Leadership Quotes

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

“Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” Margaret Thatcher

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” Ronald Reagan

“Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.”― Abraham Lincoln

“Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” ― George S. Patton Jr.

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

“I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.” ― Robert E. Lee

“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.” ― Bernard Branson

“Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan. ” ― John F. Kennedy

“If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men will believe what they see. Let them see.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” ― Aristotle

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ― John Quincy Adams

“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ― Harry Truman

“You don’t know what you can get away with until you try.” Colin Powell

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

“The ruler attains wholeness in the correct governance of the people.” Lao Tzu

“If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.” ― Carl von Clausewitz

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” ― Warren Bennis

“When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.”― Ronald Reagan

“Where there is no vision, there is no hope.”― George Washington

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” ― Lao Tzu

“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.” ― Dwight D. Eisenhower