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We hope you enjoy our final (for now) article on 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
- “It’s very hard to get your heart and head together in life. In my case, they’re not even friendly.” – Woody Allen
- “In nature there are neither rewards nor punishment; there are only consequences.” – Robert B. Ingersoll
- “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” – Marie Curie
- “Those workers want to know how much you care before they care how much you know.” – A manufacturer of farm equipment in Iowa
- “Productivity come from commitment not from authority.” – W.L. Gore
- “It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned.” Henry Ward Beecher
- “Pearls are formed around points of irritation.” – Unknown
- “Choose your rut carefully. You’ll be in it for a long time.” – Unknown
- “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
- “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” – Confucius
What powerful quotes on leadership do you use in your work?