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Best 25 Wise and Inspirational Quotes about Leadership

Leadership is action,
not position.

Donald H. McGannon

(1920 – 1984, American broadcasting industry executive)

Leadership quote: 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

Don’t follow the crowd,
let the crowd follow you.

Margaret Hilda Thatcher,
Baroness Thatcher

(1925 – 2013, British politician
who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

Who wants to lead,
must learn
to produce emotions.

Rupert Lay

(*1929, German theologian, philosopher,
rhetoric and lecturer)

Who does not understand
how to lead himself,
cannot lead others.

Alfred Herrhausen

(1930 – 1989, German banker
and Chairman of Deutsche Bank)

Leadership is
about taking responsibility,
not making excuses.

Willard Mitt Romney

(*1947, American businessman and politician)

Successful leaders
see the opportunities
in every difficulty
rather than the difficulty
in every opportunity.

Reed Markham

(*1957, American educator and author)

The secret of leadership
is simple:
Do what you believe in.
Paint a picture
of the future.
Go there.
People will follow.

Seth Godin

(*1960, American author, entrepreneur,
marketer, and public speaker)

Who is unable
to love people
is unable
to lead them.

Karlheinz Binder

(former manager of the
Burda publishing house and author)

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

Unknown Author

First rule of leadership:
everything is your fault.

Unknown 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