John C. Maxwell

John Calvin Maxwell (born 1947) is an American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many 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 millions of copies, with some on the New York Times Best Seller List.


John C. Maxwell Quotes

John C. Maxwell #Attitude

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.
John C. Maxwell #Best #Good

Learn to say 'no' to the good so you can say 'yes' to the best.
John C. Maxwell #Leadership

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
John C. Maxwell #Leadership

Leadership is influence.
John C. Maxwell #Life #Teen

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.
John C. Maxwell #Alone

Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.
John C. Maxwell #Leadership

People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
John C. Maxwell #Fear #Great

The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
John C. Maxwell #Leadership

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
John C. Maxwell #Time

The first time you say something, it's heard. The second time, it's recognized, and the third time it's learned.
John C. Maxwell #Wisdom

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell #Change

Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.