Quotes on Leadership

Quotes on Leadership help us gain insight on a very debated subject. The advice that other leaders give from their own experience is a vital resource for developing influencers (all of us who want to grow) and therefore read through the section below and be inspired. As a leader you should weigh up the truth of these quotes on leadership, but if one is challenging or revealing to you then take note and maybe even write it out for yourself as a key to your own leadership.

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"I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times." - Everett Dirksen

"A great leader's courage to fulfil his vision comes from passion, not position." - John Maxwell

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

"A leader is a dealer in hope." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term." - Robert Reich

"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." - John Maxwell

"As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each and every person in a discussion had to say before venturing my own opinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a consensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember the axiom; 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

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." - Bill Gates

"Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader." - General George S. Patton

"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes." - Peter F. Drucker

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

"If you have no character to lose, people will have no faith in you." -Mahatma Gandhi

"In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership." - Donald Rumsfield

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." - Steve Jobs

"Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal." - Vince Lombardi

"Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control." - Tom Landry

"Leadership is a word and a concept that has been more argued than almost any other I know. I am not one of the desk-pounding types that likes to stick out his jaw and look like he is bossing the show. I would rather get behind the requirements of human nature, would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone." - Dwight David Eisenhower

"Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better." - Bill Bradley

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