Leadership Quotes By Great Leaders

A leader is someone who has the vision, skills, and qualities to motivate others to work towards a shared goal, and who can guide and support their team in achieving that goal. Let’s see some of the most inspiring quotes by great leaders

Leadership Quotes

A successful person finds the right place for himself. But a successful leader finds the right place for others.

John C.Maxwell

True leaders always practice the three R’s: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all their actions.

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A sign of a good leader is not how many followers you have but how many leaders you create.

Mahatma Gandhi

Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determinations.

John Seaman Garns
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Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

john f. Kennedy

Leaders don’t force people to follow – they invite them on a journey.

Charles s. Lauer

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.

General Colin Powell

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.

Ronal Reagan

if your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, then, you are an excellent leader.

Dolly Parton

Great leaders are teachers not tyrants. They help their followers see and understand more. They inspire them to become more and motivate them to do more.

Michael Josephson

A good leader takes more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.

Arnold Glasow

Don’t find fault, find a remedy.

Henry Ford

I alone cannot change the world but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

Mother Teresa

Great leaders inspire greatness in others.


A leader is a dealer in hope.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.

Warren G. Bennis

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Steve Jobs

Leadership is action, not position.

Donal H. McGannon

when I talk to managers I get the feeling that they are important. When I talk to leaders I get the feeling I’m important.

Alexander Den Heijer

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says “Go!” a leader says “Let’s go!”.

E.M. Kelly

Communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.

Richard Branson

Good leaders develop ideas. Great leaders develop people. The best leaders develop new leaders.

Bobby Umar

Great leaders are inspired by a challenge, a need, a problem, an issue that needs to be corrected.

Del Suggs

Great leaders aren’t necessarily smarter than the rest of us, but they are more agile and mature.

Michael Holland

Poor Leaders demand respect, Competent Leaders command respect.

Silvia Pencak

Leadership is a two way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for one’s superiors; care for one’s crew.

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper