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16 Leadership Quotes to Inspire You To Greatness
By: Ilya Pozin

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ilyapozin/2014/04/10/16-leadership-quotes-to-inspire-you-to-greatness/

This article provided a fantastic collection of famous quotes from inspirational leaders. You will find 16 quotes below from the article, what is your favorite one and why? If you your favorite leadership quote is not below, what is it?

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

2. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren Bennis

3. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John Fitzgerald Kennedy

4. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams

5. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” – Herbert Swope

6. “You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.” – Ken Kesey

7. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” – Max Lucado

8. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie

9. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton

10. “To lead people, walk behind them.” – Lao Tzu

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

12. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn

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

14. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.”- Henry Ford

15. “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” – Publilius Syrus

16. “Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.”- Reed Markham
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CPO Joseph Grant
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Lead, Follow or get the hell out of the way.
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PVT James Strait
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You hit a home run on the first pitch CW3. Always my favorite...and in my experience circumstances frequently default to "get the hell out of the way".
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SFC Joe S. Davis Jr., MSM, DSL
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Sweet that's the Army I came from 1989-2014
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SGT Jim A.
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A more roughneck version is. Shit or get off the pot
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You manage things; you lead people. (Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper)
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CW3 (Join to see) “There’s always one more thing you can do to influence any situation in your favor—and after that one more thing, and after that…. The more you do the more opportunities arise.”
― Lieutenant General Harold Gregory Moore Jr.
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You picked a truly inspirational leader to quote COL Mikel Burroughs.
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