Leadership Quotes - Page 3

Most people think of leadership as a position and therefore don’t see themselves as leaders.
– Stephen R. Covey

A Leader is someone who can do everything him(her)self, but let’s other people help him(her).
– Don Rittner

In this era of world leadership, the metal detector is the altar and the minicam may be god.
– Hugh Sidey

You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.
– Sam Rayburn

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
– Indira Gandhi

Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.
– Warren G. Bennis

I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.
– George Washington

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and he boss drives.
– Theodore Roosevelt

Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
– J. Donald Walters

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
– John D. Rockefeller

True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.
– Robert Townsend

If you think you’re leading and no one is following you, then you’re only taking a walk.
– Afghan Proverb

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
– Henry Kissinger

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

A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.
– Daisaku Ikeda

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

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership.
– Lee Iacocca

The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.
– Ayn Rand

We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership.
– Bill Clinton

Don’t necessarily avoid sharp edges. Occasionally they are necessary to leadership.
– Donald Rumsfeld