Leadership--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Leadership—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

53 Page Quotation Collection on Leadership

This 53 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Leadership. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Leadership, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Leadership:

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

—Dolly Parton

Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.

—Robert Jarvik

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

—Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs; they expect too much of ordinary men.


You can only govern men by serving them. The rule is without exception.

--Victor Cousin

Leadership means vision, cheerleading, enthusiasm, love, trust, verve, passion, obsession, consistency, the use of symbols, paying attention as illustrated by the content of one’s calendar, out-and-out drama (and the management thereof), creating heroes at all levels, coaching, effectively wandering around, and numerous other things. Leadership must be present at all levels of the organization.

--Tom Peters

People think of leaders as men devoted to service, and by service they mean that these men serve their followers....The real leader serves truth, not people.

--J. B. Yeats

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

--Niccolò Machiavelli

Leadership is action, not position.

--Donald H. McGannon

What you cannot enforce,

Do not command.


Nothing motivates a man more than to see his boss putting in an honest day’s work.

--Mark Twain

Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.

--John C. Maxwell

You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.

--Jeannette Rankin

No person can be a great leader unless he takes genuine joy in the successes of those under him.

--W. A. Nance

Judge a leader by the followers.


Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.
—Dianne Feinstein

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

--Albert Schweitzer

One of the best ways to influence people is to make them feel important. Most

people enjoy those rare moments when others make them feel important. It is

one of the deepest human desires.

—Roy T. Bennett

The man who is worthy of being ‘a leader of men’ will never complain about the

stupidity of his helpers, the ingratitude of mankind nor the inappreciation of the public. These are all a part of the great game of life. To meet them and overcome them and not to go down before them in disgust, discouragement or defeat—that is the final proof of power.

--Wm. J. H. Boetcker

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