“Quotes are the easiest and most inspiring way to learn from those who have gone before us or from those who are great leaders, thinkers and writers.  Quotes can summarize a lifetime of knowledge and experience into condensed words of wisdom.” – Barry Carroll

 “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams


“You manage things; you lead people.”  - Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper


“Leadership is the Capacity to translate vision into reality.” - Warren Bennis


“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.  When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” - Jack Welch


“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” - John C. Maxwell


“Leadership is the ability to convince others to willingly follow.” - Barry L.  Carroll


“I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” - Ralph Nader


“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” - Kenneth Blanchard


“Education is the mother of leadership.” - Wendell Willkie 


“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


“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel.  If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” - Sam Walton


“Leadership is influence.” - John C. Maxwell


“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” - Max Lucado


“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” - John F. Kennedy


“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” - Harvey Firestone


“The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.” - Dwight Eisenhower


“Action without vision is only passing time.  Vision without action is merely day dreaming, but vision with action can change the world.” - Nelson Mandela


“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.” - Dwight Eisenhower


“Education is the thread that binds our country together.  If the education thread ever breaks, our country will unravel and fail.” - Barry Carroll


“As long as a person doesn’t know what he doesn’t know, he isn’t going to grow.” - John Maxwell


“The more you know, the more you can grow.” - Barry Carroll


“Jesus, by example, tells us that every true leader should be a helper, a servant, or even a bond slave.  This is a command, not a suggestion, and applies with special force to leaders.” - Billy Graham


“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” - Thomas Jefferson