A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
What you can't enforce, do not command.
You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
Leaders aren't born they are made.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born.
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.
The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say 'I'. They don't think 'I'. They think 'we'; they think 'team'.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
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