Lead to Inspire

“A leader is a dealer in hope.” — Napoleon Bonaparte

“Nobody rises to low expectations.” — Calvin Lloyd

“A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.” — Daisaku Ikeda

“One cannot consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.” — Helen Keller

“If you want to build a ship, don’t 
drum up people together to collect 
wood and don’t assign them tasks and 
work, but rather teach them to long 
for the endless immensity of the 
sea.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Good leaders make people feel that 
they’re at the very heart of things, 
not at the periphery. Everyone feels 
that he or she makes a difference to 
the success of the organization. When 
that happens, people feel centered and 
that gives their work meaning.” 
— Warren Bennis

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams

“Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.” — Ross Perot

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

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or to be the mirror that reflects it.” — Edith Wharton

“We should seize every opportunity to give encouragement. 
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. The days are always 
dark enough. There is no need for us to emphasize the fact 
by spreading further gloom.” — George M. Adams

“Where there is no hope in the future, there is no power in the present.” — John Maxwell

Resource: Leadership Quotes

26 responses to “Lead to Inspire

    • thank you my dear sister… I have been riding on these for a few days now… My favorite is by Edith Wharton – I’ve always longed “to be a mirror that reflects the light.”


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  2. Loving these!

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