Sunday, 23 February 2014

Leadership Quotes by Women

Margaret J. Wheatley on leadership
Leaders are born, not made!

This famous quote by Vince Lombardi is one of the most popular quotes about leadership. Arguably, it is also true when said vice versa. Leadership does not come to all. Leaders are marked by specific qualities like courage, decision-making, having strong views, etc. Leaders are no doubt charismatic, having a strong presence and personality. Along with men, there have been many women leaders who have been equally successful as their male counterparts. Take a look at the following famous quotes by women, that will help you know about leadership.

Famous Quotes About Leadership

We need women leaders. But we need them to have a vision for something.
- Charlotte Bunch

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist.
- Queen Victoria

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I believe that the capacity that any organization needs is for leadership to appear anywhere it is needed, when it is needed.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.
- Mary D. Poole

Knowing that we can make a difference in this world is a great motivator. How can we know this and not be involved?
- Susan Jeffers

Getting ahead in a difficult position requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.
- Sophia Loren

Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
- Marian Anderson

Humans are ambitious and rational and proud. And we don't fall in line with people who don't respect us and who we don't believe have our best interests at heart. We are willing to follow leaders, but only to the extent that we believe they call on our best, not our worst.
- Rachel Maddow

Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
- Gloria Steinem

Don't let anything stop you. There will be times when you'll be disappointed, but you can't stop. Make yourself the very best that you can make of what you are. The very best.
- Sadie T. Alexander

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
- Sandra Carey

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
- Rosalynn Carter

In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other. That time is now.
- Wangari Maathai

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
- Elaine Agather

Great necessities call forth great leaders!
- Abigail Adams

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't!
- Margaret Thatcher

Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach!
- Rosabeth Moss Kantor

These quotes will surely give you an insight on leadership. Reading the quotes merely will not make you a leader; but, it will surely set your mind thinking in a different manner and inspire you towards success. Ciao!

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