Leadership quotes for inspiration

Being a good leader can change so many things, what makes a good leader depends on various ways of looking at life. These leadership quotes will you how different leaders went on about their life. some of the famous leadership quotes will inspire you to be a better leader.

we hope some of these leadership quotes give you inspiration for life.

Being a good leader needs patience, courage, and determination.

Most of us want to be a great leader someday and these leadership quotes will definitely be an inspiration for you.

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” 

Dale Carnegie

“An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”

Jack Welch

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” 

Bill Gates

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

Warren Buffett
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Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.

Winston Churchill

“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.”

Walt Disney

“You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” 

Henry Ford

Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.” 

Nelson Mandela
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“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

Steve Jobs

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.”

Ronald Reagan

“We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.”

J.K Rowling

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”

Mother Teresa
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“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”

Peter Drucker

The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have. 

Sheryl Sandberg

“Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.”

Warren Bennis

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” 

Malala Yousafzai

“If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”

Woodrow Wilson
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“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

Abraham Lincoln

“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.” 

Mahatma Gandhi

“Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”

Margaret Fuller

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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“Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas?”

Margaret Thatcher

“He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.” 

Niccolò Machiavelli

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

Harvey S. Firestone

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”

Warren G. Bennis
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“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

 William Arthur Ward

“Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”

Sam Walton

“A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.”

Jim Rohn

Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.

Warren Bennis
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“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart

“To lead people, walk beside them. As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence … When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves!”

Lao Tzu

“A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.”

Leroy Eimes

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Maya Angelou
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“The true mark of a leader is the willingness to stick with a bold course of action — an unconventional business strategy, a unique product-development roadmap, a controversial marketing campaign — even as the rest of the world wonders why you’re not marching in step with the status quo. In other words, real leaders are happy to zig while others zag. They understand that in an era of hyper-competition and non-stop disruption, the only way to stand out from the crowd is to stand for something special.”

Bill Taylor

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.”

Douglas MacArthur

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.”

Rosalynn Carter

“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.”

Henry Kissinger
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“The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children.

Kofi Annan

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

Some of these famous leadership quotes will inspire you to get you through towards your dreams and passion.

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