“My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.” —General Montgomery

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Subconsciously or not, we as a society place a lot of faith on our leaders. They are not only people who we place the responsibility of the masses on but also associate them with a source of hope and assurance.

Leaders are known to be true visionaries. When an insightful leader works their entire lives to change the course of history by creating, finding, or executing something that will better people’s lives, they become immortals! Their bodies perish, but their vision, labor, and words live on amidst people forever.

Quotes are remarks or views made by prominent people who based their statements or thoughts on their own experiences. These ingenious insights give us hope for the future.

Why do motivational quotes from leaders make people feel positive?

Thoughts are crucial to humans because they allow us to analyze ideas and dwell on our choices. Successful individuals establish a positive approach and are frequently motivated by successful ideas and verbatim. Because most people nowadays are short on time, motivational quotes help close the gap between the availability of time and the need for quick phrases to drive success.

Some of us often find ourselves browsing through collections of Ted Talks for this very reason. In events of a burnout, they distract our mind from the obvious stress and direct us in the right path.

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The signals they carry are incredibly powerful. The right words coming from proficient leaders are capable of propelling you for months, if not years. Sometimes, quotes are powerful enough to strike a chord within us so strong that these quotes become part of our day-to-day vernacular. Hence, we can say that positive quotes are a powerful way to motivate your mind.

Ever wondered what makes Michael Scott (played by Steve Carrel) from The Office a successful boss and his branch a profitable one, despite his very clear not suitable for work behavior and questionable antics?

Truth is even in his unrestrained miscalculated quotes, he did not fail to be as bold and inspiring, as hilarious. In the end that is what probably bridged the gap between the reality and the dream of this self-proclaimed World’s Best Boss.

Motivational and positive quotes tap into and connect to your subconscious mind, which is one of the larger portions of your brain. Subtly set in the subconscious mind is creativity. Inspirational phrases have the ability to shift your complete thought pattern in an instant by diverting your energies in a positive direction. It is obvious that when your subconscious is constantly bombarded with positive commands, your whole perspective and personality improve.


Procrastination is one of the most difficult and recurring issues we all face. We can often end up engulfed by our own thoughts while being silent to investigate circumstances in depth. Although overcoming procrastination is a difficult undertaking, reading a few inspiring comments when our motivation levels are low is a quick technique to overcome the issue.

Positive thinking is important for recovering from diseases too! Psychologists suggest that because negative ideas alter the body’s behavior, a positive outlook is essential for your physical well-being also.

Overall, we can conclude that a complex science plays behind why our human psychology looks up to eminent leaders and finds solace in positive quotes by other fellow humans who have themselves established in understanding and living the race that is life. You can read more about this complex play of psychology, sociology and language here.


Given below are some of our favorite most thought provoking quotes by the most celebrated eminent leaders from around the globe.

“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” -William Arthur Ward

“You miss 100 percent of the chances you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky”

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” -Theodore Roosevelt

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower

You can find an endless supply of more such inspirational quotes by not only famous leaders, but also almost every other great personality you can think of here on