If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
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.
A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.
The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.
Do not follow where the path may lead.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
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.
He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.
The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them.
To lead people, walk behind them.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.