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Inspiring Leadership Quotes – 2022

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Inspiring Leadership Quotes – 2022

A great saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words” – a fact, nobody can deny. But you will also agree that sometimes a great motivational quote or the right words is all you need to get through the tough times. Not only do they help change your perspective about something but also help motivate you and your team. A lot of people went through some similar leadership challenges like yours. They have written about their experiences, so you can lean on them to outmaneuver your challenges.

Keep our list of inspiring leadership quotes close to you and find it handy in the time of need. This will be nothing less than a counsel of some of the most-acclaimed, world’s best leaders. Our compilation of some of the best quotes about leadership that will come in handy throughout your leadership expedition. Have a read!

40 Best Inspirational Quotes for Leaders

To be a great leader is to be an inspiration to others. You must be willing to refine your skills and work on yourself before you can lead others. Help yourself with our list of great inspirational quotes for leaders to be an effective leader. 

  1. “Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed”— MWAI KIBAKI

  2. “Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone, And acting, accept everything alone” — FERDINAND MARCOS

  3. “You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power”— MAJOR OWENS

  4. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers” — RALPH NADER

  5. “Great companies in the way of work, start with great leaders” — STEVE BALLMER

  6. “Leadership is not about the next election, it’s about the next generation’’— SIMON SINEK

  7. “Actions, not word, are the ultimate results of leadership” —BILL OWENS

  8. “Problems are only opportunities in work clothes” — HENRY KAISER

  9.  “Leadership comes in small, act as well as bold strokes” — CARLY FLORINA

  10. “The art of communication is the language of leadership” — JAMES HUMES

  11. “To succeed one must be creative and persistent” — JOHN H. JOHNSON

  12. “Lead, follow or get of the way” — Laurence J. Peter

  13. “Leadership is about vision and responsibility, not power” — SETH BERKLEY

  14. “Leadership is working with goals and vision: management is working with objectives”— RUSSEL HONORE

  15.  “I don’t know another way to lead but by example” — DON SHULA

  16. “Leadership is a choice, not a position” — STEPHEN COVEY

  17. “ Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better” — BILL BRADLEY

  18. “Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why” — BERNARD BARUCH

  19. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt

  20. “Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best” — CHESTER W. NIMITZ

  21. “I ‘m a shepherd, not a sheep, and I ‘ve always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower”— DUSTING DIAMOND

  22. “Leadership is influence” — JOHN C. MAXWELL

  23. “Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses” — MITT ROMNEY

  24. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” —Arnold H. Glasow

  25. “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

  26. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” —Ray Kroc

  27. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” — William Arthur Ward

  28. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” —Mother Teresa

  29. “Nothing will work unless you do.” —Maya Angelou

  30. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” —George Patton

  31. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt

  32. “Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.” —David Joseph Schwartz

  33. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou

  34. “Do or do not. There is no try.” —Yoda

  35. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”—Eleanor Roosevelt

  36. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” —George Addair

  37. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” —Henry Ford

  38. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan

  39. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” – Brian Tracy

  40. “A leader is someone who holds her- or himself accountable for finding the potential in people and processes.” – Brené Brown

20 Quotes by Best Leaders of the World

One becomes immortal when they have a true vision and they work day and night to create history by discovering, inventing, or executing things that may improve people’s lives. Only their bodies perish! They never die! They live through their vision, work, and sayings forever! Here’s a collection of 20 quotes by the best leaders of the world, which will guide you right in time of need! What more can you wish for!

  1. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” —Henry Ford

  2. “The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still, small voice of conscience.” – Mahatma Gandhi

  3. “The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.” – Albert Einstein

  4. “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause and say, “here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well”.” – Martin Luther King, JR.

  5. “A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

  6. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair

  7. “To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  8. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results, not attributes.” – Peter Drucker

  9. “Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day.” – Jesse Jackson

  10. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  11. “Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.” – General Douglas MacArthur

  12. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” – Norman Schwarzkopf

  13. “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.” – Abraham Lincoln

  14. “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington

  15. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” – Thomas Jefferson

  16. “If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading or do things worth the writing.” – Benjamin Franklin

  17. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates

  18. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” – Brian Tracy

  19. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” –Jim Rohn

  20. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” —John C. Maxwell

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