leadership quotes

The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there. — James Buchanan

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. — John Quincy Adams

I knew I could not maintain that leadership in open struggle against Moscow influence. Only two Communist leaders in history ever succeeded in doing this - Tito and Mao Tse-tung. — Earl Browder

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided. — Casey Stengel

The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way. — Henry Miller

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. — Bernard Baruch

Our democracy poses problems and these problems must and shall be solved by courageous leadership. — Charles Edison

Organizations endure, however, in proportion to the breadth of the morality by which they are governed. Thus the endurance of organization depends upon the quality of leadership; and that quality derives from the breadth of the morality upon which it rests. — Chester Irving Barnard

The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people. — Harvey S. Firestone

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man's greatest asset. — Harvey S. Firestone