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10 Powerful Quotes on Leadership – Part Two

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We hope you enjoy this first, of many posts in which we share 10 powerful quotes on leadership. Powerful quotes on leadership have a way to speak to our heads, to activate our imaginations, and to pull on our hearts. Our team is full of talent management practitioners, leadership development coaches, and people passionate about inspiring others to higher levels of performance. Throughout our careers we have leaned upon powerful quotes to support the learning and engagement of our audience. Use them in your work, reflect upon each for inspiration, and enjoy!

10 Powerful Quotes on Leadership
  1. “The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.” – Voltaire
  2. “Thou hast not half the power to do me harm, as I have to be hurt.” – Shakespeare
  3. “Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as its chief obstacle.” – Jack Paar
  4. “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” -Albert Einstein
  5. “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6. “Not everything that counts can be counted.”  – Dennis Burkett MD
  7. “All great truths begin as blasphemies.” – George Bernard Shaw
  8. “Be patient towards all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves.” – Rainier Maria Rilke
  9. “We are what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  10. “If you’re going to do something different with your life because you’ve found out you’ve got a disease, then you are not living as you should be.” – Arlo Guthrie

What are your favorite leadership quotes? Stay connected for part three of our series of 10 Powerful Quotes on Leadership for more inspiration!

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