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Quotes About Hypocrites and Hypocrisy

Many of us believe that wrongs aren’t wrong if it’s done by nice people like ourselves. – Author Unknown

It’s silly to go on pretending that under the skin we are all brothers. The truth is more likely that under the skin we are all cannibals, assassins, traitors, liars, hypocrites, poltroons. – Henry Miller

That which we call sin in others is experiment for us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The hypocrite’s crime is that he bears false witness against himself. What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core. – Hannah Arendt

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Motivational Quotes

Leadership Quotes and Sayings

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

“Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob” – Oscar Wilde

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“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

“The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

leadership quotes and sayings“When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.” – Lao Tzu

“I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.” – George W. Bush

“If you have no character to lose, people will have no faith in you” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The true leader is always led” – Carl Gustav Jung

“The best example of leadership, is leadership by example.” – Jerry McClain

“The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.” – Henry Miller

“People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. . . The leader works in the open, and the boss in covert. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Excellence is not an accomplishment. It is a spirit, a never-ending process.” – Lawrence M. Miller

To lead people, walk beside them …
As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence.
The next best, the people honor and praise.
The next, the people fear;
and the next, the people hate …
When the best leader’s work is done the people say,
“We did it ourselves!” – Lao-tsu

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Sandra Carey

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Famous Quotes

Famous Leadership Quotes

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Harold R. McAlindon

Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader. – Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him. – General Douglas MacArthur

The real leader has no need to lead– he is content to point the way. – Henry Miller

Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves. – Lao Tzu

A leader is a dealer in hope. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Rely on your own strength of body and soul. Take for your star self-reliance, faith, honesty and industry. Don’t take too much advice — keep at the helm and steer your own ship, and remember that the great art of commanding is to take a fair share of the work. Fire above the mark you intend to hit. Energy, invincible determination with the right motive, are the levers that move the world. – Noah Porter

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

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

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr. (from Christian Leadership World)

Any one can hold the helm when the sea is calm. – Publilius Syrus

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. – George Patton

Where there is no vision, the people perish. – Proverb

Misfortunes, untoward events, lay open, disclose the skill of a general, while success conceals his weakness, his weak points. –Horace

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer. – Henry W. Longfellow

I light my candle from their torches. – Robert Burton

Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. – Woodrow Wilson

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed. – Publius Syrus

A bold onset is half the battle. – Giuseppe Garibaldi

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. – Cornelius Nepos

To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose’s egg. – James Thomas

Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small. – Edmund Spenser

He who has learned how to obey will know how to command. – Solon

When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out. – Napoleon Bonaparte

No man can stand on top because he is put there. – H. H. Vreeland

A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward. – Ovid

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy. – Seneca

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent. – Abraham Lincoln

What you cannot enforce do not command. – Sophocles

No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place. – Philip Armour

To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Let him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself. – Thomas Carlyle

A good general not only sees the way to victory; he also knows when victory is impossible. – Polybius

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Miracles Quotes

– “A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” – William Hazlitt

– “A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” – Patricia Neal

– “After all, I don’t see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

– “Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx – and miracles began to happen.” – David Wilkerson

– “America – It is a fabulous country, the only fabulous country; it is the only place where miracles not only happen, but where they happen all the time.” – Tom Wolfe

– “And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles; they were not sufficient to make true believers, or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah.” – Elias Hicks

– “Anyone who doesn’t believe in miracles is not a realist.” – David Ben-Gurion

– “As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased.” – George Whitefield

– “Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.” – Henry Miller

– “Because of my Marxism, I was not into myths or miracles, whether it was the virgin birth, the physical resurrection or casting out demons from an epileptic.” – Lionel Blue

– “Don’t believe in miracles – depend on them.” – Laurence J. Peter

– “Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.” – Edwin Louis Cole

– “Fertilizer does no good in a heap, but a little spread around works miracles all over.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

– “For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer

– “God continues to work miracles in my life.” – Willie Aames

– “Good actresses can often accomplish miracles, and it is possible to be someone you’ve never been or will be. But in a sitcom, there’s no time.” – Patricia Richardson

– “Hope… is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.” – Samuel Smiles

– “How quickly we forget God’s great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.” – David Wilkerson

– “I am looking forward to even greater healings and miracles in my ministry.” – Benny Hinn

– “I am not embarrassed to tell you that I believe in miracles.” – Corazon Aquino

– “The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen.” – G.K. Chesterton

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Life Quotes

Destiny Quotes

– “I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.” – Douglas Adams

– “I can’t control my destiny, I trust my soul, my only goal is just to be. There’s only now, there’s only here. Give in to love or live in fear. No other path, no other way. No day but today.” – Johnathan Larson

– “As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

– “A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.” – Jean de La Fontaine

– “Destiny grants us our wishes, but in its own way, in order to give us something beyond our wishes.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

– “Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.” – Henry Miller