World Leader Quotes by Andrew Carnegie, Kumi Naidoo, Christopher Ruddy, Peter Drucker, John Quincy Adams, Myles Munroe and many others.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
This week we saw progressive business and faith leaders making strong commitments that are moving ahead of what world leaders promised today. The leaders of major economies must be bolder than they were today in providing a vision for 100% renewable energy for all.
What world leader is considered the most controversial and everyone has a view of him? That’s Putin.
Leadership is defined by results not attributes.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Find your domain and serve it to the world.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested.
America has an important role to play as the world leader in creating a global order, free trade, free waterways, free commerce, free movement of people. That happens because of U.S. military might.
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
Trump respects people who are selfish about their country. Putin is a guy who is very selfish about Russia and about the Russian federation, and he understands the history of his country. You can’t say, “I don’t like you.” You’ve got to respect him. He’s a world leader.
I am not from a political family. I never had the opportunity to meet the world leaders earlier.
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
The evidence does look like this wasn’t just a casual – world leaders don’t just pick up the phone and call each other. It does appear that the Donald Trump phone call with the president of Taiwan was a deliberate move, a deliberately provocative move.
The new millennium began with a great global dream. World leaders gathered at the United Nations in 2000 and adopted, among others, a historic goal to reduce poverty by half by 2015. Never in human history had such a bold goal been adopted by the entire world in one voice, one that specified time and size.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
Now the long-feared Asiatic colossus takes its turn as world leader, and we–the white race–have become the yellow man’s burden.Let us hope that he will treat us more kindly than we treated him.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example – particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action – lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure.
I’m not sure how a world leader reacts to the work of a clown.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Leaders aren’t born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
We need a positive economic agenda that invests in the innovation and growth that will create jobs for middle class families and ensure that America remains the world leader.
When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.
Earn your leadership every day.
I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America’s future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Have a vision; but it’s not enough to have a vision, you have to communicate that vision to others. You have to communicate it to people who work with you and for you. You have to communicate it to the world leaders with whom you come in touch.
I’m a pastor of a local church. I’m not a televangelist. I’ve never had a televised program. I’m a pastor. A pastor’s role is to care and comfort, encourage, teach, and everything that I do, even when I meet with world leaders, is from a pastor’s heart.
Clouds of a different sort signal an environmental holocaust without precedent. Once again, world leaders waffle, hoping the danger will dissipate. Yet today the evidence is as clear as the sounds of glass shattering in Berlin.
If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
Being a world leader is less about destiny than focused determination, and it is there that we have faltered.
Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
With Russia about to hold the Winter Games in Sochi, the country is open to pressure. American and world leaders must speak out against Mr. Putin’s attacks and the violence they foster. The Olympic Committee must demand the retraction of these laws under threat of boycott.
Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a terrific revolution. Our country’s never been the same since.
Leaders need to provide strategy and direction and to give employees tools that enable them to gather information and insight from around the world. Leaders shouldn’t try to make every decision.
In this era of world leadership, the metal detector is the altar and the minicam may be god.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.
Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary consequence during the last quarter-century.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
I want world leaders to choose books over bullets…We can afford to give every girl 12 years of free education. It is absolutely in our power, and when we do, we will realize a whole new world of possibility.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Good leaders must first become good servants.
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.
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
The United States is the leader of the free world.
That’s what world leadership is: A willingness to point at bad guys and say they’re the bad guys and to keep the bad guys from getting worse! That’s leadership. Obama didn’t want to go there.
The spiritual leader will choose the hidden path of sacrificial service and approval of the Lord over the flamboyant self-advertising of the world.
As a world leader who refused to accept injustice, Nelson Mandela’s courage helped change our entire world
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Vision with action can change the world.
The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
I think America has more than enough maturity and intelligence to start exercising its world leadership responsibly.
The idea of being a foreign correspondent and wandering the world and witnessing great events, having adventures and covering the activities of world leaders, appealed to me greatly. It was a very glamorous life in those days.
It will not be enough to rely on experts. Ordinary citizens must become experts too. It will take public opinion on a wide scale to ensure that world leaders act.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
In just 20 years terrorism, communications, the jet plane and the increase of wealth and knowledge have forced, to varying degrees, world leaders into a haunted and secret peerage whose links with the people they guide are meticulously cleansed and staged.
What if a small group of world leaders were to conclude that the principal risk to the Earth comes from the actions of the rich countries?… In order to save the planet, the group decides: Isn’t the only hope for the planet that the industrialized civilizations collapse? Isn’t it our responsibility to bring that about?
You manage things, you lead people. We went overboard on management and forgot about leadership. It might help if we ran the MBAs out of Washington.
Around the globe, millions more are mourning the death and celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II .Could any other world leader have drawn so many people to one place?
The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I’. They don’t think ‘I’. They think ‘we’; they think ‘team’.
So today, we call upon the world leaders to change their strategic policies in favor of peace and prosperity. We call upon the world leaders that all of these deals must protect women and childrenвЂ™s rights. A deal that goes against the rights of women is unacceptable.
Now is the time to divest and invest to let our world leaders know that we, as individuals and institutions, are taking action to address climate change, and we expect them to do their part this December in Paris at the U.N. climate talks.
To the extent that the West is to blame at all for the ills of the Third World it is to the extent that the West created Marx and his successors, among whom must be numbered many of those who advised the Third World leaders in post-war years.
I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: ‘Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.
The minute you become a leader of a country, you go into a very small club. You join that sort of pantheon of other world leaders.
When the Kyoto Protocol enters into the force tomorrow, the world will take a significant and long-awaited first step towards stemming global warming. Instead of stepping forward as the world leader on climate change, however, the Bush Administration is clinging to the role of world obstructionist.
I always felt that the problems of the world would never ever be solved until people came to terms with the deeper issues [spiritual] – that there would be an aimless reshuffling of world leaders and governments and programs.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Today, more than ever before, science holds the key to our survival as a planet and our security and prosperity as a nation. It’s time we once again put science at the top of our agenda and work to restore America’s place as the world leader in science and technology.
I`m a member of Societies of Former World Leaders. And I`ve always been sort of in favor of constructive engagement around the world. And Gary Johnson has influenced me on criminal justice reform. I think I had some influence in discussions with him about the approach to international affairs.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.
You always want to try to make something new, and, of course, America is the world leader in economics today.
There are many world leaders who are worse than [Donald] Trump.They don’t just talk about violence, they practice it on an extreme scale. And we welcome them to our country.
If world leaders decide to [meet the Millennium Development Goals], I think it can be done by 2015…The question is, is there a political will to make this investment?
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born.
Over the weekend it came out that the U.S. has been listening in on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone since 2002. At this point, I feel like the only world leader our government DOESN’T listen to is President Obama.
He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
Australia is already a world leader in dementia research, treatment and care.
As a world leader, America must be prepared to confront any challenge.
Courage is defined as: the ability to face danger, difficulty, uncertainty, or pain without being overcome by fear or being deflected from a chosen course of action. Many of today’s world leaders have great courage: I wonder… would we be better off with cowardice?
I know from my conversations with people in the administration that every world leader that Obama met in Berlin, in Peru, in Athens was extremely alarmed by Trump’s election. That very much includes Angela Merkel.
We are all here now and we have to solve our differences and live together as Australians… I will use the title you have honoured me with to bring the Australian people together… Together we can build a remarkable country, the envy of the rest of the world.