1. The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground. —Sir Winston Churchill

  2. I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. — Ralph Nader

  3. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

  4. Leadership is influence. —John C. Maxwell

  5. People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. —John Maxwell

  6. A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. —Polybius

  7. A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position. —John Maxwell

  8. The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. —Jim Rohn

  9. Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. —General Dwight Eisenhower

  10. Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway. —Eleanor Roosevelt

  11. Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. —Stephen Covey

  12. Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths. —John Zenger

  13. I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody. —Herbert Swope

  14. If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing. —Benjamin Franklin

  15. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. —John Quincy Adams

  16. It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself. —Latin Proverb

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

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

  19. Earn your leadership every day. –Michael Jordan

  20. Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing. – Albert Schweitzer

  21. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. —Lao Tzu

  22. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. — General George Patton

  23. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. —John Maxwell

  24. If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  25. I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. — Estée Lauder

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