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1,000 Inspiring John C. Maxwell Quotes: Successful Leadership

1. “Perfectionists can rarely affirm themselves; therefore, it’s very difficult for them to affirm others.”

2. “Growth inside fuels growth outside.”

3. “Image is what people think we are; integrity is what we really are.”

4. “Words are the currency of ideas and have the power to change the world.”

5. “If you wouldn't follow yourself, why should anyone else?”

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

7. “Predetermine a course of action.

8. “Do not take the agenda that someone else has mapped out for your life.”

9. Decide if you're willing to pay.

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


12. “Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow.”― John C. Maxwell

13. “If what you did 5 years ago still greatly excites you, you probably aren't growing.”

14. “THE LAW OF THE PRICE TAG The Team Fails to Reach Its Potential When It Fails to Pay the Price”

15. “If you're proactive, you focus on preparing. If you're reactive, you end up focusing on repairing.”

16. “8But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

17. “If you wouldn’t follow yourself, why should anyone else?”― John C. Maxwell

18. “A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.”

19. “He who thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk.”

20. “Past hurts can make you bitter or better—the choice is yours.”

21. “A victim is a person who suffers a loss because of the actions of others.”

22. “titles don't have much value when it comes to leading.”

23. “Nothing's work unless you'd rather be doing something else.”

24. “Laddie F. Hutar afirmó que «El éxito consiste en una serie de pequeñas victorias diarias».”

25. “The sum of all your thoughts comprises your overall attitude.”

26. “Plan to meet with your team at least weekly to give feedback on performance.

27. “Leaders are meant to help others become the people God created them to be.” John C. Maxwell

28. “When was the last time you did something for the first time?”

29. “To reach your potential you must grow. And to grow, you must be highly intentional about it.”

30. “Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself on the inside and out.” Anonymous

31. “Good leaders know when to display emotions and when to delay them.” John C. Maxwell

32. “People need your influence, but it will not come through ‘lip syncing’ those you admire.”

33. Although it’s admirable to be ambitious and hard-working, it’s more desirable to be smart-working.

34. “Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities he does not possess.”

35. The sum of all your thoughts comprises your overall attitude.

36. “A melhor maneira de evitar a tentação é preveni-la. (p. 83)”

37. “If you could pick only one word to describe yourself, what would it be?”

38. “As a leader, you will never get ahead until your people are behind you.”

39. “Good actions represent the dividing line between words and results.”

40. “Elbert Hubbard said that the greatest mistake a person can make is to be afraid of making one. It”

41. “si hay poca o ninguna confianza, no hay fundamento para el éxito permanente.”

42. “Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” —Saadi”

43. “wisdom is knowing the right path to take. Integrity is taking it.”

44. “Life is now in session. Are you present?”

45. “many people are more comfortable with old problems than with new solutions. They”

46. “It is our business to do what’s right; it’s God’s business to make sure everything turns out right.”

47. “I don’t want to be just a memory” – Elvis Presley

48. “Dubai is a vibrant city: big cars, big buildings.” John Rocha

49. “The bottom line is that indifference is really a form of selfishness.”

50. “True beauty comes from within.” ATGW

51. “many people have produced great results who were not “qualified.”


53. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.

54. “Poem by Howard A. Walter (Character)

55. “You can’t become a leader in one conference.”

56. “Plan ahead, chart your course, and if God is going to be your partner, make your plans large.”

57. “The best way to lose an enemy is to treat him like a friend.”

58. “Question for God every morning:

59. “It is true: most people are more satisfied with old problems than committed to finding new solutions.”

60. “Encouraging words are good medicine for the soul.” Lailah Gifty Akita

61. “life.When they find someone who can communicate something of value to them, they will usually listen.”

62. “Un líder es grande, no por su poder, sino por su habilidad de hacer surgir poder a otros.”

63. “You see, when our attitudes outdistance our abilities, even the impossible becomes possible.”

64. “Because as the challenge escalates, the need for teamwork elevates.”

65. “create memories.”

66. “Los más cercanos al líder determinarán el nivel de éxito de dicho líder.”


68. “They want our encouragement more than our expertise.”

69. “The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it.”

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

71. “adding value to them.”

72. “Influencing others is a matter of disposition, not position.”

73. “Any married man should forget his mistakes—there’s no use in two people remembering the same thing.”

74. Doing the wrong thing daily, compounds over time.

75. “Though you cannot go back

76. “Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.”

77. “Es imposible ayudar a otros sin ayudarse uno mismo.”

78. “There is definitely a link between ownership and success. You don’t get the latter without the former,”

79. “A leader cannot demand of others what he does not demand of himself.”

80. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” That”

81. “The credibility you have as a leader is your accomplishment.”

82. “Experience isn’t the best teacher—evaluated experience is.”

83. “You’re more likely to act yourself into feeling than feel yourself into action.”

84. “Las palabras son el vehículo de las ideas y tienen el poder de cambiar el mundo.”

85. “Failure isn't failure if you do better the next time.”

86. “Your mission is to become better today than you were yesterday.”

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

88. “rise beyond your circumstances, to”

89. “Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.” – Elvis Presley

90. “I don’t want to be a figurehead, I just want to be an instrument of God” – Elvis Presley

91. “If you want to improve your world, then focus your attention on helping others.”

92. “I’m just trying to do the best I can.” – Elvis Presley

93. “Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow.” John C. Maxwell

94. “Should I go ahead and buy that item or just save my money for a rainy day?”

95. “Create a Personal Development Process:”

96. “If you want to live a life that matters, don’t start when you get good; start now so you become good.”

97. “Adversity doesn’t build character; it reveals it.”

98. “there is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.”

99. “Imperfection is beauty. Anonymous

100. Creativity requires a willingness to look stupid.

101. “As Hall of Fame basketball coach John Wooden said, “When opportunity comes, it’s too late to prepare.”

102. “Dubai was founded on trade, not oil.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

103. “Once the sand of Dubai has settled on your shoulders, you can never shake it off.” Anonymous

104. “If you don't have influence, you will never be able to lead others.”

105. “Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it”


107. “Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” – John Maxwell

108. “You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you.”


110. “life involves struggle.”

111. “A dream requires a partner: commitment.”

112. “If you haven’t yet discovered and developed your style, study other communicators.”

113. “Never forget that the greatest reward of pursuing a dream is who you become as a result.”

114. “Successful people are willing to do things unsuccessful people will not do.”

115. “Real beauty is to be true to oneself. That’s what makes me feel good.” Laetitia Casta

116. “It’s hard to find motivation in the moment when there is no hope in the future.”

117. “Connecting has a lot to do with letting who you are influence everything you do.”8”

118. “People are never able to outperform their self-image.”

119. “If you want to impact people, don't talk about your successes. Talk about your failures.

120. “The price of success is failure.”

121. “I want to learn about their organizational culture and values.”

122. “People don’t learn from people they don’t value.”

123. “You don't say how slim the odds are but rather how you can improve the odds.”

124. “I’m just trying to do the best I can” – Elvis Presley

125. “You have to be yourself while speaking someone else’s language.”

126. “May thinking become your greatest tool for creating the world you desire.”

127. “An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an invasion of ideas.” —Victor Hugo”

128. “La Ley de la Influencia La verdadera medida del liderazgo es la influencia, nada más y nada menos”

129. Leaders who are effective are leaders who are disciplined in their daily lives.

130. “Diligent follow-up and follow-through will set you apart from the crowd and communicate excellence.”

131. “It's not the position that makes the leader; it's the leader that makes the position. ”

132. “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” – John Maxwell

133. “Cualquiera puede comenzar, pero solamente alguien de buena estirpe puede terminar.”

134. “Leadership has less to do with position than it does disposition.” John C. Maxwell

135. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

136. “I came, I saw, I fell in love with Dubai.” Anonymous

137. “Progress does not occur without change.”

138. “Those who follow the crowd will never be followed by a crowd.”

139. “There’s no better place than Dubai.” Anonymous

140. “Don't let your learning lead to knowledge; let your learning lead to action.”

141. “The challenge of leadership is to create change and facilitate growth.”

142. “Your attitude, more than your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

143. “Lazy people don’t succeed.”

144. “Self-respect is produced by inner triumphs, not external ones. —DAVID BROOKS”

145. “I write books to influence people I will never meet. Books increase my audience and my message.”

146. “Everything begins with a decision. Then, we have to manage that decision for the rest of your life.”

147. “Real beauty is to be true to oneself.” Laetitia Casta

148. “Dreams don’t work unless you do”

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

150. “Progress always requires change.”

151. “A person who has a dream knows what he is willing to give up in order to go up.”

152. “A strong positive self image is the best possible preparation for success in life.”

153. “Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.”

154. “Relational skills are the most important abilities in leadership.”

155. “Success each day should be judged by the seeds sown, not the harvest reaped.” John C. Maxwell

156. “We teach what we know, but we reproduce what we are.”

157. “Connecting always requires energy.”

158. “People will summarize your life in one sentence – Pick it now.”

159. “But what price do you put on a great memory?”

160. “Pocas cosas ayudan a una persona como el ánimo. George M. Adams lo llamó «el oxígeno del alma».”

161. “If you know something without having lived it, your audience experiences a credibility gap.”


163. “One is too small a number to achieve greatness.”

164. “tell the truth interestingly.”

165. “How people treat you is their karma. How you react is yours.” —Wayne W. Dyer”

166. “People who wait for the one great opportunity often keep waiting.”

167. “if you have to convince them to see the vision, you will have to convince them to take action.”

168. “If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone.”

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

170. “Sow a thought reap an action,

171. “people who do not forgive are hurting themselves much more than they’re hurting others.”

172. “Inspirar a otros para hacer un mejor trabajo es el logro de un líder.”

173. “The starting point of all achievement is drive, determination, and desire.”

174. “Create a Sense of Anticipation.”

175. “We all stand on the shoulders of the past generation.”

176. “Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time.” – John Maxwell


178. “The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force.” – John Maxwell

179. If we're growing, we're always going to be out of our comfort zone.

180. “Spend 80 percent of your time on the most promising 20 percent of the potential leaders around you.”

181. “People who achieve their potential do so because they invest in themselves every day.”

182. “The greatest enemy of good thinking is busyness.”

183. “I can control my feelings by controlling my thoughts.”

184. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it enough.”

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

186. “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Confucius

187. “A deaf ear is the first indication of a closed mind.”

188. “Comprendí que ayudar a los demás, ¡me ayudaba a mí!».”

189. “Everybody on a championship team doesn’t get publicity, but everyone can say he’s a champion.”

190. “If you want to break out of your own box, get into somebody’s else’s. Read broadly.”

191. “While we don’t always get what we want, we always get what we choose.”

192. “If you run well but are unable to pass the baton to another runner, you lose the race.”

193. “The timing of your decision is just as important as the decision you make.” – John Maxwell

194. “I’m passionate about encouraging girls to be confident in their own skin.” Sadie Sink

195. “Los grandes líderes buscan y encuentran a líderes en potencia, y los transforman en buenos líderes.”

196. “Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings of those around us.” – John C. Maxwell

197. “An attitude that really works against people is the desire for equality that feeds petty jealousy. For”

198. “Even the most noble endeavors fail with immoral leadership.”

199. “Followers tell you what you want to hear. Leaders tell you what you need to hear.” – John C. Maxwell

200. “The reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.”

201. “Leadership has less to do with position than it does disposition.”

202. “The company owner doesn't need to win. The best idea does.”

203. “I’m the king of rock and roll, but I didn’t invent it” – Elvis Presley

204. “I’m just an entertainer, that’s all.” – Elvis Presley

205. “Leadership is developed daily, not in a day.”

206. “In order to *do* more, I've got to *be* more.”

207. “Dubai, a must see travel destination.” Anonymous

208. The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.

209. “Credibility is a leader’s currency. With it, he or she is solvent; without it, he or she is bankrupt.”

210. “What’s true for a teammate is also true for the leader: If you don’t grow, you gotta go.”

211. “The Courage to Teach,”

212. “Will the reader turn the page?”

213. “Small actions, made consistently, lead to big changes.”

214. “they all share the ability to connect visually, intellectually, emotionally, and verbally.”

215. “La motivación siempre es directamente proporcional al nivel de expectativa”. —Denis Waitley”

216. “Because I lacked the ability to prioritize correctly and bring focus to my leadership.”

217. “Advice is what we ask for when we already knew the answer but wish we didn't.”

218. “Management has no power. Management has only responsibility.” I”

219. “Treat them as if they are important; they will respond according to the way that you perceive them.”

220. “Productive leaders communicate the superiority and the benefits of their ideas.”

221. “A belief is not just an idea that you possess; it is an idea that possesses you.”

222. “You can lead your horse to water, but you can’t manage him to drink. If”

223. “Teamwork gives you the best opportunity to turn vision into reality.”

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


226. “usted se gana el corazón de las personas cuando les ayuda a crecer.”

227. “El crecimiento personal es como una inversión; no es cuestión de oportunidad sino de tiempo.”

228. “Leadership is influence.” – John C. Maxwell

229. “Am I Making Myself Clear?”

230. “Inspiring communicators always expect a lot from their listeners.”

231. “People tend to become what the most important people in their lives think they will become.”


233. “Cada uno de nosotros tiene que asumir la responsabilidad por sus propias actitudes”

234. “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

235. “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.”

236. “We cannot consistently behave in a way that is inconsistent with our beliefs.”

237. “Creo que las personas deberían esforzarse por ser las mejores en su área, no en su organización.”

238. “Nothing is easier than saying words. Nothing is harder than living them day after day.”

239. “En lugar de compararse con otros, enfóquese en ser lo mejor que pueda ser.”


241. “If we’re not failing or making mistakes, it means we’re playing it too safe.”

242. “Achievement comes from the habit of good thinking.”

243. “What is the main event today? What do you want me to focus on today?”

244. “You must do right before you feel good.”

245. “‘Til we meet again, may God bless you. Adios.” – Elvis Presley

246. “A primeira pessoa a você lidera é você mesmo”

247. “I’m not in the music business for the fame or the money, I’m in it because I love it.” – Elvis Presley

248. “If we are growing, we are always going to be outside our comfort zone.”

249. “Ganar ha sido sobrestimado. Pero crecer es subestimado.”

250. “The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders from one who does.”

251. “Henry Ford, who said, “Don’t find a fault; find a remedy.”

252. “Remain Approachable As a Leader, Role Model, and Coach:”

253. “If we are growing we are always going to be outside our

254. Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.

255. “we are today where our thoughts have brought us, and we will go tomorrow where our thoughts take us.”

256. “as the challenge escalates, the need for teamwork elevates.”

257. “There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”

258. “True beauty in an individual is reflected in their soul.” Audrey Hepburn

259. “We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.”

260. “There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the job.”

261. “THE LAW OF THE CHAIN The Strength of the Team Is Impacted by Its Weakest Link”

262. “Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote, “All that is not given is lost.”

263. “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.” – John Maxwell

264. “Know the reasons you and your listener want to communicate and build a bridge between those reasons.”

265. “If you lack self-discipline, you may be in the habit of having dessert before eating your vegetables.”

266. “Happiness is holding tickets that say Dubai.” Anonymous

267. People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose in life.

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

269. “Champions don’t become champions in the ring—they are merely recognized there.”

270. “The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you.” – John Maxwell

271. “The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying”

272. “A minute of thought is worth more than an hour of talk.”

273. “Leadership is getting people to work for you when they are not obligated.” —Fred W. Smith”

274. “Imagen es lo que la gente piensa que somos. Integridad es lo que en realidad somos.”

275. “I got to the top the hard way—fighting my own laziness and ignorance every step of the way.”

276. “Your outer beauty will capture the eyes, your inner beauty will capture the heart.” Steven Aitchison

277. “Cemetery communication: lots of people are out there, but nobody is listening.”

278. “Only when you make the right changes to your thinking do other things begin to turn out right.”

279. “Commit to Spend the Time Needed to Develop Leaders:”

280. “I just want to be remembered as a good performer.” – Elvis Presley

281. “Or as Mike Otis put it, “Business goes where it wants to, but it stays where it’s appreciated.”20”

282. “Fail early, fail often, but always fail forward.”

283. “Haz lo correcto día tras día. No existen atajos para las cosas que valen la pena.”

284. “Before you attempt to set things right, make sure you see things right.”

285. “Forty-two percent of college graduates never read a book after college.”


287. “Dear Dubai, I will never get over you.” Anonymous

288. “You can leave Dubai, but it will never leave you.” Anonymous

289. “God uses people who fail—'cause there aren't any other kind around.”

290. “Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.”

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

292. “greatest enemy to tomorrow’s success is sometimes today’s success.”

293. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” —MAHATMA GANDHI”

294. “No man becomes rich unless he enriches others. —ANDREW CARNEGIE THE”

295. “Nobody wants to be sold, but everyone wants to be helped.”

296. Growth inside fuels growth outside.

297. “I greet you in the name of the Living God," the woman in pink says.”

298. As a leader, the first person I need to lead is me. The first person that I should try to change is me.

299. “There is so much to discover in Dubai.” Mo Farrah

300. “If you always do what you've always done, then you will always get what you've always gotten.”

301. “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail. —BENJAMIN FRANKLIN”

302. “If you pair excellence with humility, people not only won’t run over you, they will respect you.”

303. “anything really worthwhile in life takes time to build.”

304. “I don’t want to be a figurehead, I just want to be an instrument of God.” – Elvis Presley

305. “Change alone doesn't bring growth but you cannot have growth without change.”

306. “The measure of a leader is not the number of people who serve him but the number of people he serves.”

307. “I’m a one-man army” – Elvis Presley

308. “The true measure of leadership is influence – nothing more, nothing less.”

309. “Image promises much but produces little. Integrity never disappoints.”

310. “Value people. Praise effort. Reward performance.”

311. “Don’t buy into the notion that mistakes can somehow be avoided. They can’t be.”

312. “The bookends of success are starting and finishing.”

313. “KEY CONCEPT: Connecting begins when the other person feels valued.”

314. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of a leader.” John C. Maxwell

315. “The more you do to go beyond words, the greater the chance you will connect with people.”

316. “The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”


318. “As you look at potential leaders, try to assess their capacity in the following areas:

319. “We choose what attitudes we have right now. And it’s a continuing choice.”

320. “The problem promise: when you handle them well, problems promise to make you better.”

321. “you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.”

322. “Unless you want to carry the whole load yourself, you need to be developing leaders.”

323. “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for someone else. —BENJAMIN FRANKLIN”

324. “All things are difficult before they become easy.” That’s wise advice.”

325. “Leadership develops daily, not in a day.”

326. Do not take the agenda that someone else has mapped out for your life.

327. “people who are busy rowing seldom have time to rock the boat.”

328. “Have to sow excellent seeds to have an excellent life. Must start with sowing excellent thoughts.”

329. “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his time when it comes.”

330. “I have had to let go of my need to be right and focus on the greater need to do right.”

331. “If you think you’re the entire picture, you will never see the big picture.” ~ John C Maxwell

332. “A cheerful heart is good medicine.”

333. “While trying is filled with good intentions, doing is the result of intentional living.”

334. “una posición no hace al líder, es el líder el que hace la posición.”

335. “Learning to pause and ask questions turns experience into insight.”

336. “No,” replied Lincoln, “he’ll still have four, because calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it one.”

337. “The emotion you continually feed is the one that will dominate your life.”

338. “Sometimes we get to see the miracle. Others times we get to be the miracle.”


340. “Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own soul.” Alice Walker

341. “El liderazgo es la capacidad de conseguir seguidores”


343. “We can’t choose whether we will get any more time, but we can choose what we do with it.”

344. “Los equipos optimizan el potencial de un líder y minimizan sus debilidades.”

345. “Preparation may not guarantee a win, but it sure puts you in position for one.”

346. “What you are going to be tomorrow, you are today.” John C. Maxwell

347. “REAL: relationships, equipping, attitude, and leadership.”


349. “The greatest problem with communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished.”

350. “When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.” John C. Maxwell

351. “I don’t want to be just a memory.” – Elvis Presley

352. “My work is my life, I put everything I am into it” – Elvis Presley

353. “If you don’t know how to add to others, then you probably subtract by default.”

354. “Dubai will never settle for anything less than first place.” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum

355. “Have you ever had to communicate someone else’s vision? It’s very difficult to do, isn’t it?”

356. “Silent gratitude isn’t much good to anyone.”

357. The challenge of leadership is to create change and facilitate growth.

358. “60 percent of all management problems are the result of faulty communications.”

359. “Live to learn and you will really learn to live.”― John C. Maxwell

360. “Got Dubai on my mind.” Anonymous

361. “Dubai, with all of its glitz and glamour, rose in the heart of the desert.” Saroosh Shahrivar

362. To add value to others, one must first value others.

363. “The experience of pain or loss can be a formidably motivating force.” – John C. Maxwell

364. “I just can’t help falling in love with Dubai.” Anonymous

365. “Esto no se acaba hasta que hayas aprendido de ello”.”

366. Life is now in session. Are you present?


368. “El talento atrae al talento.”

369. “Leadership is developed, not discovered. It’s a process. Three”

370. “Anyone can learn and live good values.”

371. “Of all the things a leader should fear, complacency should head the list. —John C. Maxwell”

372. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.”

373. “People don’t remember what we think is important; they remember what they think is important.”

374. “Tell them how much you appreciate them.”

375. “A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.”

376. “Individuals play the game, but teams win championships.”

377. “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.”

378. “Si tememos a la prueba, nunca tendremos la oportunidad de desarrollar el talento.”

379. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” John C. Maxwell


381. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.” – John Maxwell

382. “Your attitude colors every aspect of your life. It is like the mind’s paintbrush.”

383. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.” John C. Maxwell

384. “to put it as philosopher-poet Ralph Waldo Emerson did, “To be simple is to be great.”

385. “Remember that success is just 15 percent product knowledge and it’s 85 percent people knowledge.”

386. “If at First You Do Succeed, Try Something Harder”

387. “A team is a group of people who may not be equal in experience, talent, or education but in commitment.”

388. “No one can pull you down if you raise your awareness to your own inner strength and beauty.” Anonymous

389. “People do what people see. You align a culture by being the culture.”

390. The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.

391. “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.” – John C. Maxwell

392. “Preparation (growth) + Attitude + Opportunity + Action (doing something about it) = Luck”

393. “I’m not a perfectionist, but I like to feel that things are done well.” – Elvis Presley

394. “1. The Assumption Gap—“I Assume That I Will Automatically Grow”

395. “Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it.” – John C. Maxwell

396. “Education makes all the difference.”

397. “If your perception of and response to failure were changed, what would you attempt to achieve?”

398. “How does a person become productive? Find your strength and then find someone who needs your strength.”

399. “But being has to precede doing if you want to change your world.”

400. “If you don't contradict yourself on a regular basis, then you're not thinking.”

401. “Five,” the man answered.

402. People dont care what you know until they know what you care.

403. You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.

404. “Dubai is a safe place, and I never came across anything to worry about.”

405. “I’ve left my mark, and I hope it’s a good one” – Elvis Presley

406. “All people feel better and do better when you give them attention, affirmation, and appreciation.”

407. “O dinheiro não muda o homem, simplesmente o desmascara. (Henry Ford, p. 107)”

408. “Leadership is responsible.

409. “Nobody on his death bed ever said, ‘I wish I had spent more time on my business.”

410. “Successful people do the things that unsuccessful people are unwilling to do. —JOHN C. MAXWELL”

411. “You must reject common thinking if you want to accomplish uncommon results.”

412. “A leader with confidence is a leader who brings out positive changes in people.” John C. Maxwell

413. “We cannot lead anyone farther than we have been ourselves.”

414. “Siempre ganamos cuando nos esforzamos al máximo en hacer lo mejor que podemos”. —John Wooden”

415. “You cannot overestimate the unimportance of practically everything.”

416. “Jim Sundberg says, “Discover your uniqueness; then discipline yourself to develop it.”

417. “• Leaders gain credibility when they suffer with those they lead.”

418. “The two most important words:

419. “Life begins at the end of our comfort zone. We go there by stretching.”

420. “know this: though not everything that we face can be changed, nothing can be changed until we face it.”

421. “The rewards leaders give are counterbalanced by the results that their people give in return.”

422. “You gain influence by adding value to people.”

423. “Happiness simply cannot be relied upon as a measure of success.”


425. “Even the right thing said in the wrong situation won’t connect.”

426. “La concentración dividida siempre trabaja en forma negativa.”

427. “Success is achieved in inches, not miles.”

428. “The solution is to develop a bias for action. Don’t think, Can I? Instead think, How can I?”

429. “With hope, failure is a skipping stone. Without hope, failure is a tombstone.”

430. “Behavior that is rewarded is behavior that will continue.”

431. “Today Matters.”

432. “Are you doing what you ask others to do?”

433. “Good Thinking Produces More Good Thinking”

434. “Nothing of significance was ever achieved without people working together.”


436. “An existential threat”: Endless summer could melt NSW’s $700m snow season by 2050

437. “All true leaders have learned to say no to the good in order to say yes to the best.”

438. “Leaders always find a way to make things happen.” ~ John C Maxwell

439. “The truth is that big ideas don’t appear—they evolve.”

440. “To lead change, to be a catalyst, you have to believe you can make a difference.”

441. “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”

442. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.” – John C. Maxwell

443. “most people overrate decision making, and they underrate decision managing.”

444. “A highly credible leader under-promises and over-delivers.”

445. “Opportunity is in the eye of the beholder.”

446. “Sometimes we are afraid because success puts pressure on us to continue to succeed.”

447. “It’s not what you do that matters as much as what God does through you.”

448. “Whatever you need, you’ll find it in Dubai.” Anonymous

449. “Action is what converts human dreams into significance.”

450. “People who do not believe in themselves have trouble believing in others.”

451. Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.

452. “Irresponsible leaders have a “me first” attitude and use their position for personal benefit.”

453. “people are most likely to help us after we have helped them in some way.”

454. “Experience alone isn’t a good enough teacher – evaluated experience is.”

455. “Successful people are good in four areas: relationships, equipping, attitude, and leadership. Those”

456. “Dubai is always a good idea.” Anonymous

457. “I will never surrender to discouragement or despair no matter what seeming obstacles may confront me.”

458. “You cannot overestimate the unimportance of practically everything.” – John Maxwell

459. “The law of process says — leaders develop daily, not in a day.”

460. “Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men to win them.”

461. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”

462. “The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.”


464. Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.

465. “Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” Priscilla Presley

466. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” Khalil Gibran

467. “Nurture great thoughts, for you will never go higher than your thoughts.” —BENJAMIN DISRAELI”

468. “El primer paso hacia el cambio es la conciencia. El segundo paso es la aceptación”.”

469. Maxwell Quotes for Leadership Success

470. “Para lograr algo grande de verdad, despójese de su ego, y prepárese a formar parte de un equipo.”


472. “La influencia debe ser algo que se gana.”

473. “It is truly one day at a time.”

474. “It’s not the position that makes the leader; it’s the leader that makes the position.” John C. Maxwell

475. “Success is not a destination thing, it’s a daily thing.”

476. “And nothing is more effective when it comes to reaching potential than commitment to personal growth.”

477. “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.”

478. “Thomas Jefferson said, “It’s wonderful how much can be done if we are always working.”

479. “Leaders are change agents, not change resisters.”

480. “A great team with no bench eventually collapses. The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork”

481. “Wishing for things to change wouldn’t make them change. Hoping for improvements wouldn’t bring them.”

482. “La mayor parte de las personas buscan la excepción en vez de ser excepcionales.”

483. “The vision of the leader becomes the aspiration of the people. The impact is incredible.”

484. “Beauty is not caused. It is.” Emily Dickinson

485. “Must manage your thought life daily and then you can manage your life.”

486. “And do something positive in your corner of the world.”

487. “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

488. “A leader who loves the status quo soon becomes a follower.”

489. “You are most valuable where you add the most value.” ~ John C Maxwell

490. “It doesn’t matter how much milk you spill as long as you don’t lose your cow!”


492. “If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.”

493. “Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.” – John Maxwell

494. “Start doing what is necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

495. “Forget your inconveniences, but remember your blessings.”

496. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”

497. “Connectors do the difficult work of keeping it simple.”

498. “The future belongs to the curious.”

499. “Seguir lo que nos apasiona es la clave para descubrir nuestro potencial.”

500. If you wouldn’t follow yourself, why should anyone else?

501. “We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” – John Maxwell

502. “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” John C. Maxwell

503. “Leadership is evoking in others the capacity to dream.” John C. Maxwell

504. “Encourage the many; mentor the few.”

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

506. “Learn as if you were to live forever; live as if you were to die tomorrow.”

507. “Una vida no vivida para otros no es vida”.”

508. “Passion gives you energy.”

509. “Dubai awakens your mind to what is possible.” Asad Meah

510. “Todo tiene su momento oportuno; hay un tiempo para todo lo que se hace bajo el cielo”.”

511. “People who think they’re leading but have no one following them are only taking a walk.”

512. “We are all failures—at least, all the best of us are. —J. M. BARRIE”

513. “Detrás de un hombre capaz siempre hay otros hombres capaces”


515. “What can I say to get others involved around the table? How can I draw them in?”

516. “The truth is that leadership opportunities are plentiful and within reach of most people.”3”

517. “If you think you are the entire picture, you will never see the big picture.”

518. “You just need to be positive, believe in yourself, and focus on others.”

519. “It’s not the position that makes the leader; it’s the leader that makes the position.”,”

520. “You can’t lead and moan at the same time.”

521. “El deseo de innovar, mejorar, crear, y buscar la mejor manera es una característica de liderazgo.”

522. “Connect emotionally through facial expressions, laughter, and tears.”

523. “We all live under the same sky but we don’t all have the same horizon. —KONRAD ADENAUER”

524. “Leaders who are effective are leaders who are disciplined in their daily lives.” John C. Maxwell

525. “final analysis, results are what matter; attendance and activity don’t.”

526. “Good leaders know when to display emotions and when to delay them.”

527. “Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.”

528. “Your team will reach its potential only if you reach your potential.” ~ John C Maxwell

529. “You never really know something until you teach it to someone else.”

530. “Successful people are good in four areas: relationships, equipping, attitude, and leadership.”

531. “Each day is an unrepeatable miracle.”

532. Relational skills are the most important abilities in leadership.

533. “the entire population of the world—with one minor exception—is composed of others.”

534. “Excellence connects.”

535. Maxwell Quotes from Leadership Gold

536. “All's well that begins well!”

537. “Al preguntar cómo podemos maximizar nuestras experiencias, les sacamos el mayor provecho.”

538. “Growth inside fuels growth outside. ”

539. “Relationships are the foundation of leadership.”

540. “Dubai is a place where dreams come true.” Asad Meah

541. “It’s better to prepare than to repair.” – John C. Maxwell

542. “It’s as the old adage says: motion causes friction.”

543. “Stay focused instead of getting offended or off track by others.”

544. “with success come options. How we use those options reveals our character.”

545. “Su sueño se convierte en suyo cuando usted se da cuenta de la contribución que puede hacer.”

546. “A forgiving spirit is the one basic, necessary ingredient for a solid relationship. Forgiveness”

547. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

548. Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow.

549. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. —ALBERT EINSTEIN”

550. “Those who lack humility are dogmatic and egotistical. That masks a deep sense of insecurity.”

551. “Look behind you: What have you learned?

552. “You cannot kindle afire in any other heart until it is burning within your

553. “Improvement is impossible without a change in leadership.” ~ John C Maxwell

554. Maxwell Quotes Every Leader Should Know –

555. “The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.” John C. Maxwell

556. “When I teach and mentor leaders, I remind them that if they stop learning, they stop leading”

557. “The only thing that can change my mind is a better idea.” – Elvis Presley

558. “It’s about attitude.”

559. “Reward only finished work: It’s good to praise effort, but you should never reward it. Give”

560. “Former US president Woodrow Wilson said, “If you want to make enemies, change something.”

561. “Life is better in Dubai.” Anonymous

562. “Society has never seen a good picture of transformation. The world is hungry to get better.”

563. “If you’re not failing, you’re probably not really moving forward.”

564. “Success can be defined as the progressive realization of a predetermined goal.”

565. “As Michel de Montaigne observed, “No wind favors him who has no destined port.”

566. “Usted puede concederle una posición a alguien, pero no puede concederle un verdadero liderazgo.”

567. “Opportunity doesn't come to the door knocking. You've got to go out and look for it.”

568. Maxwell Quotes on Leadership & Growth

569. “Life lived for tomorrow will always be a day away from being realized.”

570. “William James said, “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”

571. “The Constitution guarantees free speech, but it doesn’t guarantee listeners.”

572. “If you don’t contradict yourself on a regular basis, then you’re not thinking.” – John C Maxwell

573. “People’s minds are changed through observation and not argument.” People”

574. “How do you identify someone who needs encouragement? That person is breathing. TRUETT CATHEY”

575. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”

576. “What people need is not a motto to say, but a model to see. THE”

577. “He that thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk.”

578. “If you want to get ahead, leading up is much better than kissing up.” —DAN REILAND”

579. “Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” Confucius

580. “Understanding changes minds. Action changes lives.”

581. “A leader who produces other leaders multiplies their influences.” John C. Maxwell

582. “Vision and mission are the head and the heart of people. But values are their soul.”

583. “their success is more important to you than your success,”

584. “Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb at.”

585. “To add value to others, one must first value others.”

586. “As a leader, my goal is to help people, not make them happy.”

587. “If you obey all the rules… you will miss all the fun.”

588. “A lot goes into an attitude—but a lot more comes out of it!”

589. “If you don’t change the direction you are going, then you’re likely to end up where you’re heading… “

590. “We expect a movement will come of it (book).”

591. “In general, there are no bad audiences; only bad speakers.”

592. “Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you growing.” – John C. Maxwell

593. “If a team is to accomplish its goals, it has to know where it stands.”

594. “There isn’t anyone you couldn’t learn to love once you’ve heard their story.” —Fred Rogers”

595. Life doesn't do anything to you. It only reveals your spirit.

596. Maxwell Quotes from Leadership Gold”

597. “Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it.” – John Maxwell

598. “I am going to keep a positive attitude and use it to influence others.”

599. “If you are your only source of information and ideas, you’re in trouble.”

600. “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” —Jim Rohn”

601. “Nunca niegues tu propia experiencia y convicciones por mantener la paz y la calma. —Dag Hammarskjold,”

602. “Most good leaders want the perspective of people they trust.” John C. Maxwell


604. “Maturity doesn’t come with age. It begins with the acceptance of responsibility.”

605. “Doing the wrong thing daily, compounds over time.”

606. “know how” to “do now.”

607. “People buy into the leader, then the vision.” ~ John C Maxwell

608. “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”

609. “We tend to become what the most important person in our life thinks we will become.”


611. “Dubai is calling me, and I must go.” Anonymous

612. “Crisis doesn’t necessarily make character, but it certainly does reveal it. Adversity”

613. “What They Know + What They See + What They Feel = Inspiration”


615. “Necesitamos líderes más valerosos y culturas más valientes.”