Inspirational Leadership Quotes
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George Patton
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
- John Quincy Adams
He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
- Harold S. Geneen
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.
- John C. Maxwell
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
- Arnold H. Glasgow
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
- Ray Kroc
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
- Kenneth Blanchard
Leadership is action, not position.
- Donald H. McGannon
Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them. They make the impossible happen.
- Dr. Robert Jarvik
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
- Stephen Covey
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
- Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
You can't lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.
- Gene Mauch
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
- Max Lucado
Leadership is the ability of a single individual through his or her actions to motivate others to higher levels of achievement.
- Buck Rodgers
Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.
- Mary D. Poole
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
- John Maxwell