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17 Inspirational Leadership Quotes



17 Inspirational Leadership Quotes


Since time began we have followed and been led by “Key People of Influence” and quotes that they have lived their lives and run their businesses by.

The world’s leading business figures are more prevalent, visible and accessible than ever before, making it easier for you to look for inspirational leadership quotes to adopt within your business and work place culture.

The following quotes are from some of today’s most successful inspirational leaders in the business world:

“You can only do so many things great. Cast aside everything else.” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs, Co-founder of Apple Inc

“A simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Co-founder & CEO of Facebook

“When people use your brand name as a verb, that is remarkable.” Meg Whitman, President  & CEO of Hewlett-Packard

“The best way to change it is to do it. After a while you become it, and it’s easy.”Ursula Burns, Chairman & CEO of Xerox 

“You have to maintain a culture of transformation and stay true to your values.” –  Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn

“A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” Jeff Bezos, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Amazon

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” – Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group

Other more well-known leadership quotes that have stood the test of time from former political leaders are:

“The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.”Sir Winston Churchill

“Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understand the problems of running a country.”Margaret Thatcher

“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 S. Truman

“Focus your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little life of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.”Barack Obama

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

We cannot deny the power of a good quote. They not only motivate us but inspire us to be our best, so introduce into your work place culture and in turn succeed:

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance Genius

“Failure is simply the opportunity to beginHenry Ford, Founder of Ford Motors

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.” – Coco Chanel

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”- Walter Disney, Founder of Walt Disney Company

Workplace culture captures your company’s sense of purpose. Why do you and your staff come to work every day?

If you motivate your team to unite behind a common goal, the impact is profound. In this way, your culture becomes a driving force.

What is your leadership quote?


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