There have been a lot of fantastic “#leadership” quotes floating around the Twittersphere these past few weeks, which inspired me to find some of my own. Please find some of my favorites that I found. Enjoy… and have a great weekend!

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be. -Rosalyn Carter

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people. -Mohandas Gandhi

You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. -Ralph Lauren

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James

People ask the difference between a leader and a boss….The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads and the boss drives. -Theodore Roosevelt

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

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. -Harry Truman

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. -Thomas Jefferson

Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching. -George Van Valkenburg

The great leaders are like the best conductors- they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the player. -Blaine Lee

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

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