Leadership Quotes

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
“Believe you can and you're halfway there.”
We rise by lifting others.
“We rise by lifting others.”
No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.
“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.”
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
“A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.”
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
“Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”
It takes two flints to make a fire.
“It takes two flints to make a fire.”
Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”
No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you're playing a solo game, you'll always lose out to a team.
“No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you're playing a solo game, you'll always lose out to a team.”
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”
A year from now you may wish you had started today.
“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
“Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.”
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
Early is on time, on time is late and late is unacceptable.
“Early is on time, on time is late and late is unacceptable.”
The best way to predict the future is to create it, get to work.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it, get to work.”
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.
“Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.”
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
Do what is right, not what is easy.
“Do what is right, not what is easy.”
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
Hire character. Train skill.
“Hire character. Train skill.”
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.”
Done is better than perfect.
“Done is better than perfect.”
Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions.
“Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions.”
Teamwork makes the dream work.
“Teamwork makes the dream work.”
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
“When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.”
Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.
“Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.”
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
“Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.”
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”
You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.
“You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.”
The value of achievement lies in the achieving.
“The value of achievement lies in the achieving.”
The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity. Out of discord, harmony. And out of difficulty, opportunity.
“The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity. Out of discord, harmony. And out of difficulty, opportunity.”
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
“Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
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.
“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.”
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.
“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
When it's tough, will you give up or will you be relentless?
“When it's tough, will you give up or will you be relentless?”
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
To be happy we need something to solve. Happiness is therefore a form of action.
“To be happy we need something to solve. Happiness is therefore a form of action.”
Leadership is intelligence, honesty, and doing the right thing.
“Leadership is intelligence, honesty, and doing the right thing.”
A leader is a dealer in hope.
“A leader is a dealer in hope.”