Leaders Quotes

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

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.

Vince Lombardi

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

Martin Luther King Jr

Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.

Warren G. Bennis

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.

Warren G. Bennis

Leaders are people who do the right thing; managers are people who do things right.

Warren G. Bennis

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

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

Great leaders recognize that companies must innovate to remain competitive, and they nurture environments that encourage creative thinking. Innovation is rarely accidental it takes an organizational commitment that starts at the executive level. The idea is not enough. As Thomas Edison said, innovation is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Too often companies forget the perspiration or execution part of the equation.

Gregory Balestrero

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

Vanna Bonta

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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