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Zig Zig Quotes to Inspire More Love and Less Fear In Your Life

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Zig Ziglar (November 6, 1926–November 28, 2012) was one of the most effective motivators of his generation. Through his bestselling books and engaging speaking style, Zig Ziglar inspired people with hope, enthusiasm, and zest for life.

He once said, “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” Based on his own recommendation, here are 50 quotes by Zig Ziglar to motivate you on a daily basis and keep you growing in a positive direction.


The Best Success Quotes by Zig Ziglar

1.) “It is your attitude, not your aptitude that determines your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar


2.) “People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest.” – Zig Ziglar

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3.) “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar


4.) “You can have everything in life you want, if you just help other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar


5.) “F.E.A.R. has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.” – Zig Ziglar


6.) “I don’t care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there, you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.”  – Zig Ziglar


7.) “You are what you are and where you are because of what’s gone into your mind. You can change what you are and where you are by changing what goes into your mind.” – Zig Ziglar


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


9.) “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” – Zig Ziglar


10.) “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” – Zig Ziglar


11.) “The way you see people is the way you treat them.” – Zig Ziglar


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

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13.) Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being ‘silly,’ yet it comes from the old English word ‘seilig’ and its literal definition is ‘to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous.’” – Zig Ziglar


14.) “Goals don’t care who has them.” – Zig Ziglar


15.) “But it wasn’t until I wrote it down; put a date on it; listed the obstacles I had to overcome; identified the people, the groups, the organizations I needed to work with; spelled out a plan of action; set that time limit in there; and identified all of the benefits to me. It was only when I did that, that the goal became a reality — and I lost the weight.” – Zig Ziglar


16.) “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” – Zig Ziglar


17.) “You cannot tailor make your situation in life, but you can tailor make your attitudes to fit those situations.” – Zig Ziglar


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


19.) “Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.” – Zig Ziglar


20.) “Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.” – Zig Ziglar


21.) “When you set goals, something inside of you starts saying, ‘Let’s go, let’s go,’ and ceilings start to move up.” – Zig Ziglar


22.) “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar


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

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24.) “You cannot consistently perform in a manner which is inconsistent with the way you see yourself.” – Zig Ziglar


25.) “Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.” – Zig Ziglar



More Popular Quotes by Zig Ziglar

26.) “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” – Zig Ziglar


27.) “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar

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


29.) “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.” – Zig Ziglar


30.) “If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.” – Zig Ziglar


31.) “Failing is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.” – Zig Ziglar


32.) “Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it’s free but it can’t go anywhere.” – Zig Ziglar


33.) “Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.” – Zig Ziglar


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


35.) “You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.” – Zig Ziglar


36.) “Success is dependent upon the glands — sweat glands.” – Zig Ziglar


37.) “You cannot make it as a wandering generality. You must become a meaningful specific.” – Zig Ziglar

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38.) “Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life.” – Zig Ziglar


39.) “The more you are grateful for what you have the more you will have to be grateful for.” – Zig Ziglar


40.) “In the game of life, before you get anything out, you must put something in!” – Zig Ziglar


41.) “You are the most influential person you will talk to all day.” – Zig Ziglar


42.) “A great attitude becomes a great mood, which becomes a great day, which becomes a great year, which becomes a great life.” – Zig Ziglar

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43.) “Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there.” – Zig Ziglar


Which Zig Ziglar quote was your favorite?  What other Zig Ziglar quotes would you add to the list?

Motivation is something that you need to strive for everyday.

Don’t be discouraged if you feel uninspired. If you encounter failure, just keep going. It’s normal to make mistakes on your way to the top. Just keep these quotes by Zig Ziglar nearby so they can remind you to always aim for the best.

See YOU at the top!

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