Top Leadership Quotes

Here are ten of our favourite leadership quotes:

Leadership Quotes
  1. The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. —Kenneth Blanchard
  2. Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch
  3. A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. —Douglas MacArthur
  4. Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. —General Dwight Eisenhower
  5. Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. —General George Patton
  6. Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths. —John Zenger
  7. Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. —Vince Lombardi
  8. Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. —Tom Peters
  9. Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. —Stephen Covey
  10. What you do has far greater impact than what you say. —Stephen Covey

What is your favourite leadership quote?

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