Leadership Quotes

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is the ability to do, not the ability to state

Paul Von Ringelheim

We know that leadership is very much related to change. As the pace of change accelerates, there is naturally a greater need for effective leadership.

John Kotter

Leadership is liberating people to do what is required of them in the most effective and humane way possible.

Max Depree

Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is a true test of leadership.

Nitin Nohria

Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate toward some goal which they come to find desirable.

Ordway Tead

Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.

J. Donald Walters

Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.

Warren G. Bennis

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

Stephen R. Covey

The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there

James Buchanan

One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.

Arnold H. Glasgow

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.

Stephen R. Covey

Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do. The visible signs of artful leadership are expressed, ultimately, in its practice.

Max Depree

Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.

Jim Rohn

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.

Jim Rohn

In the great mass of our people there are plenty individuals of intelligence from among whom leadership can be recruited.

Herbert Clark Hoover

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.

Harvey S. Firestone

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done

Dwight David Eisenhower

Leadership is like the old galley ships. 100s are rowing, but only one (the captain) knows where they are going

Unknown

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

Dwight David Eisenhower

The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.

Tony Blair

Leadership is the capacity and will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.

Unknown

Leadership has been defined as the ability to hide your panic from others

Unknown

I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.

George W. Bush
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