Get Charged: These Powerful Quotes on LEADERSHIP will make your day

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True leaders are a rare species these days. Leadership is more than mere words. It’s a talent which can change the world. SuccessYeti brings some powerful quotes on leadership which will charge your veins with motivation and enthusiasm.

“To lead people, walk beside them … As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honor and praise. The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate … When the best leader’s work is done the people say, ‘We did it ourselves!'”

— Lao-tsu

“If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall in the ditch.”

— Jesus Christ

“Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.”

— Winston Churchill

“If a rhinoceros were to enter this restaurant now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I should be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever.”

— G.K. Chesterton to Alexander Woollcott

“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.”

— Henry Kissinger

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

— John Buchan

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.”

— General Douglas MacArthur

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

— General Colin Powell

“Without leadership, command is a hollow experience, a vacuum often filled with mistrust and arrogance..”

— Eric Shinseki

“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 Truman

“Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.”

— Henry Peter Brougham, The Present State of Law, 1828

“A leader is one who influences a specific group of people to move in a God-given direction.”

— J. Robert Clinton

“You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.”

— Sam Rayburn

“Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others may receive your orders without being humiliated.”

— Dag Hammarskjöld

“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.”

— Walter Lippmann

“People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

“Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.”

— Harold Geneen

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.”

— Max DePree

“Speak Softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

“He who has great power should use it lightly.”

— Seneca

“How do you know you have won? When the energy is coming the other way and when your people are visibly growing individually and as a group.”

— Sir John Harvey-Jones

“The leader must know, must know that he knows, and must be able to make it abundantly clear to those around him that he knows.”

— Clarence Randall

“You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.”

— Ken Kesey

“As a leader, you’re probably not doing a good job unless your employees can do a good impression of you when you’re not around.”

— Patrick Lencioni

“Leadership is difficult but it is not complex.”

— Michael McKinney

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