40 Great Leadership and Teamwork Quotes in English

How would you describe a strong leader?

According to a study, a good, strong leader is only one who has the qualities of conscientiousness, assertiveness, adaptability and intelligence!

A leader is a person who does his work in such a way that others follow him and the society benefits from the actions of a leader.

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Great Leadership and Teamwork Quotes

So Let’s explore some most Words from The best Leaders:-

1. “Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.”

— Jesse Jackson

2. “When the word leader, or leadership, returns to current use, it connotes a relapse into barbarism. For a civilized people, it is the most ominous word in any language.”

— Isabel Paterson

3. “If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.”

— Grace Hopper

4. “The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.”

— James Buchanan

Most powerful Quotes of famous speaker

5. “The quality of leadership, more than any other single factor, determines the success or failure of an organization.”

— Fred Fiedler & Martin Chemers

6. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.”

— John C. Maxwell

7. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”

— John C. Maxwell

8. “The real leader has no need to lead he is content to point the way.”

— Henry Miller

10. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.”

— Bill Bradley

11. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”

— Peter Drucker, and Warren Bennis

12. “Good leadership requires you to surround yourself with people of diverse perspectives who can disagree with you without fear of retaliation.”

— Doris Kearns Goodwin

13. “Persistence in a single view has never been regarded as a merit in political leaders.”

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

14. “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

15. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the selfesteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.”

— Sam Walton

16. “The future is taking shape now in our own beliefs and in the courage of our leaders.”

— George Roche III

17. “Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people.”

— John D. Rockefeller

18. “You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I’m attempting to do right now.”

— Angela Davis

19. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

20. “Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.”

— Simon Sinek

21. “Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It’s being able to take it as well as dish it out. That’s the only way you’re going to get respect from the players.”

— Larry Bird

22. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

— Harvey S. Firestone

23. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

24. “In matters of style, swim with the current: in matters of principle, stand like a rock.”

— Thomas Jefferson

25. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.”

— Norman Schwarzkopf

26. “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”

— John C. Maxwell

27, “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.”

— Robert Louis Stevenson

28. “The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.”

— Walter Lippmann

“Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.”

— Warren Bennis

29. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

— John Quincy Adams

30. “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

— James Baldwin

31. “Leadership is a quality of those who earn the respect of others through the wisdom of the combination of their words and their actions.”

— Walter Grant IV

32. “Leadership – leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses.”

— Mitt Romney

33. “Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job.”

— Arleigh Burke,

34. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”

— George S. Patton

35. “Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.”

— George S. Patton

36. “A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.”

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

37. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.The last is to say thank you.In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor.That sums up the progress of an artful leader.”

— Max De Pree

38. “A new leader has to be able to change an organization that is dreamless, soulless and visionless someone’s got to make a wake up call.”

— Warren Bennis

39. “All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.”

— John Kenneth Galbraith

40. “Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”

— Paulo Coelho

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