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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together.
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.
Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
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.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.