Les Brown Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Les Brown quotes, Les Brown sayings, and Les Brown proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.     

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If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.     

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Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.     

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Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.     

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We have to live life with a sense of urgency so not a minute is wasted.

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Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.     

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Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.     

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If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.     

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Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.     

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Accept the consequences of your actions in order to become the agent of your mental, physical, spiritual and material success.

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You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.

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You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.

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Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.

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As you reach your goals, set new ones. That is how you grow and become a more powerful person.

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Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.

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Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations.      

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Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.      

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Your level of belief in yourself, will inevitably manifest itself, in whatever you do.     

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Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.

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In the end, it is the person you become, not the things you have achieved, that is the most important.     

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Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.     

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Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.     

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Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character.     

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If you're not willing to risk, you cannot grow. If you cannot grow, you cannot be your best. If you cannot be your best, you cannot be happy. If you cannot be happy, what else is there?

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You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.     

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Forgive those who have hurt you.

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Goals help you channel your energy into action.

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I believe that life is a journey, often difficult and sometimes incredibly cruel, but we are well equipped for it if only we tap into our talents and gifts and allow them to blossom.

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You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.

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Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.

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