Leader Quotes

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.

Leonard James Callaghan

A leader has to appear consistent. That doesn't mean he has to be consistent.

Leonard James Callaghan

A leader leads by example not by Force.

Sun Tzu

A person who is worthy of being a leader wants power not for himself, but in order to be of service.

US Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr.

A leader has to know how the system functions - not just the system of government but the whole social and economic system, including business, the unions, and the universities.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

In the long term, weve got to defeat an ideology of hate with an ideology of hope. Theres a reason why people like (al-Qaida leader Osama) bin Laden are able to recruit suiciders, because if you dont have hope, youre attracted to an ideology which says, its OK to kill people and kill yourself.

George Walker Bush

A leader is like a shepherd...staying 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

One can lead a nation only by helping it see a bright outlook. A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Whoever wants to be a leader should educate himself before educating others. Before preaching to others he should first practice himself. Whoever educates himself and improves his own morals is superior to the man who tries to teach and train others.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace.

Yitzhak Rabin

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

Harry S. Truman

In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader.

Rudy Giuliani

Russia is still the leader in world space exploration. But its position of leader involves great responsibility - we have no right to lag behind. We can and we must move constantly forward.

Valentina Tereshkova

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

Martin Luther King Jr

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.

Vince Lombardi

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.

Andrew Carnegie

Being a leader who serves is very different from being a servant leader.

Isabel O. Lopez

The measure of a leader is not the number of people who serve the leader, but the number of people served by the leader.

John C. Maxwell.

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

Walter Lippman

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.

Jack Welch

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.

Eleanor Roosevelt

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and visionless ... someone's got to make a wake up call.

Warren Bennis

The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.

Eric Hoffer

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