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The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.
Harry S Truman
I'm not a follower of this or that religious leader. More wars are started because of religious leaders, and people are following and they don't know why... That is religiosity. That is what turns people into robots.
I think that a leader is someone that needs to make an impact on, off the cricket field and in their lives as well.
Much responsibility rests upon the shoulders of the song leader; it is not infrequently within his power to make or break a meeting.
It won't do away with hierarchy totally, but the principal leader will be the person who most exemplifies the kind of organization and behavior required who is best able to create the conditions such organizations require.
The first lady must be a leader. She must not be a follower.
Germany's Angela Merkel exudes an atmosphere of elderly exhaustion and pooped-out pessimism. Britain's David Cameron, though by nature exuberant, feels he has to look and sound glum. And France's leader, Francois Hollande, seems determined to drive every successful businessman out of the country.
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
I am an international leader, the dean of the Arab rulers, the king of kings of Africa and the imam of Muslims, and my international status does not allow me to descend to a lower level.
To remain a credible leader, I must always work first, hardest, and longest on changing myself. This is neither easy nor natural, but it is essential.
John C. Maxwell
The hardest thing about being a leader is demonstrating or showing vulnerability... When the leader demonstrates vulnerability and sensibility and brings people together, the team wins.
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.
Dee Dee Myers
No leader did more for his country than Winston Churchill. Brave, magnanimous, traditional, he was like a king-general from Britain's heroic past. His gigantic qualities set him apart from ordinary humanity; there seemed no danger he feared, no effort too great for his limitless energies.
As a leader, I am tough on myself and I raise the standard for everybody; however, I am very caring because I want people to excel at what they are doing so that they can aspire to be me in the future.
World belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader or that king or prince or religious leader. World belongs to humanity.
It is true that integrity alone won't make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one.
If an individual wants to be a leader and isn't controversial, that means he never stood for anything.
Richard M. Nixon
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
There are times when a leader must move out ahead of the flock, go off in a new direction, confident that he is leading his people the right way.
The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.
It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.
Henry A. Kissinger
Show me a poorly uniformed troop and I'll show you a poorly uniformed leader.
The notion that the 'leader' has the right to ask huge sacrifices of your generation for a notional future paradise - if you'd be good enough to lie down under the wheels of the juggernaut - that sentimental and self-aggrandising rationalisation for brute force and cowardice I felt from adolescence was wrong.
We have a Conservative leader that believes in green taxes, that won't bring back grammar schools, that believes in continuing with total open-door migration from eastern Europe and refuses to give us a referendum on the EU.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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