For this book we scanned thousands of inspirational leadership quotations to bring you this collection of the best 400 Leadership Quotes of All Time. We find these inspiring and thought provoking. We hope you'll enjoy reading them as much as we enjoyed putting them together.
Here's a small sample of the quotes included:
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.
General Douglas MacArthur
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
What you do has far greater impact than what you say.
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice
I’ve got to follow them; I am their leader
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody; it saves so much trouble
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it
I can give you a six-word formula for success: "Think things through - then follow through."
I can live for two months on one good compliment
I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody
Herbert Bayard Swope
I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.
John J Pershing
A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.
I don’t sing because I am happy; I’m happy because I sing