Leaders Quotes

A leader leads by example not by Force.

Sun Tzu

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

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

John C. Maxwell

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

Tom Peters

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publius Syrus

A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.

John Quincy Adams

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

A person who is worthy of being a leader wants power not for himself, but in order to be of service.

US Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr.

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

Warren G. Bennis

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

Robert Baden-Powell

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

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.

Henry A. Kissinger

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

Henry A. Kissinger

The great leaders have always stage-managed their effects.

Charles de Gaulle

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 F. Kennedy

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

Leadership is mostly a power over imagination, and never more so than in combat. The bravest man alone can only be an armed lunatic. The real strength lies in the ability to get others to do your work.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.

Henry A. Kissinger

No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.

Henry Miller

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

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Harry S. Truman

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

We have no leadership, no captain at the helm as it were. We are, in effect, being led from disaster to disaster by a headless horseman run amok with stuffed pockets and an empty conscience.

Larisa Alexandrovna

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

Vanna Bonta

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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