Top Ten Quotes Every Leader Should Memorize

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Since I was a freshman in college, I developed a rather unusual habit of collecting quotes, words spoken or written by leaders who were beyond themselves and left a dent in this universe. I believe quotes are an underutilized resource for leaders to be inspired to live their lives intentionally.

These ten quotes have been profoundly influenced my leadership journey so far. I hope you’ll find them useful! 

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  • Love these tweets Paul. I am definitely going to bookmark this page. Thanks for sharing.

  • Barb McGraw

    Awesome! I consult and minister to doctors. I will communicate these thoughts little my little! .

  • Great quotes here!

  • Great list!! I love the Kierkegaard quote especially. It’s a great perspective to keep in mind.

  • Elie

    Thank you Paul , great quotes.