1.    Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said: "Any man whom Allah has given the authority of ruling some people and he does not look after them in an honest manner will never feel even the smell of Paradise." Prophet Muhammad ibn Abdullah (PBOH).

2.    “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 Maxwell

3.  "Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand." – Colin Powell

4.  "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." – John Quincy Adams

5.  "A like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind." - Nelson Mandela

6.  “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” – Aristotle

7.  "As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others." – Bill Gates

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

9.  "Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." – Jack Welch

10. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” - Peter Drucker

11. "The led must not be compelled. They must be able to choose their own leader." – Albert Einstein

12. “Great leaders find ways to connect with their people and help them fulfill their potential.” - Steven J. Stowell

13. "If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk." – Benjamin Hooks

14. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” - Jim Rohn

15. "A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd." - Max Lucado

16. “To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

17. "A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason."- J.P. Morgan

18. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.”  - Andrew Carnegie

19. “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

20. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” -  Albert Schweitzer

21. “The strong person is not the good wrestler. Rather, the strong person is the one who controls himself when he is angry”. Prophet Muhammad ibn Abdullah (PBOH).

22. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” - Dolly Parton

23. “It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself. (Absurdum est ut alios regat, qui seipsum regere nescit.)” - Latin Proverb

24. All these boundaries – Africa, Asia, Malaysia, and America – are set by men. But you don’t have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man – at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower or are you a leader?” – Hakeem Olajuwon

25. “The worst of guardians is a cruel ruler. Beware of becoming one of them.” - Prophet Muhammad ibn Abdullah (PBOH).

26. “It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing.” - Prophet Muhammad ibn Abdullah (PBOH).

27. “And be moderate (or show no arrogance) in your walking, and lower your voice” -  Surat-l-Luqmaan 31:19”

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