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Leadership Quotes by Women

Madhura Pandit Oct 05, 2020
Women have made their mark as leaders in various fields around the world. Merely reading the quotes of powerful women will not make you a leader; but it will surely set your mind thinking in a different manner, and inspire you towards success.
Leaders are born, not made! -Vince Lombardi
The quote of Vince Lombardi is one of the most popular quotes about leadership. Arguably, it is also true when said vice versa. Leadership does not come to all. Leaders are marked by specific qualities like courage, decision-making, having strong views, etc. Leaders are no doubt charismatic, having a strong presence and personality.
Along with men, there have been many women leaders who have been equally successful as their male counterparts.

â–ºFamous Quotes About Leadership

We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something. - Charlotte Bunch
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist.
- Queen Victoria
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
I believe that the capacity that any organization needs is for leadership to appear anywhere it is needed, when it is needed.
- Margaret J. Wheatley
Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. - Mary D. Poole
Knowing that we can make a difference in this world is a great motivator. How can we know this and not be involved?
- Susan Jeffers
Getting ahead in a difficult position requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.
- Sophia Loren
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it. - Marian Anderson
Humans are ambitious and rational and proud. And we don't fall in line with people who don't respect us and who we don't believe have our best interests at heart. We are willing to follow leaders, but only to the extent that we believe they call on our best, not our worst.
- Rachel Maddow
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
- Gloria Steinem
Don't let anything stop you. There will be times when you'll be disappointed, but you can't stop. Make yourself the very best that you can make of what you are. The very best. - Sadie T. Alexander
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
- Sandra Carey
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
In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other. That time is now.
- Wangari Maathai
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
- Elaine Agather
Great necessities call forth great leaders!
- Abigail Adams
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't! - Margaret Thatcher
Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach!
- Rosabeth Moss Kantor