Yet More Leadership Quotes And Sayings


Yet More Leadership Quotes And Sayings

Here is yet another collection of leadership quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“It’s hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.”
– Adlai E. Stevenson II

“Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for ones superiors; care for ones crew.”
– Admiral Grace Hopper

“Truly great leaders spend as much time collecting and acting upon feedback as they do providing it.”
– Alexander Lucia

“I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.”
– Alexander The Great

“Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.”
– Amelia Earhart

“True leaders always practice the three R’s: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all their actions.”
– Anonymous

“It’s not about selecting a great individual to do a job. It’s about matching the right individual to the right situation and using the right process to get it done.”
– Anonymous

“Your greatest challenge isn’t leading, it’s making others great. Settle for nothing less than growing leaders that become greater than you.”
– Anonymous

“As leaders, we have individual responsibility to think about ways to influence and embrace change that would impact the economy and clear the path for growth.”
– Anonymous

“Leaders need to develop a vision for uncertainty. A well-planned professional is not only prepared for changes but must have a Plan B to use if direction does change. They say the best defense is a good offense.”
– Anonymous

“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.”
– Anonymous

“Leadership is about letting go the urge to control others and holding on to the purpose of setting them free.”
– Anonymous

“We can be powerful, but at what cost? Its not always necessary to flex our muscle to have a task completed! Sometimes we can accomplish more with a kind word and a smile! Teamwork using cooperation instead of intimidation! It’s a wonderful thing!”
– Anonymous

“Making a true decision means committing to achieving a result, and then cutting yourself off from any other possibility.”
– Anthony Robbins

“I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment and life’s greatest rewards is reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve.”
– Anthony Robbins

“A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says “I was beaten,” he does not say “My men were beaten.”
– Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles. Other people can cope with the waves, waves, its his job to watch the tide.”
– Antony Jay Tide

“One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.”
– Arnold H. Glasgow

“A real leader faces the music even when he doesn’t like the tune.”
– Arnold H. Glasgow

“Leadership does not involve changing the mindset of the group, but the cultivation of an environment that brings out the best and inspires the individuals in that group to do what needs to be done.”
– Arthur F. Carmazzi

“Real leaders don’t eliminate. They illuminate. Great success often comes from leaders who recognize when an idea or project hasn’t worked, then embrace the knowledge and turn the failure into a learning opportunity.”
– Author Unknown

“The most important part of being a leader is maintaining the desire to keep on learning. That means learning about yourself, about your peers, and about the people you serve.”
– Brian Koval

“You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.”
– Charles Yeager

“Not the cry, but the flight of the wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.”
Chinese Saying

“On every team, there is a core group that sets the tone for everyone else. If the tone is positive, you have half the battle won. If it is negative, you are beaten before you ever walk on the field.”
– Chuck Noll

“When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine your own self.”

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
– Confucius

“Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.”
– Confucius

“Leadership, I think you must have that, particularly when a team on the field, they look to you. In critical situations, they look into your eyes to see if you’re there. If you’re not there, they start quitting.”
– Dan Marino, Sr.

“When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that person is crazy.”
– Dave Barry

“A leader’s role is to raise people’s aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there.”
– David R. Gergen

“Instead of waiting for someone to take you under his wing, go out and find a wing to climb under.”
– David Thomas

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”
– Dwight D Eisenhower

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”
– Dwight D Eisenhower

“Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says ‘Go!’ … a leader says ‘Let’s go!’”
– E.M. Kelly

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