Quotes About Leadership

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J.K. Rowling
“It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Eleanor Roosevelt
“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

William Arthur Ward
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
William Arthur Ward

“I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.”
Robert Michaels

Roy T. Bennett
“You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
Roy T. Bennett

Adlai E. Stevenson II
“It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.”
Adlai E. Stevenson II

Marie Lu
“If you want to rebel, rebel from inside the system.That's much more powerful than rebelling outside the system.”
Marie Lu, Legend

Roy T. Bennett
“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Roy T. Bennett
“Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Margaret Thatcher
“Don't follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.”
Margaret Thatcher

Roy T. Bennett
“Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don’t forget to lift someone up.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Roy T. Bennett
“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Robert Louis Stevenson
“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Roy T. Bennett
“Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Ronald Reagan
“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

Roy T. Bennett
“If you have a strong purpose in life, you don't have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

John C. Maxwell
“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”
John C. Maxwell

Steve Jobs
“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.”
Steve Jobs

Roy T. Bennett
“Great leaders create more leaders, not followers.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Dolly Parton
“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.”
Dolly Parton

Tina Fey
“Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

Beth Revis
“Power isn’t control at all — power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn’t someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own.”
Beth Revis, Across the Universe

Roy T. Bennett
“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.”
Roy T. Bennett

Groucho Marx
“Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men -- the other 999 follow women.”
Groucho Marx

Roopleen
“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
Roopleen

Lao Tzu
“I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.”
Lao Tzu

Roy T. Bennett
“7 Effective Ways to Make Others Feel Important

1. Use their name.
2. Express sincere gratitude.
3. Do more listening than talking.
4. Talk more about them than about you.
5. Be authentically interested.
6. Be sincere in your praise.
7. Show you care.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Roy T. Bennett
“Great leaders can see the greatness in others when they can’t see it themselves and lead them to their highest potential they don’t even know.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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