Leadership Quotes and Sayings

As a good player shows his assistance within his team, as a good leader shows his positive attitude within his society.

Submitted by: NTWALI Kevin on July 18, 2018

A leader’s most valuable asset is the strength of his people.

Submitted by: TASNEEM HAMEED on May 27, 2017

Words of the wise, spoken quietly, should be heard rather than the shout of a ruler.

Submitted by: David Mwangi(manager) on May 9, 2017

A living dog is better than a dead lion.

Submitted by: Mathias on May 3, 2017

A true leader will not give commands, he follows them. He is a servant to others, always the first one to help others.

Submitted by: Brent on April 2, 2017

If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it – young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous – is changed by it.
– John C. Maxwell

Ethics must begin at the top of an organization. It is a leadership issue and the chief executive must set the example.
– Edward Hennessy


Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
– Peter F. Drucker

Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.
– Stephen Covey

Leadership comes with consistency.
– Junior Seau

Leadership can’t be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can’t fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.
– Junior Seau

Communication is the real work of leadership

If you don’t have the heart of the lion you cannot lead the army and if you don’t have the heart of the sheep you cannot hold the arm.

Submitted by: DUODU HENRY APPIAH-KORANG on June 19, 2016

If people are always in a haste to correct you for every mistake you make then it signifies you are a leader.

Submitted by: DUODU HENRY APPIAH-KORANG on June 19, 2016

Characteristics of a leader:
1. He is obedient to elders
2. He is resistant to lies
3. He is very humble
4. He is mentally alert
5. He is honest
6. He uses nice words to people
7. He uses courtesy.

Submitted by: Oyetunde Oreoluwa on March 10, 2016

If you command wisely, you’ll be obeyed cheerfully.
Thomas Fuller

A leader… is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.
Nelson Mandela

Lead from the back – and let others believe they are in front.
Nelson Mandela

Courage is the main quality of leadership, in my opinion, no matter where it is exercised. Usually it implies some risk – especially in new undertakings.
Walt Disney

When you see someone do what no one else is doing take notice. Something truly special is about to happen. Not only will they be lifted up, they will lift up those around them as well. That is called leadership.
Tom Krause

Never be afraid of change. Remember, cleaning begins with getting dirty.

Submitted by: Sunita Biddu on January 14, 2016

It is a duty of a leader to live up to the expectations of the people he leads.

Submitted by: Maduwa Mashudu on July 26, 2015

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers who can cut through the argument debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.
โ€” Colin Powell

I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.
โ€” Criss Jami

There are two circumstances that lead to arrogance: one is when you’re wrong and you can’t face it; the other is when you’re right and nobody else can face it.
โ€” Criss Jami


May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
Edward Abbey

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers who can cut through the argument debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.
Colin Powell

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Albert Schweitzer

A group of idiots led by a wise man can defeat a group of wise people led by an idiot.

Every endeavor, large or small, rises and falls on leadership.

Submitted by: Will Winn on February 4, 2014

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