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.


Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.     

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In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.     

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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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Give yourself a break. Stop beating yourself up! Everyone makes mistakes, has setbacks and failures. You don't come with a book on how to get it right all the time. You will fail sometimes, not because you planned to, but simply because you're human. Failure is a part of creating a great life. Stand up to it and handle it with grace. Because, you can.     

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

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Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.     

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Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality.     

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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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The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.     

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We are living in very challenging times. Pressured in the workplace and stressed out at home, people are trying to make sense of their lives.      

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The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.     

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

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Lions don't have to roar. There is power in silence, confidence, and persistence. Those who work don't talk, and those who talk don't work. Handle your business. Measure your efforts by results. Focus your time, energy, and activity on mastering and executing a plan.     

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When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.     

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

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You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.     

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It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit.     

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Align yourself with people that you can learn from, people who want more out of life, people who are stretching and searching and seeking some higher ground in life.     

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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.      

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In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.     

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Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.      

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The only thing that can possibly keep you from going after your dreams is the person standing in your shoes, wearing your clothes, and thinking your negative thoughts.      

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

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No one rises to low expectations     

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Don't underestimate yourself. You are capable of more than you can ever imagine.     

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We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way.     

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It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit.     

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If you're going through hell, don't stop, keep moving!     

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