10 Favorite Leadership Quotes

For today’s post I wanted to put together a list of 10 of my favorite leadership quotes.

Leadership Quote #1
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
– Nelson Mandela

Leadership Quote #2
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
– Colin Powell

Leadership Quote #3
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
– Stephen Covey

Leadership Quote #4
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
– Peter Drucker

Leadership Quote #5
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

Leadership Quote #6
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
– John F. Kennedy

Leadership Quote #7
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

Leadership Quote #8
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
– Peter Drucker

Leadership Quote #9
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
– Adul Kalam

Leadership Quote #10
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
– Nelson Mandela

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