John C Maxwell is an author, speaker and pastor. He is also a highly sought after leadership coach. John C Maxwell was named as one of the best inspirational coaches in the world.

His books on leadership have sold millions of copies worldwide and many have been on the New York Times bestseller list. I have put together for you my favorite John C Maxwell quotes on life and leadership skills. If you enjoy these wonderful quotes, I highly recommend watching John’s great videos on YouTube and Like his Facebook page for daily wisdom from the man himself.

 

Growth inside fuels growth outside. – John Maxwell

 

You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger. – John Maxwell

 

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

 

If you want to be a leader, the good news is that you can do it. Everyone has the potential, but it isn’t accomplished overnight. It requires perseverance. John Maxwell

 

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

 

Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. – John Maxwell

 

Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time. – John Maxwell

 

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails. – John Maxwell

 

Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. – John Maxwell

 

30 Inspirational John C Maxwell Quotes

 

Talent is a gift, but character is a choice. – John Maxwell

 

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – John Maxwell

 

Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best. – John Maxwell

 

We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are. – John Maxwell

 

Failing forward” is the ability to get back up after you’ve been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction. – John Maxwell

 

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

 

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

30 Inspirational John C Maxwell Quotes

 

The timing of your decision is just as important as the decision you make. – John Maxwell

 

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

 

Often people fail to start or complete a task because they don’t see any connection between what they’re doing and what they really want to accomplish in life. – John Maxwell

 

Leaders don’t rise to the pinnacle of success without developing the right set of attitudes and habits; they make every day a masterpiece. – John Maxwell

 

Reaching the top is a monumental achievement, but remaining there may be the most spectacular feat of all. – John Maxwell

 

Earn the right to be heard by listening to others. Seek to understand a situation before making judgments about it. – John Maxwell

 

Leaders never outgrow the need to change. – John Maxwell

 

The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying. – John Maxwell

30 Inspirational John C Maxwell Quotes

 

To add value to others, one must first value others. – John Maxwell

 

There are two paths people can take. They can either play now and pay later, or pay now and play later. Regardless of the choice, one thing is certain. Life will demand a payment. – John Maxwell

 

It’s true that charisma can make a person stand out for a moment, but character sets a person apart for a lifetime. – John Maxwell

 

If you don’t change the direction you are going, then you’re likely to end up where you’re heading. – John Maxwell

 

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude. – John Maxwell

 

Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them. – John Maxwell

 

Damien Thomas

I believe that personal development is an exciting lifelong process as well as a wonderful journey of self-discovery. It is my sincere wish that I can help people to believe in themselves, believe in their dreams, and most importantly, to take action to achieve the life of their dreams.