Leaders Quotes

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

Vince Lombardi

The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.

Charles de Gaulle

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.

Edmund Burke

Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion polls but for the consequences of their actions.

Henry A. Kissinger

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.

Henry A. Kissinger

Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.

Ken Blanchard

The more responsibility the Scoutmaster gives his patrol leaders, the more they will respond.

Robert Baden-Powell

Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.

Warren G. Bennis

Good leaders must first become good servants.

Robert Greenleaf

Those who want to solve our problems at the UN are hypocrites... Those who claim to be Arab leaders and whose countries are UN members are infidels.

Osama bin Laden

Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there.

John Kotter

Leaders in all realms and activities of life knew that the power they had come to hold existed because they were responsible to serve the many, thus power was position of service.

Vanna Bonta

Those who had entrusted their leaders knew it was for a purpose, and the purpose should be maintained.

Vanna Bonta

Palestinian and Israeli leaders finally recover the Road Map to Peace, only to discover that, while they were looking for it, the Lug Nuts of Mutual Interest came off the Front Left Wheel of Accommodation, causing the Sport Utility Vehicle of Progress to crash into the Ditch of Despair.

Dave Barry
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