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Leaders Quotes

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In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Leaders are those who empower others.
- Bill Gates

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

 

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.
- Charles de Gaulle

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The great leaders are like the best conductors -
they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
- Blaine Lee

Do not wait for leaders;
do it alone, person to person.
- Mother Teresa

Leaders grasp nettles.
- David Ogilvy

Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
- Allen Klein

Leaders have to act more quickly today.
The pressure comes much faster.
- Andy Grove

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.
- Bo Bennett

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

Success in almost any field depends more on energy
and drive than it does on intelligence.
This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson

The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such.
All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.
- Andre Maurois

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus
but a molder of consensus.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

Being a leader is like being a lady,
if you have to go around telling people you are one, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher

Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho,
when he fell into the hands of robbers.
They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead.
A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So too, a Levite [religious leader],
when he came to the place and saw him,
passed by on the other side.
But a Samaritan [Samaritans and Jews generally disliked
and were suspicious of each other] came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds ... and ...
took him to an inn and took care of him. ...
Jesus [said] "Go and do likewise."
- Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

I must follow the people.
Am I not their leader?
- Benjamin Disraeli

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
- Tacitus

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
- Steve Jobs

The task of the leader is to get his people from where
they are to where they have not been.
- Henry A. Kissinger

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss,
in the Republican Party he is a leader.
- Harry S. Truman

The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
- Mary Kay Ash

The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out,
starting with himself.
- Blaine Lee

The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him
a situation which common sense,
without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
- Walter Lippmann

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind
him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
- Walter Lippmann

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
- Margaret Fuller

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
The last is to say thank you.
In between, the leader is a servant.
- Max de Pree

My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role,
is to try and express what we all feel.
Not to tell people how to feel.
Not as a preacher, not as a leader,
but as a reflection of us all.
- John Lennon

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

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

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

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

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

To lead people walk behind them.
- Lao Tzu

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others,
but to get ahead of ourselves.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

Winners must have two things:
definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.
- Anonymous

While most managers spend their time attempting
to predict the future accurately -
and while that's valuable -
the best managers are able to generate a future
which was not going to happen otherwise -
that is, a future which was not predictable.
- Werner Erhard

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Lead follow or get out of the way.
- Thomas Paine

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman


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