The top 25 quotes about leadership

  • 2016-05-29 09:48:08


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

Lead from the back, and let others believe they are in front. Nelson Mandela

Successful leaders recognize that great innovation comes from observing the same ideas as everyone else and seeing something different.  ― Reed Markham 

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

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.Eleanor Roosevelt

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

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. ― John F. Kennedy

Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work. Seth Godin

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspired the power and energy to get it done. - Ralph Lauren

The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others. Dave Ramsey

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.

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.Steve Jobs


Great leaders don't blame the tools they are given, they work to sharpen them.Simon Sinek

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

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

Don't find fault, find a remedy.Henry Ford

A leader leads by example, not by force.Sun Tzu

Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge. Simon Sinek

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. ― Alexander the Great

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. ― Albert Schweitzer

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ― John C. Maxwell

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile. – Vince Lombardi

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

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit. ― Arnold H. Glasow