Find below 60 leadership quotes and sayings about attitude and motivation. It is not easy to unite and lead people. It takes a lot of strength and determination, personal qualities and charisma.
60 leadership quotes with photos
Leadership is much more an art, a belief, a condition of the heart, than a set of things to do.
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.
To lead people, walk behind them. Lao Tzu
The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision.
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 humour, but without folly.
The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
Be strong enough to stand alone, smart enough to know when you need help, and brave enough to ask for it.
Do what is right, not what is easy.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.
Leaders should always expect the very best of those around them. They know that people can change and grow.
Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.
Leadership and management are not synonymous.
Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.
The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… Out of discord, harmony… And out of difficult, opportunity.
There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust.
Anyone, anywhere, can make a positive difference.
Managers do things right. Leaders do the right thing.
Faster. Stronger. Smarter. More humble. Less ego.
The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have.
Leaders are people who believe so passionately that they can seduce other people into sharing their dream.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.
A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.
Leadership is an action, not a position.
Leadership is an ever-evolving position.
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you would not go by yourself.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
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.
Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determinations.
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.
The manager asks how and when; the leader asks what and why.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
A boss says “you do it”, a leader says “Let’s do it”.
A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves.
The art of communication is the language of leadership.
The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
A leader leads by example not by force.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
The task of the leader is to get their people from where they are to where they have not been.
Communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.
A leader is someone who demonstrates what is possible.
The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.
A boss loves power; a leader loves people.
Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.
Leaders live by choice, not by accident.
Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult.