ᐅ Powerful Leadership Quotes for Students, Work, Humble

“All leaders are readers.” —Jim Rohn

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” —Margaret Fuller

A leader is a dealer in hope

"The most effective way to lead is to lead from within." --(could not help myself) Lolly Daskal

"A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see." --Leroy Eimes

"Whatever you are, be a good one." --Abraham Lincoln

"Don't tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results." --George S. Patton Jr.

"Leadership is an action, not a position." --Donald McGannon

"You get in life what you have the courage to ask for." --Nancy D. Solomon

"Leadership is an ever-evolving position." --Mike Krzyzewski

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."--Abraham Lincoln

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." --Eleanor Roosevelt

"Those who let things happen usually lose to those who make things happen." --Dave Weinbaum

"You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too." --Sam Rayburn

"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." --Bill Gates

"Earn your leadership every day." --Michael Jorda

"The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers." -Ralph Nader

"The supreme quality of leadership is integrity." --Dwight D. Eisenhower

"The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision." --Ken Blanchard

"Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better." --Bill Bradley

"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." --John D. Rockefeller

"Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths." --John Zenger

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." --Steve Jobs

"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, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations." --Peter F. Drucker

"Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone's following you." --Henry Gilmer

"Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned." --Harold Geneen

"A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so that they can get on with their jobs." --Robert Townsend

"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand." --Colin Powell

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

"The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there." --John Buchan

"All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership." --John Kenneth Galbraith

"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out." --Stephen Covey

"Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want." --Dianne Feinstein

"To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult." -Friedrich Nietzsche

"Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar." --Orrin Woodward

"Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead." --Pete Hoekstra

"The role of leadership is to transform the complex situation into small pieces and prioritize them." --Carlos Ghosn