The Best Leader quotes

A compilation of inspiring and motivational quotes from some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. These quotes will help motivate and encourage you as an entrepreneur on your journey to success.


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The best leader quotes

1. I think that bold leadership sells. — Sean Duffy

2. Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren G. Bennis

3. Fostering the leadership necessary for transformational outcomes in education is hard work, and in countries around the world, there is a constant search for easier solutions. — Wendy Kopp

4. Rethink change: Make change management irrelevant through Appreciative Leadership Innovation focused Expectations (ALIFE) — Tony Dovale

5. Because of the president’s leadership, every American will have access to affordable, quality health care. — Rahm Emanuel

6. Great Leadership sometimes requires taking a step backward in order to take a leap forward. — Todd Stocker, Leading from the Gut: 3 Power Principles of Effective Leaders

7. I hate to think that someday Americans will be looking at the ruins of their cities and saying that this happened because their leaders were afraid of the word unilateral. — Thomas Sowell

8. Leaders in Africa are so corrupt that we are certain if we put dogs in uniforms and put guns on their shoulders, we’d be hard put to distinguish them. — Stokely Carmichael

9. A leader cannot fall prey to the whims of the voices that shout the loudest, but must stand as a voice of reason in defense of the silent. — Saminu Kanti

10. You cannot run a multimillion–dollar business like you would a lemonade stand. — Mark Miller, Chess, Not Checkers: Elevate Your Leadership Game

11. Abdication Isn’t Empowerment — Miles Anthony Smith, Why Leadership Sucks™ Fundamentals of Level 5 Leadership and Servant Leadership

12. Becoming a fae leader? Not on my bucket list. — E.J. Stevens, Ghost Light

13. As a business leader you have to ask yourself, ‘Am I creating a consumer environment that is conducive to loyalty?’ If the answer is no, FIX IT! — Steve Maraboli

14. When it comes to issues in the african american community, why can’t we be the leaders and the champions of that as well? and use our voice and platform and do it?’. — Phil Robertson

15. He who is flexible masters the day. — Todd Stocker, Becoming The Fulfilled Leader

16. There are certain skills that business people have that are–that are, in fact, helpful in–when it comes to being in political leadership. — Rick Santorum

17. Labor leaders don’t do much laboring after they are able to lead. — Will Rogers

18. Well–liked… a dangerous quality in a leader. — Robert Ferrigno, Heart of the Assassin

19. Great leaders have no need for reputation. Reputation is what you are in public. Character is who you are in private. — Myles Munroe

20. To be a great leader, first become a great person. — Robin Sharma

21. I would have waived the Jones Act, and some unions not might not like it, not union membership, but the union leaders, too many, who are thugs. — Sarah Palin

22. Because of the president’s leadership, every American will have access to affordable, quality health care. — Rahm Emanuel

23. We forget that the power of God isn’t in a weapon or a leader, but within us. — Toni Sorenson, Aligned By Christ

24. Leadership is giving out far more than one expects in direct return. The rewards are intangible, yet priceless. — T Jay Taylor

25. Employees who can’t trust their leader to be vulnerable are not going to be vulnerable and build trust with one another. — Patrick Lencioni

26. Leadership is birthed out of anger! — Myles Munroe

27. The leadership spirit comes with a spirit of leadership. — Myles Munroe

28. The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. — Ray Kroc

29. I frown at him. How does he know all this information? And why, after two years of avoiding becoming a Dauntless leader at all costs, is he suddenly acting like one? — Veronica Roth

30. Loyalty was a great thing, but no lieutenants should be forced to choose between their leader and a circus with elephants. — Neil Gaiman

31. A leader is admired, a boss is feared. — Vicente del Bosque

32. I’m going to be a great leader of this generation.The stars in the space up there are my witnesses. — Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al–Jauza

33. From the beginning, there have been some religious leaders who greeted the funding of faith–based social services by government with ambivalence. — Tony Campolo

34. Good leaders make people feel that they’re at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. — Warren G. Bennis

35. Leaders decorate the world — character is their paint. They live exemplary life and make the world better than they found it.

36. Leadership is not about about having power over people–it is about empowering people ans showing them direction — Mlungisi Simelane

37. I think the greater responsibility, in terms of morality, is where leadership begins. — Norman Lear

38. A good leader gets people to follow him because they want to, not because he makes them. — Tony Dungy

39. A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men. — Stephen King

40. The leader of the deed was a woman.–Dux femina facti — Virgil

41. Leadership is the art of influencing people to execute your strategic thinking — Nabil Basma

42. I mean, Emily Harris was his wife. And she seemed to resent his leadership, but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier, that he had to be the leader. — Patty Hearst

43. But the increasing arrogance of top (party) leaders does not seem to be fading away. — Narendra Modi

44. A leader is not authenticated by title or position, but by character and influence, most important by leading among the pack and not in front. — Unarine Ramaru

45. Ma’at demands a leader.’ ‘Yeah so I’ve heard. — Rick Riordan

46. Sins of omission should be regarded as far more serious than sins of commission, — Stephen Bungay, The Art of Action: How Leaders Close the Gaps between Plans, Actions and Results

47. In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are. — Max DePree, Leadership Is an Art

48. We need to provide a steady, stable, experienced leadership. with all due respect, i think i’m best prepared than of anybody running for president right now. — joe biden

49. Thus it amounts to the same thing whether one gets drunk alone or is a leader of nations.–Jean — Paul Sartre

50. It’s through a leader’s actions–what he or she does and says on a daily basis–that the essence of great leadership becomes apparent. — Travis Bradberry


We hope that this collection of the best quotes about leadership has inspired and motivated you to be a better leader. Leadership is hard work, but it’s incredibly rewarding. Remember to stay focused, be confident in your decisions, and lead with integrity. Your team will thank you.

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