Leadership Quotes

Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.
– Harold S. Geneen
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
– Harold S. Geneen
The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
– J. Paul Getty
I'm not a natural leader. I'm too intellectual; I'm too abstract; I think too much.
– Newt Gingrich
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
– Lindsey Graham
The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement... they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half.
– Andrew Greeley
That is what leadership is all about: staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people, not simply following the popular opinion of the moment.
– Doris Kearns Goodwin
Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power.
– Chuck Hagel
I'm not smart, but I like to observe. Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
– William Hazlitt
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
– Eric Hoffer
Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.
– Tom Hopkins
I am proud of the President's leadership. I am proud to support him in saying: Yes, we are going to do what is necessary now when it is less painful and less expensive.
– Kay Hutchison
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
– Kay Hutchison
The important thing is that we recognize our President's leadership, that he is not saying: I am going to walk away from this. He is saying: I am going to do the right thing.
– Kay Hutchison
Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership.
– James C. Humes
One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
– James C. Humes
The art of communication is the language of leadership.
– James C. Humes
The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.
– Daniel Inouye
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves-to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
– Stewart B. Johnson
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
– Abdul Kalam