Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

Best Leadership Quotes to Bring Out the Leader Within You

Written by QuotesLyfe | Updated on: September 04, 2021

         

Best Leadership Quotes to Bring Out the Leader Within You

This article brings to you some of the best Leadership Quotes of all time with the meaning to depict qualities that the leader should possess. These Leadership Quotes will take you a step closer to your destination with your team.

Leadership is one of the practical skills which we learn as we age in our life. This useful skill is used to lead a large group of people in our workplace or our society in general. There are approximately four to twelve types of leadership qualities a leader can possess. Few common types of leadership are Autocratic Style, Pacesetting Style, Democratic Style, Coaching Style, Affiliative Style, and Laissez-Faire Style. Leaders are also normal humans who strive hard to give their best in life. However, the only difference between leaders and us is they are more motivated and have a clear vision of life. In the following article, we can see some of the well-known and most used leadership quotes that emphasize the different characteristics of a leader must-have. 

Here are some of the short Leadership Quotes...

The most effective way to lead is to lead from within.~ Lolly Daskal 

leadership quotes

In the competitive world we live in, leadership qualities are a set of skills that are essential and they must come from within us from hearts instead of from our minds.

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.~ John Buchan

inspiring leadership quotes

A leader must strive hard to bring out the humanity that is lying hidden inside every other person and enlarge it in all ways possible. 

A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.~ Leroy Eimes

great leadership quotes

A leader is a person who is often said to be very progressive. Their thinking style will be very open-minded, and they will be able to foretell things before they happen. 

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

good leadership quotes

Being a leader involves a lot of work, activities getting done whenever possible as it is a massive responsibility as such. One of the best leadership qualities is to find a person best suitable for a job at the right moment.

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.~ Colin Powell

short leadership quotes

In our life, there are many complex situations that will involve so many problem-solving skills in general. A leader must be an expert in such matters and should easily solve them.

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.~ Rosalynn Carter

leadership quotes short

As humans, we often lack determination in many situations. It is the duty of a leader to push us and give us enough encouragement to level us up whenever possible. 

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.~ Lao Tzu

motivational leadership quotes

A leader is a person who will always be a part of a team and will get people to work as a team to achieve something. When the work is done, he must celebrate the group work instead of taking the entire credit. 

A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people so that they can get on with their jobs.~ Robert Townsend

best leadership quotes

As a leader, one of the great responsibilities is to fulfil the personal goals and goals of his teammates by being passionate, helpful, and understanding the majority of the time in the workspace. 

Some more Leadership Quotes...

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

famous leadership quotes

Until we die, we will always have huge goals and want to sit in the seat of our boss. It is a leader who must let his coworkers help to attain their goals. 

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.~ Arnold Glasow

leadership quotes motivation

A leader is almost like an oracle teller or a prophet who must foretell or guess any problem that might happen in the near future. 

The important thing is this: to be able to give up in any given moment all that we are for what we can become.~ DeSeaux

true leadership quotes

A clear vision will always appear in front of our eyes, and that is the goal we must attain. To get what we want, we must be able to give up everything that comes in its way. 

Continue reading some more Leadership quotes for Business, Work, Education and More...

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.~ Jack Welch

positive leadership quotes

Only when you are successful can you become a leader. After becoming a leader, it is your job to make others succeed in their workspace. 

Leadership is an ever-evolving position.~ Mike Krzyzewski

leadership quotes for work

In certain professions like health care, education and finances, the learning doesn't stop at all. Leadership qualities too can be learnt by a person till their death bed. 

Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.~ Diogenes of Sinope

leadership quotes for business

A leader is someone who cannot be formed on his own. Good guides and teachers must influence them as it takes a good teacher to identify a good leader. 

There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.~ Charles F. Kettering

business leadership quotes

There are always so many options for us to choose from in this open world. However, we have to be open-minded to accept it within our boundaries.

Leadership is an action, not a position.~ Donald McGannon

leadership quotes education

To reach a certain position in life, we all have to through several phases and obstacles. A series of actions attain leadership, and it is not a position. 

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. ~ Colin Powell

teamwork and leadership quotes

People who are under the guidance of a leader must always feel free to convey their problems to the leader which denotes a good leader. 

Whatever you are, be a good one.~ Abraham Lincoln

abraham lincoln leadership quotes

No matter if you are a leader or not. Even if you are a team member, you must put in all the effort and make sure you excel in your job and be good.

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

Vince Lombardi leadership quotes

We aren't born into this world with many skills. As we grow, we must learn all the leadership skills which will be helpful in many situations.

Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.~ Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy leadership quotes

In certain instances, being a leader is not about the title, power or position it holds, but it is rather about the ideas and philosophy they spread across. 

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

Vince Lombardi leadership quotes

Hard work and perseverance is one of the best ways to attain success in one's life. With these two qualities, one can become a leader too. 

Leadership is not magnetic personality that can just as well be a glib tongue. It is not 'making friends and influencing people,' that is flattery. Leadership is lifting a person's vision to higher sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.~ Peter F. Drucker

Peter F. Drucker leadership quotes

Overall, people think or assume that leadership quality involves lots of social skills like making friends and getting things done by others. But it has more to do with increasing a person's spirits and making them believe in themselves. 

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.~ Eleanor Roosevelt

leadership quotes of the day

Whenever people are in power, they misuse it by being rude and treating others like slaves. However, leaders must use their hearts to treat people. 

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.~ Nelson Mandela

strong leadership quotes

Leadership is when you put people to represent you. Instead, you are going to stand for yourself. However, a leader must solve problems whenever necessary. 

Some more quotes on Leadership...

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

top leadership quotes

A leader is in demand and is considered the best only when he is compassionate enough and treats everyone equally. 

All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.~ John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith leadership quotes

Confronting people whenever necessary and giving all the facts possible is one of the important duties of the leaders.

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

Sam Walton leadership quotes

A leader can only be a catalyst to the success of his teammates. The efforts of the people are what is more important than motivation. 

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.~ Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn leadership quotes

This quote describes several qualities a leader must have: rude, bold, thoughtful, humour with a good sense of humour. 

As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.~ Bill Gates

Bill Gates leadership quotes

Empowerment is a deed to which every human is attracted too, and leaders must always make sure they empower people around them. 

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.~ Reverend Theodore Hesburgh

Reverend Theodore Hesburgh leadership quotes

Not everyone in this world will be blessed with a great vision, and people who are blessed with great vision often are leaders. 

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.~ Rosalynn Carter

leadership quotes for education

We often take the path which is always taken and avoid the pathways which are rarely taken. Leaders force us to take such paths and push us to be who we want to become. 

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

Harry S. Truman leadership quotes

History is an accumulation of events that happened because of skilful leaders, and without them, there will be no changes in our society. 

You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.~ Sam Rayburn

Sam Rayburn leadership quotes

A leader is a person who will also be influenced and have many leaders to follow too. A leader can impart some knowledge only if he is a student. 

Few more Leadership Quotes...

My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.~ General Montgomery

General Montgomery leadership quotes

A leader must always take charge of the things that are happening around him and influence people to increase their confidence and good characteristics. 

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.~ Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt leadership quotes

When a leader acts as a guide, he must make sure he doesn't unnecessarily meddle with his teammates' job, which might irritate them. 

The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.~ Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard leadership quotes

No force is stronger than a group of people who share a common visnion, similar thoughts and look at the world in the same way. 

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt leadership quotes

A fearless leader is someone who isn't afraid and is unstoppable. There might be moments of doubt, but they must be defeated. 

The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.~ Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader leadership quotes

A leader must inspire a common person to become a leader, and causing a spark inside them is all that matters. A leader can have followers, but he must ensure that he inspires them.

Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.~ Orrin Woodward

Orrin Woodward leadership quotes

There are three types of leaders in this world: average leaders, good leaders, and great leaders. Each one has their own characteristics, and great leaders are the best. 

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.~ Stephen Covey

Stephen Covey leadership quotes

A leader must always have his priorities right and choose what needs to be done first. Without clarity, it won't be easy to get things done at the right time. 

All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.~ John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith leadership quotes

There are several issues which many leaders in this world are addressing. Leaders must also soothe the anxiety and uncomfortable feeling the people have. 

Scroll down for more Leadership Quotes...

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.~ Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson leadership quotes

As a leader, you must make sure you impoverish yourself and people around you with a greater vision in mind and a kind heart in your chest. 

Earn your leadership every day.~ Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan leadership quotes

Opportunities do not knock on our doors very easily, and whenever it happens, we must use our moment and earn our leadership every day.

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

Douglas MacArthur  leadership quotes

A leader is someone who must be filled with confidence and must radiate it to others very easily. He must treat everyone equally and mustn't lie at all. They must not lie and be honest with everyone.

Control is not leadership; management is not leadership; leadership is leadership. If you seek to lead, invest at least 50 percent of your time in leading yourself--your own purpose, ethics, principles, motivation, conduct. Invest at least 20 percent leading those with authority over you and 15 percent leading your peers.~ Dee Hock

Dee Hock leadership quotes

One of the most confusing and assumed leadership qualities is that a leader must control his mates and situation. However, it is mostly about motivation instead of misusing authority. 

The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower leadership quotes

One of the most important quality leaders or even a common human must have is honesty. A person who lives without honesty will not have good values to hold on to. 

True leadership lies in guiding others to success--in ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.~ Bill Owens

Bill Owens leadership quotes

Leadership involves so much of duties that involve taking care of the group mates and ensuring they give their best if a project comes up. 

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.~ Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead leadership quotes

People always think of what is happening around them, and they might all think like mindedly to bring out new ideas. This can give rise to new leaders too. 

Continue reading some of the famous Leadership quotes by John Maxwell..

Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.~ John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell leadership quotes

One great person must always influence another person in the best manner possible and is not always concerned about different positions and titles.

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.~ John Maxwell

John Maxwell leadership quotes

A leader often stands out of the crowd, and he is someone who doesn't complain much about his situation. He doesn't anticipate change, but he is one who initiates a change. 

Overall, these are a few quotes on leadership that show the qualities used to make great leaders. These quotes are still widely used and are quoted everywhere as much as possible.


         

Written by
QuotesLyfe
QuotesLyfe is an ocean flowing with quotes. One can find, download and share the famous quotes and quotes' images from one of the finest collections of quotes across the world.

Check out other articles written by QuotesLyfe .