Leadership quotes are a great tool when working on developing leadership skills with individuals and in workshop settings. These leadership quotations will encourage you to be the best leader that you can be.
Use these inspirational quotes to motivate yourself and others to be a wise and successful leaders at home, in the workplace and in your community. They're great for team building workshops too!
Quotes About Leadership
"The history of the world is full of instances of men who rose to leadership by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant."
- Max Depree
"To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
"An institution that suffers from a plethora of leaders is surely in a bad way."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit."
- Arnold Glasow
"Leadership is based on a spiritual quality; the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow."
- Vince Lombardi
"Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
"A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves."
- Author Unknown
"A leader is a dealer in hope."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
"It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute."
- William Pollard
"He who has learned how to obey will know how to command."
"The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it."
- Elaine Agather
"The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people."
- Woodrow Wilson
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