Denis Waitley Sayings and Quotes

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


You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.     

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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.     

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Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.     

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You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.     

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Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.     

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A good life is a collection of happy moments.     

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The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.     

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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.     

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If you're not networking, you're not working.     

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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.     

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Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.     

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Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.     

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Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.     

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The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we've already achieved them.     

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Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear.     

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There are two primary choices in life; to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.     

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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.     

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Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.     

Denis Waitley

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.     

Denis Waitley

A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.     

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Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.     

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A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.      

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Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.     

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If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.     

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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.     

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Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.     

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Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.     

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Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.     

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The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.     

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A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.     

Denis Waitley