Quotes about Leadership

"The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself."

Blaine Lee Pardoe (-) is a writer, known primarily for writing the Battletech and MechWarrior: Dark Age series of science fiction books, business management books.


"One of the best tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it gets an emergency."

Arnold Henry Glasow (1905 -1998) Glasow's business was a humor magazine that he marketed to firms nationally, which firms would turn it into their "house organ" to send to their customers. He carried on this business for over 60 years, publishing his first book at age 92.


"Example is not the main thing in influencing others. it is the only thing."

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"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.


"Today a reader-tomorrow a leader."

W. Fusselman (-)


"A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune."

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"There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear."

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.


"In simple terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up, and goes."

John Erskine of Dun (1509–1591) was a Scottish religious reformer.


"Stop managing. Start leading. If you think about it, there are great world leaders, but no great world managers."

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"The new leader is one who commits people to action, who converts followers into leaders, and who may convert leaders into agents of change."

Warren Gamaliel Bennis (March 8, 1925) is an American scholar, organizational consultant and author, widely regarded as a pioneer of the contemporary field of Leadership studies.


"The truly successful managers and leaders of the next century will be determined not by what they do know but how fast they can learn."

From: Strategy & Business (-)