Add some humor and inspiration in your leadership tasks with some funny and witty leadership quotes. Take a look at a few of them by navigating through this article.

Funny Leadership Quotes

Rightly quoted by H. Ross Perot, “People cannot be managed. Inventories can be managed, but people must be led”, leadership talks about motivating and pushing subordinates towards accomplishing the desired goals and objectives. But a leader does not have to be only inspiring, encouraging, and powerful enough to lead a group, he has to infuse some humor in the daily life to keep the people energized and pepped up. What strict rules and regulations cannot do for months and years, a little hilarity and enthusiasm can help achieve in just a matter of few minutes. Such is the impact of a good and motivating leader, which, unfortunately, not all organizations are blessed with. But nevertheless, following some funny leadership quotes can ease even the hardest job. Here are some famous humorous quotations about leadership that will help you in reducing your tension and instilling some energy and liveliness in your career and, in turn, your life.
Funny Quotations About Leadership
  • Management works in the system. Leadership works on the system. - Stephen R. Covey
  • Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. - George Patton
  • Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult. - Warren Bennis
  • The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on. - Robert Bloch
  • It’s hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. - Adlai Stevenson
  • When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that person is crazy. - Dave Barry
  • Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight Eisenhower
  • If you make people think they're thinking, they'll love you. If you really make them think, they'll hate you. - Don Marquis
  • Leadership involves finding a parade and getting in front of it. - John Naisbitt
  • Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all. - Dwight Eisenhower
  • You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long. - Boris Yeltsin
  • A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. - James Crook
  • Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men - the other 999 follow women. - Groucho Marx
  • Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too. - Robert Half
  • Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm. - Publilius Syrus
  • The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet. - Theodore M. Hesburgh
  • Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes. - Lewis Grizzard
  • It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives. - Theodore Roosevelt
  • One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority. - Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream. - Malcolm Muggeridge
  • By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean. - Mark Twain
  • I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. - Talleyrand
  • A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise him. But of a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves. - Lao-Tzu
  • The question, 'Who ought to be boss?', is like asking, 'Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor. - Henry Ford
  • The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
These funny leadership quotes will help you to perform better in case you are a leader. And for those who work under a leader, these quotations will encourage you to understand your boss better and execute your tasks accordingly.

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