Quotations about Leadership

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
Warren G. Bennis
The man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
James Crook
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Thomas Fuller
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
Rosalynn Carter
A leader's role is to raise people's aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there.
David Gergen
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
Sam Walton
The real leader has no need to lead--he is content to point the way.
Henry Miller

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