Top 50 amazing and famous quotes on leadership

Top 50 amazing and famous quotes on leadership

quotes on leadership

“A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.”   – Henrik Johan Ibsen,quotes on leadership


“A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.” – Gen. John J. Pershing


“A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. ”  – Polybius ,quotes on leadership


“A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.”  – John Maxwell


“A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved.  He inspires the power and energy to get it done. ”  – Ralph Nader,quotes on leadership


“A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see and who sees before others see.”  – Leroy Eimes


“A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not. ”  – Author Unknown,quotes on leadership


“A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.”   – Golda Meir


“You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That's assault, not leadership. ” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower,quotes on leadership


“Without leadership, command is a hollow experience, a vacuum often filled with mistrust and arrogance.. ”  – Eric Shinseki


“To lead the people, walk behind them.”   – Lao-Tzu,quotes on leadership


“To have long-term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.”  – Pat Riley


“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt,quotes on leadership


“To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


“To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg. ”  – James Thomas


“Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob. ” – Oscar Wilde,quotes on leadership


“There is a significant difference between a leader and a cheerleader. ”  – Author Unknown,quotes on leadership


“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. ”  –  Henry Kissinger


“The real leader has no need to lead–he is content to point the way.”  – Henry Miller,quotes on leadership


“The people follow the example of those above them.”   – Chinese Proverb,quotes on leadership


“The leader must know, must know that he knows, and must be able to make it abundantly clear to those around him that he knows. ”  – Clarence Randall


“The leader is one who mobilizes others toward a goal shared by leaders and followers. … Leaders, followers and goals make up the three equally necessary supports for leadership.”   – Gary Wills,quotes on leadership


“The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led.  This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness.” – Gen. Omar Bradley


“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on. ”  – Walter Lippmann


“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn,quotes on leadership


“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes. ”  – Tony Blair


“Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men–the other 999 follow women.”    – Groucho Marx,quotes on leadership


“Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.” – Chinese Proverb


“No man is a leader until his appointment is ratified in the hearts and minds of his men. ”  – Author Unknown,quotes on leadership


“Leadership:  the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. ”  – Dwight D. Eisenhower


“Leadership is the creation of an environment in which others are able to self-actualize in the process of completing the job.” – John Mellecker


“Leadership is the capacity to transform vision into reality.”  – Warren G. Bennis,quotes on leadership


“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.”    – John C. Maxwell


“Leadership is based on a spiritual quality; the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow.”   – Vince Lombardi,quotes on leadership


“Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it. ” – John Naisbitt,quotes on leadership


“Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.”   – Harold Geneen


“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. ”   – John C. Maxwell


“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.”  – Vince Lombardi,quotes on leadership


“In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up and goes.”  – John Erskine, author


“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. ”   – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


“If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk.”  – Benjamin Hooks,quotes on leadership


“I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people. ”  – Indira Gandhi


“I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. 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.” ― Lao Tzu


“Great leaders find ways to connect with their people and help them fulfill their potential.” – Steven J. Stowell,quotes on leadership


“Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves. ”  – Lao Tzu


“Flock of birds in flight Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.”  – Chinese Proverb


“Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader.”   – George S. Patton,quotes on leadership


“It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.” Adlai E. Stevenson II


“Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton,quotes on leadership


“A leader…is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” Nelson Mandela


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