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Quotes on Leadership

Leaders have motivated their followers through the power of words. Here is a glimpse of those immortal words of motivation and inspiration just for you.
Mukta Gaikwad
Leaders do not worry about excellence, because they build it. They do not ponder over, whether leaders were born or made, they simply lead. These highly driven and motivated persons, have left us with some quotes and sayings. Their virtue of self reliance helped them accomplish their aims and got them on the zenith of perfection. These leadership quotes by famous people can also be used as leadership quotes for kids. Here's a dose of effective quotes on leadership to motivate you to do better than what you did yesterday.
Famous Leadership Quotes
  • Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter Drucker
  • Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight Eisenhower
  • A leader in a dealer in hope. - Napoleon Bonaparte
  • I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. - Mahatma Gandhi
  • It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. - Nelson Mandela
  • Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control. -Tom Landry
  • Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G Bennis
  • If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants. - Sir Isaac Newton
Leadership Quotes by Women
  • Life on the planet is born of woman. - Adrienne Rich
  • I am a woman above everything else. - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  • If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher
  • What I know in life runs the gamut of the "feminist experience." The true meaning of feminism is this: to use your strong womanly image to gain strong results in society. - Pamela Anderson
  • Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it. - Marian Anderson
  • Whether there are innately female leadership styles... is not really the right question. It is more important to ask why there has been so little attention paid to women leaders over the years as well as why the styles of leading more often exhibited by women are particularly useful at this critical moment in history. - Charlotte Bunch
Funny Success Quotes
  • For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string. - Spike Milligan
  • To work in the world lovingly means that we are defining what we will be for, rather than reacting to what we are against. - Christina Baldwin
  • I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. - Talleyrand
  • Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. - Euripides
  • Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake. - Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower
  • There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it? - Kin Hubbard
  • Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time. - Arnold H. Glasgow
Inspirational Quotes
  • Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. - George S. Patton
  • If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes. - St. Clement of Alexandra
  • The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. - Arthur C. Clarke
  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
  • The best way out is always through. - Robert Frost
  • Fortune favors the brave. - Publius Terence
A leader builds excellence through his determination, drive and commitment towards his followers and importantly his dreams. The common factor in the aforementioned quotes is the exuberant confidence. Hope these leadership quotes help you see the meaning that lies between the lines.