•"Leadership is action, not position." -Donald H. McGannon
•"The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership." -Harvey S. Firestone
•"People ask the difference in a leader and a boss. The leader leads and the boss drives." -Theodore Roosevelt
•"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there." -Indira Gandhi
•"The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity." -Zig Ziglar
In 1985, Mac Anderson's love of quotes inspired him to publish his first book, a small 80-page gift book titled Motivational Quotes. In just 18 months it sold 800,000 copies in hotel and airport gift shops.
Now, Mac revisits his love of quotes with a new quote book designed just for leaders. Leadership Quotes is filled with the very best quotes on the most important traits of leadership...like vision, passion, serving, integrity, and commitment to excellence...just to name a few.
If you're a leader or an aspiring leader, this book will help you stay focused on what matters most. And Leadership Quotes makes an excellent, timeless gift for any leader or aspiring leader you know!
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!"
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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 Kroc...to name a few.
Today I'd like to share a few of my favorite quotes from some of my favorite leaders inLeadership Quotes . Enjoy!
"The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave."
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."
"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
"If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail."
"As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same."
(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."
"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."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."
"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."
"Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain."
John F. Kennedy
"Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get."
"The time is always right to do what is right."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up."
Booker T. Washington
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."
"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."
"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
(1910 - 2010)
"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."
If you're like me and enjoy quotes, you'll treasure Leadership Quotes 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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