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Quotes by Zig Ziglar

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Wikipedia Summary for Zig Ziglar

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012) was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.

Quote: Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of icy mountain scenery
Photo Credit: Jaron Mobley

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.


Quote: You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of lion on green grass during golden hour
Photo Credit: Keyur Nandaniya

You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.


Quote: Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of boy standing on grass and facing fence during daytime
Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.


Quote: Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountains with cloudy skies during golden hour
Photo Credit: Nitish Meena

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.


Quote: Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of brown short coated dog sitting on gray carpet
Photo Credit: Lucrezia Carnelos

Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life.


Quote: Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of purple, white, and pink floral painting
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.


Quote: When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of brown butterfly
Photo Credit: Chan Nyein

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.


Quote: Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of man in black suit jacket and woman in blue dress kissing during daytime
Photo Credit: Nathan Dumlao

Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.


Quote: The more you recognize and express gratitude for the things you have, the more you will have to express gratitude for. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of pink and white roses on white surface
Photo Credit: Kilimanjaro STUDIOz

The more you recognize and express gratitude for the things you have, the more you will have to express gratitude for.


Quote: Money is not everything but it ranks right up there with oxygen. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of person sitting on black surface looking to sky
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

Money is not everything but it ranks right up there with oxygen.


Quote: Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of sunset with rainbow
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Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.


Quote: A second chance doesn't mean anything if you haven't learned from your first mistake. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

A second chance doesn't mean anything if you haven't learned from your first mistake.


Quote: The greatest single cause of a poor self-image is the absence of unconditional love. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Joanna Nix-Walkup

The greatest single cause of a poor self-image is the absence of unconditional love.


Quote: There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of man with LED headlight looking upward
Photo Credit: Josh Gordon

There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.


Quote: The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of beige concrete wall
Photo Credit: Lysander Yuen

The greatest source of happiness is the ability to be grateful at all times.


Quote: What you feed your mind determines your appetite. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of brown and blue hourglass on stones
Photo Credit: Aron Visuals

What you feed your mind determines your appetite.


Quote: I believe that persistent effort, supported by a character-based foundation, will enable you to get more of the things money will buy and all of the things money won't buy. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of Clear blue ocean washing on the sandy shore on a clear day in Cancún
Photo Credit: Joe Cooke

I believe that persistent effort, supported by a character-based foundation, will enable you to get more of the things money will buy and all of the things money won't buy.


Quote: Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of blue and white abstract painting
Photo Credit: Tamanna Rumee

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.


Quote: Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of bird in the sky
Photo Credit: Lily Zhou

Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.


Quote: You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of person holding brown leaf
Photo Credit: Caleb Jones

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.


Quote: Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.


Quote: Isn't it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation? by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of Rialto Bridge, Venice Italy
Photo Credit: Damiano Baschiera

Isn't it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?


Quote: Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of low angle photo of starry night
Photo Credit: guille pozzi

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.


Quote: People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of silhouette of person jumping during dawn
Photo Credit: Austin Schmid

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily.


Quote: There will always be people in your life who treat you wrong. Be sure to thank them for making you strong. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

There will always be people in your life who treat you wrong. Be sure to thank them for making you strong.


Quote: I will live a hope-filled life every day. I will handle my problems as opportunities in a different, more effective manner, based on the power of advanced mathematics; You + God = Enough. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

I will live a hope-filled life every day. I will handle my problems as opportunities in a different, more effective manner, based on the power of advanced mathematics; You + God = Enough.


Quote: Asking the right question and listening to the answer is a great relationship builder, which is important to the persuasion process. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Asking the right question and listening to the answer is a great relationship builder, which is important to the persuasion process.


Quote: The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.


Quote: When you choose a habit, you also choose the end of that habit. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you choose a habit, you also choose the end of that habit.


Quote: You can accomplish anything you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You can accomplish anything you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.


Quote: Others can stop you temporarily -- you are the only one who can do it permanently. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Others can stop you temporarily -- you are the only one who can do it permanently.


Quote: Motivation is the spark that lights the fire of knowledge and fuels the engine of accomplishment, it maximizes and maintains momentum. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Motivation is the spark that lights the fire of knowledge and fuels the engine of accomplishment, it maximizes and maintains momentum.


Quote: The result of information overload is usually distraction, and it dilutes your focus and takes you off your game. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The result of information overload is usually distraction, and it dilutes your focus and takes you off your game.


Quote: Simple smile, a cheerful hello or a word of encouragement It's amazing what an impact you will have. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Simple smile, a cheerful hello or a word of encouragement It's amazing what an impact you will have.


Quote: Winning is not everything,
but the effort to win is. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Winning is not everything,
but the effort to win is.


Quote: Take time to be kind and to say 'thank you.' by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Take time to be kind and to say 'thank you.'


Quote: Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.


Quote: If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.


Quote: It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.


Quote: Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.


Quote: Fear has two meanings, forget everything and run or face everything and rise. The choice is yours. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Fear has two meanings, forget everything and run or face everything and rise. The choice is yours.


Quote: Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it's free-but it can't go anywhere. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it's free-but it can't go anywhere.


Quote: Dreams grow if you grow. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Dreams grow if you grow.


Quote: Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they've never failed to imitate them. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they've never failed to imitate them.


Quote: Surround yourself with people who want the best for you and the people you love! by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Surround yourself with people who want the best for you and the people you love!


Quote: All you need to find and accomplish God's purpose in your life is God's permission and approval -- not anyone else's. When you get in step with Him, there will be a glow on your face that will make people wonder what you're up to. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

All you need to find and accomplish God's purpose in your life is God's permission and approval -- not anyone else's. When you get in step with Him, there will be a glow on your face that will make people wonder what you're up to.


Quote: In most cases there are obstacle standing between you and those opportunities in life but, I just want you to know that front row seat is available everywhere. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

In most cases there are obstacle standing between you and those opportunities in life but, I just want you to know that front row seat is available everywhere.


Quote: As long as you can laugh at you, it won't bother you when others laugh at you. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

As long as you can laugh at you, it won't bother you when others laugh at you.


Quote: Remember there is plenty of room at the top-but not enough to sit down. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Remember there is plenty of room at the top-but not enough to sit down.


Quote: Regardless of your lot in life, build something beautiful on it. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Regardless of your lot in life, build something beautiful on it.


Quote: It is impossible to go as high as you are capable of going, if you are carrying the burden of hate, revenge and bitterness. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It is impossible to go as high as you are capable of going, if you are carrying the burden of hate, revenge and bitterness.


Quote: We build our character from the bricks of habit we pile up day by day. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

We build our character from the bricks of habit we pile up day by day.


Quote: A sincere compliment is one of the most effective tools to teach and motivate others. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

A sincere compliment is one of the most effective tools to teach and motivate others.


Quote: Winning leaders are almost always motivated when the chips are down. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Winning leaders are almost always motivated when the chips are down.


Quote: You already have every characteristic necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You already have every characteristic necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them.


Quote: Coincidence is Gods way of staying anonymous. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Coincidence is Gods way of staying anonymous.


Quote: How many people are completely successful in every department of life? Not one. The most successful people are the ones who learn from their mistakes and turn their failures into opportunities. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

How many people are completely successful in every department of life? Not one. The most successful people are the ones who learn from their mistakes and turn their failures into opportunities.


Quote: There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.


Quote: Quit counting time and start making time count. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Quit counting time and start making time count.


Quote: Your gratitude attitude determines your life altitude. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Your gratitude attitude determines your life altitude.


Quote: When you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them.


Quote: Desire is the great equalizer. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Desire is the great equalizer.


Quote: Encouragement is the fuel on which hope runs. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Encouragement is the fuel on which hope runs.


Quote: You never know when a helping hand will change another person's entire life. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You never know when a helping hand will change another person's entire life.


Quote: I once dieted so religiously I quit eating in church. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

I once dieted so religiously I quit eating in church.


Quote: People who truly understand God's purpose for their lives know that we are called to be intimately involved with one another. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

People who truly understand God's purpose for their lives know that we are called to be intimately involved with one another.


Quote: Time is the only commodity we deal with which cannot be counterfeited, stolen or placed in inventory.   Remember, time is irreplaceable. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Time is the only commodity we deal with which cannot be counterfeited, stolen or placed in inventory.   Remember, time is irreplaceable.


Quote: Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets.


Quote: Responsibility and commitment are key elements in meeting obligations. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Responsibility and commitment are key elements in meeting obligations.


Quote: When there is no job related stress, you are more aware of your mate and children, if you are a parent. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When there is no job related stress, you are more aware of your mate and children, if you are a parent.


Quote: People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest.


Quote: One reason people never attempt new things is their fear of failure. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

One reason people never attempt new things is their fear of failure.


Quote: If there were no Love, there'd be no grief. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If there were no Love, there'd be no grief.


Quote: When we change the input into our minds, we change the output into our lives. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When we change the input into our minds, we change the output into our lives.


Quote: Once you have accepted yourself, it's so much easier to accept other people and their points of view. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Once you have accepted yourself, it's so much easier to accept other people and their points of view.


Quote: You know that failure prelude to being the victim of what is criminally wrong. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You know that failure prelude to being the victim of what is criminally wrong.


Quote: If you go out looking for friends, they'll be scarce. If you go out looking to be one, you'll have all the friends you need. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you go out looking for friends, they'll be scarce. If you go out looking to be one, you'll have all the friends you need.


Quote: If you haven't met Satan face to face, it's because you are running in the same direction. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you haven't met Satan face to face, it's because you are running in the same direction.


Quote: Once a need is satisfied, it is no longer a motivator. Satisfaction does not increase motivation. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Once a need is satisfied, it is no longer a motivator. Satisfaction does not increase motivation.


Quote: Motivation is like taking a bath; If you stop doing it, you begin to stink! by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Motivation is like taking a bath; If you stop doing it, you begin to stink!


Quote: To raise positive kids, we as parents must identify the qualities necessary for success, convince our children that they have the potential for success, and show them how to stake their claims in life. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

To raise positive kids, we as parents must identify the qualities necessary for success, convince our children that they have the potential for success, and show them how to stake their claims in life.


Quote: You can't hit a target you cannot see, and you cannot see a target you do not have. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You can't hit a target you cannot see, and you cannot see a target you do not have.


Quote: One of the greatest disasters of our time is our universal acceptance of the word tolerance as a great virtue. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

One of the greatest disasters of our time is our universal acceptance of the word tolerance as a great virtue.


Quote: Encouragement and hope are the two most powerful qualities any person can provide to others. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Encouragement and hope are the two most powerful qualities any person can provide to others.


Quote: The main reason for people's lack of success is their willingness to give up what they want most of all, for what they want right now! by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The main reason for people's lack of success is their willingness to give up what they want most of all, for what they want right now!


Quote: If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.


Quote: Happiness is not pleasure -- it is victory. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Happiness is not pleasure -- it is victory.


Quote: Attitude and not the Aptitude decide the Altitude you reach in life. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Attitude and not the Aptitude decide the Altitude you reach in life.


Quote: Your attitude is more important that your aptitude. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Your attitude is more important that your aptitude.


Quote: The most destitute person in the world is the one without a smile. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The most destitute person in the world is the one without a smile.


Quote: When you give directives to a child, especially a teenager, you must consider the nature of your child. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you give directives to a child, especially a teenager, you must consider the nature of your child.


Quote: Far too many people make promises they can never keep. They may have the best intentions in the world to keep their promise-but if they have not made a plan to keep it, they will not be able to do it. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Far too many people make promises they can never keep. They may have the best intentions in the world to keep their promise-but if they have not made a plan to keep it, they will not be able to do it.


Quote: Knowledge has the power to help us avoid making bad choices that produce bad results. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Knowledge has the power to help us avoid making bad choices that produce bad results.


Quote: People always say 'Motivation is great but it doesn't last.' I just tell them, bathing does not last either, that is why I recommend it daily. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

People always say 'Motivation is great but it doesn't last.' I just tell them, bathing does not last either, that is why I recommend it daily.


Quote: Motivation needs to be a part of your own life for you to be effective in conveying it to others. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Motivation needs to be a part of your own life for you to be effective in conveying it to others.


Quote: Wally Amos is the classic example of a man who gets up again and again. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Wally Amos is the classic example of a man who gets up again and again.


Quote: You can literally force yourself to be courteous, happy and enthusiastic with every person you meet. After you have forced yourself to be so for a short period of time... the habit takes over. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You can literally force yourself to be courteous, happy and enthusiastic with every person you meet. After you have forced yourself to be so for a short period of time... the habit takes over.


Quote: Many times our weaknesses are extensions of our strengths. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Many times our weaknesses are extensions of our strengths.


Quote: What you do off the job plays a major role in how far you go on the job. How many good books, do you read each year? How often do you attend workshops? Who do you spend must of your time with? by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

What you do off the job plays a major role in how far you go on the job. How many good books, do you read each year? How often do you attend workshops? Who do you spend must of your time with?


Quote: Habits are funny things. What's funny, or rather tragic, is that bad habits are so predictable and avoidable. Despite this, there are people by the millions who insist on acquiring habits that are bad, expensive, and create problems. The habit they weren't going to get, got them! by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of Zig Ziglar quote; white text on black background

Habits are funny things. What's funny, or rather tragic, is that bad habits are so predictable and avoidable. Despite this, there are people by the millions who insist on acquiring habits that are bad, expensive, and create problems. The habit they weren't going to get, got them!


Quote: Your mind doesn't know the difference between reality and fantasy. Your mindacts on what you feed it. Feed it good thoughts. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Your mind doesn't know the difference between reality and fantasy. Your mindacts on what you feed it. Feed it good thoughts.


Quote: When you develop a game plan to get what you want, you will develop a belief that you can get it. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you develop a game plan to get what you want, you will develop a belief that you can get it.


Quote: Your life can't go according to plan if you have no plan. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Your life can't go according to plan if you have no plan.


Quote: Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.


Quote: When you make people feel important, you're going to be ahead of the game. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you make people feel important, you're going to be ahead of the game.


Quote: Even a two-car parade gets fouled up if you don't decide ahead of time who's going to lead. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Even a two-car parade gets fouled up if you don't decide ahead of time who's going to lead.


Quote: Making a big life change is pretty scary. But know what's even scarier? Regret. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Making a big life change is pretty scary. But know what's even scarier? Regret.


Quote: The major difference between the big shot and the little shot is the big shot is just a little shot who kept on shooting. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The major difference between the big shot and the little shot is the big shot is just a little shot who kept on shooting.


Quote: A big shot is a little shot who keeps on shootin' by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

A big shot is a little shot who keeps on shootin'


Quote: God never shuts one door without opening a bigger better door. Hang in there. You are closer to success than you may think. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

God never shuts one door without opening a bigger better door. Hang in there. You are closer to success than you may think.


Quote: Quite frequently, he who goes too fast gets there too late -- or not at all. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Quite frequently, he who goes too fast gets there too late -- or not at all.


Quote: In the blink of an eye everything can change. So forgive often and love with all your heart. You may not have that chance again. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

In the blink of an eye everything can change. So forgive often and love with all your heart. You may not have that chance again.


Quote: My core philosophy on winning and motivation is summed up by saying that you were born to win, but in order to be the winner you were born to be, you have to plan to win and prepare to win before you can expect to win. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

My core philosophy on winning and motivation is summed up by saying that you were born to win, but in order to be the winner you were born to be, you have to plan to win and prepare to win before you can expect to win.


Quote: A child is born to win, but too many have been conditioned to lose. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

A child is born to win, but too many have been conditioned to lose.


Quote: Great quotes make the light bulb go off in my mind. If you're like me, you'll jump at the chance to bypass all the churning and scoop the cream right off the top ~ that is what quotes are ... the cream of our learning! by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Great quotes make the light bulb go off in my mind. If you're like me, you'll jump at the chance to bypass all the churning and scoop the cream right off the top ~ that is what quotes are ... the cream of our learning!




Quote: No person ever ended his eyesight by looking on the bright side. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

No person ever ended his eyesight by looking on the bright side.


Quote: Goals are the links in the chain that connect activity to accomplishment. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Goals are the links in the chain that connect activity to accomplishment.


Quote: You do not determine your success by comparing yourself to others, rather you determine your success by comparing your accomplishments to your capabilities. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You do not determine your success by comparing yourself to others, rather you determine your success by comparing your accomplishments to your capabilities.




Quote: If you are a complainer you might have already spent your HELP quota. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you are a complainer you might have already spent your HELP quota.


Quote: It's not going to be easy, it's going to be worth it. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It's not going to be easy, it's going to be worth it.


Quote: Ability is important in our quest for success, but dependability is critical. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Ability is important in our quest for success, but dependability is critical.


Quote: Obviously, there is little you can learn from doing nothing. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Obviously, there is little you can learn from doing nothing.


Quote: The definition of success is getting many of the things money can buy and all the things money can't buy. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The definition of success is getting many of the things money can buy and all the things money can't buy.


Quote: The hardening of the attitudes is the most deadly disease on the face of the earth. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The hardening of the attitudes is the most deadly disease on the face of the earth.


Quote: As you head toward your goals, be prepared to make some slight adjustments to your course. You don't change your decision to go -- you do change your direction to get there. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

As you head toward your goals, be prepared to make some slight adjustments to your course. You don't change your decision to go -- you do change your direction to get there.


Quote: Don't give up just because of what someone said. Use it as motivation to push harder. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Don't give up just because of what someone said. Use it as motivation to push harder.


Quote: It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom.


Quote: Remember, what you say comes back to you. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Remember, what you say comes back to you.


Quote: Over deliver in all you do and soon you will be rewarded for the extra effort. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Over deliver in all you do and soon you will be rewarded for the extra effort.


Quote: Is your fear of failure greater than your desire to succeed? by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Is your fear of failure greater than your desire to succeed?


Quote: Failure doesn't come from falling down, failure comes from not getting up. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Failure doesn't come from falling down, failure comes from not getting up.


Quote: You can never get ahead by trying to get even. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You can never get ahead by trying to get even.


Quote: First, say to yourself what you would be; then do what you have to do. Life is a grindstone. Whether it wears you down or polishes you up depends on what you are made of. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

First, say to yourself what you would be; then do what you have to do. Life is a grindstone. Whether it wears you down or polishes you up depends on what you are made of.


Quote: Man was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Man was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.


Quote: The way you look on the outside has a definite bearing on how you feel and see yourself on the inside. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The way you look on the outside has a definite bearing on how you feel and see yourself on the inside.


Quote: Our children are our only hope for the future, but we are their only hope for their present and their future. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Our children are our only hope for the future, but we are their only hope for their present and their future.


Quote: There are seldom, if ever, any hopeless situations, but there are many people who lose hope in the face of some situations. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

There are seldom, if ever, any hopeless situations, but there are many people who lose hope in the face of some situations.


Quote: Most x-rated films are advertised as adult entertaintment,for mature adults, when in reality they are juvenile entertainment for immature and insecure people. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Most x-rated films are advertised as adult entertaintment,for mature adults, when in reality they are juvenile entertainment for immature and insecure people.


Quote: Always do the right thing, always be exciting, always be encouraging, and always be learning something new. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Always do the right thing, always be exciting, always be encouraging, and always be learning something new.


Quote: You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan or goal. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan or goal.


Quote: If you love to read, you can learn anything you really want to know. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you love to read, you can learn anything you really want to know.


Quote: Success and happiness are not matters of chance but choice. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Success and happiness are not matters of chance but choice.


Quote: The only way to reach the mountain peaks of life is to forget about self and help other people reach greater heights. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The only way to reach the mountain peaks of life is to forget about self and help other people reach greater heights.


Quote: The things you have that money won't buy are the things that will enable you to get more of the things that money will buy. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The things you have that money won't buy are the things that will enable you to get more of the things that money will buy.


Quote: Ask yourself a question: Is my attitude worth catching? by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Ask yourself a question: Is my attitude worth catching?


Quote: Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others? by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Are you a SNIOP? Someone who is Sensitive to the Negative Influence Of Others?


Quote: With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best.


Quote: The elevator to success is out of order, but the stairs are always open. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The elevator to success is out of order, but the stairs are always open.




Quote: Look at the bright side no matter how old you are, you are younger than you'll ever be again. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Look at the bright side no matter how old you are, you are younger than you'll ever be again.


Quote: Regardless of your past, your tomorrow is a clean slate. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Regardless of your past, your tomorrow is a clean slate.


Quote: The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.


Quote: You can finish school, and even make it easy -- but you never finish your education, and it's seldom easy. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You can finish school, and even make it easy -- but you never finish your education, and it's seldom easy.


Quote: When I discipline myself to eat properly, live morally, exercise regularly, grow mentally and spiritually, and not put any drugs or alcohol in my body, I have given myself the freedom to be at my best, perform at my best, and reap all the rewards that go along with it. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of Zig Ziglar quote; white text on black background

When I discipline myself to eat properly, live morally, exercise regularly, grow mentally and spiritually, and not put any drugs or alcohol in my body, I have given myself the freedom to be at my best, perform at my best, and reap all the rewards that go along with it.


Quote: If you have enough push, you don't have to worry about the pull. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you have enough push, you don't have to worry about the pull.


Quote: In your hands you hold the seeds of failure or the potential for greatness. Your hands are capable, but they must be used and for the right things to reap the rewards you are capable of attaining. The choice is yours. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

In your hands you hold the seeds of failure or the potential for greatness. Your hands are capable, but they must be used and for the right things to reap the rewards you are capable of attaining. The choice is yours.


Quote: Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.


Quote: Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons, we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons, we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting.


Quote: Success comes from repeated efforts day in and day out. You learn from your mistakes, make adjustments and continue pressing forward until you achieve the results you desire. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Success comes from repeated efforts day in and day out. You learn from your mistakes, make adjustments and continue pressing forward until you achieve the results you desire.


Quote: As you move to the top, remember the story of the pump. If you start pumping casually or half -heartedly, you will pump forever before anything happens. Pump hard to begin with and keep it up until you get that water flowing. Then a great deal will happen. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

As you move to the top, remember the story of the pump. If you start pumping casually or half -heartedly, you will pump forever before anything happens. Pump hard to begin with and keep it up until you get that water flowing. Then a great deal will happen.


Quote: The basic goal-reaching principle is to understand that you go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will always be able to see farther. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The basic goal-reaching principle is to understand that you go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will always be able to see farther.


Quote: When you've got a solid commitment and solid objectives, you've got a much better chance of reaching your goal. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you've got a solid commitment and solid objectives, you've got a much better chance of reaching your goal.


Quote: It is good from time to time to recall all those big and little reasons why you wanted to quit smoking in the first place. Reading this blog once in a while might also be helpful. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It is good from time to time to recall all those big and little reasons why you wanted to quit smoking in the first place. Reading this blog once in a while might also be helpful.


Quote: Failing is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Failing is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.


Quote: It's easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It's easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.


Quote: Evidence is conclusive that your self-talk has a direct bearing on your performance. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Evidence is conclusive that your self-talk has a direct bearing on your performance.


Quote: You seldom, if ever, get lucky sitting down. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You seldom, if ever, get lucky sitting down.


Quote: God sees everything at once and knows what you are called to do. Our part is not to play God, but to trust God -- to believe that our single, solitary life can make a difference. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

God sees everything at once and knows what you are called to do. Our part is not to play God, but to trust God -- to believe that our single, solitary life can make a difference.


Quote: Success is not measured by what you do compared to what somebody else does. Success is measured by what you do compared to what you are capable of doing. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Success is not measured by what you do compared to what somebody else does. Success is measured by what you do compared to what you are capable of doing.


Quote: Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles, it takes away today's peace. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles, it takes away today's peace.


Quote: Will what I am about to do, bring me closer to, or take me further from my goals? by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Will what I am about to do, bring me closer to, or take me further from my goals?


Quote: When there is hope in the future, there is power in the present, and since hope is the foundational quality of all change, there is considerable reason to be excited. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When there is hope in the future, there is power in the present, and since hope is the foundational quality of all change, there is considerable reason to be excited.


Quote: Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Life is an echo. What you send out comes back.


Quote: Keep your thinking right and your business will be right. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Keep your thinking right and your business will be right.


Quote: A true leader produces more leaders. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

A true leader produces more leaders.


Quote: Positive thinking will let you use the abilities, training and experience you have. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Positive thinking will let you use the abilities, training and experience you have.


Quote: When you turn to God you discover He has been facing you all the time. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

When you turn to God you discover He has been facing you all the time.


Quote: You can't climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You can't climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts.


Quote: Unless you have a definite, precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Unless you have a definite, precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you.


Quote: The child who has not been disciplined with love by his little world will be disciplined, generally without love, by the big world. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The child who has not been disciplined with love by his little world will be disciplined, generally without love, by the big world.


Quote: A pleasing personality helps you win friends and influence people. Add character to that formula, and keep those friends and maintain that influence. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

A pleasing personality helps you win friends and influence people. Add character to that formula, and keep those friends and maintain that influence.


Quote: Wherever you are there you are! by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Wherever you are there you are!


Quote: The way you see your future determines your thinking today. You're thinking today determines your performance today. Your performance in the today of your life determines your future. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The way you see your future determines your thinking today. You're thinking today determines your performance today. Your performance in the today of your life determines your future.


Quote: You have made some mistakes and you may not be where you want to be, but that has nothing to do with your future. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

You have made some mistakes and you may not be where you want to be, but that has nothing to do with your future.


Quote: Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and Start being positive about what could go right. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and Start being positive about what could go right.


Quote: Part of your purpose in life is to build strong and fruitful relationships with others, and your work setting is a perfect place to start. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Part of your purpose in life is to build strong and fruitful relationships with others, and your work setting is a perfect place to start.


Quote: Success is the doing, not the getting -- in the trying, not the triumph. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Success is the doing, not the getting -- in the trying, not the triumph.


Quote: I'm an expert in higher level math. You + God = Enough. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

I'm an expert in higher level math. You + God = Enough.


Quote: The door to a balanced success opens widest on the hinges of hope and encouragement. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

The door to a balanced success opens widest on the hinges of hope and encouragement.


Quote: To build your self image, you need to join the smile, firm handshake and compliment club. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

To build your self image, you need to join the smile, firm handshake and compliment club.


Quote: Miserable people focus on what they hate about their life. Happy people focus on what they love about their life. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Miserable people focus on what they hate about their life. Happy people focus on what they love about their life.


Quote: It's impossible to consistently behave in a manner inconsistent with how we see ourselves. We can do very few things in a positive way if we feel negative about ourselves. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

It's impossible to consistently behave in a manner inconsistent with how we see ourselves. We can do very few things in a positive way if we feel negative about ourselves.


Quote: Lectures often confuse our kids, but the example we set is crystal clear. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Lectures often confuse our kids, but the example we set is crystal clear.


Quote: Don't start your day with broken pieces of the past. Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand new day and it's yours. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Don't start your day with broken pieces of the past. Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand new day and it's yours.


Quote: Desire is what takes the hot water of mediocrity and turns it into the steam of outstanding success. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Desire is what takes the hot water of mediocrity and turns it into the steam of outstanding success.


Quote: If you are selective about the things you choose to read, look at or listen to, then you are taking effective action against negative thinking. It's just like with a computer; if you change the input, you will change the output. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

If you are selective about the things you choose to read, look at or listen to, then you are taking effective action against negative thinking. It's just like with a computer; if you change the input, you will change the output.


Quote: Life is a classroom -- only those who are willing to be lifelong learners will move to the head of the class. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Life is a classroom -- only those who are willing to be lifelong learners will move to the head of the class.


Quote: Passion -- and humor will permit all of us to do some marvelous things. by author Zig Ziglar overlaid on photo of photo of author Zig Ziglar with quote

Passion -- and humor will permit all of us to do some marvelous things.


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