Leadership Quotations - Quotations and Sayings about Leadership. Collection of 200+ quality quotes from various authors. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. To lead people walk behind them. A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under. Leadership is not a position. You are not a leader because you have the title of manager. Leadership is something that we earn from followers on a day to day basis.