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Alexanders the Great leadership quotes

An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.



Chinese Proverb

Not the cry but the flight of the wild duck
leads the flock to fly and to follow.

Vadim Kotelnikov

Leadership is about creating powerful human currents moving enthusiastically in a right direction.

Max De Pree

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you.
In between, the leader is a servant

Native American proverbs

To be noble is to give to those who have less.
It is an issue of service and leadership.

Genghis Khan

Pride is more difficult to subdue than a wild lion.
If you canít swallow your pride, you canít lead.

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Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities.
There are
quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county.
Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage >>>

John W. Gardner

People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.

John C. Maxwell

Eternal leadership truths: Leaders Ė are interdependent with followers;
Leaders always
accelerate change;
Leaders have a rock-solid value system which is congruent with their followers.

Mick Yates

Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.

Vince Lombardi

Don't be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard. If you have a yes-man working for you, one of you is redundant... More

Colin Powell

Leaders walk their talk; in true leaders, there is no gap between the theories they espouse and their practice... More

Warren Bennis

Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity. If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.

Carl Von Clausewitz




The qualities of a servant leader are also the attributes of love, which is defined as one's behavior towards others.

James C. Hunter

Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader.

George S. Patton

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.

George Van Valkenburg

Leadership is not a license to do less. Leadership is a responsibility to do more.

Simon Sinek

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson