50 phrases of leadership for entrepreneurs

Every entrepreneur knows that the success of their business relies on his own shoulders. Yes, the product may be result of teamwork, but proper leadership is what directs the company.

 We bring you 50 phrases about leadership that could serve you regardless of whether you're an entrepreneur, a business owner or a team leader.
by: John Rampton

1. "A good leader leads people to where you want to go. A great leader takes them where they don't necessarily want to go, but they should be". -Rosalynn Carter, former first lady of United States.

2. "A leader is best when people barely know that it exists, when his work is done and his goal accomplished, they will say: we did it". -Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher.

3. "It's hard to lead the cavalry if you think that you look funny on horseback" – Adlai E. Stevenson II, American politician.

4. "Great leaders are almost always large simplifying." "They can interrupt any argument, debate and doubt and offer a solution that everyone can understand". -Colin Powell, former Secretary of State of the EU.

5. "The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to thank. Between both circumstances, the leader is a servant". -Max De Pree, writer and businessman.

6. "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are a leader"-John Quincy Adams, former President of the United States.

7. "A leader is a dealer in hope"-Napoleón Bonaparte, French conqueror.

8. "A leader is like a shepherd. Stays behind the herd leaving most working animals to walk forward while everyone else follow them without realizing that are actually being directed from the rear"-Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa.

9. "He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good Commander". -Aristotle, Greek philosopher.

10. "Leadership is the art of getting someone to do something that you want because he wants to do it"-Dwight D. Eisenhower, former general and President of the United States.

11. "In the next century, leaders will be those who encourage others"-Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft.

12. "A good leader is a person who accepts more of what touched him blame and less than what deserves credit"-John Maxwell, American speaker.

13. "To become the kind of leader that people would voluntarily continue even if you do not have the title or position"-Brian Tracy, motivational author.

14. "Leaders who offered blood, sweat and tears always get more of his followers that those who provide security and fun. At the appropriate point, humans tend to be heroic "-George Orwell, British writer.

15. "I start every day telling me that I am a positive influence for this world"-Peter Daisyme, entrepreneurial technology.

16. "Win the leadership every day"-Michael Jordan, American basketball player.

17. "Before being a leader, success is only own growth. Once you come you a leader, success is defined by the growth of others"-Jack Welch, former head of GE.

18. "Leadership is raise the vision of one person, take your performance to a higher standard and build a personality beyond their normal limitations"-Peter Drucker, management philosopher.

19. "My job is not to be complacent with the people. "My job is to push these great workers that we have and make them even better"-Steve Jobs, founder of Apple.

20. "People should feel obliged. They must be able to choose their own leader".-Albert Einstein, German scientist.

21. "Great leaders find ways to connect with your people and help them reach their full potential"-Steven J. Stowell, business specialist coach.

22. "To achieve any success long term as coach or from any position of leadership must be obsessive in some way.-" Pat Riley, former coach of the NBA.

23. "If you think you're leading and you turn and there is no one following you, then only went to walk".-Benjamin Hooks, fighter for civil rights.

24. "The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; friendly, but not weak; bold, but not abusive; considered, but not loose; humble, but not timid; proud but not arrogant; You have good humor, but don't be silly"-Jim Rohn, motivational speaker.

25. "Those who wish to conduct an orchestra must turn its back on the crowd-Max Lucado, preacher."

26. "Do great things is difficult, but order great things is even more"-Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher.

27. "For me is absolutely necessary to have people that think for me and at the same time continue my orders"-George Washington, former U.S. President.

28. "The leaders are not born, are made. "And are made in the same way as everything else: through hard work"-Vince Lombardi, former American football coach.

29. "The most dangerous man in the world is a cowardly leader." -Stephen King, American author.

30. "A man always has two reasons for doing things: a good reason and the real reason"-J.P. Morgan, American Banker.

31. "Wild ducks are still leader of his flock by way of your flight and not by force of its squawk"-Chinese proverb.

32. "A man does not measure its height in moments of comfort, but in those of change and controversy"-Martin Luther King, Jr., activist.

33. "Any man who wants to do it all alone or take all the credit for doing so, will be a good leader"-Andrew Carnegie, American industrial.

34. "The average leaders raise the standards for themselves, good leaders raise them for others. Great leaders inspire others to raise their own standards"-Orrin Woodward, author on leadership.

35. "Those who try to guide people only can do it following the crowd"-Oscar Wilde, Irish writer.

36. "Outstanding leaders make an extra effort to increase the self-esteem of its staff. If people believe in it, is amazing what can be achieved"-Sam Walton, founder of Walmart.

37. "The example is not what most influences people. It is the only thing"-Albert Schweitzer, German philosopher.

38. "If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are a great leader"-Dolly Parton, American singer.

39. "Sometimes I remember how empty can be the label of leadership and how heroic he is to have true followers"-Warren Bennis, founder of leadership studies.