Leadership Quotes: Mandela to Mark Birnbaum, Ron Hershco to Pat Riley

Leaders change things – they make things happen.  Whether it’s a Rabbi or a community leader, an entrepreneur or a banker, leadership matters. Mark Birnbaum leads a staff of marketers, and Ray Kroc founded McDonalds and of course was a leader.  As Ray Kroc said, “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”

Some other great leadership quotes:

  • “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell

In business, people like Ron Hershco work to secure financing:

  • “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” Jim Rohn
  • “Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.” Mwai Kibaki
  • “Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.” George W. Bush
  • “To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.” Pat Riley
  • “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.” Faye Wattleton
  • “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” Harvey S. Firestone 

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Menachem Greenfield About the Author: Menachem was previously a feature article writer for the Milwaukee Journal. He currently runs a small publishing business in Michigan focusing on books and magazines for the tourist industry. He is looking forward to writing for Jewocity and connecting with its readers. More about Menachem

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