leader has the boldness to square alone, the courageousness to form robust choices, and therefore the compassion to concentrate to the requirements of others. He doesn’t come into being to be a pacesetter, however becomes one by the equality of his actions and therefore the integrity of his intent.” –Douglas MacArthur


449. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” — Farrah Gray, American businessman and investor


450. Mother Teresa quote on the power of positive feedback


451. Philippians 4:13


452. “Faith is like a bright ray of sunlight. It enables us to see God in all things as well as all things in God.” St. Francis de Sales


453. Leadership is closeness, service, humility, poverty and sacrifice


454. Service is the only way to good leadership


455. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


456. “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”


457. “Leadership are some things you earn, one thing you’re chosen for. You can’t are available in yelling, ‘I’m your leader!’ If it happens, it’s as a result of the opposite guys respect you.” – mount Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback


458. “We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children. ” —Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat


459. “Leading people is the most challenging and, therefore, the most gratifying undertaking of all human endeavors. ” —Jocko Willink, American author, podcaster, and retired United States Navy Officer


460. “I am not capable of doing big things, but I want to do everything, even the smallest things, for the greater glory of God.” St. Dominic Savio


461. “You don't lead by pointing and telling people someplace to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.” — Ken Kesey, American novelist and essayist


462. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”


463. “The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.”


464. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur


465. “The greatest leader isn’t essentially the one United Nations agency will the best things. he’s the one that gets the folks to try to to the best things.” –Ronald Reagan


466.  “Brothers and sisters, good evening. You all know that the duty of the conclave was to give a bishop to Rome. It seems that my brother cardinals have gone almost to the ends of the earth to get him… but here we are. ” (First words as pope: March 13, 2013)


467. “I love You, O my God, and my only desire is to love You until the last breath of my life. I love You, O my infinitely lovable God, and I would rather die loving You, than live without loving You. I love You, Lord and the only grace I ask is to love You eternally…My God, if my tongue cannot say in every moment that I love You, I want my heart to repeat it to You as often as I draw breath.” St. John Vianney


468. 1 Corinthians 15:57


469. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan, professional basketball player and Owner, Charlotte Hornets


470. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. ” —Dolly Parton, musician


471. “We should ever be grateful for and love the vocation to which God has called us. This applies to every vocation because, after all, what a privilege it is to serve God, even in the least capacity!”


472. “One of the tests of leadership is that the ability to acknowledge a retardant before it becomes AN emergency.” –Arnold Glasow


473. “Father, I am seeking: I am hesitant and uncertain, but will you, O God, watch over each step of mine and guide me.” St. Augustine of Hippo


474. “A leader is best once folks barely understand he exists…when his work is finished, his aim consummated, they’re going to all say: we have a tendency to did it ourselves.”


475. “Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of grace.  The gift of grace increases as the struggle increases.”  St. Rose of Lima


476. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. ” —Bill Bradley, American politician and former professional basketball player


477. “Where there is no envy or fear, differences, far from creating divisions, foster harmony. ” (Holy Virginity, 29)


478. “Work is a good thing for man – a good thing for his humanity – because through work man not only transforms nature, adapting it to his own needs, but he also achieves fulfillmentas a human being and indeed, in a sense, becomes “more a human being.”


479. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure area unit 2 of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Carnegie, author and psychological feature speaker


480. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ” —William Arthur Ward, writer


481. “And the Lord said to me, ‘My child, you please Me most by suffering. In your physical as well as your mental sufferings, My daughter, do not seek sympathy from creatures. I want the fragrance of your suffering to be pure and unadulterated. I want you to detach yourself, not only from creatures, but also from yourself…The more you will come to love suffering, My daughter, the purer your love for Me will be.'” St. Maria Faustina Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul


482. “Lent stimulates us to let the Word of God penetrate our life and in this way to know the fundamental truth: who we are, where we come from, where we must go, what path we must take in life…” Pope Benedict XVI


483. “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light for my path.” Psalm 119:105.


484. “Popular leaders, then, are those able to make everyone, including the poor, the vulnerable, the frail and the wounded, part of the forward march of youth. They do not shun or fear those young people who have experienced hurt or borne the weight of the cross.”


485. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. ” —Stephen R. Covey, American educator


486. “In a servant leadership culture we learn by choice or example that if we want to be great, we have to serve others respectfully.”


487. “In losing all, the soul has risen 


488. “The first and most important choice a leader makes is the choice to serve, without which one’s capacity to lead is severely limited.”


489. “Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling empowered and accomplished. ” —Lisa Cash Hanson, author and entrepreneur 


490. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” — Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric


491. “Leadership must be likable, affable, cordial, and above all emotional. The fashion of authoritarian leadership is gone. Football is about life. You can’t be angry all day.” — Vincente del Bosque, former Spanish fútbol coach and manager


492. “Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.”


493. “Love is shown by little things, by attention to small daily signs which make us feel at home.”


494. “Of all the items I’ve done, the foremost very important is coordinating people who work with Pine Tree State and aiming their efforts at a particular goal.” – Disney, founding father of Walter Elias Disney


495. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – President John Quincy Adams


496. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. ” —Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue


497. John 1:5


498. .”A smart leader leads the folks from higher than them. an excellent leader leads the folks from inside them.”–M. D. Arnold


499. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. ” —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


500. Romans 8:28


501. “Take heart! First of all it is God who sends things forward and not me. And then from paradise I can do more than I do in this world. When I will no longer be, believe also that it will be better than it is done now.” (Her deathbed words)


502. “The reason for our existence is to quench the thirst of Jesus. When he asked for water, the soldier gave him vinegar to drink—but his thirst was for love, for souls, for you and me.”


503. “Don’t be afraid to ask God for forgiveness. He never tires of forgiving us. God is pure mercy.”


504. “Leaders establish trust with candor, transparency, and credit.”— Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric


505. “The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.”


506. “A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see and who sees before others see.” – Leroy Eimes, author and leadership expert


507. “Be shepherds, with the “odour of the sheep , make it real, as shepherds among your flock, fishers of men.”


508. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – Gen. George S. Patton


509. “You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Murray Hopper, U.S. Navy rear admiral


510. “Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading.”


511. “Your rewards in life will be in direct proportion to the value of your service to others.”


512. “When one realizes that life, even in the middle of so many contradictions, is a gift, that love is the source and the meaning of life, how can they withhold their urge to do good to another fellow being?”


513. “An organization’s ability to be told, and translate that learning into action quickly, is that the final competitive advantage.” – Jack Welch, former business executive of General electrical


514. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” — Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher and writer


515. “The leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.” – George Orwell, author [Read Related Article: 5 Tips for Guiding Your Team Through a Rough Patch]


516. “When a man begins to fast, he straightway yearns in his mind to enter into converse with God.” St. Isaac the Syrian


517. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch, former GE chairman and CEO


518. “Since happiness is nothing else than the enjoyment of the supreme good, and the supreme good is above us, no one can enjoy happiness unless he rises above himself.”


519. “If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!” St. Catherine of Siena


520. “A leader could be a dealer in hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and emperor


521. “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, is and remains immortal.”


522. “I will offer you a six-word formula for success: suppose things through–then follow through.” –Edward Edward Vernon Rickenbacker


523. “The saints did not all begin well, but they ended well.” St. John Vianney


524. “Charity enters heaven when humility opens the door.”


525. “Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – U.S. Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf


526. “People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.”


527. “I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me.” Philippians 4:13.


528. “Let us never forget this! For the disciples of Jesus, yesterday, today and always, the only authority is the authority of service, the only power is the power of the cross”.


529. “Leadership is something you earn, something you’re chosen for. You can’t come in yelling, ‘I’m your leader!’ If it happens, it’s because the other guys respect you. ” —Ben Roethlisberger, quarterback,