Leader Quote #30 – Henry Kissinger
Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.

 

Leader Quote #31 – William A. Ward
Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.

 

Leader Quote #32 – Author Unknown
Blessed is the leader who considers leadership an opportunity for service.

 

Leader Quote #33 – Author Unknown
Blessed is the leader who has not sought the high places, but who has been drafted into service because of his ability and willingness to serve.

 

Leader Quote #34 – Author Unknown
Blessed is the leader who seeks the best for those he serves.

 

Leader Quote #35 – Margaret Thatcher
Consensus is the negation of leadership.

 

Leader Quote #36 – Robert Half
Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.

 

Leader Quote #37 – Confucius
Do not let a leader lead you on a bad path.

 

Leader Quote #38 – Norman Schwarzkopf
Do what is right, not what you think the high headquarters wants or what you think will make you look good.

 

Leader Quote #39 – St. Augustine
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

 

Leader Quote #40 – Author Unknown
Do your best to be the lead dog otherwise the view never changes.

 

Leader Quote #41 – Lyndon B. Johnson
Doing what’s right isn’t the problem. It is knowing what’s right.

 

Leader Quote #42 – Wayne Dyer
Each person must decide for himself what he wants each day. As a leader, I will expose you to the options and the likely consequences of those options. I’ll even share my opinion if asked, but I’ll never confuse it with the opinion, which simply doesn’t exist.

 

Leader Quote #43 – H. Ross Perot
Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time.

 

Leader Quote #44 – Wendell L. Willkie
Education is the mother of leadership.

 

Leader Quote #45 – Author Unknown
Efficiency tends to deal with Things. Effectiveness tends to deal with People. We manage things, we lead people

 

Leader Quote #46 – Edward Hennessy
Ethics must begin at the top of an organization. It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.

 

Leader Quote #47 – Author Unknown
Every leader needs to look back once in a while to make sure he has followers. Source Unknown Effective leaders are known by the questions they ask rather than the statements they make.

 

Leader Quote #48 – Iranian Proverb
Every man is the king of his own beard.

 

Leader Quote #49 – Napoleon Bonaparte
Every private in the French army carries a Field Marshall wand in his knapsack.

 

Leader Quote #50 – Aeschylus
Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.

 

Leader Quote #51 – French Proverb
Example is the greatest of all seducers.

 

Leader Quote #52 – James Schorr
Great leaders understand human behavior rather than the cybernetics of any function.

 

Leader Quote #53 – Mark Twain
Great people are those who can make others feel that they, too, can become great.

 

Leader Quote #54 – Henry David Thoreau
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.

 

Leader Quote #55 – William E. Gladstone
He is the purest figure in history. [About George Washington]

 

Leader Quote #56 – Orison Swett Marden
He is the richest man who enriches his country most; in whom the people feel richest and proudest; who gives himself with his money; who opens the doors of opportunity widest to those about him; who is ears to the deaf; eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame. Such a man makes every acre of land in his community worth more, and makes richer every man who lives near him.

 

Leader Quote #57 – Marcus Annaeus Seneca
He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.

 

Leader Quote #58 – Bishop Desmond Tutu
I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.

 

Leader Quote #59 – Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.


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