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Picture quote by Douglas MacArthur about leader

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. ⏤ Douglas MacArthur

Picture quote by Sayings about inspirational

Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about leadership

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

Picture quote by Simon Sinek about leadership

Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge. ⏤ Simon Sinek

Picture quote by Donald H. Mcgannon about leadership

Leadership is an action, not a position. ⏤ Donald H. Mcgannon

Picture quote by Charles Lauer about leadership

Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey. ⏤ Charles Lauer

Picture quote by Sayings about leader

A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by John Maxwell about inspirational

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails. ⏤ John Maxwell

Picture quote by Napoleon Bonaparte about courage

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

Picture quote by Mark Yarnell about leader

A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible. ⏤ Mark Yarnell

Picture quote by Kobe Bryant about inspire

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do. ⏤ Kobe Bryant

Picture quote by Robin S. Sharma about leaders

Victims love entertainment. Leaders love education. ⏤ Robin S. Sharma

Picture quote by Jesse Lyn Stoner about power

Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control, but from empowering others. ⏤ Jesse Lyn Stoner

Picture quote by Aristotle about leader

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. ⏤ Aristotle

Picture quote by Vince Lombardi about leaders

Leaders aren't born. They are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. ⏤ Vince Lombardi

Picture quote by Peter Drucker about leadership

Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things. ⏤ Peter Drucker

Picture quote by Sheryl Sandberg about leadership

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

Picture quote by Tim Fargo about leadership

Leadership is service, not position. ⏤ Tim Fargo

Picture quote by Socrates about leadership

A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey. ⏤ Socrates

Picture quote by Robin S. Sharma about wisdom

Victims love entertainment, leaders love education. ⏤ Robin S. Sharma

Picture quote by Richard Branson about leadership

Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to. ⏤ Richard Branson

Picture quote by George S. Patton about lead

Do everything you ask of those you lead. ⏤ George S. Patton

Picture quote by John Maxwell about leadership

Leadership is influence, nothing more and nothing less. ⏤ John Maxwell

Picture quote by John C. Maxwell about leader

A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him. ⏤ John C. Maxwell

Picture quote by Tom Peters about leader

Leaders cannot afford to hate. ⏤ Tom Peters

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Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.

Albert Einstein, physicist

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams, president

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.

Steve Jobs, businessman

Remember, the best leaders are those who understand that their power flows through them, not from them.

Ken Blanchard, author

In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.

Max De Pree,

If you get too far in front of your troops, you start looking like the enemy.


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, coach

A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him.

John C. Maxwell, clergyman

The person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.

Italian Proverbs,

Great leaders encourage and enable others to become great.

Susan McCann, singer

A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.

Joel A. Barker, businessman

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

John Maxwell, speaker

I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.

CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand,

The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.

Joe Batten,

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, 'Go!' - a leader says, 'Let's go!'

E. M. Kelly,

Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.

Jim Rohn, businessman

A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.


Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

Peter Drucker, consultant

What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.

Tony Dungy, coach

To lead people walk behind them.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

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

Peter Drucker, consultant

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

Arnold Glasgow,

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, president

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus, writer

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

James Crook,

Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

George S. Patton, soldier

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

Paul Hawken, environmentalist

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

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

A community is like the ones who govern it.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Steve Jobs, businessman

Tell a person they are brave and you help them become so.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Leaders learn by leading, and they learn best by leading in the face of obstacles. As weather shapes mountains, problems shape leaders.

Warren Bennis, writer

A leader has been defined as one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.


The right man comes at the right time.

Italian Proverbs,

You can lead a whore to culture but you can't make her think.

Dorothy Parker, poet

Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

Leadership is not a title. It's a behavior. Live it.

Robin S. Sharma, author

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.

George Eliot, author

Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf,

Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men--the other 999 follow women.

Groucho Marx, comedian

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

Henry Kissinger,

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.

Sam Walton, businessman

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

We are like chameleons, we take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us.

John Locke, philosopher

When the best leader's work is done the people say, We did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu, philosopher

Leaders are readers.

Charles ''Tremendous'' Jones,

Among the blind the one eyed is king.


There is great force hidden in a gentle command.

George Herbert, poet

The golden rule for every business man is this: Put yourself in your customer's place.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

There are no office hours for leaders.

Cardinal J. Gibbons,

Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.

Warren Bennis, writer

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 De Pree,

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

Stephen Covey, businessman

Eagles don't flock, you have to find them one at a time.

H. Ross Perot,

Leadership is service, not position.

Tim Fargo, author

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.

Jim Rohn, businessman

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

Arnold Glasgow,

The measure of a great leader, is their success in bringing everyone around to their opinion twenty years later.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

Managers are people who do things right; leaders are people who do the right thing.

Warren Bennis, writer

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.

Henry Kissinger,

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.

Henri B. Stendhal,

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.

Booker T. Washington, educator

Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.

Lou Holtz, coach

Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate.


Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.

Thomas J. Peters,

Search others for their virtue, and yourself for your vices.

Richard Buckminster Fuller,

Power lasts ten years; influence not more than a hundred.


The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.

Adolf Hitler, criminal

Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.

Jim Rohn, businessman

In simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up, and goes.

John Erskine, poet

I was not the lion, but it fell to me to give the lion's roar.

Winston Churchill, politician

When we think we lead we are most led.

Lord Byron, poet

Leaders don't inflict pain -- they share pain.

Max De Pree,

It is time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems and new opportunities. For there is a new world to be won.

John F. Kennedy, president

He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

There are only about a half dozen things that make 80% of the difference in any area of our lives.

Jim Rohn, businessman

True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.

Robert Townsend,

Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.

Robert Half, businessman

Leaders create an environment which everyone has the opportunity to do work which matches his potential capability and for which an equitable differential reward is provided.

Elliott Jaques,

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Warren G. Bennis, psychologist

Efficiency tends to deal with Things. Effectiveness tends to deal with People. We manage things, we lead people


Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.

Denis Diderot, editor

Socrates had a student named Plato, Plato had a student named Aristotle, and Aristotle had a student named Alexander the Great.

Tom Morris,

A good leader needs to have a compass in his head and a bar of steel in his heart.

Robert Townsend,

Popularity is not leadership.

Richard Marcinko,

A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.

Cullen Hightower,

Leadership is one of the things that cannot be delegated.


Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.

E. Joseph Cossman, businessman

People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.

T. S. Eliot, poet

No affection and a great brain, these are the people to command the world.

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

Who shall set a limit to the influence of a human being?

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.

J. Donald Walters, author

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