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A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.
I was never the smartest guy in the room. From the first person I hired, I was never the smartest guy in the room. And that's a big deal. And if you're going to be a leader - if you're a leader and you're the smartest guy in the world - in the room, you've got real problems.
I think that there is never an indispensable leader, you know? I think that there is a time with dignity that one needs to leave.
As a leader, you have to have the ability to assimilate new information and understand that there might be a different view.
I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing.
A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.
Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader.
The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
As the leader of twelve apostles, even Jesus had more executive experience than Obama.
Transforming a brand into a socially responsible leader doesn't happen overnight by simply writing new marketing and advertising strategies. It takes effort to identify a vision that your customers will find credible and aligned with their values.
A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.
Somebody has to take responsibility for being a leader.
To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
Popular culture - above all rock 'n' roll, with its African-American R & B roots - did far more to radicalize us than did any feminist leader.
Billy Graham is one of my great lifetime heroes. I think he epitomizes the essence of what a Christian leader should be. I have participated in some of his crusades a couple of times in Atlanta. I've seen the profound impact he's had on me personally, and on other people who were not Christians and accepted Christ as Savior.
You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.
The chief qualification of a mass leader has become unending infallibility; he can never admit an error.
The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.
Warren G. Bennis
Being a rock star is like being a cult leader - you really have to be in your own religion.
You don't have to hold a position in order to be a leader.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
A leader's most important decisions are about people. Who do you put in which jobs? How long do you leave them in a job?
Each group and each youngster is different. As a leader or coach, you get to know what they need.
Robespierre, however, was not the type of leader finally destined to emerge from the Revolution.
Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.
Karl Von Clausewitz
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone - even to himself.
In my lifetime, Mitt Romney is the most qualified leader I've ever seen run for the presidency of the United States.
Stories are the single most powerful tool in a leader's toolkit.
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