Great Quotes from Great Leaders

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Zig Ziglar had this to say about quotes:

"If you're like me, you'll jump at the chance to bypass all the churning and scoop the cream right off the top. And that's what quotes are...the cream of our learning."

I couldn't agree more! Since I was a freshman in college, I've loved quotations. The right words can engage the brain and bring an idea to life. With quotes, I've had many "a-ha" moments, where I've read it and thought, "Wow, that's exactly how I feel!" Find more quotes,Great Quotes from Great Leaders with FREE DVD

An idea that was once a "blur" can suddenly become crystal clear.

This extraordinary book will be a source of inspiration and knowledge for many years to come. It is a beautiful coffee table edition with 160 pages, 75 wonderful photographs and over 400 great quotations from leaders in all walks of life.

Some of the leaders include: Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill, Thomas Jefferson, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., Walt Disney, Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nelson Mandela, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller, Henry Ford, Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, George S. Patton, Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, Sam Walton, John Wooden, Ray name a few.

Today I'd like to share a few of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite leaders in this book. Enjoy!

"The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave."Thomas Jefferson(1743-1826)

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."Henry Ford(1863-1947)

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."Mother Teresa(1910-1997)

"If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail."Winston Churchill(1874-1965)

"As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same."Nelson Mandela(1918 - )"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will."Vince Lombardi(1913-1970)

"All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles have strengthened me...You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you."Walt Disney(1901-1966)

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Eleanor Roosevelt(1884-1962)

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Mahatma Gandhi(1869-1948)

"I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will eventually triumph. And there is purpose and worth to each and every life."Ronald Reagan(1911-2004)

"Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain."John F. Kennedy(1917-1963)

"Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get."Ray Kroc(1902-1984)

"The time is always right to do what is right."Martin Luther King, Jr.(1929-1968)

"There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up."Booker T. Washington(1856-1915)

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."Benjamin Franklin(1706-1790)

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."Theodore Roosevelt(1858-1919)

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."Albert Schweitzer(1875-1965)

"There is only one boss. The customer. And they can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending their money somewhere else."Sam Walton(1918-1992)

"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."John Wooden(1910 - 2010)

"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."Helen Keller(1880-1968)

If you're like me and enjoy quotes, you'll treasure Great Quotes from Great Leaders with FREE DVD for years to come. It will find a permanent home on your coffee table or your credenza. Anyone coming into your home or office will instantly be drawn to it, to the point where you'll probably need to tie it down to keep it around! It also makes a treasured gift for your customers, clients, friends or your team.

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Quotations about Leadership

Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says "Go!" - a leader says "Let's go!" ~E.M. Kelly

A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says "I was beaten," he does not say "My men were beaten." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not. ~Author Unknown

Leadership is action, not position. ~Donald H. McGannon

You can't lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself. ~Gene Mauch

The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it. ~Elaine Agather

You don't have to hold a position in order to be a leader. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book

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

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

You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That's assault, not leadership. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself. ~Thomas J. Watson

If two or three persons should come with a high spiritual aim and with great powers, the world would fall into their hands like a ripe peach. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

A leader is a dealer in hope. ~Napoleon Bonaparte, attributed

Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders. ~Tom Peters

One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you. ~Dennis A. Peer

A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit. ~John C. Maxwell

A leader is best When people barely know that he exists. ~Witter Bynner, The Way of Life According to Laotzu

The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way. ~Henry Miller, The Wisdom of the Heart

If you wish a general to be beaten, send him a ream full of instructions; if you wish him to succeed, give him a destination, and bid him conquer. ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

I am more afraid of an army of one hundred sheep led by a lion than an army of one hundred lions led by a sheep. ~Charles Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand-PĂ©rigord

A man is only a leader when a follower stands beside him. ~Mark Brouwer

I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people. ~Indira Gandhi

Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present. ~Rudy Giuliani

A leader leads by example not by Force. ~Sun Tzu

A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader. ~Golda Meir

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. ~Theodore Roosevelt

He led his regiment from behind - He found it less exciting. But when away his regiment ran, His place was at the fore, O. ~W.S. Gilbert

Leadership is based on a spiritual quality; the power to inspire, the power to inspire others to follow. ~Vince Lombardi

We have great managers who haven't spent a day in management school. Do we have great surgeons that haven't spent a day in surgical school? ~Henry Mintzberg

Every leader needs to look back once in a while to make sure he has followers. ~Author Unknown

The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes. ~Tony Blair

Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower

When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that person is crazy. ~Dave Barry, "Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn"

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish. ~Anne Bradstreet

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. ~Ralph Nader

Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships. ~Charles Simic

Management is nothing more than motivating other people. ~Lee Iacocca

There go my people. I must find out where they are going so I can lead them. ~Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

I am not a labor leader. I don't want you to follow me or anyone else. If you are looking for a Moses to lead you out of the capitalist wilderness you will stay right where you are. I would not lead you into this promised land if I could, because if I could lead you in, someone else could lead you out. ~Eugene V. Debs

To lead the people, walk behind them. ~Lao-Tzu

Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership. ~Eric Hoffer

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