Leader Quotes

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Steve Jobs

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 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

A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.

John C. Maxwell

Any leader who doesn't support the heart of evolving humanity is not a leader worthy of being followed.

Vanna Bonta

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A man is only a leader when a follower stands beside him.

Mark Brouwer

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

Just as every conviction begins as a whim so does every emancipator serve his apprenticeship as a crank. A fanatic is a great leader who is just entering the room.

Broun, Heywood

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

Groucho Marx

A good leader inspires other men and women with confidence. A great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves.

Reed Markham

Advertising is of the very essence of democracy. An election goes on every minute of the business day across the counters of hundreds of thousands of stores and shops where the customers state their preferences and determine which manufacturer and which product shall be the leader today, and which shall lead tomorrow.

Bruce Barton

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

A leader may symbolize and express what is best in people, like Pericles, or what is worst, like Hitler, but he cannot successfully express what is only in his heart and not in theirs

Charles Yost

The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.

Henry Miller

A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.

Unknown

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

John C. Maxwell

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

Walter Lippmann

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

General George S. Patton

People accept only that person as their leader who is radiant with good knowledge and karma (deeds).

Rig Veda

If a leader demonstrates competency, genuine concern for others, and admirable character, people will follow.

T. Richard Chase

As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each and every person in a discussion had to say before venturing my own opinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a con-sensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember the axiom: a leader is like a shepherd. He stays 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

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

Ray Kroc

A business leader has to keep their organization focused on the mission. That sounds easy, but it can be tremendously challenging in today's competitive and ever-changing business environment.

Meg Whitman

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