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Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar Advice

Zig Ziglar quotes: here are the most motivating and insightful sayings from the late Zig Ziglar.

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

“Stop selling, start helping.”

“A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”

“Selling is a transference of feeling.”

“Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.”

“If you’re sincere, praise is effective.  If you’re insincere, then it’s manipulative.”

“A goal properly set is halfway reached.”

“Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.”

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”

“Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”

“You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.”

“The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.”

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem.  We all have 24-hour days.”

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

“Be strong, but not rude.  Be kind, but not weak.  Be bold, but not bully.  Be humble, but not timid.  Be proud, but not arrogant.”

“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.”

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”

“Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes and the rest of us have to be other people.”

“People don’t buy for logical reasons.  They buy for emotional reasons.”

“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.”

“Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.”

“If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find that they are scarce.  If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

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

“The greatest good we can do for others is not just to share our riches with them, but to reveal theirs.”

“True success has more components than one sentence or idea can contain.”

“Goals enable you to do more for yourself and others, too.”

“You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.”

“Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.”

“If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.”

“If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.”

“Getting knocked down in life is a given.  Getting up and moving forward is a choice.”

“Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.”

“Success must never be measured by how much money you have.”

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

“When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.”

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

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

“Timid salesmen have skinny kids.”

“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.”

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

“The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.”

“Building a better America starts with building a better you.”

“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.”

“If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.”

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”

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

“Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.”

“In the game of life, before you get anything out, you must put something in.”

“For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you’ll miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.”

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

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.”

“You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind.  You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.”

“Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.”

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

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

“The great majority of people are ‘wandering generalities’ rather than ‘meaningful specifics.’  The fact is that you can’t hit a target you can’t see.  If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.  You have to have goals.”

“Put all excuses aside and remember this: you are capable.”

“It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use that makes a difference.”

“Make today worth remembering.”

“When you do more than what you are paid for, you will soon be paid more for what you do.”

“Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.”

“I’ve got to say no to the good so I can say yes to the best.”

“Every choice you make has an end result.”

“There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.”

“You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.”

“Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it.  The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.”

“The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little.”

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

“The pages of your past cannot be rewritten, but the pages of your tomorrows are blank.”

“Live in such a way that if someone should speak badly of you, no one would believe it.”

“People are basically the same everywhere.  Everybody wants the same things: to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure.  They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.”

“Never blame anyone in your life.  Good people give you happiness.  Bad people give you experience.  The worst people give you a lesson.  And the best people give you memories.”

“People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.”

“Those who won’t take a chance don’t have a chance.”

“True joy comes when you inspire, encourage, and guide someone else on a path that benefits him or her.”

“Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.”

“You are the most influential person you will talk to all day.”

Want more millionaire motivation?  Read Brian Tracy quotes.

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