75 Charismatic Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Charismatic Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm. — Ralph Archbold

Charisma is the gift from above where a leader knows from inside himself what to do. — Max Weber

I don't think I have charisma. I don't think that someone will yell 'Wow, he's charismatic' when I'm eating in a restaurant. — Jay Park

Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves. — Henri Frederic Amiel

Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change. — Peter Drucker

Charm is the ability to make someone think that both of you are quite wonderful. — Unknown

When you put together deep knowledge about a subject that intensely matters to you, charisma happens. You gain courage to share your passion, and when you do that, folks follow. — Jerry I. Porras

If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles. — Jim Rohn

Being open with your insecurities paradoxically makes you more confident and charismatic around others. — Mark Manson

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

Short Charismatic Quotes

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  • The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born. — Warren G. Bennis
  • Charisma is a sparkle in people that money can't buy. It's an invisible energy with visible effects. — Marianne Williamson
  • I tend to fall for the archetypal, talented, charismatic rock boy. — Juliana Hatfield
  • She's a very charismatic character, and she holds the whole play together. — Neil Tennant
  • The most dangerous people are always clever, compelling, and charismatic. — Malcolm McDowell
  • That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. — Warren G. Bennis
  • Just because someone is very charismatic, it doesn't mean that they're genuinely qualified. — Tenzin Palmo
  • Fascism is [...] arbitrary rule by a charismatic head of state. — Tibor R. Machan
  • All that is good is ours not by right but by the sheer bounty of a gracious God — Brennan Manning
  • Fidel Castro was a charismatic revolutionary and a ruthless leader who allowed no dissent. — Scott Simon

Charismatic Leader Quotes

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Producing major change in an organization is not just about signing up one charismatic leader. You need a group - a team - to be able to drive the change. One person, even a terrific charismatic leader, is never strong enough to make all this happen. — John P. Kotter

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. — Warren G. Bennis

The adoring crowds and overwhelming Democratic support in the 2008 election was based largely on joy at jettisoning Bush and the appeal of electing a superbly qualified charismatic African American leader. — Mary Frances Berry

Inverted totalitarianism, unlike classical totalitarianism, does not revolve around a demagogue or charismatic leader. It finds expression in the anonymity of the Corporate State. It purports to cherish democracy, patriotism, and the Constitution while manipulating internal levers. — Chris Hedges

Obama is correct in saying that the world is ready for someone like him - a messiah-like figure, charismatic and glib... The Bible calls that leader the Antichrist. And it seems apparent that the world is now ready to make his acquaintance. — Hal Lindsey

The talented employee may join a company because of its charismatic leaders, its generous benefits, and its world-class training programs, but how long that employee stays and how productive he is while he is there is determined by his relationship with his immediate supervisor. — Marcus Buckingham

The three most charismatic leaders in this century inflicted more suffering on the human race than almost any trio in history: Hitler, Stalin, and Mao. What matters is not the leader's charisma. What matters is the leader's mission. — Peter Drucker

Leadership isn’t the private reserve of a few charismatic men and women. It’s a process ordinary people use when they’re bringing forth the best from themselves and others. Liberate the leader in everyone, and extraordinary things happen. — James M. Kouzes

My fear is that the Tea Party gets a charismatic leader. Because all they're selling is fear and anger. And that's all Hitler sold. 'I'm angry and I'm frightened, and you should hate that guy over there.' And that's what they're doing. — Rob Reiner

Leaders who led their organizations quietly and humbly, were much more effective than flashy, charismatic high profile leaders. — James C. Collins

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More Charismatic Quotes

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The media has created this environment that is okay to say almost anything about somebody who is, you know, right of Jane Fonda. You know, if you are slightly conservative or even libertarian points of view, especially if you are persuasive and charismatic and funny and effective, you will get called the most appalling things. — Milo Yiannopoulos

The marathon is a charismatic event. It has everything. It has drama. It has competition. Every jogger can't dream of being an Olympic champion, but he can dream of finishing a marathon. — Fred Lebow

Honestly, amongst all of the SHINee members, in the terms of looks, physique, expression, and everything is charismatic, and the only phrase to describe the person is 'near perfection', that member is... ME! — Onew

There aren't many strong or charismatic candidates today, because many people can't withstand the scrutiny. — Tom Ford

Persisting social crisis, the emergence of a charismatic personality, and the exploitation of mass media to obtain public confidence would be the steppingstones in the piecemeal transformation of the United States into a highly controlled society. — Zbigniew Brzezinski

I had a nervous breakdown at 17 when my first love left me, and he was a typical bad boy, albeit a charismatic one, with a string of broken hearts trailing behind him. — Caroline Leavitt

Manhattan, though, was an entirely different ballgame in a whole different kind of world, with a man who was brilliant and at the same time terribly charismatic. — Mariel Hemingway

The gospel of grace nullifies our adulation of televangelists, charismatic superstars, and local church heroes. It obliterates the two-class citizenship theory operative in many American churches. For grace proclaims the awesome truth that all is gift. All that is good is ours, not by right, but by the sheer bounty of a gracious God. — Brennan Manning

He [Donald Trump] is a tough boss. I've known him for decades. He hasn't changed very much. He's a driven person, highly intelligent, and he's very motivated, very charismatic, and he is tough as nails in the sense there's no slack there. You can't put anything over on Donald. Donald can see right through someone trying to dissemble or spin stuff. — Geraldo Rivera

The marathon is a charismatic event. It has everything. It has drama, competition, camaraderie & heroism — Fred Lebow

Celebrated in the Bob Dylan ballad “Joey”, Crazy Joe Gallo was a charismatic beatnik gangster whose forays into Greenwich Village in the 1960s inspired his bloody revolution against the Mafia. — Tom Folsom

I could never be in a cult. For starters, they never accessorize properly. David Koresh had no fashion sense, Jim Jones wore leisure suits, and I don't care how charismatic Osama bin Laden was, an AK-47 and an insulin drip do not take the place of drop earrings or a well-placed brooch. — Joan Rivers

Someone who takes the time to understand their relationship with source, who actively seeks alignment with their broader perspective, who deliberately seeks and finds alignment with who-they-really -are, is more charismatic, more attractive, more effective, and more powerful than a group of millions who have not achieved this alignment. — Esther Hicks

In theatre, presence is the matrix of power; the postmodern theatre of resistance must therefore both expose the collusion of presence with authority and resist such collusion by refusing to establish itself as the charismatic Other. — Philip Auslander

Emotions are charismatic. Focused emotions are very charismatic. To lead people with charisma, you need to take charge of and focus your emotions. — Nick Morgan

Then Bono arrived, and he meant to play the guitar, but he couldn't play very well, so he started to sing. He couldn't do that either. But he was such a charismatic character that he was in the band anyway, as soon as he arrived. I was in charge for the first five minutes, but as soon as Bono got there, I was out of a job. — Larry Mullen, Jr.

Sociopaths are often extremely charming. They are people who are better than you and me at charming people, at being charismatic. I've heard this more often than I can count: "He was the most charming man I ever met," or, "She was the sexiest woman I ever met," or, "The most interesting person I ever met . . ." — Martha Stout

It's fun to watch a true-blue movie star at work. They're really unbelievably charismatic. They understand camera angles. — Ana Gasteyer

On the show, you have to be more charismatic, a little smoother, but I think I can still be that prince of darkness. You just have to learn the tricks of the TV trade as well. — Anthony Jeselnik

Labels such as, 'evangelical', 'fundamental', 'charismatic', 'liberal' contribute to polarization and produce a climate of implied or outspoken distrust. Respectful dialogue becomes virtually impossible. What we desperately need to offset this disunity and distrust is a new and cleansing theology of communication. — Robert H. Schuller

Renowned management guru Peter F.Drucker looked back at his 65-year consulting career shortly before he died. He concluded that great leaders could either be 'charismatic or dull' or 'visionary or numbers-orientated,' but the most inspiring and effective managers he knew all had said we rather than I. — Robert I. Sutton

Believe it or not, I got into the charismatic, shady, sly heart of Sedgewick Bell by watching CNN and C-SPAN. — Emile Hirsch

There's a term, agape, you hear used a lot with charismatic religious groups, that it's this more pure love of caring, of sharing of concern and understanding. I think players and teams have to come to that at some point in the season to become successful. Maybe not "personal friends," but they become teammates at the highest level of that term. — Phil Jackson

The word 'charismatic' was made for Fidel Castro. You would have liked him, I would have liked him. Then you had to stop and say, 'Just a minute. This is a man who does not believe in freedom of the press...does not believe in democracy as we know democracy, had political prisoners.' — Barbara Walters

My parents reverted to their Catholic faith through the charismatic renewal, so I was raised charismatic. — Regina Doman

I just remember Bruce Lee blowing my mind on the screen, and I thought to myself, Thats what I want to do for a living when Im older. Bruce Lee was so magnetic and charismatic and held the screen so well. — Scott Adkins

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