quote by John A. Lejeune

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

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Moral leadership quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

The most valuable "currency" of any organization is the initiative and creativity of its members. Every leader has the solemn moral responsibility to develop these to the maximum in all his people. This is the leader's highest priority.

People will not follow a leader with moral incongruities for long.

Every time you compromise character you compromise leadership. The foundation of firm leadership is character.

Moral 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.

Whatever the price of the Chinese Revolution, it has obviously succeeded not only in producing more efficient and dedicated administration, but also in fostering high morale and community of purpose. The social experiment in China under Chairman Mao's leadership is one of the most important and successful in human history.

Prime ministers require the hide of a rhinoceros, the morals of St.

Francis, the patience of Job, the wisdom of Solomon, the strength of Hercules, the leadership of Napoleon, the magnetism of a Beatle and the subtlety of Machiavelli.


I don't believe our country will last the way we know it much longer unless there's a change. And we just continue this moral decline going down, and the only hope, I believe, is God. We just hope and pray that maybe he'll hear our prayers and give us some godly leadership.

Moral leadership quote Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.

If America ever passes out as a great nation, we ought to put on our tombstone: America died from a delusion she had Moral Leadership.

For Aboriginal leaders, the social and moral obligation that comes with community leadership is life-long. Those who lead, who have authority, must care for and look after those who come behind.

The American color bar unless speedily removed will be the rock on which our international Good Neighbor policy and our pious claims to moral leadership will founder.

Moral leadership quote Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of thos
Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.


The Presidency is not merely an administrative office.

Thats the least of it. It is more than an engineering job, efficient or inefficient. It is pre-eminently a place of moral leadership. All our great Presidents were leaders of thought at times when certain historic ideas in the life of the nation had to be clarified.

Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests.

Moral leadership quote Leadership is an action, not a position.
Leadership is an action, not a position.

In the worst of times the best among us never lose their moral compass, and that is how they emerge relatively unscathed.

True Grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done.

No moral man can have peace of mind if he leaves undone what he knows he should have done.

The presidency is not merely an administrative office.

..It is pre-eminently a place of moral leadership.

Moral 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.

The quality & morale of teachers is absolutely central to the well being of students and their learning.

What are most people hungry for? I believe it is spiritual and moral leadership.

Increases in technology, scientific inventions, and medical miracles have been marvelous and incredible. But we must use them properly to bring us joy, and that requires spiritual and moral leadership.

Since when do grown men and women, who presume to hold high government office and exercise what they think of as "moral leadership," require ethics officers to tell them whether it is or isn't permissible to grab the secretary's behind or redirect public funds to their own personal advantage?

Moral 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.

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.

Management is formal authority given from above.

Leadership is moral authority given from below and all around.


Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.

Moral leadership quote A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.
A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.

Leadership consists 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 of self-restraint.

Consistency may be the hobgoblin of little minds, but law, morality and leadership demand it. Without consistency, there is privilege.

You just do it one step at a time.

Moral leadership quote The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

The Court's great power is its ability to educate, to provide moral leadership.


The consummate leader cultivates the moral law, and strictly adheres to method and discipline; thus it is in his power to control success.

I think America has a responsibility to maintain its leadership in technology and its moral leadership in the world, to explore, to seek knowledge.

Moral leadership quote Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.
Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.

Decide on what you think is right, and stick to it.

In fact, the converse is true: At a time when the United States has been called on for a level of moral leadership, vision and inspiration not seen since World War II, we cannot afford to dissemble about crimes against humanity.

So [Vladimir] Putin is a mess. He's committed all sort of murderous thuggery, and I am opposed to the way Putin conducts himself in world affairs, and I hope that the president also wants to show moral leadership about this issue.

Moral leadership quote Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.

Integrity, a standard of personal morality and ethics, is not relative to the situation you happen to find yourself in and doesn't sell out to expediency. Its short supply is getting shorter - but without it, leadership is a facade.

The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity.

Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right.

... the self respect of individuals ought to make them demand of their leaders conformity with an agreed-upon code of ethics and moral conduct.

We need leadership that can elevate religion and morality to their position of paramount importance and thus eliminate growing selfishness, immorality and materialism.

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