36 Mind-Blowing John C. Maxwell Quotes

John C. Maxwell is a well known American author, speaker, and pastor. Known for his many books focused primarily on leadership, Maxwell dedicates his teaching to success, teamwork, and more. Here is a look at some of the most infamous John C. Maxwell quotes ever recorded.

“A leader who produces other leaders multiples their influences.”

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”

“A successful person finds the right place for himself. But a successful leader finds the right place for others.”

“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”

“Do not take the agenda that someone else has mapped out for your life.”

“Everything begins with a decision. Then, we have to manage that decision for the rest of your life.”

“Growth inside fuels growth outside. ”

“Happiness simply cannot be relied upon as a measure of success.”

“Have to sow excellent seeds to have an excellent life. Must start with sowing excellent thoughts.”

“He that thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk.”

“If we are growing we are always going to be outside our comfort zone.”

“If you don’t change the direction you are going, then you’re likely to end up where you’re heading…”

“If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.”

“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.”

“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”

“Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.”

“Life doesn’t do anything to you. It only reveals your spirit.”

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.”

“Most People have a desire to look for the exception instead of the desire to become exceptional.”

“Must manage your thought life daily and then you can manage your life”

“Real leadership is being the person others will gladly and confidently follow.”

“Relational skills are the most important abilities in leadership.”

“Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.”

“Stay focused instead of getting offended or off track by others.”

“Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.”

“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.”

“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.”

“The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying.”

“To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another.”

“True success comes only when every generation continues to develop the next generation.”

“We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.”

“We feel unhappy and confused with our life when we don’t do the focus or calling that God has on our life.”

“You have to live with the people to know their needs, and you have to live with God to know how to solve them.”

“You must do right before you feel good.”

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.”

“Your success stops where your character stops. You can never rise above the limitations of your character.”

Here is an amazing video featuring John Maxwell this amazing segment where he discussed the steps he took to find his purpose. There is no greater accomplishment to life other than finding what it is you are meant to do and be.

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