I'm no longer accepting the things I cannot change...I'm changing the things I cannot accept.— Angela Davis
Impressive Women Leadership quotations
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.
We want women leaders today as never before.
Leaders who are not afraid to be called names and who are willing to go out and fight. I think women can save civilization. Women are persons.
My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
I have often been asked whether I am a women or an athlete.
The question is absurd. Men are not asked that. I am an athlete. I am a women.
We're not going to have the America that we want until we elect leaders who are going to tell the truth - not most days, but every day.
Black women are going to have to take more leadership.
I think we are prepared because we bring a tenaciousness with us. We do not fear losing friends, allies, or jobs.
Leadership is an action, not a position.
It is not power that corrupts but fear.
Women speaking up for themselves and for those around them is the strongest force we have to change the world.
Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.
Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.
If we took away barriers to women's leadership, we would solve the climate change problem a lot faster
You are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.
I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.
Leadership simply begins with the courage to be yourself. So everyone else can be, too.
Whether there are innately female leadership styles.
.. is not really the right question. It is more important to ask why there has been so little attention paid to women leaders over the years as well as why the styles of leading more often exhibited by women are particularly useful at this critical moment in history.
Friends describe me as someone who likes to sing and dance along the edge of the roof. I try to encourage young women to be willing to take risks, to stand up for the things they believe in, and to step up and accept the challenge of serving in leadership roles.
To the highest leadership among women it is given to hold steadily in one hand the sacred vessels that hold the ancient sanctities of life, and in the other a flaming torch to light the way for oncoming generations.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Women in leadership roles can help restore balance and wholeness to our communities.
I've always sought to express a tension in form and meaning in order to achieve a veracity. I have come to the conclusion that the art world has to join us, women artists, not we join it. When women are in leadership roles and gain rewards and recognition, then perhaps 'we' (women and men) can all work together in art world actions.
The beauty of empowering others is that your own power is not diminished in the process.
A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.
As a woman leader, I thought I brought a different kind of leadership.
I was interested in women's issues, in bringing down the population growth rate... as a woman, I entered politics with an additional dimension - that of a mother.
Leadership in the church is not entrusted to successful fund raisers, brilliant biblical scholars, administrative geniuses, or spellbinding preachers...but to those who have been laid waste by a consuming passion for Christ - passionate men and women for whom privilege and power are trivial compared to knowing and loving Jesus.
Leadership is not bullying and leadership is not aggression.
Leadership is the expectation that you can use your voice for good. That you can make the world a better place.
Leaders don't force people to follow. They invite others on a journey.
There is no greater pillar of stability than a strong, free and educated woman, and there is no more inspiring role model than a man who respects and cherishes women and champions their leadership.
Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in - real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it's going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand.
We need to make everyone more aware of the benefits of empowering women.
Then I think we can succeed faster. Because it's one thing to achieve success, and another to repeat success. That's the job of a leader. Promoting women leadership and creating a more level playing field is a huge enabler to repeat success.
A leader is someone who demonstrates what's possible.
We can do no great things-only small things with great love.
Women have always been the strong ones of the world.
Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation.
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
And the propensity of weak and empty people to follow a leader into the darkness from which there is no return is still flourishing, as ever.
If a woman is sufficiently ambitious, determined and gifted, there is practically nothing she can't do.
Our emerging workforce is not interested in command-and-control leadership.
They don't want to do things because I said so; they want to do things because they want to do them.
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
A wife is to submit graciously to the servant leadership of her husband even as the church willingly submits to the headship of Christ.
In any conflict area, it is always the women who are the first point of attack.
But I think the more they have seen of oppression and violence, they have gotten more brave, more strong, more fearless than they were. You see this refusal to just keep quiet and do as you are told.
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.
It's sort of easy to make a challenge.
It's very hard to put the full fate of your government behind the challenge and make it happen. That's real leadership.
If more women are in leadership roles, we'll stop assuming they shouldn't be.