Leadership Quotes

The Chinese leadership hoped that the world would soon forget the Tiananmen Square massacre. Our job in Congress is to ensure that we never forget those who lost their lives in Tiananmen Square that day or the pro-democracy cause for which they fought.

Tom Lantos

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

Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.

Eric Hoffer

I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.

Indira Gandhi

The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.

Elaine Agather

Presidential leadership needn't always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective.

Donald Rumsfeld

The very essence of leadership is [that] you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.

Theodore Hesburgh

In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership.

Donald Rumsfeld

In this era of world leadership, the metal detector is the altar and the minicam may be god.

Hugh Sidey

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people

Indira Gandhi

Throw away those books and cassettes on inspirational leadership. Send those consultants packing. Know your job, set a good example for the people under you and put results over politics. That's all the charisma you'll really need to succeed.

Dyan Machan

Leadership development is not an event.

John G Agno

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.

Lee Iacocca

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

Bill Bradley

Leadership is applicable to all facets of life: a competency that you can learn to expand your perspective, set the context of a goal, understand the dynamics of human behavior and take the initiative to get to where you want to be.

John G Agno
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