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Quotes About Being A Role Model

Quotes About Being A Role Model

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” - Rosa Parks

“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.” - Dolly Parton

“...But a role model in the flesh provides more than inspiration; his or her very existence is confirmation of possibilities one may have every reason to doubt, saying, 'Yes, someone like me can do this.” - Sonia Sotomayor

Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.” - Mary D. Poole

“As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.” - Himanshu Bhatia

“You manage things; you lead people.” - Grace Murray Hopper

“Being a role model...is equal parts being who you actually are and what people hope you will be.” - Meryl Streep

“It can have an impact just to see people like you taking up space” - Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

“The idea of ‘possibility’ - the idea that I get to live my dreams out in public, hopefully will show to other folks that it’s possible.” - Laverne Cox

“Here’s what I always say: If they can see it, they can be it.” - Geena Davis

Be the flame of fate, that torch of truth to guide our young people toward a better future for themselves and for this country.” - Michelle Obama

“The more people look up to me, the more important it is to be concise with what message I want to leave.” - Ruby Rose

“... it's good to have female or minority role models. But the important thing is to have mentors who care about you, and they come in all colors.” - Condoleezza Rice

True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but about those they serve. It is not about exalting themselves but about lifting others up.” - Sheri L. Dew


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Carol Sorenson

Thanks for some great inspiration!

June 26, 2018

Aafreen Khan

Great job

December 27, 2020