Leadership Quotes

Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control.

Tom Landry

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.

Theodore Hesburgh

Leadership development is self-development.

John G Agno

Leadership is an interactive conversation that pulls people toward becoming comfortable with the language of personal responsibility and commitment.

John G Agno

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, PhD

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

Tom Peters

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

Herbert Hoover

Leadership must be established from the top down.

Sam Rayburn

Leadership is a noble calling. In addtion to meeting well-defined strategic objectives, leaders must also help their organizations make meaningful contributions to social issues, economic growth, and political stability. That's why effective organizational leadership plays a vital role in shaping our world.

Robert L. Joss

Strategic communication is at the core of effective leadership. Through a leader's use of verbal and written symbols employees are motivated or deflated, informed or confused, productive or apathetic. A leader's ability to carve off the verbal fat and get to the meat of an issue, idea or plan will find success at every turn.

Reed Markham, PhD

One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you.

Dennis A. Peer

A man is only a leader when a follower stands beside him.

Mark Brouwer

A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Any leader who doesn't support the heart of evolving humanity is not a leader worthy of being followed.

Vanna Bonta

An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.

Alexander III

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

A leader has to appear consistent. That doesn't mean he has to be consistent.

Leonard James Callaghan

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.

Leonard James Callaghan

I would employ the wise and strong of the empire, using righteousness to lead them. In this way, nothing is impossible.

Co C

Believe me, no one suffers more than their president and I do when we watch this, and certainly the commander in chief, who has asked our military to go into harm's way.

Laura Welch Bush

A leader has to know how the system functions - not just the system of government but the whole social and economic system, including business, the unions, and the universities.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

The difference between a leadership and a command company can be very great indeed, because in a hierarchical situation, people who have concerns about reactions against themselves would simply not put forward negative information.

Marvin Bower

I believe that leaders and leadership teams working together in a proper design will run the business more effectively than by hierarchical, command-and-control managing. But I can't prove that. And there are no models.

Marvin Bower

A monarch must sometimes rule even himself: He who wants everything must risk very little.

Pierre Corneille

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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