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Quotations about Leadership and Service
 
Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
 
- Vince Lombardi
NFL coach of Green Bay Packers 
Education is the mother of leadership.
 
- Wendell Willkie
American lawyer 
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
 
- John F. Kennedy
American president 
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
 
- Jim Rohn
American entrepeneur 
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.
 
- Andrew Carnegie
Scottish businessman and philanthropist 
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
 
- Max De Pree
American businessman and author 
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
 
- Jack Welch
American businessman and chemical engineer 
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."
 
- Lao Tzu
Chinese philosopher 
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
 
- John Quincy Adams
American president 
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
 
- John Maxwell
American author 
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing.
 
- Andre Malraux
French novelist 
Earn your leadership every day.
 
- Michael Jordan
American basketball player and businessman 
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
 
- Mahatma Gandhi
Indian activist 
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
 
- Douglas Adams
American author 
Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
 
- James Cash Penn
American entrepreneur 
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
 
- Rabindranath Tagore
Indian author and painter 
Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.
 
- Gillian Anderson
American actress 
Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service.
 
- Julian Bond
American activist 
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