Sometimes all the inspiration you need to guide your team successfully can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspi us to be our best.

Tweet them, sha them, but most importantly, use them to help you become an even better leader than you alady a.

He a 75  of our absolute ites:

  1. A good leader is a person who takes a little mo than his sha of the blame and a little less than his sha of the cdit.” –bJohn Maxwell
  2. The a the essentials of leadership: humility, clarity, and courage.” – Unknown
  3. I am endley fascinated that playing football is consided a training ground for leadership, but raising childn isn’t.” – Unknown
  4. “A cowardly leader is the most dous of men.” – Unknown
  5. “My sponsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.” – Unknown
  6. “A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.” –George Patton
  7. “The supme quality of leadership is integrity.” –Dwight Eisenhower
  8. “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head–that’s assault, not leadership.” –Dwight Eisenhower
  9. “Earn your leadership every day.” – Unknown
  10. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
  11. “You don’t need a title to be a leader.” – Multiple Attributions
  12. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John Maxwell
  13. “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-straint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” –Theodo Roosevelt
  14. “Leadership is influence.” –John C. Maxwell
  15. “The first sponsibility of a leader is to define ality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” –Max DePe
  16. “Leadership  is the capacity to translate vision into ality.” –Warn Bennis
  17. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” –Aristotle Onassis
  18. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you ap but by the seeds that you plant.” –Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” –Ayn Rand
  20. “A leader is best when people baly know he exists when his is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. –Lao Tzu
  21. “If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” –Vincent Van Gogh
  22. “Gat leaders a almost always gat simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.”  — Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. Sectary of State
  23. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” –Psident Abraham Lincoln
  24. “You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Murray Hopper
  25. “The medioc teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The gat teacher inspis.” – William Arthur Ward
  26. “If your actions inspi others to dam mo, learn mo, do mo and become mo, you a a leader.” – Psident John Quincy Adams
  27. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Unknown
  28. “In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows whe he wants to go, and gets up and goes.”  — John Erskine
  29. “The leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get mo out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings a heroic.”  — George Orwell, author
  30. “Build your own dams, or someone else will hi you to build theirs.” –Farrah Gray
  31. My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspis confidence. –General Montgomery
  32. “member that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” –Dalai Lama
  33. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”– Unknown
  34. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey
  35. “When everything seems to be going against you, member that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  36. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” –Alice Walker
  37. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the st is mely tenacity.” –Amelia Earhart
  38. “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”– Unknown
  39. A gat person attracts gat people and knows how to hold them together. –Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  40. You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. – Ken Kesey
  41. “What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.”– Unknown
  42. Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations. –Peter Drucker
  43. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. –Margat Mead
  44. “I have been impssed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”– Unknown
  45. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. – General George Patton
  46. Befo you a a leader, success is all about yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about others. – Jack Welch
  47. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” –Helen Keller
  48. “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I gw up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon
  49. “The only person you a destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  50. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” –George Addair
  51. “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the al tragedy of life is when men a afraid of the light.” –Plato
  52. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’ right.” –Henry Ford
  53. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” –Vince Lombardi
  54. “Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I act to it.” –Charles Swindoll
  55. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have mo. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” –Oprah Winfy
  56. “member no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt
  57. “I can’t change the diction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always ach my destination.” –Jimmy Dean
  58. I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? –Benjamin Disraeli
  59. You manage things; you lead people. –ar Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
  60. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” –Audy Hepburn
  61. Whe the is no vision, the people perish. –Proverbs 29:18
  62. “Nothing will unless you do.” –Maya Angelou
  63. “ your own destiny or someone else will.” –Jack Welch
  64. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou
  65. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” –Eleanor Roosevelt
  66. “Too many of us a not living our dams because we a living our fears.” –Les Brown
  67. “Do or do not. The is no try.” – Unknown
  68. is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by sults not attributes. –Peter Drucker
  69. Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. –Publilius Syrus
  70. When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. –Napoleon Bonaparte
  71. “Twenty years from now you will be mo disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explo. Dam. Discover.” –Mark Twain
  72. “I’ve missed mo than 9000 shots in my caer. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been ed to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” –Michael Jordan
  73. “Believe you can and you’ halfway the.” –Theodo Roosevelt
  74. “The time is always right to do what is right.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.  
  75. “The a two ways of exerting one’s stngth; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” –Booker T. Washington  


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