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Quotes About Leadership
•“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” 
― William Arthur Ward
•“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.”
― Steve Jobs 
•“Show me the man you honor and I will know what kind of man you are.” 
― Thomas John Carlisle
•“Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” 
― Margaret Thatcher
•“Whoever is under a man's power is under his protection, too.” 
― David J. Schwartz
•“He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” 
― Aristotle
•“Be a great student of life, so you can be an outstanding teacher of living.” 
― Hasheem Francis
•“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” 
― Tony Blair
•“The difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”
― Theodore Roosevelt 
•“Don't set your goals by what other people deem important.” 
― Jaachynma N.E. Agu
•“Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.” 
― Peter F. Drucker
•“Rulers are not anointed. They are created by the void of self-mastery.” 
― T.F. Hodge
•“I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure- which is: try to please everybody.” 
― Herbert Bayard Swope
•“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” 
― Henry Kissinger
•“The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” 
― Kenneth H. Blanchard
•“He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.”
― Sun Tzu 
•“The world is ruled by cowards and cravens; brave men have put them there.” 
― Damon Meredith
•“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” 
― Rosalynn Carter
•“Without the vision of a goal, a man cannot manage his own life, much less the lives of others.” 
― Jack Weatherford
•“The enemy doesn't warn its target. Emergencies do not make appointments, and the greatest battles of life are often surprises.” 
― Wayde Goodall
•“Fearless is not about being reckless; fearless is about being instinctive.” 
― Ray Attiyah
•“Discipline, however, needs first and foremost leadership, and not regulations. The former can only be provided by example.” 
― Jorg Muth
•Successful leaders like, set a good example to other leaders and determine the course with them.” 
― Anyaele Sam Chiyson
“Leading people is like cooking. Don't stir too much
It annoys the ingredients¨And spoils the food” 
― Rick Julian
•“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” 
― Peter F. Drucker
•“Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.”
― J. P. Morgan 
•“In the days when hyenas of hate suckle the babes of men, and jackals of hypocrisy pimp their mothers' broken hearts, may children not look to demons of ignorance for hope.” 
― Aberjhani
•“Don't let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.” 
― Roopleen
•“Don't blow off another's candle for it won't make yours shine brighter.” 
― Jaachynma N.E. Agu
“All great leaders find a sense of balance through their levels of reception. For instance, those who support a leader may soften him, those who ignore him may challenge him, and those who oppose him may stroke his ego.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Unless today is well lived, tomorrow is not important.” 
― Alan Sakowitz
•“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
•“A sign of power in a man is not only when people follow what he suggests, but also when people make a conscious effort to do the exact opposite of what he suggests.” 
― Criss Jami
•“A leader is a dealer in hope. 
Napoleon Bonaparte
•“I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Leadership is an action, not a position.” 
― Donald McGannon
•“Don't underestimate your worth by comparing yourself with others.” 
― Jaachynma N.E. Agu
•“a true leader must be able to command with an iron fist, not just a humble heart.” 
― Evan Meekins
•“There's no need to curse God if you're an ugly duckling. He chooses those strong enough to endure it so that they can guide others who've felt the same.” 
― Criss Jami
•“Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity” 
― Reed Markham
•“High above the noise and fear mongering of critics and cynics softly speaks your true self.” 
― Mollie Marti
•“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” 
― John C. Maxwell
•“If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.”
― Thomas Fuller 
•“A noble leader answers not to the trumpet calls of self promotion, but to the hushed whispers of necessity.” 
― Mollie Marti
•“There has never been a meaningful life built on easy street.” 
― John Paul Warren
•“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
•“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” 
― Ralph Nader 
•“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.”
― Max Lucado
•“If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.” 
― Brad Szollose
•“Great leaders greet their geniuses through their greatest power of choice, principle-based living and highest means of expressing their voice.” 
― Anyaele Sam Chiyson
•“Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.”
― Warren G. Bennis 
•“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” 
― Theodore Roosevelt
•“No great manager or leader ever fell from heaven, its learned not inherited.” 
― Tom Northup
•“A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason.” 
― J. P. Morgan
•“Leadership is the art of influencing people to execute your strategic thinking” 
― Nabil Khalil Basma
•“You did what your heart told you to do,' Brain complimented. 'It is what leaders, not followers, do.” 
― Tonya Hurley
•“Honesty and integrity create trust. Trust builds confidence. Confidence drives success” 
― Lolly Daskal
•“Strong convictions precede great actions.”
― James Freeman Clarke 
•“In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are.” 
― Max DePree
•“I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep” 
― Talleyrand
•“The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones.” 
― Brandon Sanderson
•“Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.”
― W. Clement Stone 
•“A leader should demonstrate his thoughts and opinions through his actions, not through his words.” 
― Jack Weatherford
•“He that thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk.” 
― John C. Maxwell
•“A tough hide with a tender heart is a goal that all leaders must have.” 
― Wayde Goodall
•“Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.”
― Bo Bennett 
•“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” 
― John C. Maxwell
•“If you have a dream, don't just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” 
― Roopleen
•“Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.” 
― Peter F. Drucker
•“Love is the mother of all leadership” 
― Lolly Daskal
•“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
•“Victim fall in love with excuses” 
― Robin S. Sharma
•“You have to be burning with "an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right." If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.” 
― Steve Jobs
•“Forget yesterday, Act on Today and Get a hold on tomorrow.” 
― Agu Jaachynma N E
•“Challenges the fuel that drives intention” 
― Bluenscottish
•“I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.” 
― Robert E. Lee
•“Some are born leaders, some achieve leadership, and some have leadership thrust upon them. Which of these are you, or would you rather not bother?” 
― Maurice Flanagan
•“A leader leads by example not by Force.” 
― Sun Tzu
•“Authentic leaders are often accused of being "controlling" by those who idly sit by and do nothing” 
― John Paul Warren
•“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.”
― Bernard Baruch 
•“I don't see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers.” 
― Tupac Shakur
•“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” 
― Dolly Parton
•“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”
― Martin Luther King, Jr. 
•“Leaders speak truth into people who believe lies about themselves.” 
― Orrin Woodward
•“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” 
― Eleanor Roosevelt
•“In a battle between two ideas, the best one doesn't necessarily win. No, the idea that wins is the one with the most fearless heretic behind it.” 
― Seth Godin
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