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Inspirational Quotes from Great CEOs, Top Managers, and Business Leaders

Great Leadership Quotes


A leader is a dealer in hope... More

Napoleon Bonaparte

If people are coming to work excited . . . if they're making mistakes freely and fearlessly . . . if they're having fun . . . if they're concentrating doing things, rather than preparing reports and going to meetings then somewhere you have leaders.

Inspirational Leader: 10 Roles

Robert Townsend

People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.

John C. Maxwell

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.

Leadership Attributes

George Van Valkenburg

Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.

Warren G. Bennis

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

Leadership vs. Management

Peter F. Drucker

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

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.

12 Leadership Roles

Theodore M. Hesburgh

One of the hardest tasks of leadership is understanding that you are not what you are, but what you're perceived to be by others.

Edward L. Flom

No person can be a great leader unless he takes genuine joy in the success of those under him.

12 Major Causes of Failure in Leadership

W.A. Nanc


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

Dwight Eisenhower

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.

The Leader is Best When...

Warren G. Bennis

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality... More

12 Leadership Roles

Max DePree

Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system.

Stephen R. Covey

One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize the problem before it becomes an emergency.

Entrepreneurial Leader: 4 Specific Attributes

Arnold H. Glasow

Leaders don't create followers. They create more leaders.

Tom Peters

Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader.

George S. Patton


Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

George S. Patton

Not the cry but the flight of the wild duck leads the flock to fly and to follow.

Chinese proverb

Leadership is creating a future for your organization.

Why Organizational Change Fails: 8 Common Errors Leaders Make

Gordon Sullivan

One key to successful leadership is continuous personal change. Personal change is a reflection of our inner growth and empowerment.

Robert E. Quinn

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

Results-based Leadership

Peter F. Drucker

Heretics are engaged, passionate, and more powerful and happier than everyone else. And they have a tribe that they support (and that supports them in return.)

Seth Godin



Correlation Between Major Leadership Schools

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