John Calvin Maxwell (born 1947) is an author, speaker, and pastor who has written more than 60 books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow.
His books have sold more than nineteen million copies, with some on the New York Times Best Seller List.
Read below some of the inspiring and motivational Quotes of John C. Maxwell.
People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care
Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.
We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.
Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
If we are growing we are always going to be outside our comfort zone.
A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.
Success is…knowing your purpose in life,growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.
To Stay Focused in Life: You can’t know everyone. You can’t do everything. You can’t go everywhere. We have to pick and choose between good and a little bit better.
A leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences.
If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.
The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.
You have to live with the people to know their needs, and you have to live with God to know how to solve them.
Everything begins with a decision. Then, we have to manage that decision for the rest of your life.
Stay focused instead of getting offended or off track by others.
People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position
Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
Life doesn’t do anything to you. It only reveals your spirit.
Growth inside fuels growth outside.
Live to learn and you will really learn to live.
Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.
Small disciplines repeated with consistency every day lead to great achievements gained slowly over time.
A minute of thought is greater than an hour of talk.
A dream becomes a reality as a result of your actions, and your actions are controlled, to a large extent, by your habits.
It’s good to be out of your comfort zone. Just don’t step out of your gift zone.
People are never able to outperform their self-image.
If you wouldn’t follow yourself, why should anyone else?
Ideas have a short shelf life. You must act on them before the expiration date.
If you want to reach the top, don’t run over others. Likely, the only way you’ll reach the top is to be carried there by others.