Famous Leadership Quotes

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A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.

John Updike

A person's own definition of leadership defines the glittering crown of his leadership.

Anuj Somany

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.

Dwight D Eisenhower

An obvious proof of true love/leadership is self-sacrifice i.e. giving up your/one's own interest or comfort just to help others or to advance a cause.

Emeasoba George

Character matters; leadership descends from character.

Rush Limbaugh

Countries that quit producing real products, spend more than they produce, lag in education, burden their middle class with higher taxes, and continue to import billions from other countries, bail out failed businesses and reward bad behavior instead of investing in good businesses, will eventually lose their leadership and wealth

Med Jones

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked leadership is defined by results not attributes.

Peter Drucker

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

Stephen Covey

For the desert, a camel is better than a horse. - On Situational Leadership; Stamina vs. Speed

Med Jones

From 4 to 6 percent of the presidential office is not in administration but in morals, politics, and spiritual leadership . He has to guide a people in the greatest adventure ever undertaken on the planet.

William Allen White

Good leadership consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

John D. Rockefeller

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

Ralph Nader

If a person's words are neatly polished and the commensurate deeds deeply refined, then his leadership action is always cleanly aligned and clearly defined.

Anuj Somany

It is needful sometimes to disagree in order to agree eventually. Most especially in leadership/relationships.

Emeasoba George

It isn't who you are - it's what can we be... #leadership

Chase Leblanc

It took a course from me for the Democratic leadership to realize we have an electoral college. 'But we got the popular vote!' Well you can take the MTA from Dorchester to Brookline. That's how far it'll get you.

Ira Carmen

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

John F. Kennedy

Leadership and learning are indispensible to each other.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Leadership excellence requires a balanced mix of paradoxes. Leaders need to be visionary yet practical, teachers yet learners, and believers yet open-minded.

Med Jones

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

Jesse Louis Jackson

Leadership is a call to serve the populace/groups of people and not at all a call for the populace/groups of people to serve you. Secondly, leadership is a call to enrich the lives of the populace/groups of people via your policies, programs & projects. It is never a call to enrich your own self. Conclusively, leadership is a privilege to positively impact the lives of the populace/groups of people. It is as well an opportunity to leave landmarks for posterity, that will equally outlive you/speak for you, years after your demise. Now, that is just a food for thought for present leaders/potential leaders.

Emeasoba George

Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Leadership is always about how YOU lead YOURSELF. The rest comes as a natural result of that. Would YOU follow YOU?

Gordana Biernat

Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination; on cooperation, not intimidation.

William Arthur Wood

Leadership is not about being important, it's about serving something important.

Vanna Bonta

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