For this week I prepared for you a small collection of 15 Famous Leadership quotes that can provide interesting personal inspiration. Enjoy them as much as I did and I believe that they all can become an interesting source of inspiration also for you.
1) Be known for pleasing others, especially if you govern them. Ruling other has one advantage: you can do more good than anyone else. Baltasar Gracián
2) If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
3) The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King, Jr.
4) The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston Churchill
5) A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Maxwell
6) The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. Kenneth Blanchard
7) A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be. Rosalynn Carter
8) A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. Douglas MacArthur
9) Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. George Patton
10) Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway. Eleanor Roosevelt
11) Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts. Erskine Bowles
12) To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. Friedrich Nietzsche
13) Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. Bill Bradley
14) To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way. Pat Riley
15) Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing. Albert Schweitzer