Zig Ziglar Inspirational Quotes

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

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

” 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”

“You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success”

“I read the paper every day and the Bible every day; that way I know what both sides are up to”

“Athletic skills are acquired over a long period of time and after countless hours of practice”

“If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.”

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

“I’ve always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best”

“Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands”

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

“We need to understand the difference between discipline and punishment. Punishment is what you do to someone; discipline is what you do for someone”

“I’m a constant learner. You need to be a constant student because things change and you have to change and grow. And I emphasize the word ‘grow.”

“Personal discipline, when it becomes a way of life in our personal, family, and career lives, will enable us to do some incredible things”

“Reading has been the fuel of my motivation: it has changed the direction in which I have traveled, and it has enhanced my creative imagination more than any other activity I have ever pursued.”

“I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.”

“Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.”

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

“Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves”

“Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust”

“A plan is always successful if the plan is good”

“Money is not the most important thing, but when you need it, there are few substitutes. So while I like the things money can buy, I love what money won’t buy. It bought me a house but it won’t buy me a home. It would buy me a companion but it won’t buy me a friend”

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

“Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means ‘the love of wisdom”

“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”

“Some people do really find fault like there’s a reward for it”

“The young athlete who aspires to greatness, generally speaking, learns a number of things from several different coaches. The first one taught him the fundamentals; the second one instilled discipline in him and taught him more of the techniques that must be mastered to excel”

“If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments”

“Fact: If standard of living is your number one objective, quality of life almost never improves. But if quality of life is your number one objective, standard of living invariably improves”

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

“You don’t drown by falling into water. You only drown if you stay there”

“Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do”

“Husbands and wives, first be faithful to each other. Second, keep the romance going all of your life by courting each other every day”

“Many people who want to be great aren’t willing to do the work to make it possible!”

“Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute”

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

“I seldom read anything that is not of a factual nature because I want to invest my time wisely in the things that will improve my life. Don’t misunderstand; there is nothing wrong with reading purely for the joy of it. Novels have their place, but biographies of famous men and women contain information that can change lives”

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

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

“Selling is something we do for our clients – not to our clients”

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

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

“Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success”

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

“Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity”

“Fortunately, problems are an everyday part of our life. Consider this: If there were no problems, most of us would be unemployed”

“Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now”

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

“The person who dumps garbage into your mind will do you considerably more harm than the person who dumps garbage on your floor, because each load of mind garbage negatively impacts your possibilities and lowers your expectations”

“Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation”

“The top salesperson in the organization probably missed more sales than 90% of the sales people on the team, but they also made more calls than the others made”

“It’s not the situation, but whether we react negative or respond positive to the situation that is important”

“It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through”

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want”

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for”

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

“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you”

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

“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”

“When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that’s when passion is born”

“The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist”

“When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference”

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily”

“Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur”

“Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems”

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

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

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

“You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness”

“Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage”

“Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand-new day”

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

Leave a Reply