Leaders Quotes

Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders.

Tom Peters

Leadership is a noble calling. In addtion to meeting well-defined strategic objectives, leaders must also help their organizations make meaningful contributions to social issues, economic growth, and political stability. That's why effective organizational leadership plays a vital role in shaping our world.

Robert L. Joss

True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.

Robert Townsend

National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services

Corazon Aquino

Leadership without support is like trying to make bricks without enough straw. True leaders reinforce their ideas and plans with strategic partnerships,alliances and supportive audiences.

Reed Markham

Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.

Jack Welch

Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.

Robert Jarvik

Most people think of leadership as a position and therefore don't see themselves as leaders.

Stephen R. Covey

Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.

Vince Lombardi

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.

John Maxwell

The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground

Winston Churchill

There are no warlike people, just warlike leaders.

Ralph Bunche

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.

Jesse Jackson

Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.

Reed Markham, PhD

Americans ... still believe in an America where anything's possible -- they just don't think their leaders do.

Barack Obama

Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.

Winston Churchill

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.

Henry Kissinger

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 come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.

John W. Gardner

It is to law alone that men owe justice and liberty. It is this salutary organ, of the will of all which establishes in civil rights the natural equality between men. It is this celestial voice which dictates to each citizen the precepts of public reason, and teaches him to act according to the rules of his own judgment and not to behave inconsistently with himself. It is with this voice alone that political leaders should speak when. they command.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Many modifications in private and public life took place. Privacy ceasing to exist, all new houses were glass-built, curtains abolished, walls pulled down. Police went, the entire legal structure vanished overnight a man does not litigate against himself. A parody of Parliament remained, to deal with foreign affairs, but party politics, elections, leaders in newspapers (even newspapers themselves) were scrapped.

Brian Wilson Aldiss

A government by the passions of the multitude, or, no less correctly, according to the vices, and ambitions of their leaders is a democracy.

Fisher Ames

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