Leaders Quotes

The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.

Eric Hoffer

A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and visionless ... someone's got to make a wake up call.

Warren Bennis

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.

James Thomas

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.

General Colin Powell

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.

Jack Welch

Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach.

Rosabeth Moss Kantor

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.

Walter Lippman

The measure of a leader is not the number of people who serve the leader, but the number of people served by the leader.

John C. Maxwell.

Being a leader who serves is very different from being a servant leader.

Isabel O. Lopez

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.

Andrew Carnegie

Leaders learn to lead as apprentices in the classroom of experience with senior leaders.

Ray Blunt

It takes leaders to grow other leaders.

Ray Blunt

To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.


A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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