Leading On Quotes

Leading On Quotes by Ken Kesey, George S. Patton, Erik Weihenmayer, John Kenneth Galbraith, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Dwight D. Eisenhower and many others.

You don't lead by pointing and telling people some plac

You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
Ken Kesey
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
George S. Patton
When I’m following someone, I’m listening to a bear bell strapped to their packs. When I’m leading on a climb, like on a rock, I like to feel my way through it on my own, so I know the tricky moves and where to place gear.
Erik Weihenmayer
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
John Kenneth Galbraith
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people 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
You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
Thomas J. Watson
Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness.
John Sterling
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
Max Lucado
The led must not be compelled; they must be able to choose their own leader.
Albert Einstein
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.
Henry Miller
Wonderful is the depth of thy words, whose surface is before us, gently leading on the little ones: and yet a wonderful deepness, O my God, a wonderful deepness. It is awe to look into it; even an awfulness of honour, and a trembling of love.
Saint Augustine
Does not a misplaced optimism exist, common to all mankind, leading on to false conviction that social engagements, if dated sufficiently far ahead, will never really materialize?
E. M. Delafield
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
Walter Lippmann
Build patterns on time with God into your life when your worship leading…Never let your time leading on a public stage eclipse what’s going on with you and God behind closed doors.
Vicky Beeching
To lead people, walk beside them … As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. The next best, the people honor and praise. The next, the people fear; and the next, the people hate … When the best leader’s work is done the people say, ‘We did it ourselves!
Do not follow where the path may lead.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I want to live so that I am truly submitted to the Spirit’s leading on a daily basis. Christ said its better for us that the Spirit came and I want to live like that is true. I don’t want to keep crawling when I have the ability to fly.
Francis Chan
A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.
Nelson Mandela