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Earl Nightingale Quotes

Earl Nightingale Motivation

Earl Nightingale quotes: quote candy from the late radio personality and author, Earl Nightingale.

“Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.”

“The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice… it is conformity.”

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

“You’ll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea.”

“People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be – whether they will admit that or not.”

“Excellence always sells.”

“Become a sponge for information that will help you on your way.  You don’t have to waste years making the mistakes others have made before you.”

“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.”

“Think about how precious the time is that you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family.  Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.”

“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.”

“We are at our very best, and we are happiest when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves.  It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep.  It makes everything else so wonderful, so worthwhile.”

“We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.”

“Problems are challenges to creative minds.  Without problems, there would be little reason to think at all.”

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.”

“No man can get rich himself unless he enriches others.”

“We must be the epitome, the embodiment of success.  We must radiate success before it will come to us.  We must first become mentally, from an attitude standpoint, the people we wish to become.”

“The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else.”

“We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.”

“If the average person realized the power he wields over his life and destiny, he would live in a perpetual state of wonder and thanksgiving.”

“Don’t let fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.  The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”

“Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.”

“The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.”

“Picture yourself in your mind’s eye as having already achieved this goal.  See yourself doing the things you’ll be doing when you’ve reached your goal.”

“Everything begins with an idea.”

“A good deal of frustration and unhappiness could be avoided if people would just do what they know they should do.”

“We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn.  Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.”

“What’s going on in the inside shows on the outside.”

“A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.”

“Whenever we’re afraid, it’s because we don’t know enough.  If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.”

“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.”

“Work never killed anyone.  It’s worry that does the damage.  And the worry would disappear if we’d just settle down and do the work.”

“You are now, and you do become, what you think about.”

“Don’t concern yourself with the money.  Be of service.  Build, work, dream, create!  Do this and you’ll find there is no limit to the prosperity and abundance that will come to you.”

“You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved.  They go together.”

“Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.”

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life.  Be happy now.”

“Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.”

“Get into a field that you will find to be of deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending 12 to 15 hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.”

“The big thing is that you know what you want.”

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to live on this beautiful and astonishing planet earth.  In the morning, I wake up with a sense of gratitude.”

“All you have to do is know where you’re going.  The answers will come to you of their own accord.”

“Do each day all that can be done that day.  You don’t need to overwork or to rush blindly into your work, trying to do the greatest possible number of things in the shortest possible time.”

“There is a time when one must decide either to risk everything to fulfill one’s dreams or to sit for the rest of one’s life in the backyard.”

“One hour per day of study in your chosen field is all it takes.  One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your field within three years.  Within five years you’ll be a national authority.  In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do.”

“A bad attitude is like a flat tire.  You can’t go anywhere until you change it.”

“Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.”

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