Leadership Quotes

Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is a true test of leadership.

Nitin Nohria

Leadership is liberating people to do what is required of them in the most effective and humane way possible.

Max Depree

We know that leadership is very much related to change. As the pace of change accelerates, there is naturally a greater need for effective leadership.

John Kotter

Leadership is the ability to do, not the ability to state

Paul Von Ringelheim

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.

Norman Schwarzkopf

The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.

Mahatma Gandhi

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

Stephen R. Covey

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

John D. Rockefeller

Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together.

Jesse Jackson

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

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

Bill Bradley

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

Lee Iacocca

Leadership development is not an event.

John G Agno

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

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

Indira Gandhi

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

Hugh Sidey

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

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

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

Donald Rumsfeld

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

Elaine Agather

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

Indira Gandhi

Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.

Eric Hoffer

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

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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