Valuable Quotes

Valuable Quotes


Without organization and leadership toward a realistic goal, there is no chance of realizing more than a small percentage of your potential. ~ John Wooden

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. ~ Stephen R. Covey

Leadership is the art of getting others to do something that you want done because they want to do it. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

By leadership, I mean taking complete responsibility for an organization’s well-being and growth, and changing it for the better. Real leadership is not about prestige, power or status. It is about responsibility. ~ Robert Joss

We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein

The hardest person to lead is yourself. ~ Dean Miles

Leadership is the matter of how to be, not how to do it. ~ Frances Hesselbein

We are so busy that the truth about our lives can’t catch up. ~ Brene Brown

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. ~ Leo Tolstoy

The best way to predict the future is to create it. ~ Peter Drucker

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. ~ Jack Welch

The greatest value that you can add is to become more of yourself. ~ Sally Hogshead

The most valuable gift you can give another is a good example. ~ Unknown

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. ~ Peter Drucker

A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him. ~ John C. Maxwell

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning today is young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ~ Henry Ford

It is not the amount of time you have been doing the work; it is the amount of work you put into the time. ~ Tony Schwartz

It’s not enough to be busy. The ants are busy. The question is: What are we busy about? ~ Henry David Thoreau

Everything is hard before it is easy. ~ Goethe 

Yes, there are times when the gold medal only goes to the winner. But not in the race of life, where the winners are those who are superior not to others but to their former selves. ~ Robert Cooper 

One of the most dangerous place to be is your comfort zone. Nothing significant happens when you are in your comfort zone. There is not challenge, excitement and development. ~ T. N. 

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. ~ Harold S. Geneen 

If we all did what we are capable of doing, we would literary astound ourselves. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson 

If you are hard on yourself, the life will be easy on you; if you insist on being very easy on yourself, the life will be hard on you. ~ Zig Ziglar 

Failure isn’t fatal, but the failure to change might be. ~ John Wooden   

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. ~ Henry Ford 

Be the change that you wish to see in the world. ~ Gandhi 

You need to be comfortable to make others uncomfortable.  ~ Danielle LaPorte 

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. ~ Will Rogers   

Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach. ~ Rosabeth Moss Kantor 

Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change. ~ Jim Rohn 

Personnel determines the potential of the team. Vision determines the direction of the team. Work ethic determines the preparation of the team. Leadership determines the success of the team. ~ John C. Maxwell 

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. ~ Maya Angelou 

To excel is to know your greatest strengths and passions, and to emphasize them while honestly admitting and managing your weaknesses. ~ Robert Cooper 

I used to think that running an organization was equivalent to conducting a symphony orchestra. But I don’t think that’s quite it; it’s more like jazz. There is more improvisation. ~ Warren Bennis 

A true leader helps people focus on their potential, not on their limitations. ~ Alan McGinnis

You need to be comfortable to make others uncomfortable. ~ Danielle LaPorte 

A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves. ~ Chinese Proverb 

The social object that unites people isn’t a company or a product; the social object that most unites people is a shared value or purpose. ~ Nilofer Merchant

We don’t see things as they are. We see things as we are. ~ Anais Nin

Inside every successful business person is an even more ambitious one trying to get out. He or she just needs a little help. ~ Mark Chipperfield 

Nothing is born into this world without labour. ~ Rob Liano 

The more I learn about myself, the more I understand you. ~ Ken Poirot 

In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. ~ Thomas Jefferson 

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. ~ Bertrand Russell 

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. ~ Theodore Roosevelt