Short Inspirational Quotes on Leadership, Success, Life and Work (Part-3)

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” — Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” — Mark Caine

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” — Ronald Reagan, former U.S. President

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” — Jimi Hendrix

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need advice.” —Bill Cosby

“It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.” — Adolf Hitler (Inspirational Quotes by leaders)

“Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.” — Mark Twain

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” — Albert Einstein (Famous Quotes by Great Leaders)

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” — Nido Qubein

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.” — Steve Jobs

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” — John Lennon

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Sir Winston Churchill

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” — Sara Blakely

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” — Oprah Winfrey

“There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves.” — Albert Guinon

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” — Anne Sweeney

“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” — Audre Lord (Motivational Quotes by women leaders)

“If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know and start charging for it.” — Kim Garst

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” — Mark Twain (Best Leadership Quotes)

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” — David Brinkley

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” — Thomas Jefferson

“Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.” — Khalil Gibran

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” — Marianne Williamson

 “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” — Tony Robbins

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” —Vince Lombardi

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” — Booker T. Washington (Quotes By Great Leaders)

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” — Steve Jobs (Inspirational Quotes by Leaders)

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” — Oprah Winfrey (Quotes By Great Leaders)

“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect – you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break – her heart. So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze and don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there.” — Bob Marley

“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.” — Henry Van Dyke

“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.” — Bruce Lee (One of the best ever inspirational quotes)

“I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.” —Mark Twain

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” — Sir Winston Churchill (Motivational Quotes by Leaders)

“Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.” —Richelle Mead

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” —Bill Cosby

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” — Groucho Marx

“Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” —Zig Ziglar

“When love is not madness, it is not love.” — Pedro Calderón de la Barca

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” — John Lennon (Inspirational Quotes)

“It is not that I’m so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.” — Albert Einstein

“It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars.” — Richard Evans

 “If you were half as funny as you think you are, you’d be twice as funny as you are now.” — Cassandra Clare

“The best revenge is massive success.” — Frank Sinatra

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” — John F. Kennedy (Quotes By Great Leaders)

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.” — John Lennon

“We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” — Albert Einstein

“A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.” — George Bernard Shaw

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” — Steve Jobs (Quotes By Great Leaders)

 “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” — Jimi Hendrix

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” — Albert Einstein Success Quotes

“A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.” — Joe DiMaggio, former New York Yankees outfielder & Hall of Fame Baseball Player

“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” — Henry Kissinger, former U.S. National Security Advisor and Secretary of State

“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” — Rosalynn Carter, former first lady of the United States

“To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where he is going.” — Joe Namath, former New York Jets quarterback (One of the best Leadership Quotes)

“If you don’t believe in yourself, why is anyone else going to believe in you.” — Tom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback

“When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” — Malala Yousafzai, activist (Leadership Quotes by Women)

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — President John Quincy Adams, former U.S. President

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” — Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” — Bertrand Russell

“Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.” — Albert Camus (Leadership Quotes)

“Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.” — Lao Tzu

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” — Socrates (Inspirational Quotes on Positive Thinking/Thoughts)

“We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.” — Santosh Kalwar (One of the Best Positive Thinking Quotes)

“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” — Robert Frost (Leadership Quotes on Education)

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” — Plato

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” — Walter Cronkite

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” — Dale Carnegie, author and motivational speaker

“A leader. . .is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” — Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa (Inspirational Quotes by Leaders)

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” — Barack Obama, former U.S. President

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” — Indira Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India

“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” — Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

“Leadership consists of nothing but taking responsibility for everything that goes wrong and giving your subordinates credit for everything that goes well.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower, former U.S. President

“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, poet and civil rights activist

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein, physicist (Inspirational Quotes on making mistakes)

“Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” — Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States

“I learned that things are never as complicated as we imagine them to be. It is only our arrogance which seeks to find complicated answers to simple problems.” — Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” —Aristotle, Greek philosopher

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