Zig Ziglar Personal development quotes

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

A World War II veteran, Zig Ziglar became the top sales person in several organizations before becoming one of the world’s most recognised motivational speaker and trainer.  Ziglar wrote many motivational and personal development books.

Zig Ziglar died in November 2012 aged 86.

Here are a selection of his inspirational and motivational quotes.

 Zig Ziglar Personal development, motivational quotes and sayings

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

Sometimes you are not given what you want because something better is planned for you instead.

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

Hope is the power that gives a person the confidence to step out and try.

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

zig ziglar personal development quotes motivational quotes and sayings

It’s not what happens to you that matters. It’s how you respond to what happens to you that makes a difference.

You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.

How you see the future is much more important than what happened in your past.

Look back in forgiveness, forward in hope, down in compassion and up with gratitude.

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

Do it and then you will feel motivated to do it!

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

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

Every choice you make has an end result.

If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost. A goal properly set is halfway reached.

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

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

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

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

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.

More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy trying to deny them.

Hope is the power that gives a person the confidence to step out and try.

When you do the right things in the right way you have nothing to lose because you have nothing to fear.

By altering our attitudes we can alter our lives.

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

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