Welcome to the quotes area of BuildYourCulture.com!  In this section, we have a collection of leadership inspired quotes from thinkers, writers , leaders, and various historical figures.

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
"A leader has to be somebody who's getting people to do things which don't seem to make sense to them...
"Leadership is an intangible quality with no clear definition. That's probably a good thing, because if the people who were...
"The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go...
"A good leader is a caring leader -- he not only cares about his people, he actively takes ...
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget...
"He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader."
"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality."
“Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.”
"I think leadership comes from integrity--that you do whatever you ask others to do. I think there are non-obvious...
"The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes."
"A leader is a dealer in hope."
"Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts."
"Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better."
"The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led. This is the ultimate test of his...
"The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there...
"I believe that when a man wears an article that I manufacture, his self-respect is increased because he knows that...
“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to...
"Leadership is the ability to guide others without force into a direction or decision that leaves them still feeling ...
Leadership is the collective action of everyone you influence. Your behavior--your actions and your words--determines how you influence. Our...
"Followers are the gem cutters of leadership coaxing out its full brilliance."
"Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow."
"Leadership is not a person or a position. It is a complex moral relationship between people, based on trust,...
"Leadership is the art of influencing others to their maximum performance to accomplish any task, objective or project."
"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out."
"Leaders must be self-reliant individuals with great tenacity and stamina."
"Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the...
"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."
“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
"Leadership by example is the only kind of real leadership. Everything else is dictatorship."
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
"The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership."
"The function of a leader within any institution: to provide that regulation through his or her non-anxious, self-defined presence."
"All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major...
"Leadership is the process of persuasion or example by which an individual (or leadership team) induces a group to pursue...
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
"Successful leadership is leading with the heart, not just the head. They possess qualities like empathy, compassion, and...
"A leader's role is to raise people's aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they...
"A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of...
"One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency."
"That is what leadership is all about: staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people, not simply...
"Leadership is about service to others and a commitment to developing more servants as leaders. It involves co-creation of a...
"To get others to come into our ways of thinking, we must go over to theirs; and it is necessary...
"Leadership is working with and through others to achieve objectives."
"The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It's got to be a vision you...
"Leadership is a matter of how to be, not how to do it."
"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
"The way I would measure leadership is this: of the people that are working with me, how many wake up...

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