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Zig Ziglar Quotes


An American self-help author and motivational speaker.
(1926 - )

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A goal properly set is halfway reached.
 

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.
 

A man or woman is seldom happy unless he or she is sustaining him or herself and making a contribution to others.
 

Action often precedes the feeling.
 

All of us perform better and more willingly when we know why we're doing what we have been told or asked to do.
 

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

An optimist is someone who goes after Moby Dick in a rowboat and takes the tartar sauce with him.
 

Building a better you is the first step to building a better America.
[America]
 

Desire is the ingredient that changes the hot water of mediocrity to the steam of outstanding success.
 

Don't become a wandering generality. Be a meaningful specific.
 

Don't let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.
 

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

Every choice you make has an end result.
[Choice]
 

Every obnoxious act is a cry for help.
 

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

Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it's free-but it can't go anywhere.
 

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

Failure has been correctly identified as the line of least persistence.
 

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

Failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.
 


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