30+Quotes You Need To Read If You Want To Be A Good Leader


30+Quotes You Need To Read If You Want To Be A Good Leader 

Leadership Quotes


1. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” -Brian Tracy

2. “Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!” -Zig Ziglar

3. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” -Douglas MacArthur

4. “A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

 “Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.”

-Tom Peters

6. “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

7. “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.” -Winston Churchill

8.The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” -Harvey S.Firestone

9. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” -Abraham Lincoln

 “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 a danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.”

-Nelson Mandela

11. “Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” -Colin Powell

12. “The older I get, the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.” -Andrew Carnegie

13. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -Albert Schweitzer

14. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ ” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”

-Ray Kroc

16. “Man make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” -Harry S.Truman

17. “And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” -Erica Jong

18. “The pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” -William Arthur Ward

19. “If you can’t swallow your pride, you can’t lead. Even the highest mountain had animals that step on it.” -Jack Weatherford

 “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure -which is: Try to please everybody.”

-Herbert Bayard Swope

21. “Change from the top down happens at the will and whim of those below.” -Peter Block

22. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” -Aristotle

23. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill

24. “Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do.” -Max De Pree

 “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked. Leadership is defined by results, not attributes.”

-Peter Drucker

26. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” -George S.Patton

27. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. it is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” -Andrew Carnegie

28. “A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.” -George S.Patton

29. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” -Jack Welch

 “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”

-Steve Jobs

31. “In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.” -Thomas Jefferson

32.A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision come from passion, not position.” -John C.Maxwell

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



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