Who the heck is Brian Tracy?

Brian Tracy is a well known motivational speaker and self-development author.

Books by Brian Tracy

Quotes by Brian Tracy

“A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.”

Brian Tracy The Gift of Self-Confidence

“A goal, however, is something distinctly different from a wish. It is clear, written, and specific. It can be quickly and easily described to another person. You can measure it, and you know when you have achieved it or not.”

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

Brian Tracy Personal Success

“Almost all stress, tension, anxiety, and frustration, both in life and in work, comes from doing one thing while you believe and value something completely different.”

Brian Tracy Time Management

“Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?”

Brian Tracy Create Your Own Future

“Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.”

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“An average person who develops the habit of setting clear priorities and getting important tasks completed quickly will run circles around a genius who talks a lot and makes wonderful plans but gets very little done.”

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“Any goal can be achieved if you break it down into enough small parts.”

Brian Tracy Time Management

“Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.”

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“Changing habits that are no longer consistent with your higher purposes is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do, and one of the most essential to the quality of your life.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement

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

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“Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving them by one thousand percent.”

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“Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of very part of your life.”

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“Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.”

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“Discipline is what you must have to resist the lure of excuses.”

Brian Tracy No excuses!

“Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.”

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“Dress for success. Image is very important. People judge you by the way you look on the outside.”

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“Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1000 percent Return on Energy!”

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“Everyone procrastinates. The difference between high performers and low performers is largely determined by what they choose to procrastinate on.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

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

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“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement. The bigger your goals and the clearer they are, the more excited you become about achieving them. The more you think about your goals, the greater becomes your inner drive and desire to accomplish them.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“I found that every single successful person I’ve ever spoken to had a turning point and the turning point was where they made a clear, specific, unequivocal decision that they were not going to live like this anymore. Some people make that decision at 15 and some people make it at 50 and most never make it at all.”

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

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“If the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning is eat a live frog, then nothing worse can happen for the rest of the day!”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“If there is one thing I know, it is this, rich people are remarkably unremarkable.”

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“If you don't set goals for yourself, you are doomed to achieve the goals of someone else.”

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“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.”

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“If you have to eat a live frog at all, it doesn't pay to sit and look at it for very long.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest one first. This is another way of saying that if you have two important tasks before you, start with the biggest, hardest, and most important task first.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“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.”

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

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“Invest three percent of your income in self-development in order to guarantee your future.”

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

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“It is impossible to succeed without failing.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement

“It is not failure itself that holds people back; it is the fear of failure that paralyzes you.”

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“It is the quality of time at work that counts and the quantity of time at home that matters.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“it's impossible to remain angry or blame other people for problems in your life when you are saying , "I am responsible”

Brian Tracy Reinvention

“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.”

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“Life is like a combination lock; your job is to find the numbers, in the right orders, so you can have anything you want.”

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

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“Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.”

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

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“Never say anything about yourself you don't want to come true.”

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“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.”

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“Nobody works better under pressure. They just work faster.”

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

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.”

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“People who take a long view of their lives and careers always seem to make much better decisions about their time and activities than people who give very little thought to the future.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“Perfection is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.”

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“Perhaps the most important insight of all with regard to success is that to achieve greatly, you must become a different person. It is not the material things you accomplish or acquire that matter so much as it is the quality of the person you must become to accomplish well above the average. The development of self-discipline is the high road that makes everything possible for you.”

Brian Tracy No excuses!

“Positive expectations are the mark of the superior personality.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement

“Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, fifty books per year, and will guarantee your success.”

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“Say no to anything that is not a high-value use of your time and your life.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“Success in life is in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do.”

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

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“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.”

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

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“The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.”

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“The essence of a successful business is really quite simple. It is your ability to offer a product or service that people will pay for at a price sufficiently above your costs, ideally three or four or five times your cost, thereby giving you a profit that enables you to buy and to offer more products and services.”

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“The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“The greatest problem of human life is fear. It is fear that robs us of happiness. It is fear that causes us to settle for far less than we are capable of. It is fear that is the root cause of negative emotions, unhappiness and problems in human relationships.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement

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

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“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.”

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“The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“The highest paid Americans read an average of two to three hours per day. The lowest paid Americans don't read at all.”

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“The key to success is action.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“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.”

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“The more you discipline yourself to use your time well, the happier you will feel and the better will be the quality of your life in every area.”

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“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.”

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“The most valuable tasks you can do each day are often the hardest and most complex. But the payoff and rewards for completing these tasks efficiently can be tremendous.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve.”

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“The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.”

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“The price of success must be paid in full, in advance.”

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“The sad fact is that people are poor because they have not yet decided to be rich. People are overweight and unfit because they have not yet decided to be thin and fit. People are inefficient time wasters because they haven’t yet decided to be highly productive in everything they do.”

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“The starting point of great success in your life begins, in the simplest terms, when you discipline yourself to think and talk about only the things you want and refuse to think and talk about anything you don't want.”

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“The success you are enjoying today is the result of the price you have paid in the past.”

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

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“There is an old saying that "by the yard it's hard; but inch by inch, anything's a cinch!”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“There is more to life than just increasing its speed.”

Brian Tracy Time Management

“There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“Think continually about what you want, not about the things you fear.”

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“Throughout my career, I have discovered and rediscovered a simple truth. It is this: the ability to concentrate single-mindedly on your most important task, to do it well and to finish it completely, is the key to great success, achievement, respect, status and happiness in life.”

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“To be truly happy and fulfilled, you must be working toward accomplishing something that is bigger than yourself, and that makes a difference in the life or work of others.”

Brian Tracy Time Management

“To earn more, you must learn more.”

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“You are fully responsible for everything you are, everything you have and everything you become.”

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“You are where you are and what you are because of yourself, nothing else. Nature is neutral. Nature doesn't care. If you do what other successful people do, you will enjoy the same results and rewards that they do. And if you don't, you won't.”

Brian Tracy Focal Point

“You become what you think about most of the time.”

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“You can get your time and your life under control only to the degree to which you discontinue lower-value activities.”

Brian Tracy Eat That Frog!

“You can’t help the poor by becoming one of them.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement

“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.”

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

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

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“You will regret many things in life, but you will never regret being too kind or too fair.”

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“You'll always get out of life what you put in-and you control what you put in.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement

“Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.”

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“Your life only gets better when you get better.”

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“Your mind is designed in such a way that you cannot have an idea on the one hand without also having the ability to bring that idea into reality on the other. The very existence of an idea in your conscious mind means that you have within you and around you the capacity to turn it into reality. The only question you have to answer is, How badly do you want it?”

Brian Tracy The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success

“Your thoughts, vividly imagined and repeated, charged with emotion, become your reality.”

Brian Tracy Maximum Achievement