Leadership Quotes

~Wonderful Leadership Quotes~

"A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better." Jim Rohn

"Character matters; leadership descends from character." Rush Limbaugh 

"Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy." Norman Schwarzkopf 

"Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it." Warren G. Bennis

"I have a different vision of leadership. A leader is someone who brings people together." George W. Bush 

"Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table." Hubert H. Humphrey

"To put up with. . . distortions and to stick to one's guns come what may-this is the. . . gift of leadership." Mahatma Gandhi 

"Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership." Woodrow Wilson 

"Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time." George W. Bush

"Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people." John D. Rockefeller 

"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office." Dwight D. Eisenhower 

"Leadership is influence." John C. Maxwell 

"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."
Colin Powell

"No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings." Peter Drucker

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

"Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve." Tom Landry 

"Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better." Harry S. Truman 

"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out." Stephen Covey 

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

"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 diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players." Larry Bird 

"The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born." Warren G. Bennis 

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
Peter Drucker

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall." Stephen Covey

"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." Ken Blanchard 

"Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men." Gloria Steinem 

~Simple Leadership Quote~

"Example is leadership." Albert Schweitzer

"My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership." James Dobson 

~I Agree With This Leadership Quote~

"Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned." Harold S. Geneen 

~A Leadership Quote That Should Be Taught In Business School~

"I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership." Lee Iacocca 

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." Warren G. Bennis 

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

"Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day." Jesse Jackson

"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
Harold S. Geneen
"You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it."
Norman Schwarzkopf

~ A Leadership Quote All Leaders Should Understand~

"The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership."
Harvey S. Firestone
"The cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical process and to work out a central line to resolve it."
Mao Tse-Tung
"All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership."
John Kenneth Galbraith

"Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together." Jesse Jackson 

"Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another."
Louis Farrakhan

~Love This Leadership Quote~

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

An Inspirational Parenting Quote

"Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you." Robert Fulghum

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