Great Business Ethics Quotes

Here are some great inspirational business ethics, leadership and management quotes that I’ve compiled.

Author: Vicki Townsley Published: 3 September, 2014

Inspirational Quotes for Transformational Change, Leadership and Business Ethics

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
— Peter Drucker, economist, management guru, author (1909-2005)

“In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.”
— Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president (1743-1826)

“Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose.”
— Benjamin Disraeli, British statesman, author (1804-1881)

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”
— Warren Bennis

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.”
— Brian Tracy

“The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet."
— Reverend Theodore Hesburgh

“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

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.”
—Douglas MacArthur

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

“Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing.”
— Tom Peters

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