Quotation Explorer - 'Leaders'

Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. - Harry S Truman
Leaders make things possible. Exceptional leaders make them inevitable. - Lance Morrow
Women are no longer victims. They have become leaders. They are at the forefront of the demonstrations. We will share a role in all aspects of life, side by side with men. - توكل كرمان
Good leaders make heroes of others. - Mark Sanborn
Dirty politicians, corrupt leaders and thieves are sent to the Ugandan parliament and state house by lazy Ugandans who don’t go to vote. - Allan Amanyire
Nevertheless, I sought counsel from my leaders and obeyed, even when I knew their advice would make my life more complicated. I decided it was not for me to question and that if some advice caused temporary pain for me, it must be something I should experience. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Those leaders who fail, lack the capability to resonate their idea & thoughts - Aayush Jain
It is in your hands to make life miserable or happy. No religion, spiritual leaders or knowledge will ever make you fully satisfied. - Santosh Kalwar
All leaders strive to turn their followers into children. - Eric Hoffer
The people can always be brought to the bidding of their leaders. All you have to do is tell them that they are in danger of being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. - Hermann Goering
People deserve their leaders. - kambiz shabankareh
A responsible citizen is the one that sees something wrong in the society, something he is not satisfied with or that he cannot agree with and responds not by blaming the government or leaders. But by designing ways and means of bringing a lasting solution to the issues at hand - Sunday Adelaja
Let go of a need for personal recognition. Heap kudos on others and they’ll perform even better next time. Leaders are only as good as those who follow them and followers are at their best when leaders are quick to give credit for successes. - Steve Goodier
If the world leaders can afford a 7 hours sleep, most of us probably can too. - Pawan Mishra
Leaders of all systems (Capitalism, Communism, etc.) in History claimed to serve the people. All Systems would work if the leaders meant it! - Francis Mont
There are two kinds of leaders, cowboys and Shepherds. Cowboys drive and Shepherds lead. - John Paul Warren
Leaders don't walk in front, nor do they walk behind. They walk on completely different paths on the journey of intuition. The road that has never been taken. And so they lead. - Matthew Donnelly
Leaders can set targets as high as they like, but when followers are not aware of the vision in place; it may just be another futile endeavor. - Gugu Mona
The greatest leaders can inspire you and lead the way without ever having to give you their back. - Steve Maraboli
Highly engaged teams have highly engaged leaders. Leaders must be about presence not productivity. Make meetings a no phone zone. - Janna Cachola
The religious scholars I have consulted are passionate about the need for political leaders to educate themselves in the varieties of faith and to see religion more as a potential means for reconciliation than as a source of conflict. - Madeleine Albright
When listeners become leaders, the world changes. - Rev. Kellen Roggenbuck
Leaders must see the dream in their mind before they will accomplish the dream with their team. - Orrin Woodward
People buy into leaders through the 3R's of Leadership: Relationship, Reason, and Results. - Orrin Woodward
Leaders don't force people to follow - they invite them on a journey.
Dynamic Leaders value and nurture relationships to create long term associations that create and achieve professional respect~bns - Bluenscottish
To impart a moral responsibility to exercise fairness in leadership builds greater leaders of strong character. - Wayne Chirisa
With leadership succession, families tend to focus on picking the next CEO. Families really need multiple leaders at all levels in their families and family businesses. - Andrew Keyt
Leaders are not the ones with the right position or a proclaimed or given title, the actual leaders are the people who start acting, who step up, who do change, no matter in what way or how small! - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Leadership crisis erupt when people who have not learnt how to obey instructions are given the privilege to give commands. Leaders are experienced servants. - Israelmore Ayivor
Misery and poverty of a nation is associated with the conscious of its people not leaders. - M.F. Moonzajer
Some are born leaders, some achieve leadership, and some have leadership thrust upon them. Which of these are you, or would you rather not bother? - Maurice Flanagan
Leaders inspire accountability through their ability to accept responsibility before they place blame. - Courtney Lynch
All that technical expertise isn't worth a damn if you don't get the best out of people, though. . . . These were leaders who saw strength in ordinary people and showed them how to break tyranny. - Noël Coward
As good surgical doctor works on a patient in the theater with varied kinds of surgical instruments, so a true leader also needs a clean bag of leadership characters that vary from task to task. One-way leaders are obvious failures! - Israelmore Ayivor
Leaders live by choice, not by accident. - Mark Gorman
Terrorism will never cease in a country where the so-called leaders are criminals and terrorists in disguise. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Business leaders cultivate vision to unify teams; the teams cultivate business to fulfill the vision. - Orrin Woodward
REAL Leaders are experts at bringing out the best in others... Thinking , feelings and actions. They improve their teams' thinking skills and Mindsets. - Tony Dovale
A tiny company, ‘the aware’, we have taken up civilization’s fiercest weapons to fight against the dark army of the masses whose leaders are hunger and stupidity. These weapons are the smile and the lie. - Iwan Goll
Dead or alive, true leaders can inspire an entire army. - Peter Mohrbacher
The greatest way to ensure your company’s failure is to appoint leaders who see a divide between themselves and the team; who are more fixated on their elevated role than on the act of leading. - Steve Maraboli
Government leaders are amazing. So often it seems they are the last to know what the people want. - Aung San Suu Kyi
We will make them think it's their idea. That's how all great leaders fool people. - Laura Preble
A turbulent history has taught Chinese leaders that not every problem has a solution and that too great an emphasis on total mastery over specific events could upset the harmony of the universe. - Henry Kissinger
Leaders today should be more conductors than solo artists. - Brad Lomenick
From the systems point of view, it is evident that one of the main obstacles to organizational change is the largely unconscious embrace by business leaders of the mechanistic approach to management. - Fritjof Capra
Outstanding leaders appeal to the hearts of their followers - not their minds.
Great necessities call forth great leaders. - Abigail Adams
Leaders must served and not to be served as demonstrated by Jesus Christ, the Saviour. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Leaders spend time reviewing their mistakes rather than having fantasies over their achievements! They look for every way to do the undone! - Israelmore Ayivor
A true leader is someone who can turn people from followers into leaders - Sunday Adelaja
Uninformed, America may succumb to bad ideas and leaders. In succumbing, we fail to fulfill our destiny. Well informed, America rises as far as the good ideas and leaders it proactively chooses. In so rising, we fulfill our destiny and offer to the world vacuum its last best hope. () - Scott L. Vanatter
The secret to strong leaders is that strong leaders are strong because they have been tempered by the negative. They have discovered the secret of combining the negative and the positive to PRODUCED their very own POWER plant! - John Paul Warren
Great leaders get people to admit the truth because they know that dreams are buried under the lies they tell themselves, in order to feel okay with giving up. - Shannon L. Alder
Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion. - Depak Chopras
Some leaders are born women. - Geraldine Ferraro
The immediate reactions of the two superpower leaders when confronted with the gravest international crisis of their careers were much the same, shock, wounded pride, grim determination, and barely repressed fear. - Michael Dobbs
Produce your own dream. If you want to save Peru, go save Peru. It’s quite possible to do anything, but not if you put it on the leaders and the parking meters. Don’t expect Carter or Reagan or or Yoko Ono or Bob Dylan or Jesus Christ to come and do it for you. You have to do it yourself. - John Lennon
Enthusiasm is that kindling spark which marks the difference between the leaders in every activity and the laggards who put in just enough to "get by."
Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God - Henry Kissinger
It is the duty of youths to war against indiscipline and corruption because they are the leaders of tomorrow. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. - Jack Welch
Self-leadership is the most effective way to train leaders. How do you do that? Empower them to make decisions, you as a leader back them up and allow them to follow through - Janna Cachola
When God speaks about equity, that choice of word, makes us understand that God is not referring to the leaders of the land or the elite this time around. He is actually talking about how ordinary citizens of the land relate to each other in fairness and impartiality. - Sunday Adelaja
Self-leaders are still true leaders even if they have no known followers. True leaders inspire by the influence of their characters and general self-made brands. Leadership is defined by the virtues of one's behaviour. - Israelmore Ayivor
True leaders don't give consoling answers, they take constructive actions. - Amit Kalantri
Real leadership is not seeking the applause from followers; real leadership is applauding the followers who become leaders. - Onyi Anyado
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems. - Brian Tracy
Too many leaders assume that the role of leadership is to control. - Jim Ferrell
Confident and courageous leaders have no problems pointing out their own weaknesses and ignorance. - Thom S. Rainer
We have no quarrel with the German nation,One would not quarrel with a flock of sheep.But, generation after generation,They throw up leaders who disturb our sleep. - Alan Herbert
Successful leaders leaders lead with passion and compassion. - Farshad Asl
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
People fail 2 ways: 1) don't know what to do 2) don't do what they know; therefore, great leaders must educate and inspire. - Orrin Woodward
Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders. - Tom Peters
A leader does not develop leadership by gaining more followers. Great leaders make more leaders. - J.R. Rim
America's leaders should be examples of integrity and high moral standards. When their behavior evokes shame rather than pride and becomes something that we don't want to discuss in front of the children at the kitchen table, we should consider impeachment. - Ben Carson, M.D.
I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking.
True leaders bring out your personal best. They ignite your human potential. - John Paul Warren
If you find a community with less production and less inspiring inventions, then know it is a sign of lack of Business Leaders and full of General Managers do not know what they can manage or what they are managing. - Sameh Elsayed
Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. - Harry Truman
If politicians and business leaders become "protectors of creation" nature shall be saved. - Auliq Ice
Leaders live by reality and not by assumptions! - Gary Rohrmayer
Humble leaders trust more easily because they realize that the world does not rest solely on their shoulders. - -Shandel Slaten
Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing, sometimes dramatically.
Leaders are called upon to build not to repair. - Farshad Asl
Malicious or not, strong leaders always attracted followers - Richelle Mead
True leaders are willing to die for their dreams. They don't oppress with ignorance; they impress with visions". They live like Martin Luther King Jr, Nelson Mandela... - Israelmore Ayivor
A leaders job is to shepherd, not necessarily to always shine. - Brad Lomenick
Good leaders come together to solve problems in order to make a peaceful coexistence, but just a single soul can become the leathery meat in the soup. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach. - Rosabeth Moss Kantor
The most successful businesses have leaders that see the correlation between customer service and sales… not as separate departments, but as complimentary components for growth. - Steve Maraboli
Leaders draw out ones individual greatness - John Paul Warren
True leaders do the right thing when the team's success is at stake and integrity is challenged.They just commit to personal excellence~ - Bluenscottish
Selfless Actions; expand our life outside of us, enable us admired leaders and make our actions that live beyond our lifespan. - Ahmet Adam Asar
Leaders are limited by their vision rather than by their abilities. - Roy T. Bennett
Leaders should never look down on the people who put them into power because every leadership requires followers. - Gugu Mona
They say leaders leads by instance but is idiotic when a leader guide in a wrong example so perfect. - Ben Bereng
Africa is crying out for entrepreneurial leaders & for leaders who are entrepreneurial. - Onyi Anyado
Real leaders do not want power, they are thrust into it.
All top salespeople have a highly evolved will all top leaders have a highly evolved will you see it's the will that gives us the ability to focus - Bob Proctor
Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
Leaders always choose the harder right rather than the easier wrong. - Orrin Woodward
Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity - Reed Markham
True Leaders possess good core values and will align themselves with like thinking people to grow their leadership and prosper in Integrity~bns - Bluenscottish
We cannot keep on blaming the past leaders about the present circumstances. We need to be mindful that if we do nothing to improve the present circumstances, our children will also blame us in the future. - Gugu Mona
Missional leaders understand the power of connecting relationally in their community through personal networking. - Gary Rohrmayer
Those who serve and those who ruleLepers, kings and mindless foolsEmpire leaders, tyrant's toolsAll will fade with timeHail the cowards, brave at heartThe ugly and the beautifulThose who never felt their soulsAll live transient lives - Kreator
All Prophets were leaders; should all leaders be Prophets? - Leader, Prophet
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. - Sam Walton
It is important to note that when Mary Magdalene and other women were chosen by Jesus to bring the important news to the men, the men did not believe the women. Today 2,000 years later men still don't believe women when they say "We are also chosen by Jesus to be leaders in the church. - Roy Bourgeois
Jesus did not command us to "develop" leaders. He commanded us to make "disciples". The world "develops" leaders, the Church "disciples" them. The two are not the same. - John Paul Warren
You don't lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. True leaders are self-leaders. - Israelmore Ayivor
Teaching is a Creative profession, it is our duty as School Leaders and Education Influencers to offer the right climate to foster innovation and support Innovative Teaching practices within our schools, and that's what will make our students succeed in the 21st century - Samer Chidiac
Leaders do what ought to be done whether their deeds are known by thousands or known by no one. - Orrin Woodward
You are a true leader if you help others to grow as leaders. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader
Every time I hear a political speech or I read those of our leaders, I am horrified at having, for years, heard nothing which sounded human. It is always the same words telling the same lies. - Albert Camus
Leaders respond & change; the rest quit and blame. - Orrin Woodward
Ballot papers do not define leaders. Leadership is defined by conviction, vision, passion and inspiration. - Israelmore Ayivor
You can be in your room and lead people. Just develop your potentials and publicize them and you will see people looking for your product. That is influence; self-made leaders do not look for followers. Followers look for them. - Israelmore Ayivor
Leaders who listen to their team ,encourage dreams, they inspire success by example andl ignite the passion needed to achieve ~ - Bluenscottish
Not all readers become leaders, but all leaders must be readers. - Harry Truman
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. - John C. Maxwell
The Function of Leadership is to produce more Leaders, Not more Followers. - Ralph Nader
The success of any country relies on the commitment of its leaders to serve others. - Gugu Mona
Lack of commitment is the main reason for failure among Christian leaders - Sunday Adelaja
Decisions of character come from understanding that they are accountable to God only, not to family, spouses, religious leaders, corporations, public opinion or your own ego. - Shannon L. Alder
I work hard to stay cynical enough! I keep my expectations of our culture and our leaders low, low, low, and I do it so I don't have to be let down. And yet again I am lowballed by the brokenness of the American cultural machine. - Vinnie Tesla
Perfection of this human life happens when we take the responsibility to be and act as authentic Leaders in every life situation. - Indy Bissessur
Leaders are not known by their positions; they are known by their roles in those position. You have many gifts as a leader, but your dominant gift is what you will use to lead. - Israelmore Ayivor
Be self-responsible. Be less dependent on other people. Aim at being the most responsible person you can be. Read about great, successful leaders. Learn to think great thoughts and work to be an excellent person. - Mark F. LaMoure
Good leaders have vision and inspire others to help them turn vision into reality. Great leaders have vision, share vision, and inspire others to create their own. - Roy Bennett
As we look ahead into the future, leaders will be those who serve others, actively listen, and daily empower. - Farshad Asl
Leaders in OVER their heads is the mere result of getting ahead of their intended SEASON. - John Paul Warren
Leaders don't wait. They shape their own frontiers. The bigger the challenge, the greater the opportunity. - Carlos Wallace
Experts in fields can be hired & fired. But experts in people, who can understand & respect them and lead them becomes their Leader. And people don't fire them, they follow leaders. - msampathkumar
Leaders don't assume. Assumptions are the termites of leadership. Communicate, communicate, and communicate, until you connect. - Farshad Asl
Many of us have allowed well-meaning parents,teachers, religious leaders and peers to tell us that there issomething fundamentally wrong with us if we don’t believe as they do. Simply put, we have forgotten how to think for ourselves. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Leaders don't correct people to success as much as believe them to it. - Orrin Woodward
Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate.
All true leaders have learned to say no to the good in order to say yes to the best. - John Maxwell
Before we ask where the leaders are, we should look in a mirror and ask the person we see Why are you not leading? - Carlos Wallace
Beware of leaders who prefer controlling 100 % of nothing over sharing a fortune. - Julion Okram
Great leaders do not fear challenges, because challenges don't break leaders but sharpens them. - Gugu Mona
It is the capacity to develop and improve their skills that distinguishes leaders from followers. - Warren G. Bennis
leaders are those who has selfless service who motivate people with open agendafor combined progress - litymunshi
Great leaders think beyond yesterday, deal with the issues of today and focus on addressing the problems of tomorrow. - Gift Gugu Mona
Real leaders are people who help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own. - David Foster Wallace
You learn from mistakes so the best leaders are constantly making new mistakes on their success journey. - Orrin Woodward
God's leaders believe the impossible and move in the eternal. - Sherry K. White
A leaders gentle reaction and sound instruction are their greatest weapons. - Gary Rohrmayer
Silence is for fools. Communication is for leaders. Justice is for those brave enough to not stand another moment dealing with people that feel the solution to any problem is through cold indifference because of their lack of courage and insecurities. - Shannon L. Alder
Teamwork is the best ever investment. If I make 3 and you make 5, together we will not make 8. We will make 15. Leaders build active teams! - Israelmore Ayivor
Coachable leaders are ready and willing to make the needed changes and adjustments in their lives. - Gary Rohrmayer
Loving leaders allow for individuality in style and expression. - Glenn C. Stewart
There are no office hours for leaders.
I hate our current leaders becouse they don't know the value of there people, but like there ideas because it will soon turn against them and any of there kind. - Hamzatribah
We need leaders, we need political leaders and we need business leaders, and my hope for this book is that it helps create that next generation of business leaders that will lead us into the future. - James White Fellow of INSTAAR
The fact that people are in positions does not justify the means that they are leaders. A leader can be blind and to know this, check his sense of vision. - Israelmore Ayivor
Great leaders passed away, politicians made their way. - yssubramanyam
Culture is more important than vision. Some leaders have great vision, but have created a toxic culture where that vision will never happen. - Phil Cooke
Authentic leaders are often accused of being "controlling" by those who idly sit by and do nothing - John Paul Warren
Great leaders do not shift responsibility even if it means acknowledging their own failures. - Gugu Mona
If the world is to hear the church's voice today, leaders are needed who are authoritative, spiritual, and sacrificial. Sacrificial, because this trait follows the model of Jesus, who gave Himself for the whole world and who calls us to follow in His steps. - J. Oswald Sanders
Church leaders may get disappointed in ministry if they do not know God’s time. - Sunday Adelaja
Don't take purposeless people as your leaders. Their life is like an empty book with a nice cover paper and you have attempted to buy it. Of which use will it be to you for you to read blank pages. - Israelmore Ayivor
You leaders, where do you lead your people to? Do you sow in them the seed of possession? - Sunday Adelaja
We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders. - Walter Cronkite
Leaders console the world with their speeches, heroes console the world with their actions. - Amit Kalantri
He had long been curious at leaders intermittent calls for a return to past values and had tested the notion by trying to build a house from the sky downwards - Steve Aylett
True leaders fail fast and often in order to learn what's necessary to reach the next level of growth and advancement - Lillian Gregory
Christ manifests his divine leadership in your sincere followership. Christ's followers become true leaders because Christ is the model of true leadership. - Israelmore Ayivor
The best leaders have the ability to align people to their vision and motivate them to work passionately towards its fulfillment as if it were their own. - Ben Morton
Among leaders who have made the greatest impact through ages, I would consider Muhammad before Jesus Christ. - James Gavin
Church must lead all other spheres of influence.We find people from all the mountains there.The church leaders must be able to mentor them - Paul Gitwaza
Although leaders and followers are closely linked, it is the leader who often initiates the relationship, creates the communication linkages, and carries the burden for maintaining the relationship. - Peter Northouse
Powerful leaders use their position of power to empower others. - Gugu Mona
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