John Maxwell Leadership Quotes

Success is not easy to achieve. To achieve success in leadership, you need to acquire the traits of a leader. For your motivational have compiled 50 John Maxwell leadership quotes.

John Maxwell Leadership Quotes

  1. “When people respect you as a person, they admire you. When they respect you as a friend, they love you. When they respect you as a leader, they follow you.” – John C. Maxwell
  2. “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.” – John C. Maxwell
  3. “A leader is great, not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others.” – John C. Maxwell
  4. “If you don’t have peace, it isn’t because someone took it from you; you gave it away. You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you.” – John C. Maxwell
  5. “You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.” – John C. Maxwell
  6. “As a leader, you will never get ahead until your people are behind you.” – John C. Maxwell
  7. “If you want to be a leader, the good news is that you can do it. Everyone has the potential, but it isn’t accomplished overnight. It requires perseverance.” – John C. Maxwell
  8. “There are two paths people can take. They can either play now and pay later or pay now and play later. Regardless of the choice, one thing is certain. Life will demand a payment.” – John C. Maxwell
  9. “The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.” – John C. Maxwell
  10. “Stay focused instead of getting offended or off track by others.” – John C. Maxwell
  11. “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John C. Maxwell
  12. “The best leaders are humble enough to realize their victories depend upon their people.” – John C. Maxwell
  13. “Leadership is taking responsibility while others are making excuses.” – John C. Maxwell
  14. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell
  15. “If you wouldn’t follow yourself, why should anyone else?” – John C. Maxwell
  16. “The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you” – John C. Maxwell
  17. “People never care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – John C. Maxwell
  18. “The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” – John C. Maxwell
  19. “If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.” – John C. Maxwell
  20. “When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.” – John C. Maxwell
  21. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” –  John C. Maxwell
  22. “If you can’t influence people, then they will not follow you. And if people won’t follow, you are not a leader. That’s the Law of Influence.” – John C. Maxwell
  23. “A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” – John C. Maxwell
  24. “Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time.” – John C. Maxwell
  25. “We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” – John C. Maxwell
  26. “The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.” – John C. Maxwell
  27. “If you are a leader, the true measure of your success is not getting people to work. It’s not getting people to work hard. It is getting people to work hard together. That takes commitment.” – John C. Maxwell
  28. “Do you know the difference between leaders, followers, and losers? Leaders stretch with challenges. Followers struggle with challenges. Losers shrink from challenges.” – John C. Maxwell
  29. “Learn to say no to the good so you can say yes to the best.” – John C. Maxwell
  30. “Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John C. Maxwell
  31. “As you begin changing your thinking, start immediately to change your behavior. Begin to act the part of the person you would like to become. Take action on your behavior. Too many people want to feel, then take action. This never works.” – John C. Maxwell
  32. “Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.” – John C. Maxwell
  33. “Success comes to those who have an entire mountain of gold that they continually mine, not those who find one nugget and try to live on it for fifty years.” – John C. Maxwell
  34. “We don’t mature momentarily but over the long-term.” – John C. Maxwell
  35. “Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it.” – John C. Maxwell
  36. “The first time you say something, it’s heard. The second time, it’s recognized, and the third time it’s learned.” – John C. Maxwell
  37. “Good executives never put off until tomorrow what they can get someone else to do today.” – John C. Maxwell
  38. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – John C. Maxwell
  39. “Success each day should be judged by the seeds sown, not the harvest reaped.” – John C. Maxwell
  40. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” – John C. Maxwell
  41. “People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” – John C. Maxwell
  42. “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.” – John C. Maxwell
  43. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” – John C. Maxwell
  44. “A successful person finds the right place for himself. But a successful leader finds the right place for others.” – John C. Maxwell
  45. “When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment.” – John C. Maxwell
  46. “A leader is great, not because of his or her power, but because of his or her ability to empower others.” – John C. Maxwell
  47. “A leader with confidence is a leader who brings out positive changes in people.” – John C. Maxwell
  48. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John C. Maxwell
  49. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” – John C. Maxwell.
  50. “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” – John C. Maxwell

That is it, those are 50 John Maxwell leadership quotes, I curated those quotes to inspire me and you, which one did you like? Let me know.

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