Leadership Development

30 Quotes on Leadership, Growth, Failure and Mentorship

Get inspired by 30 quotes on leadership, growth, failure, and mentorship from top minds in business. Read now for motivation and wisdom.

  1. "A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you." – Bob Proctor

  2. "The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own." – Benjamin Disraeli

  3. "Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction." – John C. Crosby

  4. "One of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination." – John C. Maxwell

  5. "The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers." – Ralph Nader 

  6. "A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit." – Arnold H. Glasow

  7. "I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." – Michael Jordan

  8. "Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." – Warren Bennis

  9. "The best way a mentor can prepare another leader is to expose him or her to other great people." – John C. Maxwell

  10. "Leadership is not about being in charge. It's about taking care of those in your charge." – Simon Sinek

  11. "The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example." – John Wooden 

  12. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." – Steve Jobs

  13. "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today." – Will Rogers

  14. "The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing." – Henry Ford

  15. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." – Winston Churchill

  16. "Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." – Sam Levenson

  17. "The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams." – Oprah Winfrey

  18. "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." – Henry Ford

  19. "Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes it's built on catastrophe." – Sumner Redstone 

  20. "Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." – Winston Churchill

  21. "Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street." – Zig Ziglar

  22. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." – Thomas Edison

  23. "The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves." – Steven Spielberg

  24. "The greatest gift you can give someone is your time because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back." – Anonymous

  25. "To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." – Eleanor Roosevelt

  26. "Invest in yourself. Your career is the engine of your wealth." – Paul Clitheroe

  27. "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." – Albert Schweitzer

  28. "Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." – Henry Ford

  29. "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." – Colin Powell

  30. "If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost." – Zig Ziglar

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