Leader Quote #180 – Ralph Waldo Emerson
The first thing a great person does, is make us realize the insignificance of circumstance.

 

Leader Quote #181 – George Orwell
The high sentiments always win in the end, the leaders who offer blood, toil, tears, and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.

 

Leader Quote #182 – King George VI
The highest of distinctions is service to others.

 

Leader Quote #183 – Richard Saunders
The lead dog gets the best view. The rest of the dogs view is butt ugly. Of course, the lead dog is also the first to fall into the ravine.

 

Leader Quote #184 – Vince Lombardi
The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.

 

Leader Quote #185 – John Haggai
The leader seeks to communicate his vision to his followers. He captures their attention with his optimistic intuition of possible solutions to their needs. He influences them by the dynamism of his faith. He demonstrates confidence that the challenge can be met, the need resolved, the crisis overcome.

 

Leader Quote #186 – R. S. Donnell
The man who follows a crowd will never be followed by a crowd.

 

Leader Quote #187 – Warren G. Bennis
The manager administers; the leader innovates. The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective. The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why. The manager has his eye on the bottom line; the leader has his eye on the horizon. The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.

 

Leader Quote #188 – Marian Anderson
The minute a person whose word means a great deal to others dare to take the open-hearted and courageous way, many others follow.

 

Leader Quote #189 – Andre Maurois
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such.

 

Leader Quote #190 – Winston Churchill
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.

 

Leader Quote #191 – Robert K. Greenleaf
The only test of leadership is that somebody follows.

 

Leader Quote #192 – Wheeler H. Robinson
The penalty of leadership is loneliness.

 

Leader Quote #193 – B.C. Forbes
The person who renders loyal service in a humble capacity will be chosen for higher responsibilities, just as the biblical servant who multiplied the one pound given him by his master was made ruler over ten cities…

 

Leader Quote #194 – Henry Miller
The real leader has no need to lead — he is content to point the way.

 

Leader Quote #195 – Italian Proverb
The right man comes at the right time.

 

Leader Quote #196 – Gail Sheehy
The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.

 

Leader Quote #197 – Henri B. Stendhal
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.

 

Leader Quote #198 – Wayne Lukas
The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

 

Leader Quote #199 – Mark Caine
The successful man doesn’t use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.

 

Leader Quote #200 – Henry Kissinger
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.

 

Leader Quote #201 – Theodore M. Hesburgh
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.

 

Leader Quote #202 – Motto
The wealth of kings is in the affections of their subjects.

 

Leader Quote #203 – Author Unknown
The well being of the people is the supreme law.

 

Leader Quote #204 – Lao-Tzu
The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, We did it ourselves.

 

Leader Quote #205 – Carl Jung
The wise man who is not heeded is counted a fool, and the fool who proclaims the general folly first and loudest passes for a prophet and F?¼hrer, and sometimes it is luckily the other way round as well, or else mankind would long since have perished of stupidity.

 

Leader Quote #206 – John Selden
The world cannot be governed without juggling.

 

Leader Quote #207 – John Welch
The world of the 90s and beyond will belong to managers or those who make the numbers dance, as we used to say, or those who are conversant with all the business jargon we used to sound smart. The world will belong to passionate, driven leaders — people who not only have an enormous amount of energy but who can energize those whom they lead.

 

Leader Quote #208 – Bertolt Brecht
There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.

 

Leader Quote #209 – Cardinal J. Gibbons
There are no office hours for leaders.

 

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