20 Inspiring Quotes for Leaders to Reflect on & Learn from

by Jason Evanish, CEO Get Lighthouse, Inc.

"I apologize for the length of this letter; I didn't have time to make it shorter.” – Mark Twain

Mark Twain was right. It takes a lot of work to make a good point in just a few words. That's part of the beauty of Twitter; the character limit forces those sharing thoughts to be concise.

Today, we're sharing some of our favorite quotes for leaders like you to reflect on we found on Twitter. Despite the small character limits, they all give you a lot to think about.

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20 Inspiring Quotes for Leaders to Learn from

I've been saving the best tweets I've seen come through my stream for months and this list is a collection of my favorites over that time.

As you reflect on the tweets, consider retweeting them and following the authors. Many of them are brilliant leaders whose tweets we've been enjoying and learning from on a regular basis.

Quotes for Leaders: Keys to building better companies

What does it take to build a great business? How can you make your workplace more effective? How do you know if a place is a great place to work? These questions and more are answered by these great observations and tips:



Asking questions. Communicating in the right medium. Delegating and trusting your people. Allowing people to be themselves.  It all adds up to a better workplace.

Quotes for Leaders: Managing and mentoring others

Whether you're the leader of a whole organization, or a front line manager, a few key habits can make all the difference in the success of leading your team. These are some great tips any manager can use for those they lead and mentor.


With the right mindset of empowering your people, and supporting them in the right ways, you can be a great manager, too.

Quotes for Leaders: True leadership habits

The example you set, and the actions you take daily shape who you are as a leader. These approaches and mindsets will put you on the path to being a great leader.

What a great list. Are you listening to your team? Have you built up your own character before asking of others? It is what leaders consistently do that they can then expect to see in those they lead.

Quotes for Leaders: Winning at Life

Whether you're leading hundreds, or just yourself, these tweets are great reminders of the little things that can add it up to success in life.  While they may first and foremost be about work, they also apply to your personal success.


Whether it's simple gratitude to others for their work, or looking for small improvements to make regularly on the hard road to success, the little things add up.

What are your favorite tweets and short quotes for leaders? 

Jason Evanish

Jason Evanish

As the founder and CEO of Get Lighthouse, Inc, Jason and the Lighthouse team have helped managers grow their leadership skills in dozens of countries around the world. They’ve worked with a variety of companies from non-profits to high growth startups, and government organizations to well known, publicly traded companies. Jason has also been featured in publications including NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company.

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