Great Quotes and Sayings From Progressive Leaders

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great-quotes-from-progressive-leadersGreat quotes and sayings from progressive leaders can inspire and encourage anyone who works with people.

The greatest resources that any organization possesses are the people who make up the team.  Here are some quotes and sayings that may help as you encourage, inspire and motivate those who serve under your leadership.

Great Quotes and Sayings From Progressive Leaders

If you think your best days are behind you, they are. If you think your best days are ahead of you, they are. – Jon Gordon, author and motivational speaker

Don’t ever underestimate the capacity of a human being who is determined to do something. – Edna Adan, who, at 65, built the only maternity hospital in Somaliland

Everything God does is purposeful. And since God is in each of us, each of us has a purpose. – Iyanla Vanzant, life coach and relationship expert

When you’re always trying to conform to the norm, you lose your uniqueness, which can be the foundation for your greatness. – Dale Archer, author and psychiatrist

Don’t ask the Lord to guide your footsteps if you are not willing to move your feet. – submitted by reader Elaine Johnson of Atlanta, Georgia

The beaten path is the safest, but the traffic’s terrible. – Jeff Taylor, founder of

You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and find your wings on the way down. – Ray Bradbury, author

Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Saint Francis of Assisi

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe, tennis champion and social activist

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have. – Norman Vincent Peale, pastor and author

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison, inventor

Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change. – Tom Clancy, author

It’s always too early to quit. – Norman Vincent Peale, pastor and author

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one. – Brad Paisley, Singer-songwriter and musician

The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now. – Bill Cosby, Actor and comedian

Someday is nowhere to live your life. – Rachel Macy Stafford, author

If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. – Tony Robbins, motivational speaker

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you do, then you are trying new things, changing yourself. More importantly, you’re Doing Something. Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever. – Neil Gaiman, novelist and screenwriter

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. – Les Brown, motivational speaker

If you wait, all that happens is you get older. – Larry McMurtry, novelist

Blessings come in disguise. And challenges can be a blessing. – Diane Lane, actress

Many a false step is made standing still. – Patti LaBelle, singer

God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest. – P.D. James, mystery writer

Go at life with abandon; give it all you’ve got. And life will give all it has to you. – Norman Vincent Peale, pastor and author

I am a very lucky person, and the harder I work, the luckier I seem to be. – Alan MacDiarmid, Nobel Prize-winning chemist

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. – Les Brown, motivational speaker

Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts. – Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of England

We are to be fruitful as well as faithful. We need growth in all areas of life–there is no steady state. Our talents, money, time and resources are all God’s gift to us and should be used well. – Ken Costa, investment banker and author

Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying “I will try again tomorrow”. – Mary Anne Radmacher, author

Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve…You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. – Samuel Beckett, novelist, playwright, poet

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. – Bernadette Devlin, political activist and youngest woman ever elected to Parliament

Nothing worthwhile comes without effort. – Nikki Stone, gold medalist in aerial skiing

Sometimes a setback is just a setup for a comeback. – W.J. Cameron, author

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt

If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. – T.D. Jakes, author and pastor

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and social activist

Work hard and be kind and amazing things will happen. – Conan O’Brien, TV host

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