Quotes about Leadership

"By not demanding accountability, you fail to protect your people from their own incompetence."

Gerneral Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. (born August 22, 1934) , also known as "Stormin' Norman" and "The Bear", is a retired United States Army General who, while he served as Commander of U.S. Central Command, was commander of the Coalition Forces in the Gulf War of 1991.


"Leaders see more in other people than other people see in themselves."

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"Networking is a communication process - exchanging information and receiving advice and referrals"

Ronald & Caryl Rae Krannich (-) from: Networking Your Way to Job and Career Success.


"Leadership is the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do, and like it."

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953).


"The only way to lead is to show people the future, A leader is a dealer in hope."

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century.


"Leadership is the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do, and like it."

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953).


"Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy."

Gerneral Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. (born August 22, 1934) also known as "Stormin' Norman" and "The Bear", is a retired United States Army General who, while he served as Commander of U.S. Central Command, was commander of the Coalition Forces in the Gulf War of 1991.


"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority."

Kenneth Hartley Blanchard (born May 6, 1939) is an American author and management expert. His book The One Minute Manager (co-authored with Spencer Johnson) has sold over 13 million copies and has been translated into 37 languages


"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 de Pree (-) CEO Herman Miller Office Furniture


"To lead people, walk behind them."

Laozi also Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao-Tzu, Lao-Tsu, Laotze, Lao Zi,Laocius, and other variations) (-) and other variations) was a mystic philosopher of ancient China, and is a central figure in Taoism (also spelled "Daoism").


"I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people."

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the Prime Minister of the Republic of India for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and for a fourth term from 1980 until her assassination in 1984, a total of fifteen years. She was India's first and to date, only female prime minister. She is the world's all time longest serving female Prime Minister.