"People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."John C. Maxwell on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."John C. Maxwell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."John C. Maxwell on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."John C. Maxwell on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."John C. Maxwell on Colin Powell
"Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up."
"People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude."
"Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best."
"Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do."
"The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one."