Leadership Quotes

Leadership quotes can be used for a variety of reasons and are a great addition to a speech, presentation or for daily reflection.

"Leadership is a stabilizing force."

"I see the leader in you.  Carve until you set the leader in you free." 

"What’s in the leader shows up in the people."

"People don’t leave companies, they leave managers."

"Leadership motivates people to work together in unity toward common goals."

"Your success is locked up in people." 

"Discover the key to unlocking the treasure contained in the people you lead."

"Leaders don’t create followers.  Leaders create other leaders." - Tom Peters

"Leadership is both discipline and art." - Anonymous

Leadership Quotes from John MacArthur 

"A leader is sure of his [or her] calling."

"A leader strengthens others." 

"The truest kind of leadership demands service, sacrifice, and selflessness."

"Leadership is not about style or technique as much as it is about character."

"A true leader inspires followers.  Someone who has no followers can hardly be called a leader."

"To put it simply, leadership is influence."

"The real leader is an example to follow."

"Real leadership is in seriously short supply."

"The world is crying out for leaders--great heoric, noble, trustworthy leaders."

"A leader focuses on objectives, not obstacles.

Leadership Quotes from John C. Maxwell

"Trust is the foundation of leadership."

"The bottom line in leadership isn't how far we advance ourselves but how far we advance others."

"The interaction between every leader and follower is a relationship, and all relationships either add to or substract from a person's life."

"The true measure of leadership is influence - nothing more, nothing less."

"Personal and organizational effectiveness is proportionate to the strength of leadership."

"Leadership ability determines a person's level of effectiveness."

"The higher you want to climb, the more you need leadership.  The greater the impact you want to make, the greater your influence needs to be."

"To build trust, a leader must exhibit competence, connection, and character."

"Character makes trust possible.  And trust makes leadership possible."

"Leaders who want to succeed maximize every asset and resource they have for the benefit of their organization."

"Leading well is not about enriching yourself -- it's about empowering others."

"When the pressure is on, great leaders are at their best.  Whatever is inside them comes to the surface."

Miscellaneous Quotes

"It is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinquishes leaders from their followers." - Bennis and Nanus

"Learn to lead people.  Working with different kinds of people is the hardest thing about business." - Robert Kiyosaki

Leadership Speak Quotes

"A vision without action is just a dream.  Action without a vision is merely a passing of time.  But a vision with action can change the world." - Author Unknown

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go!" - T. S. Eliot

"Creative leadership requires taking purposeful risks." - Lenny Dave

"Human beings were born with the divinely inspired ability to bring new thoughts and ideas into the world." - Lenny Dave


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