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1,000 Inspiring Leadership Quotes To Motivate Your Team (2023)

1. “In teamwork, silence isn’t golden. It’s deadly.” ~ Mark Sanborn


2. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie


3. “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.”


4. “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.” ~ Zig Ziglar


5. “When you have decided what you believe, what you feel must be done, have the courage to stand alone and be counted.”


6. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln


7. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” – Peter F. Drucker


8. “Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.” – Jean-Paul Sartre


9. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”


10. “Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.” – John D. Rockefeller


11. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.”


12. “When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte


13. “Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.” – Rudy Giuliani


14. “Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” ~ Stephen Covey


15. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” ~ Albert Einstein


16. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” —George Addair


17. “A strong leader avoids becoming over-confident to the point of impaired judgment.” – Daniel Lubetzky


18. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.” ~ Mohandas Gandhi


19. “Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.” – Proverbs 11:14


20. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”Harold R. McAlindon


21. “Followers think and talk about their problems....Leaders think and talk about the solutions.” - Brian Tracy


22. “Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.”


23. “You were created by God, hard wired with talents and personality traits that are unique to just you.”


24. “A quiet conscience makes one strong!” – Anne Frank


25. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” ~ Margaret Fuller


26. When eagles are silent, parrots begin to chatter. - Winston Churchill


27. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” - Steve Jobs


28. “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.” – Proverbs 3:27


29. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” ~ George S. Patton


30. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill


31. Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


32. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. – Peter Drucker


33. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right thing.” – Peter F. Drucker


34. “You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” ~ Henry Ford


35. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” ~ Henry Ford


36. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” ~ Arnold Glasow


37. “A leader is a dealer in hope.”


38. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” —George Patton


39. To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. – Eleanor Roosevelt


40. “Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone’s following you.” ~ Henry Gilmer


41. “A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.” – Sam Houston


42. Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want. – Dianne Feinstein


43. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


44. “To add value to others, one must first value others.” ~ John Maxwell


45. “Leaders never stop learning.” Christine Caine


46. “Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” – George Washington Carver


47. He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.


48. “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.” – James 3:1


49. “There are no office hours for leaders.” – Cardinal J. Gibbons


50. As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. - Bill Gates


51. “In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.”


52. “Leadership is the key to 99 per cent of all successful efforts.” – Erskine Bowles


53. “Character matters; leadership descends from character.” – Rush Limbaugh


54. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” – Dale Canegie


55. “Some people want it to happen. Some wish it would happen. Others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan


56. “Earn your leadership every day.”


57. “Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, But he who hates correction is stupid.” – Proverbs 12:1


58. “Leading people is the most challenging and, therefore, the most gratifying undertaking of all human endeavors.” – Jocko Willink


59. The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.


60. “No on else in the world has the same strengths you do because God created all of us individually.”


61. “The x-factor of great leadership is not personality, it’s humility.” Jim Collins


62. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.”


63. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~ Michael Jordan


64. “We cannot lead anyone farther than we have been ourselves.” – John C. Maxwell


65. Don’t necessarily avoid sharp edges. Occasionally they are necessary to leadership. - Donald Rumsfeld


66. “The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.”


67. “A successful person finds the right place for himself. But a successful leader finds the right place for others. ”


68. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” ~ Aristotle


69. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” – Mahatma Gandhi


70. Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.


71. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” ― Margaret Thatcher


72. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” –Brian Tracy


73. “Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”


74. The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. - Harvey Firestone


75. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


76. “You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.” – Nelson Mandela


77. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.” –Michelle Obama


78. “Leadership never ascends from the pew to the pulpit, but invariably descends from the pulpit to the pew.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


79. “One measure of leadership is the calibre of people who choose to follow you.” – Dennis A. Peer


80. “Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.”


81. “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”


82. Great leaders inspire people to have confidence in themselves. - Eleanor Roosevelt


83. “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” – Theodore Roosevelt


84. Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.


85. “Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.” – Jim Rohn


86. “A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.” ~ Polybius


87. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” Max Lucado


88. I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.


89. “Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities . . . because it is the quality which guarantees all others.” – Winston Churchill


90. “It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.” – Henry A. Kissinger


91. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” ~ Brian Tracy


92. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” Ray Kroc


93. “If you want to build something great, you should focus on what the change is that you want to make in the world.” – Mark Zuckerberg


94. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates


95. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. - Peter F. Drucker


96. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” – Abraham Lincoln


97. “I don’t go by the rule book. I lead from the heart, not the head.” — Princess Diana


98. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John C. Maxwell


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


100. “Be the leader you wish you had.”


101. “Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works too.”


102. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” – Brian Tracy


103. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.”


104. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” – Earl Nightingale


105. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you'll be criticised anyway.” - Eleanor Roosevelt


106. “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” - Henry Kissinger


107. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb


108. “To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche


109. “A leader is admired, a boss is feared.” ~ Vicente Del Bosque


110. “There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.” – Norman Vincent Peale


111. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a moulder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


112. A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible.


113. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” ~ John C. Maxwell


114. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” ~ Harvey S. Firestone


115. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” ~ Max Lucado


116. “Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.” – Harold S. Green


117. “The highest of distinctions is service to others.” – King George VI


118. “Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” – Stephen R. Covey


119. “Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.” – Rev. Jesse Jackson


120. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt


121. “Education is the mother of leadership” - Wendell Willkie


122. “High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton


123. “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” ~ Van Gogh


124. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.” ~ John C. Maxwell


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


126. “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head—that’s assault, not leadership.” ―Dwight Eisenhower


127. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” Ralph Nader


128. “A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.” – Joe DiMaggio


129. Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.


130. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson


131. “Leadership is about being of service to others, not being served by others. Be a mentor, not a boss.” Anonymous


132. “Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” ~ Gloria Steinem


133. “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”


134. “Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t!”


135. High expectations are the key to absolutely everything.


136. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” ~ Vince Lombardi


137. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” – Zig Ziglar


138. Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. —John F. Kennedy


139. ‘Always keep your eyes open. Keep watching. Because whatever you see can inspire you.’ – Grace Coddington


140. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” –Bill Gates


141. “I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules..”


142. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” ~ Dale Carnegie


143. To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.


144. Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position. - Brian Tracy


145. “I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.”


146. “Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.” – Bill Owens


147. “I think leadership is something you earn, more through actions than words.” – Ander Crenshaw


148. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. - Mahatma Gandhi


149. “To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.” – Pat Riley


150. “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.” – Laurence J. Peter


151. “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.” John Maxwell


152. “The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.” — Padmasree Warrior


153. “Taking responsibility of failure and giving credit of success to others is biggest quality of leaders.” ~ Invajy


154. Make the right decision even when no one is watching, especially when no one is watching, and you will always turn out okay. – Kim Kaupe


155. A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.


156. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” – Oprah Winfrey


157. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ~ Bill Gates


158. To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.


159. 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.


160. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


161. Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating. – Simon Sinek


162. “Business leaders cannot be bystanders.” - Howard Schultz


163. “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


164. “Leadership is action, not position.” – Donald H. McGannon


165. A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.


166. Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.


167. “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” - John C. Maxwell


168. “De Flander has added another chapter to the emerging science of strategy execution.”


169. “The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” ~ Tony Blair


170. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. - Kenneth Blanchard


171. Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.


172. “He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.” – Proverbs 16:32


173. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller


174. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader


175. “Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


176. “The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.” – Henry Miller


177. “I’m a leader not a follower. Unless it’s a dark place, then you are going first.”


178. Leaders establish trust with candor, transparency, and credit.


179. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle


180. Fail often so you can succeed sooner.


181. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~ Beverly Sills


182. “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” – William Shakespeare


183. The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision. - Ken Blanchard


184. “Uncertainty is a permanent part of the leadership landscape. It never goes away.” – Andy Stanley


185. Earn your leadership every day. - Michael Jordan


186. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” - Henry Adams


187. “The problem with being a leader is that you’re never sure if you’re being followed or chased.”


188. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.”


189. You don’t need a title to be a leader.


190. Leadership is not just about giving energy, it’s unleashing other people’s energy.


191. “For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” – Matthew 6:21


192. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” —Albert Einstein


193. “The true value of a leader is not measured by the work they do. A leader’s true value is measured by the work they inspire others to do.”


194. Trust is the essence of Leadership. - Colin Powell


195. ‘We Need Leaders Who Are Global Citizens’: Former UN Head Ban Ki-moon on Building an Inclusive World


196. “Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow.”


197. “Implementing They Ask, You Answer with IMPACT’s help has transformed my business.”


198. “When you were made a leader you weren’t given a crown, you were given the responsibility to bring out the best in others.”


199. “Earn your leadership every day.” Michael Jordan


200. “Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.” ~ Bo Bennett


201. A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit. —John Maxwell


202. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth Blanchard


203. “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


204. “Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determinations.” - John Seaman Garns


205. The real leader has no need to lead — he is content to point the way. - Henry Miller


206. “Leaders don’t inflict pain, they share pain.” ~ Max Depree


207. “Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.” ~ Douglas MacArthur


208. “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” ~ Alexander The Great


209. “Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.” – Vince Lombardi


210. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” —Jack Welch


211. “Leadership means forming a team and working toward common objectives that are tied to time, metrics, and resources.” – Russel Honore


212. “Leadership is a choice, not a position.” – Stephen R. Covey


213. Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. - John D. Rockefeller


214. Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.


215. Leadership is an action, not a position. - Donald McGannon


216. “It takes a great man to be a good listener.” – Calvin Coolidge


217. “Surround yourself with great people; delegate authority; get out of the way” Ronald Reagan


218. “When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.”


219. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ―Harold McAlindon


220. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton


221. “Leadership is about vision and responsibility, not power.” – Seth Berkley


222. “It is so easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.”


223. ‘Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.’ – Steve Jobs


224. “At the heart of great leadership is a curious mind, heart, and spirit.” – Chip Conley


225. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”


226. “When people talk, listen completely.” ~ Ernest Hemingway


227. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” Harvey S. Firestone


228. 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.


229. “Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.” – E. Joseph Cossman


230. “A leader is someone who demonstrates what’s possible.” Mark Yarnell


231. “My best successes came on the heels of failures.” — Barbara Corcoran


232. “Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.” – Andrew Carnegie


233. “If your situation – be it your family, your team, your church, or your friends – required a leader, would you step up and be one?”


234. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” ~ Sheryl Sandberg


235. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” ~ Peter Drucker


236. “It is absolutely necessary…for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders.” George Washington


237. “The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.” – Ken Blanchard


238. “Self trust is the first secret of success.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


239. “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.” ~ Warren Bennis


240. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” ~ Albert Einstein


241. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson


242. “Focusing is about saying No.” – Steve Jobs


243. ‘Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.’ – Brian Tracy


244. “If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”


245. There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.


246. “A true leader is one who is humble enough to admit their mistakes.” Anonymous


247. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” ~ Aristotle


248. “Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life, no matter what the project.” – Bill Owens


249. “You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note.” ~ Doug Floyd


250. “The first key to leadership is self-control.” - Jack Weatherford


251. You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that’s assault, not leadership. Dwight D. Eisenhower


252. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” Robert Louis Stevenson


253. Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.


254. “Leaders who don’t listen will eventually be surrounded by people who have nothing to say.” Andy Stanley


255. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” —Abraham Lincoln


256. “To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”


257. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” ~ Ray Kroc


258. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”


259. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” ―John C. Maxwell


260. Management works in the system; leadership works on the system. - Stephen Covey


261. “To add value to others, one must first value others.” - John C. Maxwell


262. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”


263. “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.”


264. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”


265. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”—Eleanor Roosevelt


266. “A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.”


267. “My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.” Steve Jobs


268. “If you act enthusiastic, you will be enthusiastic!” – Dale Carnegie


269. “Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.” – Confucius


270. “The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.” — Barbara Sher


271. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


272. “The art of leadership is in saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.”


273. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy


274. “Well, I think that – I think leadership’s always been about two main things: imagination and courage.” – Paul Keating


275. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” —Bill Bradley


276. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.


277. “Chance only favors the prepared mind.”


278. Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. - Tom Landry


279. “The task of the leader is to get their people from where they are to where they have not been.” – Henry Kissinger


280. “Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.” – Proverbs 23:9


281. “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” Henry Kissinger


282. “You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.” – Ted Turner


283. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.”- John C. Maxwell


284. “The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.” – Henry Kissinger


285. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” ~ John F. Kennedy


286. “Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.” – John Zenger


287. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” - John Q. Adams


288. “Leadership does not depend on being right.” – Ivan Illich


289. “All leaders are readers.” – Jim Rohn


290. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower


291. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” -– John C. Maxwell


292. “You have to think anyway, so why not think big?” – Donald Trump


293. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”


294. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy


295. “Great leaders state out loud what they intend to do and in doing so, they get things done.” - Simon Sinek


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


297. “Leadership distilled down to 3 words: Make a difference.” – Robin Sharma


298. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” – Ken Blanchard


299. “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”


300. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton


301. “Victims make excuses. Leaders deliver results.” – Robin Sharma


302. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Warren Bennis


303. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.”


304. Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.


305. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader


306. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” – Arnold H. Glasow


307. “Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.” ~ Diogenes of Sinope


308. “The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.” – Meryl Streep


309. A boss says, Go! A leader says, Let’s go! - E.M. Kelly


310. Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts. - Erskine Bowles


311. “Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.” — General George Patton


312. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.” – Peter Drucker


313. “I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.” – Don Shula


314. “Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.” – Marian Anderson


315. “If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.” – Henry David Thoreau


316. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ~ Thomas Jefferson


317. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.”


318. “To lead people, walk behind them.” - Lao Tzu


319. “Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people.”– Nelson Mandela


320. “Great leaders create more leaders, not followers.” ― Roy T. Bennett


321. Surround yourself with great people; delegate authority; get out of the way. - Ronald Reagan


322. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain


323. “No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop


324. “Example is leadership.” – Albert Schweitzer


325. A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them. - M.D. Arnold


326. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ― Harry S. Truman


327. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” – Thomas J. Watson


328. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


329. “A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


330. “Leadership is your ability to hide your panic from others.”


331. “Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men — the other 999 follow women.”


332. “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23


333. “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.”– Sheryl Sandberg


334. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” Peter F. Drucker


335. Leadership is intentional influence. - Michael McKinney


336. ‘Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined.’ – Andrew Hendrixson


337. “Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.” – Tom Landry


338. “Leaders come in two flavours, expanders and containers. The best leadership teams have a mix of both.” – Barbara Corcoran


339. “The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.” — Mary Kay Ash


340. “It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.” – Daniel Defoe


341. “My jobs is not to be easy on people. My job is to make them better.” – Steve Jobs


342. “The king establishes the land by justice, But he who receives bribes overthrows it.” – Proverbs 29:4


343. “In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” Max De Pree


344. “Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.” – Harold Geneen


345. “You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.” Ken Kesey


346. “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” Publilius Syrus


347. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


348. “A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.” – Proverbs 18:1


349. “The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair


350. “Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.” – Peter Drucker


351. “A boss has the title, a leader has the people.” – Simon Sinek


352. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.”


353. Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, just harness your power to your passion. - Oprah Winfrey


354. ‘It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.’ – Confucius


355. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


356. You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. - Nancy D. Solomon


357. “Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.” ~ John Zenger


358. “The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.”


359. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa


360. 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.


361. “Doing what is right isn’t the problem. It is knowing what is right.”~ Lyndon B. Johnson


362. “Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.”~ Harold Geneen


363. Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard. —Warren Bennis


364. “When people are placed in positions slightly above what they expect, they are apt to excel.” - Richard Branson


365. “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus


366. “Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of my pasture!” declares the Lord. – Jeremiah 23:1


367. Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.


368. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” —John C. Maxwell


369. Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. - Robert L. Stevenson


370. Leaders are people who believe so passionately that they can seduce other people into sharing their dream.


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


372. A leader is a dealer in hope.


373. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren G. Bennis


374. “Only be you strong, and very courageous, then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.” – Joshua 1:7-8


375. “…..from everyone who has been given much shall much be required……” – Luke 12:48


376. “Always drink upstream from the herd.”


377. “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


378. “Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.” – Dianne Feinstein


379. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” - Napoleon Bonaparte


380. Leading people is the most challenging and, therefore, the most gratifying undertaking of all human endeavours.


381. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


382. “The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.” – Seth Godin


383. “Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.” – Luke 6:31


384. “Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.” – Winston Churchill


385. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein


386. I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself. Robert E. Lee


387. “A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” Fred Wilson


388. “A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.” - Stephen King


389. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer


390. The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.


391. “It is an abomination for kings to commit wicked acts, For a throne is established on righteousness.” – Proverbs 16:12


392. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want to be done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


393. “A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.” – George M. Moore Jr.


394. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle


395. A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.


396. “A company is stronger if it is bound by love rather than by fear.” - Herb Kelleher


397. “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” ~ Pete Hoekstra


398. Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. - John C. Maxwell


399. “You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore


400. “Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.”


401. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. [Undelivered remarks for Dallas Trade Mart, November 22, 1963]” ― John F. Kennedy


402. “Leadership is a choice, not a position.” – Stephen Covey


403. “As a leader your every action has a consequence, make sure it is one you intend.” Kathrine Bryant


404. “The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.” –Dwight D. Eisenhower


405. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” ~ Bill Bradley


406. “Leadership is liberating people to do what is required of them in the most effective and humane way possible.” – Max De Pree


407. “Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men–the other 999 follow women.” Groucho Marx


408. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.”


409. Victims make excuses. Leaders deliver results.


410. “When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” ~ Henry J. Kaiser


411. “Man does not simply exist, but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become in the next moment.” – Viktor Frankl


412. “Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.” – 1 Timothy 5:17


413. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” – Peter F. Drucker


414. “People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.”


415. “Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.” – Bo Bennett


416. “He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.” – Niccolò Machiavelli


417. “An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.”


418. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” - Max Lucado


419. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” ~ John C. Maxwell


420. Leaders don't force people to follow—they invite them on a journey. - Charles S. Lauer


421. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller


422. To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. - Friedrich Nietzsche


423. “When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.” – William James


424. “I don’t want yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs.” ~ Samuel Goldwyn


425. “Leadership is a choice you make, not a place you sit.” ―Robert F. Tucker


426. “Be the chief but never the lord.” – Lao Tzu


427. Leaders don’t force people to follow – they invite them on a journey.


428. A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. – Martin Luther King Jr


429. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato


430. “Nothing will work unless you do.” —Maya Angelou


431. “To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


432. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” ~ Peter F. Drucker


433. “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


434. “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” ~ Chinese Proverb


435. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” Napoleon


436. “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.” – Matthew 7:12


437. “I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: try to please everybody.”


438. “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” ~ Publilius Syrus


439. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” – Bill Bradley


440. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair


441. “A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.” J.P. Morgan


442. “True power is service. The Pope must serve all people, especially the poor, the weak, the vulnerable.”


443. “You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for our own improvement.”


444. “Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.” – Pythagoras


445. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” ~ Christopher Columbus


446. ‘Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.’ – St Jerome


447. Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. - Simon Sinek


448. “I believe in servant leadership, and the servant always asks, ‘Where am I needed most?'” – Mike Pence


449. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs


450. Management Versus Leadership According to Peter Drucker.


451. “If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.”– Jim Rohn


452. “To lead people, walk behind them.” ―Lao Tzu


453. “You can’t fake listening. It shows.” – Raquel Welch


454. “If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk.”


455. “The ability to learm is the most important quality a leader can have.” – Sheryl Sandberg


456. “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.” – Proverbs 29:2


457. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


458. “When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.” – Theodore Roosevelt


459. A tyrant is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.


460. “If you make people think they’re thinking, they’ll love you. If you really make them think, they’ll hate you.”


461. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte


462. I am reminded how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is and how heroic followership can be. -Warren Bennis


463. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


464. “Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership.” – James Humes


465. “Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.” —John Zenger


466. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” ~ Michelle Obama


467. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway


468. “A good leader takes care of those in their charge. A bad leader takes charge of those in their care. – Simon Sinek


469. People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything. – Thomas Sowell


470. “Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.”


471. “Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.” Jim Rohn


472. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” – John C. Maxwell


473. “You do not lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.”


474. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. – Steve Jobs


475. “Whoever guards his mouth and tongue, Keeps his soul from troubles.” – Proverbs 21:23


476. Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.


477. “Leadership is action, not position.” ―Donald H. McGannon


478. “Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.” – George W. Bush


479. “It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead — and find no one there.”


480. “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


481. “If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself and the organization gets pulled up with you.” ~ Indra Nooyi


482. My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.


483. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe


484. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


485. A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers. - Franklin D. Roosevelt


486. “If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.” – William James


487. “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ~ Woodrow Wilson


488. “If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully.” – Thomas Fuller


489. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” – Jesus Christ


490. “Gentlemen, we have run out of money. It’s time to start thinking.”


491. “Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.” - Erskine Bowles


492. You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.


493. “Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.” – Eric Hoffer


494. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”


495. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” – Albert Einstein


496. “The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.” – Ken Olsen


497. “We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.” Whoopi Goldberg


498. “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.” – J. P. Morgan


499. “Some people say, ‘Never let them see you cry.’ I say, if you’re so mad you could just cry, then cry. It terrifies everyone.”


500. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.”


501. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell


502. “A leader is someone who holds her- or himself accountable for finding the potential in people and processes.” –Brené Brown


503. “I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions, and into actions which bring results.”


504. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” ~ John Maxwell


505. “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.” - Abraham Lincoln


506. “Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.” – Robert Jarvik


507. “You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.” - Jeanette Rankin


508. “Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it.” – John Naisbitt


509. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”


510. Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


511. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”


512. “Sometimes leadership is planting trees under whose shade you’ll never sit.” ~ Jennifer Granholm


513. ‘Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.’ – Francis of Assisi


514. Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.


515. “You’re short on ears and long on mouth.” – John Wayne


516. “You can’t lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.” – Gene Mauch


517. “Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” ~ Seth Godin


518. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” -Mohandas K. Gandhi


519. One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.


520. “Look for your choices, pick the best one, and then go for it!” – Pat Riley


521. “Leadership is a choice, not a position.” —Stephen Covey


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


523. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” ~ Winston Churchill


524. “The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.” – Tony Robbins


525. Leadership is an action, not a position.


526. “A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. “Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


527. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson


528. “Leadership is not about top down decisions, but it’s about caring for people and their dreams.”


529. “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”


530. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ~ Peter Drucker


531. “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” ~ George S. Patton


532. “If you want a quality, act as if you already have it.” – William James


533. “Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone’s following you.” – Henry Gilmer


534. “The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


535. “A leader should be visionary and have more foresight than an employee.” ~ Jack Ma


536. “The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.” – J. Paul Getty


537. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others” ― Bill Gates


538. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


539. “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.”


540. “I praise loudly, I blame softly. – Catherine the Great


541. “The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.” ~ Linus Pauling


542. “To have long-term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.” Pat Riley


543. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


544. “The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.” ~ Theodore M. Hesburgh


545. “If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.” ~ Jim Rohn


546. “To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.” - Andre Malraux


547. “Leadership is an action, not a position”


548. “If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.” Brad Szollose


549. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." - Warren Bennis


550. “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” – Psalms 133:1


551. “The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them.” – Carlos Ghosn


552. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” ~ Albert Schweitzer


553. “There are no office hours for leaders.”


554. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.”


555. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell


556. “Don’t follow the crowd; let the crowd follow you.” – Margaret Thatcher


557. “I think leadership is not something you learn; it’s something you discover.” – Myles Munroe


558. “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” –John C. Maxwell


559. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John C. Maxwell


560. “The question, ‘Who ought to be boss?’, is like asking, ‘Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?’ Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.”


561. ‘Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do it.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


562. I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.


563. “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”– Sheryl Sandberg


564. “Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.” – R. Buckminster Fuller


565. “Nobody rises to low expectations.” ―Calvin Lloyd


566. “The test of organization is not genius. It is its capacity to make common people achieve uncommon performance.” – Peter F. Drucker


567. A leader should have higher grit and tenacity, and be able to endure what the employees can’t.


568. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~ Woody Allen


569. Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders. - Steve Ballmer


570. “Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.” – Simon Sinek


571. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


572. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” Ralph Nader


573. “If you don’t do the best with what you have, you could never have done better with what you could have had.”


574. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” —Napoleon Hill


575. Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.


576. “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.” – W. Clement Stone


577. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” ~ Arnold H. Glasow


578. “To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.” – Aristotle Onassis


579. Being a leader is making the people you love hate you a little more each day.


580. “The world needs new leadership, but the new leadership is about working together.” – Jack Ma


581. “Leadership is based on a spiritual quality; the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow.” – Vince Lombardi


582. The test of leadership is, is anything or anyone better because of you?


583. “The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.” – Mary Kay Ash


584. A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.


585. “Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.” – Mwai Kibaki


586. “I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then follow through.” – Edward Rickenbacker


587. “Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” John Maxwell


588. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” ~ Steve Jobs