301 Of The Best Leaderships Quotes

The Best Quotes On LEadership

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

  2. “Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.” – Harold S. Geneen

  3. “Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one be without the strategy.” Gen. H Norman Schwarzkopf

  4. “A genuine lead is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King

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

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

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

  8. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves, good leaders raise the bar for others, great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” – Orrin Woodward

  9. “A great leader knows how to motivate others. Motivation does not consist of down talk. Belittling and anger. Good leadership is compassionate. Understanding and being an outstanding example.” – J Alan

  10. “Leadership is communicating others worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.” – Stephen Covey

  11. “Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example.”

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

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

  14. “Good leaders must first become good servants.” – Robert K. Greenleaf

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

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

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

  18. “Leadership is not a position or title, it is action and example.” – Cory Booker

  19. “True leaders don’t create followers, the create more leaders.”

  20. “The point is not to become a leader. The point is to become yourself.” – Warren Bennis

  21. “The best leaders have a high consideration factor. They really care about their people/” – Brian Tracy

  22. “As a leader your every action has a consequence, make sure it is one on you intent.” – Katherine Bryant

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

  24. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and integrity of his intent.” – Douglas McArthur

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

  26. “Leadership – leadership is about taking responsibility not making excuses.” – Mitt Romney

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

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

  29. “Leadership is intelligence, honesty and doing the right thing.” – Julie Zeilinger

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

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

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

  33. “The X-factor of great leadership is not personality, it’s humility.” – Jim Collins

  34. “Being positive in a negative situation is not naive, it’s leadership.”

  35. “Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things.” – Peter R. Drucker

  36. “True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed. Leaers should strive for authenticity over perfection.” – Sheryl Sandberg

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

  38. “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” – Kenneth H. Blanchard

  39. “Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon

  40. “Servant leadership always empathizes, always accepts the person, but sometimes refuses to accept some of the person’s effort or performance as good enough.” – Robert K. Greenleaf

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

  42. “A leader does not deserve the name unless he his willing occasionally to stand alone.” – Henry A. Kissinger

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

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

  45. “Find the right people, not the best people.” – Jack Ma

  46. “A successful person finds the right place for himself. But a successful leader finds the right place for others.” – John C. Maxwell

  47. “The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born, that there is a genetic factor leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.”- Warren Bennis

  48. “In your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader.” – Dolly Parton

  49. “Great leaders don’t tell you what to do, they show you how it’s done.”

  50. “Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you not for you.” – Eli Martin

  51. “Leading means running fast enough to keep ahead of your people.” – S.M. Stirling

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

  53. “When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.” – John Maxwell

  54. “Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control.” – Tom Landry

  55. “A leader’s attitude is caught by his or her followers more quickly than his or her actions.” – John C. Maxwell

  56. “A leader is someone who demonstrates whats possible.” – Mark Yarnell

  57. “True leaders always practice the three R’s: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all their actions.”

  58. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” – Napolean

  59. “The leaders job isn’t to have all the ideas. It’s to make sure all the ideas are heard and that the best one wins.” – Chris Hawker

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

  61. “Great leaders have a heart for people. They take time for people. They view people as the bottom line, not as a tool to get to the bottom line.” – Pat Williams

  62. “A good leader is one who can tell another how to reach his or her potential. A great leader is one who can help another discover this potential for him or herself.” – Bo Bennett

  63. “Be enthusiastic as a leader. You can’t light a fire with a wet match.”

  64. “A leader can be very destructive or very inspiring It comes down to their level of emotional intelligence.” –

  65. “As a leader, you must envision the future, passionately believe that you can make a difference, and inspire people to achieve more than they make have ever dreamed possible.”

  66. “If you want your team to accomplish great things, you must first show them that you truly care.”

  67. “Leaders arent born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. That’s the price we have to pay to achieve that goal or any goal.” – Vince Lombardi

  68. “In the military, I learned that leadership means raising your hand and volunteering for the tough , important assignments.” – Tulsi Gabbard

  69. “The job of a leader is that when there is stress, the leader has to maintain all the poise.” – Chandra Kockhar

  70. “Power creates distance, leaders bridge the gap.” – Phil Wilson

  71. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude. Be kind to people, but not weak. Be bold but not bully. Be thoughtful, but not lazy. Be humble, but not timid. Be proud but not arrogant. Have humor, but without folly.” –

  72. “Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.” – Nelson Mandela

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

  74. “Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” – Vince Lombardi

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

  76. “Leadership is about having principles. A leader must have a vision and principles that will endure for all time and must always be true to these principles, applying them to changing circumstances.” – Margaret Thatcher

  77. “One voice can change a room.” – Barack Obama

  78. “A good leader motivates, doesn’t misleads, doesn’t exploit.” – Proverbs 16:10

  79. “Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential.” – Warren G. Bennis

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

  81. “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” – Harry S. Truman

  82. “Leaders concentrate single-mindedly on one thing, the most important thing, and they stay at it until it’s complete.” – Brian Tracy

  83. ” A sign of a good leader is not how many followers you have, but how many leaders you create.”

  84. “Leaders don’t make excuses. They create results.” – Robin Sharma

  85. “When I talk to managers, I get the feeling that they are important. When I talk to leaders, I get the feeling that I am important.”

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

  87. “A boss has the title. A leader has the people.” – Simon Sinek

  88. “Leadership is not wielding authority, it is empowering people.” – Becky Brodin

  89. “Remember the difference between a boss and a leader. A boss says “go” a leader says “let’s go!”. – E.M. Kelly

  90. “A good leader must be fair.” – Yao Ming

  91. “You can’t be a good leader without good character.” – tony Boselli

  92. “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.” – John Buchan

  93. “If your leadership is truly grounded in love, you’ll always land in the category of a good leader.”

  94. :The speed of a leader determines the rate of the pack.” – Wayne Lukas

  95. “Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” – Brian Tracy

  96. “A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.” – Witter Bynner

  97. “Poor leaders demand respect. Competent leaders command respect.” – Silvia Pencak

  98. “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

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

  100. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people they don’t necessarily want to go. But ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter

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

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

  103. “One of the most important leadership lessons is realizing you’r not the most important or the most intelligent person in the room at all times.” – Mario Batali

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

  105. “Leadership not in degrees of technique but in traits of character, it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens or self-restraint.” – Lewis H. Lapham

  106. “Almost everything in leadership comes back to relationships.” – Mike Krzyzeski

  107. “Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.” – Reed Markham

  108. “Leadership is the sum of those qualities of intellect, human understanding, and moral character that enables a person to inspire and control a group of people successfully.” – John A. Lejeune

  109. “Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others.”

  110. “A leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead,, where upon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” – Nelson Mandela

  111. “True leaders are selfless. They have always been servants of the people first.” – Effin Heros

  112. “Leaders don’t force people to follow, they invite them on a journey.” – Charles S. Lauer

  113. “Relationships are the foundation of leadership.” – John C. Maxwell

  114. “Leadership’s not a title. It’s a behavior. Live it.” – Robin Sharma

  115. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the leader is a servant.” – Max Depree

  116. “Leadership today is based on relationships built with trust, hope, love and encouragement.” – Billy Cox

  117. “A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don’t have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial and uniformed.” – Nelson Mandela

  118. “Leadership isn’t about age, but rather, leadership is about influence, impact and inspiration.” – Onyi Anyado

  119. Good leaders have a generosity gene.” – Jack Welch

  120. “Great leaders inspire greatness in others.”

  121. “Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.” – Harold Greneen

  122. “The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. Walk softly.” – Brian Tracy

  123. “A good leader listens and talks to the team to find the individual strengths of each team member.”

  124. “A team is a reflection of it’s leadership.”

  125. “Lend a helping hand. Encourage. Always listen. Do the right thing. Energize. Repect others. Serve.

  126.  “Being a leader is not about you. It’s about the people that are on your team and how you can help them be successful.” – Susan Vobejda

  127. “Great teams shape and are shaped by great leaders.”

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

  129. “Leaders look for opportunities to encourage people.”

  130. “An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.” – African Proverb

  131. “To be a leader, you have to lead yourself first.” – Debasish Mridha

  132. “True leaders are the first to admit that they don’t know everything and that they need help.” – Bill Byrd

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

  134. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights the raising of a persons performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its’ normal limitations” – Peter Drucker

  135. “The leader who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their follwers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.” – George Orwell.” – George Orwell

  136. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller

  137. “Leadership is a patient combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

  138. “To lead people, walk behind them.” – Lao Tzu

  139. “A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows it all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting. A boss is interested in himself or herself, a leader is interested in the group.” – Russel H. Ewin

  140. “The cornerstone of effective leadership is self-mastery.” – Patricia Aburndene

  141. “A good leader the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” – M.D. Arnold

  142. “Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination. On cooperation, not intimidation.” – William Arthur Wood

  143. “A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.” – Robert Townsend

  144. “If you want to be a great leader, remember to that all people with respect at all times. For one, because you never know when you’ll need their help, and two, because it ‘s a sign you respect people, which all great leaders do.” – Simon Sinek

  145. “Great leaders understand that there is a difference between being asked a question and being questioned.” – Andy Stanely

  146. “A leader leads by example not by force.” – Sun Tzu

  147. “Leaders become great the moment they realize that their team members are brilliant and capable of limitless achievements.” -Jonathan Michael Bowman

  148. “Leaders are those who always empower others.” – Bill Gates

  149. “The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on. The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.” – Walter Lippmann

  150. “Your gifts are not about you. Leadership is not about you. Your purpose is not about yu. A life of significance is about serving those who need your gifts, your leadership, your purpose.” – Kevin Hall

  151. “True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not to enrich the leader.” – John C. Maxwell

  152. “Victims talk about problems. Leaders speak of possibilities.” – Robin Sharma

  153. “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” – James Humes

  154. “Innovation distinguishes a leader and a follower,” – Steve Jobs

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

  156. “I think one of the keys to leadership is recognizing that everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal.” – Ben Carson

  157. “A leader who produces other leaders multiplies their influence.” – John C. Maxwell

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

  159. “I am the leader of this team. So it starts with me, and I understand that.” – Tim Duncan

  160. “Leadership is an active role. Lead is a verb, but the leader who tries to do it all is headed to burnout and in a power hurry.” – Bill Owens

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

  162. “Leaders create atmosphere for others to excel.”

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

  164. “A leader is a man who can adapt principles to circumstances.” – George S. Patton

  165. “If God were to give you followers today, what would you make out of them? Dwarfs or giants, beggars or givers, slaves or freemen, scum or saints, rebels or lovers, dullards or leaders, sinners or winners? How well can you manage these alternatives.” – Oluwasanmi Aladeyelu

  166. “The best leaders not only develop us, they advocate our future.” – Micheal Dooley

  167. “To the victim adversity is bad. To the leader and warrior, hard times are life’s riches times of growth. Opportunity and possibility use them to fly.” – Robin Sharma

  168. “The servant-leader is a servant first. It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. Hat person is sharply different from one who is a leader first.” – Robert K Greenleaf

  169. “To become a leader, then, you must become yourself. Become the maker of your own life.”

  170. “As we assume more responsibilities in our ascension through the ranks of leadership, we can’t keep doing the same things we did two or even three positions ago.” – Grace Killelea

  171. “Great things happen nationally when topmost leadership is goaded and supported from below.” – John Gardner

  172. “You’re a leader. It’s your job to keep your passion hot, do whatever you have to do. Read whatever you have to read, go wherever you have to go to stay fired up.” – Bill Hybels

  173. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.”

  174. “I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness, the second is frugality, the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold. Be frugal and you can be liberal, avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.” – Lao Tzu

  175. “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionable integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, football field, in an army or in an office.”

  176. “The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example.” – John Wooden

  177. “He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.” – Solon

  178. “I am reminded of how hollow the label of leadership sometimes is an how heroic followership can be.” – Warren Bennis

  179. “Be the leader you would follow.”

  180. “Leaders teach. They motivate. They care. Leaders make sure that the way to success is always broad enough and straight enough for others to follow.” – Mary Kay Ash

  181. “Great leaders find ways to connect with their people and help them fulfill their potential.” – Steven J. Stowell

  182. “Organizations live to serve. Period. Leaders live to serve. Period.” – Tom Peters

  183. “Positive leadership uplifts everyone. All it takes is you. The best version of you.”

  184. “A good leader is hated by most, and respected by all. A follower is liked by all, and respected by none.” – Scott Smigler

  185. “A true leader never stops being a student, always learning, improving. I don’t listen to know-it-alls.” – Lakeisha M. Williams

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

  187. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is not path and leave a trail.” – Harold R. McAlindon

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

  189. “A boss drives people, the leader coaches them.” –

  190. “Good leaders inspire people to have confidence in their leader. Great leaders inspire people to have confidence in themselves.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  191. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can put through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Colin Powell

  192. “I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle, but today it means getting along with people.” – Indira Gandhi

  193. “The goal of an effective leader is to recondition your team, to be solution focused rather than problem focused.”

  194. “99% of leadership failures are failures of character.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

  195. “You don’t need to have a good leader to be a good leader.”

  196. “Leadership is hard to define, and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.” – Indra Nooyl

  197. “Everyone can be great because anybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

  198. “Call others into leadership with you.” – Jacobia Solomon

  199. “Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know who to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.” – A,p.j. Abdul Kalam

  200. “Bad leaders believe their team works for them. Great leaders believe they work for thei team.” – Alexander Den Jeijer

  201. “When you are living the best version of yourself, you inpire others to live the best versions of themselves.” – Seve Maraboli

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

  203. “Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.” – Tom Peters

  204. “The role of a great leader is not to give greatness to human beings, but to help them extract the greatness they already have inside them.” – J. Buchan

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

  206. “A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him.” – John C. Maxwell

  207. “A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.” – John Wolfgang von Goethe

  208. “My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team.” – Don Shula

  209. “A leader should be a visionary and have more foresight than an employee.” – Jack Ma

  210. “Leadership is not rank, privileges, title or money. It is responsibility.” – Peter Drucker

  211. “I never thought in terms of being a leader, I thought very simply in terms of helping people.” – John Hume

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

  213. “A boss commands, but a leader will always bring a team together.”

  214. “Leaders are – by definition – change makers. When you are called to lead, you are called to advance, move forward, and improve the situations.”

  215. “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuses.” – Florence Nightingale

  216. “All leaders without a title constantly flex their minds and elevate their abilities by consistently asking themselves – “What can I improve today/” – Robin Sharma

  217. “Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hart truths might just demoralize the company, but at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better.” –

  218. “The more you inspire, the more people will inspire you.” – Simon Sinek

  219. “Clearly, every company needs a leader. That’s an important part of being the CEO of the company.” – Sanjay Kumar

  220. “It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.” – Nelson Mandela

  221. “You have got to do the right thing, even if it is painful. Don’t trim or track all over the place. Set our course and take the difficult decisions – because that is what needs to be done.” – Margaret Thatcher

  222. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.”

  223. “Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of your own energy and then help to orchestrate the energy of those around you.” – Peter F. Drucker

  224. “The leader must make personal changes before asking others to change.” – Johm C. Maxwell

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

  226. “Leaders are the ones who keep faith with the past, keep step with the present, and keep the promise to posterity.” – Harold Seymour

  227. “When leader, be generous with the community, honorable in action, sincere in your words as for the rest, do not be concerned.” – Buddha

  228. “Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.” – Yousef Munayyer

  229. “A visionary leader doesn’t look at what is, rather he looks at what could be.” – Ryan Mickley

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

  231. “The best leaders indentify what promises they are being held to, manage expectations and honor those promises.”

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

  233. “True leadership is servanthood. Put the interests of others at the center of your decisions.”

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

  235. “Ethics must begin at the top of every organization. it is a leadership issue and CEO must set the example.” – Edward Hennessy

  236. “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell

  237. “To be an ethical leader is indeed to be different. The kind of leader acknowledges the complexity of running a responsible business, yet tries to do it anyway.” – Andrew Leigh

  238. “Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.” – Alan Autry

  239. “The future of marketing is leadership.” – Seth Godin

  240. “Leadership is more being than doing.”

  241. “A good leader listens and talks to the team to find the individual strengths of each team member.”

  242. “Great leaders do not complain.”

  243. “The important thing about leadership is your character and the values that guide your life.” – Brenda Barnes

  244. “Leadership – true leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.”

  245. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions, followers think and talk about the problems.” – Brian Tracy

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

  247. “Good leaders being scarce, following yourself is allowed.” – Amy Hempel

  248. “Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference.” – Mac Anderson

  249. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  250. “The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.” – Brian Tracy

  251. “The courage of leadership is giving others the chance to succeed even though you bear the responsibility for getting things done.” – Simon Sinek

  252. “Earn your leadership everyday.” – Michael Jordan

  253. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their pesonnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing that they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton

  254. “Develop the leader that is already in you.”

  255. “Becoming a facilitative leader means changing how you think in order to change the consequences you help create.” – Roger Schwarz

  256. “Leadership is doing something right when no one is watching.” – George Van Valkenburg

  257. “Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you, not for you.” – Eli Martin

  258. “Without wise leadership, a nation falls. There is a safety to having many numbers.” – Proverbs 11:14

  259. “As a leader it is important to have the flexibility to adjust your style to the audiences you are leading.” – Carla Dodds

  260. “Leaders who have heart will also have the hearts of those they lead.” – Michael Rogers

  261. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.” – Margaret Wheatley

  262. “One of the most important of all personal leadership skills is self-awareness.” – Robin Sharma

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

  264. “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.” – John Buchan

  265. “Without focusing and getting to clarity you cannot lead. You cannot motivate. You cannot plan. You cannot communicate.” – Bobb Hiehl

  266. “The art of leadership is saying not, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair

  267. “As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody, however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.” – INdra Nooyi

  268. “Leadership should be like a light-house, unwavering, assuring, constant and most of all, a bearer of light to show the way, come rain or shine.”

  269. “Leadership is about change. The best way to get people to venture into unknown terrain is to make it desirable by taking them there in their imagination.” – Noel Tichy

  270. “Effective leadership is the only competitive advantage that will endure. That’s because leadership has two sides – what a person is character and what a person does competence.” – Stephen Covey

  271. “A good leader listens and talks to the team to find the individual strengths of each team member.”

  272. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” – Margaret Thather

  273. “As a servant leader the way you serve the vision is by developing people os that they can work on that vision even when you’re not around. The ultimate sin of an effective servant leader is what happens when you are not there. That was the power of Jesus’ leadership. The leaders he trained went on to change the world when He was no longer with them in bodily form.” – Ken Blanchard

  274. “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership, always keep your word.” – Brian Tracy

  275. “A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.” – Stephen King

  276. “There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience, a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.” – Klaus Balkenhol

  277. “Show me a successful leader and I will show you a leader with an ocean of patience.” – Reed B. Markham

  278. “Leaders are people who go their own way without caring or even looking to see whether anyone is following them.” – John Halt

  279. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Micheal Jordan

  280. “Be the leader you wish you had.” – Simon Sinek

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

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

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

  284. “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” – Theodore Roosevelt

  285. “Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.” – Warren Bennis

  286. “Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people. Poor leaders sacrifice the people to save the number.”

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

  288. “If you want to make everyone happy, don’t be a leader, sell ice cream.” – Steve Jobs

  289. “Only the people who take learning, growth and skills development into their own hands will be tomorrow’s leaders.” – Alli Worthington

  290. “In the face of danger show no fear. Be strong and persevere. Even when difficulties are severe, you as a leader must never shed a tear.”

  291. “Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.” – J. Donald Walters

  292. “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.”

  293. “True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but about those they serve. Is is not about exalting themselves but about lifting others up.”

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

  295. “A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.” – Ralph Lauren

  296. “Position doesn’t make anybody a leader. Being in charge doesn’t make the wrong person right.” – Tim Berry

  297. “A great leader cannot worry about being well-liked.” – Andrew Hills

  298. “A true leader shows other the way to go forward and enables them to do so by giving them hope regardless of current situation.” – Lincol Patz

  299. “Wise leaders understand that the single greatest determinant of whether followers will ever own a vision deeply is the extent to which whose followers believe the leader will own it.” – Bill Hybles

  300. “Leaders should influence others in such a way that it builds people up, encourages and educates them so they can duplicate this attitude in others.” – Bob Goshen

  301. “The leaders job isn’t to have all the ideas. It’s to make sure all the ideas are heard and that the best one wins.” – Chris Hawker

Leader Quotes Conclusion

There we are my friends, 301 leadership quotes that can inspire in us the leader that we are! Share with me what your favorite ones were and if you have any great quotes to add in the comment section below! Talk soon my friends.


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