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Jack Canfield Quotes

Quotes From Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield quotes: this page is dedicated to the top quotes from the legendary author, speaker, seminar leader, and trainer, Mr. Jack Canfield.

“Gratitude is the single most important ingredient to living a successful and fulfilled life.”

“People who don’t have goals, work for people who do.”

“I have lived by one crucial principle since I was 24 years old: I don’t blame or complain about things like the economy, taxes, the government, employees, gas prices, or any of the external things that I don’t have control over.  The only thing I have control over is my response to these things.”

“Overcome your barriers, intend the best, and be patient.  You will enjoy more balance, more growth, more income, more fun.”

“Clarify your purpose.  What is the why behind everything you do?  When we know this, it is very empowering and the path is clear.”

“You can’t heal what you don’t acknowledge.”

“When you really need help, people will respond.  Sincerity means dropping the image facade and showing a willingness to be vulnerable.  Tell it the way it is, lumps and all.  Don’t worry if your presentation isn’t perfect; ask from your heart.  Keep it simple and people will open up to you.”

“If it ain’t fun, don’t do it.”

“Decide what you want, believe you can have it, believe you deserve it, and believe it’s possible for you.”

“Trust your gut feeling about things, listen to what others are saying, and look at the results of your actions.  Once you know the truth, you can set about taking action to improve.  Everyone will be better for it.”

“You only have control over three things in your life.  The thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the action you take.”

“Good or bad, habits always deliver results.”

“I worked from 10 pm until 1 am every night for a year to write the first Chicken Soup for the Soul book.”

“Believing in yourself is a choice.  It’s an attitude you develop over time.”

“Living each day as if it were your last doesn’t mean your last day of retirement on a remote island.  It means to live fully, authentically, and spontaneously, with nothing being held back.”

“If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily.”

“One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history.”

“Taking the first step is the difference between actually pursuing your passion and just dreaming about it.”

“There’s a four letter word you must use when you get rejected… next.”

“If you are going to be successful in creating the life of your dreams, you first have to believe that what you want is possible and that you are capable of making it happen.”

“To change bad habits, we must study the habits of successful role models.”

“There are essentially two things that will make you wise: (1) the books you read, and (2) the people you meet.”

“If you are clear about your goals and take several steps in the right direction every day, eventually you will succeed.  So decide what it is you want, write it down, review it constantly, and each day do something that moves you toward those goals.”

“It’s a universal principle that you get more of what you think about, talk about, and feel strongly about.”

“To achieve major success in life, you must accept 100% responsibility for your life and results.  Nothing less will do.”

“I believe people should live full lives and not settle for anything less.”

“For the first 10 years after I got out of graduate school, I studied success.  I read every book I could get my hands on and took every training I could find, and that allowed me to become an expert in this area.  I learned how to create high self-esteem and success in my own life and in the lives of others.”

“When you have inspired thought, you have to trust it and you have to act on it.”

“Let’s remember that our children’s spirits are more important than any material things.  When we do, self-esteem and love blossoms and grows more beautifully than any bed of flowers ever could.”

“No one becomes an expert in a new career overnight, even if you are coming from another career where you were established and experienced.”

“Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty.”

“I believe that people make their own luck by great preparation and good strategy.”

“An important part of any focusing regimen is to set aside time at the end of the day — just before going to sleep — to acknowledge your successes, review your goals, focus on your successful future, and make specific plans for what you want to accomplish the next day.”

“I usually find that comparison is the fast track to unhappiness.”

“By taking the time to stop and appreciate who you are and what you’ve achieved — and perhaps learned through a few mistakes, stumbles, and losses — you actually enhance everything about you.  Self-acknowledgment and appreciation are what give you the insights and awareness to move forward toward higher goals and accomplishments.”

“Vague goals produce vague results.”

“For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.”

“You either create or allow everything that happens to you.”

“People who ask confidently get more than those who’re hesitant and uncertain.  When you’ve figured out what you want to ask for, do it with certainty, boldness, and confidence.”

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

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