Leader Quotes

The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it

Warren G. Bennis

A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting.

Russell H. Ewing

However boldly their warm blood was spilt, Their life was shame, their epitaph was guilt; And this they knew and felt, at least the one, The leader of the hand he had undone,-- Who, born for better things, had madly set His life upon a cast, which linger'd yet.

Lord Byron

Dependability, integrity, the characteristic of never knowingly doing anything wrong, that you would never cheat anyone, that you would give everybody a fair deal. Character is a sort of an all-inclusive thing. If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him. Soldiers must have confidence in their leader.

Omar Bradley

But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair. No, the difference is Saddam rules Iraq through a combination of terror and brutality, backed up by a vicious regime of intimidation and torture - or is that David Blunkett? As absolute ruler Saddam recently claimed 100% victory in a Presidential Election."

Rory Bremner

A leader must face danger. He must take the risk and the blame, and the brunt of the storm.

Herbert N. Casson

The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.

Ayn Rand

One leader, one people, signifies one master and millions of slaves.

Albert Camus

A leader lives with people to know their problems. A leader lives with God in order to solve them.

John C. Maxwell

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

T. Richard Chase

A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.

John J. Pershing

In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people.... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.

Ken Blanchard

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says 'Go!' - a leader says 'Let's go!'

E M Kelly

However boldly their warm blood was spilt, Their life was shame, their epitaph was guilt; And this they knew and felt, at least the one, The leader of the hand he had undone,-- Who, born for better things, had madly set His life upon a cast, which linger'd yet.

Unknown

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Steve Jobs

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