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Leadership Quotes

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, and become more, you are a leader." ~ John Quincy

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

"The demands of leadership have changed. The highest levels if leadership require mastery of a new task: job creation. Traditional leadership through politics, military force, religion, or personal values won't work in the future like it has in the past." ~ Jim Clifton [2011]

"No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place." ~ Philip Armour

"A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him." ~ General Douglas MacArthur

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

"No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it." ~ Andrew Carnegie

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Leadership Quotes

"A leader leads by example, not by force." ~ Lao Tzu

"A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership." ~ John Updike

"When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out." ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

"A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position." ~ John Maxwell

"Leadership is not about managing people, but about inspiring yourself and then having others catch your wave of inspiration." ~ Terri Levine

"The only real training for leadership is leadership." ~ Anthony Jay

"The definition of strong leadership is not about making decisions that are popular. Making popular decisions is easy — you don't need to be a leader to do that. The definition of strong leadership is to make decisions that are unpopular, but are nevertheless sound." ~ Henry Bloget

"The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. " ~ Ronald Reagan

"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better." ~ Tony Dungy

"First job of leadership is to help people see their significance. Leaders recognize that those who feel insignificant rarely make significant contributions. An effective leader is able to show people that they are significant in ways they may not realize." ~ Mark Sanborn

"You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership." ~ Dwight Eisenhower

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

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