65 Charisma Quotes On Success In Life

These charisma quotes will inspire you. Charisma is compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging charisma quotes, charisma sayings, and charisma proverbs.

Best Charisma Quotes

  1. “When you put together deep knowledge about a subject that intensely matters to you, charisma happens. You gain courage to share your passion, and when you do that, folks follow.” ~ Jerry I. Porras
  2. “Charisma is the intangible that makes people want to follow you,
    to be around you, to be influenced by you.” ~ Roger Dawson
  3. “Charisma is a sparkle in people that money can’t buy. It’s an invisible energy with visible effects.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  4. “The reason we’re successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.” ~ Freddie Mercury

  5. “There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.” ~ Henry Van Dyke , Charisma quotes charm
  6. “Charisma is not so much getting people to like you as getting people to like themselves when you’re around.” ~ Robert Breault
  7. “People who love life have charisma because they fill the room with positive energy.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  8. “Charisma is the transference of enthusiasm.” ~ Ralph Archbold
  9. “Always mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy, if possible.” ~ Stonewall Jackson

  10. “Being a leader gives you charisma. If you look and study the leaders who have succeeded, that’s where charisma comes from, from the leading.” ~ Seth Godin
  11. “Charisma is the ability to influence without logic.” ~ Quentin Crisp
  12. “Charisma gets the attention of man and character gets the attention of God.” ~ Rich Wilkerson Jr.
  13. “People say a lot of things, like “You can’t teach personality” or “You can’t teach charisma,” and I find that it’s not true.” ~ Daniel Bryan
  14. “Charisma is not just saying hello. It’s dropping what you’re doing to say hello.” ~ Robert Breault

  15. “The number one quality is charisma. You have to be able to connect with the audience. That is that magic “it” factor that designates a star from someone who is just never going to be a star.” ~ Stephanie McMahon , Charisma quotes qualities
  16. “Never be impressed with charisma. Look for character.” ~ Rick Warren
  17. “The three most charismatic leaders in this century inflicted more suffering on the human race than almost any trio in history: Hitler, Stalin, and Mao. What matters is not the leader’s charisma. What matters is the leader’s mission.” ~ Peter Drucker
  18. “Emotions are charismatic. Focused emotions are very charismatic. To lead people with charisma, you need to take charge of and focus your emotions.” ~ Nick Morgan
  19. “Charm is the quality in others that makes us more satisfied with ourselves.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

  20. “Mix a little mystery with everything, for mystery arouses veneration.” ~ Baltasar Gracian
  21. “Charisma is a fancy name given to the knack of giving people your full attention.” ~ Robert Breault
  22. “We need less posturing and more genuine charisma. Charisma was originally a religious term, meaning “of the spirit” or “inspired.” It’s about letting God’s light shine through us. It’s about a sparkle in people that money can’t buy. It’s an invisible energy with visible effects. To let go, to just love, is not to fade into the wallpaper. Quite the contrary, it’s when we truly become bright. We’re letting our own light shine.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  23. “A great politician has great charisma.” ~ Catherine Zeta-Jones

  24. “Personality is essential. It is in every work of art. When someone walks on stage for a performance and has charisma, everyone is convinced that he has personality. I find that charisma is merely a form of showmanship. Movie stars usually have it. A politician has to have it.” ~ Lukas Foss
  25. “I attract a crowd, not because I’m an extrovert or I’m over the top or I’m oozing with charisma. It’s because I care.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk
  26. “It’s true that charisma can make a person stand out for a moment, but character sets a person apart for a lifetime.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  27. “Lack of charisma can be fatal.” ~ Jenny Holzer

  28. “Shirley Temple had charisma as a child. But it cleared up as an adult.” ~ Totie Fields
  29. “Never reveal all of yourself to other people; hold back something in reserve so that people are never quite sure if they really know you.” ~ Michael Korda
  30. “Let the others have beauty. I’ve got the charisma.” ~ Carine Roitfeld
  31. “You can’t teach charisma. You can draw it out of people if it’s there and they haven’t quite figured out how to utilize it yet, but it’s just one of those things, that’s why they call it the “X factor”.” ~ Stephanie McMahon
  32. “Charisma is the gift from above where a leader knows from inside himself what to do.” ~ Max Weber

  33. “Sometimes I can better describe a person by another person’s reaction. In a story in my first book, I couldn’t think of a way to sufficiently describe the charisma of a certain boy, so the narrator says, “I knew girls who saved his gum.”” ~ Amy Hempel
  34. “Among all life forms, there are creatures with charisma and creatures without. It’s one of those ineffable qualities we can’t quite define, but we all seem to respond similarly to.” ~ Susan Orlean
  35. “Charisma on stage is not necessarily evidence of the Holy Spirit.” ~ Andy Stanley
  36. “Charisma is the result of effective leadership, not the other way around.” ~ Warren G. Bennis

  38. “Charisma becomes the undoing of leaders. It makes them inflexible, convinced of their own infallibility, unable to change” ~ Peter Drucker
  39. “It’s not about charisma and personality, it’s about results and products and those very bedrock things that are why people at Apple and outside of Apple are getting more excited about the company and what Apple stands for and what its potential is to contribute to the industry.” ~ Steve Jobs
  40. “Leadership is not about having the charisma or speaking inspirational words, but about leading with example.” ~ Zainab Salbi

  41. “For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma, who could be president 40 years ago, and who was a deserving president, I don’t know that George Washington would be a president today, I don’t know that Abe Lincoln would, I don’t know that Roosevelt would.” ~ Sydney Pollack
  42. “The public has lost the habit of movie-going because the cinema no longer possesses the charm, the hypnotic charisma, the authority it once commanded. The image it once held for us all — that of a dream we dreamt with our eyes open — has disappeared. Is it still possible that one thousand people might group together in the dark and experience the dream that a single individual has directed?” ~ Federico Fellini
  43. “My strong point is not rhetoric , it isn’t showmanship, it isn’t big promises – those things that create the glamour and the excitement that people call charisma and warmth.” ~ Richard M. Nixon
  44. “Consider the idea that charisma can be as much a liability as an asset. Your strength of personality can sow the seeds of problems, when people filter the brutal facts from you.” ~ James C. Collins

  45. “The leader of men in warfare can show himself to his followers only through a mask, a mask that he must make for himself, but a mask made in such form as will mark him to men of his time and place as the leader they want and need.” ~ John Keegan
  46. “If Chevy Chase had not been an actor, he might have been a very popular guy in advertising or whatever field he would have gone into, because of his charisma.” ~ Harold Ramis
  47. “One summer I remember, I got exposed to Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly and Buddy Holly was a very very big, made a very big impression on me. Because of a lot of things, you know, the way he looked and his charisma.” ~ Eric Clapton
  48. “Shelley was an idol of mine — and many — an extraordinary woman with powerful charisma, enormous talent and a keen, perceptive mind.” ~ Connie Stevens

  49. “The real goal of a spiritual tradition should not be ascent, but openness, vulnerability, and this does not require great experiences but, on the contrary, very ordinary ones. Charisma is easy; presence, self-remembering, is terribly difficult, and where the real work lies.” ~ Morris Berman
  50. “Everyone says Francois Mitterrand had huge charisma. But before he was president they used to call him badly dressed, old, archaic and say he knew nothing about the economy until the day he was elected. It’s called universal suffrage. When you’re elected, you become the person that embodies France.” ~ Francois Hollande
  51. “Beware of charisma . . . Representative Men; was Ralph Waldo Emerson’s 1850 phrase for the great men in a democracy . . . Is there some common quality among these Representative Men who have been most successful as our leaders? I call it the need to be authentic-or, as our dictionaries tell us, conforming to fact and therefore worthy of trust, reliance or belief. While the charismatic has an uncanny outside source of strength, the authentic is strong because he is what he seems to be.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
  52. “I don’t invest anymore in entrepreneurs who don’t have charisma.” ~ Barbara Corcoran

  53. “No amount of talents, skills or charisma can sustain us the way integrity, character & attitude does.” ~ Sidney Mohede , Charisma quotes character
  54. “The power to command has never meant the power to remain mysterious.” ~ Ferdinand Foch
  55. “I do like British guys. If I had to pick one it would be Ewan McGregor. I met him once and he was gorgeous even if he is a little short. He has the most amazing charisma.” ~ Eva Longoria
  56. “To be successful, you have to develop certain traits such as courage, dignity, charisma and integrity. You also have to recognize that you have to work harder on yourself than on your job. You attract success because of the person you are. Personal development is key.” ~ Jim Rohn
  57. “Charm is a glow within a woman which casts a most becoming light on others.” ~ John Mason Brown

  58. “Executive presence has to do with the whole of the person. It’s much more than presentation skill, charisma or savvy. It shows up in three dimensions of the leader’s persona – character, substance and style. It’s now clear that for a leader to influence and make an impact, it is important for them to also develop qualities such as authenticity, integrity, resonance, practical wisdom, and vision.” ~ Suzanne Bates
  59. “Too many people are confusing charisma with autocrat, fat cat. So I think we have to be a little more sophisticated when we hold up or tear down these stereotypes. Whether we call it charisma or not, a leader cannot be self-effacing to the point of being wimpy.” ~ Noel Tichy
  60. “I hate the solo artist aspect of rock-‘n’-roll. I don’t have enough personality or charisma to be a solo star.” ~ Dave Grohl
  61. “Effective leadership is about earning respect, and it’s also about personality and charisma” ~ Alan Sugar

  62. “I look at somebody like my husband or President Obama. They are so natural. I mean, they are fluid, they got the moves, they can just go into a room and really capture it, they’ve got charisma.” ~ Hillary Clinton
  63. “I’m not good with pickup lines or flirting. I don’t have that kind of self-confidence or natural charisma.” ~ Steve Carell
  64. “If you have that spark that inspires other people, if you have a spark that gives resources to other people, that shares in really collaborative fashion, a spark of wit that kind of tells a story that gives people novel perspective of something, that’s the kind of charisma that really leads to lasting power. It’s not the kind of charisma that’s seductive and self-aggrandizing. It’s really a sort of a kind of social energy that really brings about the best in other people.” ~ Dacher Keltner

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