25 Leadership Quotes to Inspire Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are leaders. Each day small business owners organize resources and people to meet common goals.

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11. Where there is no vision, the people perish.” ― Proverbs 29:18

12. Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. ― Sam Walton

13. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ― John C. Maxwell

14. It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself. (Absurdum est ut alios regat, qui seipsum regere nescit.) ― Latin Proverb

15. If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk. ― Benjamin Hooks

16. The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. ― Henry Kissinger

17. Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. ― John C. Maxwell

18. Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand. ― General Colin Powell

19. Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

20. If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall in the ditch. ― Jesus Christ (Matthew 15:14)

21. He who has great power should use it lightly. — Seneca

22. Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. ― John D. Rockefeller

23. The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do. — Andrew Carnegie

24. 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 Sr.

25. A man who wants to lead an orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. — James Crook

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