30 Inspiring Leadership Quotes From Successful Leaders


1. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.”, Malala Yousafzai

2. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”, Truman Capote

3. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”, Michelle Obama

4. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”, Stephen Covey

5. “You can never leave footprints that last if you’re always walking on tiptoe.”, Leymah Gbowee

6. “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”, Henry Ford

7. “A company is only as good as the people it keeps.”, Mary Kay Ash

8. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”, Zig Ziglar

9. “It is always the simple that produces the marvellous.”, Amelia Barr

10. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”, Michael Jordan

11. “Don’t confuse progress with winning.”, Mary T. Barra

12. ” Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.”, David McCullough

13. “Do not take life too seriously — You will never get out of it alive.”, Elbert Hubbard

14. “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”, Salvador Dali

15. “If you can dream it, you can do it.”, Walt Disney


16. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seed that you plant.”, Robert Louis Stevenson


17. “The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.”, Oscar Wilde

18. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”, William James

19. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.”, Harry Golden

20. “Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.”, Dwayne Johnson

21. “The show must go on.”, Freddie Mercury

22. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but the capacity to act despite our fears.”, John McCain

23. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”, André Gide

24. “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”, Swami Sivananda

25. “Most people chase success at work, thinking that will make them happy. The truth is that happiness at work will make you successful.”, Alexander Kjerulf

26. “If you’re not having fun, then it’s probably time to call it quits and try something else.”, Richard Branson

27. “Starting and growing a business is as much about the innovation, drive, and determination of the people behind it as the product they sell.”, Elon Musk

28. “Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.”, Jeff Bezos

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

30. “Sometimes, what you’re looking for is already there.”, Aretha Franklin