10 Great Quotes on Leadership

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
Lao Tzu
"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority."
Ken Blanchard
“A good leader doesn’t get stuck behind a desk.”
Richard Branson
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
Steve Jobs
"Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organisation."
Warren G. Bennis
"Great leaders don't set out to be a leader - they set out to make a difference. It's never about the role - always about the goal."
Lisa Haisha
"You do not lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
John Quincy Adams
"I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers."
Ralph Nader
"The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.”
Tony Blair