45 Really Good Quotes That Deal With Strong Leadership

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45 Leadership Good Quotes 45 Really Good Quotes That Deal With Strong Leadership

Have you ever come across a good quote about leadership? Do you know any helpful quotes on leading other people?  What creates great leaders?  What behavior is needed for one to become an influencing leader?

Here are 45 good quotes about leadership to consider.

1.   Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.  Albert Schweitzer

2.   To lead people, walk behind them.  Lao Tzu

3.   One of the fundamental aspects of leadership, I realized more and more, is the ability to instill confidence in others when you yourself are feeling insecure.  Howard Schultz

4.   He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leaderAristotle

5.   Children are more influenced by sermons you act than by sermons you preach.  David McKay

6.   The real leader has no need to lead, he is content to point the way.  Henry Miller

7.   The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.  Kenneth H. Blanchard

8.   The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.  Theodore M. Hesburgh

9.   Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.  Bill Owens

10.  Patience and gentleness is power.   Leigh Hunt

11.  The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there alreadyJohn Buchan

12.  You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.  Dwight D. Eisenhower

13.  You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.  Zig Ziglar

14.  He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.  Niccolò Machiavelli

15.  It’s not about you. It’s about them.  Clint Eastwood

16.  People will follow you when you build the character to follow through.  Orrin Woodward

17.  True leaders bring out your personal best. They ignite your human potential.  John Paul Warren

18.  A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte

19.  Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.  George Eliot

20.  Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.  John F. Kennedy

21.  Leaders are people who believe so passionately that they can seduce other people into sharing their dream.  Warren G. Bennis

22.  Too many kings can ruin an army.  Homer

23.  Each day you are leading by example. Whether you realize it or not or whether it’s positive or negative, you are influencing those around you.  Rob Liano

24.  Leadership does not depend on being rightIvan Illich

25.  Leaders must be close enough to relate to others but far enough ahead to motivate them.  John C. Maxwell

26.  To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.  Friedrich Nietzsche

27.  The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.  James Buchanan

28.  Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.  Chinese Proverb

29.  Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.  Seth Godin

30.  The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.  Harvey S. Firestone

31.  There is no “one” way to be a perfect leader, but there are a million ways to be a good one.  Mark W Boyer

32Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.  Harold S. Geneen

33.  The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.  Ralph Nader

34.  Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.  John C. Maxwell

35.  When you are just existing, life happens to you… and you manage; when you are truly living, you happen to life… and you leadSteve Maraboli

36.  The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.  Tony Blair

37.  The most powerful moral influence is example.  Huston Smith

38.  Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.  Harold R. McAlindon

39.  A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.  Nelson Mandela

40.  Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.  Reed Markham

41.  Lead by inspiration, not intimidation.  Rebecca Aguilar

42.  A leader should demonstrate his thoughts and opinions through his actions, not through his words.  Jack Weatherford

43.  He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.  Aristotle

44.  A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.  M.D. Arnold

45.  Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.  Norman Schwarzkopf

Do you have any good quotes about leadership to share?

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