04:56 am
27 October 2016

38 of the Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.

Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:

1. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” —Mother Teresa

2. “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.” —Maya Angelou

3. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” —Henry Ford

4. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi

5. “Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it.” —Charles Swindoll

6. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” —Oprah Winfrey

7. “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

8. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” —Jimmy Dean

9. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” —Audrey Hepburn

10. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

11. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” —Les Brown

12. “Do or do not. There is no try.” —Yoda

13. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” —Napoleon Hill

14. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” —Mark Twain

15. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan

16. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” —Albert Einstein

17. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” —Stephen Covey

18. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” —Henry Ford

19. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” —Alice Walker