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Famous Leadership Quotes

Reshma Jirage Oct 06, 2020
Here are some famous quotes on leadership by great personalities that will inspire you to achieve your goals.
Leadership can be described as the skill of motivating a group of people in order to achieve a common goal. He/she should have an impressive personality and excellent communication skills that can make others follow certain principles. Leadership skills are a key to progress and success in your personal and professional life.
There are several famous quotes about leadership that reflect the knowledge and wisdom of great people. These quotes are truly meaningful and can encourage you to work harder towards fulfilling your dreams.
"Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal."
- Vince Lombardi

"The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers."
- Ralph Nader
"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." - John C. Maxwell
"Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish."
- Sam Walton

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
- Steve Jobs
"The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such." - Andre Maurois
"Leadership is not about changing the mindset of the group, but in the cultivation of an environment that brings out the best and inspires the individuals in that group."
- Arthur F. Carmazzi

"The only safe ship in a storm is leadership."
- Faye Wattleton
"Don't find fault, find a remedy." - Henry Ford
"A leader is the wave, pushed ahead by the ship."
- Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

"It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone"
- A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence."
- Vince Lombardi
"A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action."
- Jawaharlal Nehru

"The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way."
- Henry Miller
"Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work." - Seth Godin
"The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already."
- John Buchan

"Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it."
- John Naisbitt
"Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint."
- Lewis H. Lapham
"Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it."
- Marian Anderson

"The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet."
- Theodore M. Hesburgh
"Leadership is the special quality which enables people to stand up and pull the rest of us over the horizon."
- James Fisher
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."
- Colin Powell
"Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing."
- Mary D. Poole
Keeping these wise words in mind, approach life with a different perspective and achieve your goals through persistence.