Napoleon Bonaparte once said, “A leader is a dealer in hope.” When I think of inspirational leaders, I can honestly say Napoleon was right. We admire people who plant the seeds of hope. We gladly follow the leader who is able to awaken a sense of expectation inside of us. And, whether we lead at home or at work, hope is an essential element of success.
Here are some of my favorite “hope” quotes.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope. –Samuel Johnson
Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made upon Lincoln. –Bruce Barton