quote by Henry David Thoreau

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.

— Henry David Thoreau

Authentic Courage And Leadership quotations

Courage and leadership quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis

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.

Men make history and not the other way around.

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.

Men make history and not the other way around.

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.

Courage and leadership quote Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can b

Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can be, too.

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare;

it is because we do not dare that things are difficult

May I stress the need for courageous, intelligent, and dedicated leadership.

.. Leaders of sound integrity. Leaders not in love with publicity, but in love with justice. Leaders not in love with money, but in love with humanity. Leaders who can subject their particular egos to the greatness of the cause.

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 the integrity of his intent.

Courage and leadership quote Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have

Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man.

Leadership is not for the faint of heart

I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a 'transformer' in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.

Courage and leadership quote Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.

Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.

In all forms of leadership, whether you are a coach, a CEO, or a parent, there are four words that, when said, can bring out the best in your team, your employees, and your family. I BELIEVE IN YOU. Those four words can mean the difference between a fear of failure and the courage to try.

A person who sins neither in thought nor deed, and is fair and just, gains enormous courage and strength. As a leader, you need courage born of integrity in order to be capable of powerful leadership. To achieve this courage, you must search your heart, and make sure your conscience is clear and your behavior is beyond reproach.

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.

Courage and leadership quote The courage of leadership is giving others the chance to success even though you

The courage of leadership is giving others the chance to success even though you bear the responsibility for getting things done.

We must dare to be great; and we must realize that greatness is the fruit of toil and sacrifice and high courage.

Courage is the enforcing virtue, the one that makes possible all the other virtues common to exceptional leaders: honesty, integrity, confidence, compassion and humility

The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

Courage and leadership quote A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.

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

If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it.

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

Courage is more exhilarating than fear, and in the long run, it is easier.

Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.

The leader beyond the millennium will not be the leader who has learned the lessons of how to do it, with ledgers of 'hows' balanced with 'its' that dissolve in the crashing changes ahead. The leader for today and the future will be focused on how to be - how to develop quality, character mind-set, values, principles, and courage.

Community leadership is the courage, creativity and capacity to inspire participation, development and sustainability for strong communities.

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.

Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward.

What an amazing creative way to magnify, and illuminate the courage of 30 Sheroes whose courage, leadership and character is symbolic of the many unsung Women Sheroes of past and present.

The main characteristics of effective leadership are intelligence, integrity or loyalty, mystique, humor, discipline, courage, self sufficieny and confidence.

The recent death of Gene McCarthy reminded me of a lesson I spent a long, long time unlearning, so now I have to re-learn it. It's about political courage and heroes, and when a country is desperate for leadership. There are times when regular politics will not do, and this is one of those times.

Life is not for the faint of heart.

It takes courage to speak up against complacency and injustice while others remain silent. But that's what leadership is.

Through the inspiration of Vaclav's words, the courage of his dissidence and the integrity of his leadership, Czechoslovakia successfully transitioned from an authoritarian state to a free democracy at the heart of Europe.

I have three treasures which I hold and keep.

The first is mercy; the second is economy. The third is daring not to be ahead of others. From mercy comes courage; from economy comes generosity; From humility comes leadership.

Leaders encourage others to continue the quest and inspire others through courage and hope. Leaders give heart by visibly recognizing others' contributions to the common vision. With a thank you note, a smile, an award, and public praise, the leader lets others know how much they mean to the organization.

To sit home, read one's favorite paper, and scoff at the misdeeds of the men who do things is easy, but it is markedly ineffective. It is what evil men count upon the good men's doing.

An honorable man would never abandon his friend in time of need, especially if they were in a foreign country. Why? For fear of acting like a coward or of being boorish. I repeat, I admire the fact that, those persons have, through human respect, more courage than Christians and priests have, through charity or through their good intentions.

Conscience is the root of all true courage.

Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens.

Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership.

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