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Best 25 Wise and Inspirational Quotes about Leadership

Too bad
that most people
stop rowing
when they get
to the rudder.

Alfred Polgar

(1873 – 1955, Austrian-born journalist)

Leadership quote: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Those who can win
a war well
can rarely make
a good peace
and those
who could make
a good peace
would never
have won the war.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

(1874 – 1965, British politician
who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

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

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

(1875 – 1940, Scottish novelist,
historian and politician)

Don’t tell people
how to do things,
tell them what to do
and let them surprise you
with their results.

George Smith Patton, Jr.

(1885 – 1945, American general in the United States Army)

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

Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower

(1890 – 1969, 34th President of the United States)

A chief is a man
who assumes responsibility.
He says:
I was beaten.
He does not say:
My men were beaten.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

(1900 – 1944, French aristocrat,
writer, poet, and pioneering aviator)

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

Arnold H. Glasow

(1905 – 1998, American author)

Management is
doing things right;
leadership is
doing the right things.

Peter Ferdinand Drucker

(1909 – 2005, Austrian- American management
consultant, educator, and author)

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  1. 200 years ago, Lincoln would have been around 8…I highly doubt your timeline is correct…

  2. “Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.”
    ― Abraham Lincoln