Zig Ziglar Quotes

Who is Zig Ziglar?

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.

Born November 06, 1926
Died November 28, 2012

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“A goal properly set is halfway reached.”

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

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

“Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you.”

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

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

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

“FEAR has two meanings: 'Forget Everything And Run' or 'Face Everything And Rise.' The choice is yours.”

“Fear is the fatal killer of desire.”

“Go as far as you can see and you will see further.”

“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”

“If you can dream it, then you can achieve it.”

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

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

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

“It's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.”

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“Let your major goal be your automatic pilot. When you let your goal absorb you, you’ll find yourself making the right decisions to reach your goal.”

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

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

“Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.”

“Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there.”

“Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.”

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

“People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest.”

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

“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.”

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

“Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.”

“Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.”

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“Take one cup of love, two cups of loyalty, three cups of forgiveness, four quarts of faith and one barrel of laughter. Take love and loyalty and mix them thoroughly with faith; blend with tenderness, kindness and understanding. Add friendship and hope. Sprinkle abundantly with laughter. Bake it with sunshine. Wrap it regularly with lots of hugs. Serve generous helpings daily.”

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

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“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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