Want to be a Leader? Nine Quotes from Politicians…

Every politician has to fight for their values and ideas, has to have the confidence to challenge the ‘norm’ and walk away from large scale failure, and every politician is a leader. Now whether you agree or disagree with each of their policies, you can still learn something from every single one of their attitudes to life.

Leadership Politicians Here are One Life Success, we think it’s important to keep you topped up with inspiration and this post comes at that task from a different angle, providing you with top tips of inspiration from some of the worlds greatest leaders themselves in politics.

Keep an open mind as you read below and you may just come away from this post feeling like your day, project, manuscript or deadline is just that little bit more possible. Carry on reading for more!

Nine Leadership Quotes from Politicians

Let’s remember that our leadership is defined not just by our defence against threats, but by the enormous opportunities to do good and promote understanding.

Current US President, Barack Obama

With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.

Current Tibet Political Leader, Dalai Lama

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

Former South African President, Nelson Mandela

What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Former UK Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher

When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.

Current German Chancellor, Angela Merkel

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.

– Former US President, Theodore Roosevelt

Slumber not in the tents of your fathers. The world is advancing.

Genoese Activist, Giuseppe Mazzini

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

– Former UK Prime Minister, Winston Churchill

I believe very strongly that in this world you have to have values and you have to stand up for your interests and if you don’t do those things you’re not going to get anywhere.

Current Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper

In summary, each of these political leaders stands or have stood for a different idea, generation and country but they are all united by the quality of their leadership.

So take it from the best, because having courage, determination, innovation and a flair are all key to good leadership in politics, in the office or simply in your own lives too. Thanks for reading and for more quotes posts like this, please click here.

Wrote by Aimee Hall