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15 Tweetable Quotes To Bring Out The Leader In You

Nov 4, 2015 12:49:24 PM

Why do we love quotes? Probably because they provide inspiration in bite-size chunks. A good quote can give us that extra oomph right when we need it. It can also provide focus or motivation in the long term. Here are a few of our favorites about leadership to add to your collection when you need to up your game.

  1. Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar. - Orrin Woodward
    [Tweet "Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar. - Orrin Woodward"]
  2. The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
    [Tweet "The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson"]
  3. Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou
    [Tweet "Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou"]
  4. The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. - Ayn Rand
    [Tweet "The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. - Ayn Rand"]
  5. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. - Stephen Covey
    [Tweet "I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. - Stephen Covey"]
  6. The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves. - Garth Henrichs
    [Tweet "The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves. - Garth Henrichs"]
  7. Opportunities don't happen. You create them. - Chris Grosser
    [Tweet "Opportunities don't happen. You create them. - Chris Grosser"]
  8. Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. - John D. Rockefeller
    [Tweet "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. - John D. Rockefeller"]
  9. Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. - Gloria Steinem
    [Tweet "Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. - Gloria Steinem"]
  10. Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter Drucker
    [Tweet "Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter Drucker"]
  11. Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. - Jack Welch
    [Tweet "Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. - Jack Welch"]
  12. Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference. - Lou Holtz
    [Tweet "Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference. - Lou Holtz"]
  13. I cannot give you the formula to success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: try to please everybody. - Herbert Swope
    [Tweet "I cannot give you the formula to success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: try to please everybody. - Herbert Swope"]
  14. Life’s this game of inches. So is football. Because in either game, life or football, the margin for error is so small. I mean one-half a step too late, or too early, and you don’t quite make it. One-half second too slow, too fast, you don’t quite catch it. - Tony D'Amato in Any Given Sunday
    [Tweet "Life’s this game of inches. So is football. Because in either game, life or football, the margin for error is so small. I mean one-half a step too late, or too early, and you don’t quite make it. One-half second too slow, too fast, you don’t quite catch it. - Tony D'Amato in Any Given Sunday"]
  15. You can hesitate before deciding, but not once the decision is made. - Jose Bergamin
    [Tweet "You can hesitate before deciding, but not once the decision is made. - Jose Bergamin"]

Do you have any favorite leadership quotes?

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