Leadership Quotes

Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it.

Warren G. Bennis

Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.

J. Donald Walters

Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate toward some goal which they come to find desirable.

Ordway Tead

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

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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