John C. Maxwell Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old john c. maxwell quotes, john c. maxwell sayings, and john c. maxwell proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.     

John C. Maxwell

The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.     

John C. Maxwell

You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.     

John C. Maxwell

Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing.     

John C. Maxwell

Without failure there is no achievement.     

John C. Maxwell

To succeed in life, we must stay within our strength zone but continually move outside our comfort zone.     

John C. Maxwell

Success is... knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.     

John C. Maxwell

The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm.     

John C. Maxwell

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

John C. Maxwell

A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.     

John C. Maxwell

Life can be boring unless you put some effort into it.     

John C. Maxwell

Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.     

John C. Maxwell

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

John C. Maxwell

Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.     

John C. Maxwell

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.     

John C. Maxwell

Believing in people before they have proved themselves is the key to motivating people to reach their potential.     

John C. Maxwell

Good attitudes among players do not guarantee a team's success, but bad attitudes guarantee it's failure.     

John C. Maxwell

Positive thinking must be followed by positive doing.     

John C. Maxwell

A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.     

John C. Maxwell

Every person has a longing to be significant; to make a contribution; to be a part of something noble and purposeful.     

John C. Maxwell

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

A strategy that doesn't take into account resources is doomed to failure.     

John C. Maxwell

Negative thinking creates clouds at critical decision times.     

John C. Maxwell

When people respect someone as a person, they admire her. When they respect her as a friend, they love her. When they respect her as a leader, they follow her.     

John C. Maxwell

Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.     

John C. Maxwell

A word of Encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential     

John C. Maxwell

If you believe in others and give them a positive reputation to uphold, you can help them to become better than they think they are.     

John C. Maxwell

Efficiency is the foundation for survival. Effectiveness is the foundation for success.     

John C. Maxwell

Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.     

John C. Maxwell

Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.     

John C. Maxwell