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Les Brown Quotes

Les Brown Motivation

Les Brown quotes: below is a collection of quotes from one of the most entertaining and beloved motivational speakers of all time, Les Brown.

“It’s not going to be easy.  There are moments where you’re going to doubt yourself.  The rough times are going to come, but they won’t stay long.”

“You have to know what is right for you and go after it regardless of what others say.”

“Go the extra mile – it’s never crowded.”

“Sometimes you have to believe in someone else’s belief in you, until your own belief kicks in.”

“Goals help you channel your energy into action.”

“When life knocks you down, try to land on your back.  Because if you can look up, you can get up.  Let your reason get you back up.”

“You are not your pain or your past.”

“You must take action now that will move you towards your goals.  Develop a sense of urgency in your life.”

“Starve your distractions, feed your focus.”

“Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head.”

“If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.”

“Forgive yourself for your faults and mistakes and move on.”

“I believe that life is a journey, often difficult and sometimes incredibly cruel, but we are well-equipped for it if only we tap into our talents and gifts and allow them to blossom.”

“Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.”

“You can bring a positive light into every room you’re in.”

“You must think of failure and defeat as the springboards to new achievements or to the next level of accomplishment.”

“There are winners, there are losers, and there are people who have not yet learned how to win.”

“Do your best at all times, under all circumstances, and serve as a role model.”

“You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.”

“Wanting something is not enough.  You must hunger for it.  Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.”

“You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.”

“Accept responsibility for your life.  Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go – no one else.”

“Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.”

“Don’t stop until you are proud of what you’ve done.”

“You are your only limit.  What excuses have you been telling yourself as to why you can’t accomplish your dreams?”

“It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience.  Someone with the courage to live his dreams.”

“You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.”

“If you don’t program yourself, life will program you.”

“You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.”

“The body achieves what the mind believes.”

“As you reach your goals, set new ones.  That is how you grow and become a more powerful person.”

“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”

“Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.”

“Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.”

“Get your ideas on paper and study them.  Do not let them go to waste.”

“Your level of belief in yourself will inevitably manifest itself in whatever you do.”

“Allow yourself to meet your full potential.”

“Be sure those who stand beside you are positive, motivated, and connect with your energy.”

“Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what’s possible for your life.”

“Your attitude determines your direction.”

“Be deliberate about setting up your day to win.”

“You are more powerful than you are currently living.  Harness your power to live above the stress in your life.”

“When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues.”

“If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.”

“Begin reading a book that will help you move toward your dream.”

“You will never be motivated all the time.  You have to learn to be disciplined.”

“If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.”

“Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

“See yourself confronting your fears in your mind’s eye… and handling those fears like a champ.”

“Learn to keep your heart open; love yourself unconditionally.”

“Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”

“Don’t let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you.  Instead, give to yourself that which empowers you.”

“We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation.  It empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.”

“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals, and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”

“Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow.”

“Some people would rather get even instead of get ahead.”

“Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.”

“Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your coworkers, or your clients and customers.”

“Honor your commitments with integrity.”

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”

“The people you are with can have a huge impact on you.  Choose wisely and courageously.”

“Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.”

“In the end, it is the person you become, not the things you have achieved, that is the most important.”

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