Leadership Quotes

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
President John F. Kennedy

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth”
Erich Fromm

“In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.”
W.B. Prescott

“A great leader never sets himself above his followers – except in carrying responsibility.”
Jules Ormond

“Great leadership does not follow opinion polls, it molds opinion.”
Rev. Jesse Jackson

“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.”
George S. Patton

“Even Napoleon had his Watergate.”
Yogi Berra

“The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Sir. Winston Churchill

“The person who knows how, will always have a job.
The person who knows why, will always be his boss.”

Diane Ravitch

“Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men,
and men are great only if they are determined to be so.”

Charles de Gaulle

“Cause change and lead, accept change and survive, resist change and die.”
Ray Norda

“May your spark of leadership turn fear into power and darkness into light.”
Robin Sharma

“The power that comes from purpose and experience, and the leadership
that comes from vision, are qualities that reside within us.”

Peter Urs Bender

“The first rule to being a leader is to focus on the challenge at hand.
That’s because being a leader is secondary; before that state of being comes the act of leading.
First comes the verb, lead; then follows the noun, leadership.”

William Safire

“The reason for most leadership failure is not competence, but character.”
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

“A boss says go; a leader says let’s go.”
Engine foreman

“One man with courage makes a majority.”
General Andrew Jackson

“To get people to change, you have to create the conditions in which they feel secure.”
President Clinton

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.”
Warren Buffet

“Leadership is not magnetic personality – that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not making friends and influencing people – that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, raising a person’s performance beyond its normal limitations.”
Peter F. Drucker

“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.”
James Crook

“A King, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A Father can do neither.”
Marlene Dietrich