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Brian Tracy quotes: here are the most important quotes from motivational speaker and self-development author, Brian Tracy.

“No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch.  To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.”

“Commit yourself to lifelong learning.  The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.”

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.  Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?'”

“The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.”

“If you envy successful people, you create a negative force field of attraction that repels you from ever doing the things that you need to do to be successful.  If you admire successful people, you create a positive force field of attraction that draws you toward becoming more and more like the kinds of people that you want to be like.”

“All successful people are big dreamers.  They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward that distant vision, goal, or purpose.”

“You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.”

“The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.”

“If you sincerely want to be rich – to retire as a self-made millionaire – one of the smartest things you can do is to develop the habits of thinking and acting that enabled others to become self-made millionaires.”

“Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy.”

“Live your life in every way to earn and keep the respect of the people you respect.”

“One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all.”

“The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.”

“If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.”

“Successful people are simply those with successful habits.”

“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short-term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long-term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.”

“You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.”

“Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.”

“The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.”

“I’ve found that luck is quite predictable.  If you want more luck, take more chances.  Be more active.  Show up more often.”

“Imagine no limitations; decide what’s right and desirable before you decide what’s possible.”

“Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality.”

“Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear.”

“Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.”

“Love only grows by sharing.  You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”

“It doesn’t matter where you are coming from.  All that matters is where you are going.”

“Your greatest asset is your earning ability.  Your greatest resource is your time.”

“Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.”

“Move out of your comfort zone.  You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”

“The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.”

“If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.”

“Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.”

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.”

“Look for the good in every person and every situation.  You’ll almost always find it.”

“Communication is a skill that you can learn.  If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.”

“Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.”

“The one major difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people launch.  They start.  They just do it.  Unsuccessful people get the same ideas and the same information, but they always find an excuse for not starting.”

“An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.”

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”

“Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women.  Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.”

“Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment, can you grow more surely toward the stars.”

“Make a list of 10 things, 10 goals, that you’d like to accomplish in the next year or so.  And ask this question, ‘If I could only accomplish one goal on this list, which one goal would have the greatest positive impact on my life?’  Write that down and make that the major, definitive purpose in your life.”

“Invest three percent of your income in yourself in order to guarantee your future.”

“If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.”

“The more you seek security, the less of it you have.  But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.”

“Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears.”

“Never complain, never explain.  Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.”

“Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000% return on energy.”

“The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.”

“Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.”

“The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and respect yourself.”

“People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.”

“The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you.  The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.”

“Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.”

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