Maxwell Maltz Sayings and Quotes

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


Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.     

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Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.     

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You can always find the sun within yourself if you will only search.     

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You can do only one thing at a time. I simply tackle one problem and concentrate all efforts on what I am doing at the moment.     

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Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on.     

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Of all the traps and pitfalls in life, self-disesteem is the deadliest, and the hardest to overcome, for it is a pit designed and dug by our own hands, summed up in the phrase, "It's no use - I can't do it.     

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We are injured and hurt emotionally, not so much by other people or what they say and don't say, but by our own attitude and our own response.     

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Take the trouble to stop and think of the other person's feelings, his viewpoints, his desires and needs. Think more of what the other fellow wants, and how he must feel.     

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We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.     

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Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.     

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Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.     

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Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.     

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Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow after you have done your best to achieve success today.     

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The greatest miracle you can hope for is self-acceptance.     

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The most delightful surprise in life is to suddenly recognise your own worth.     

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Your automatic guidance system cannot guide you when you're standing still.     

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Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-brake on.     

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To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.     

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Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.     

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Loneliness is caused by an alienation from life. It is a loneliness from your real self.     

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Change your mental imagery, and the feelings will take care of themselves.     

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Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.     

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The most delightful surprise in life is to suddenly recognise your own worth.     

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When you see a thing clearly in your mind, your creative 'success mechanism' within you takes over and does the job much better than you could do it by conscious effort or 'willpower'.     

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An idea accepted as true from any source can be every bit as powerful as hypnosis.     

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You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.     

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Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.     

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Accept yourself as you are. Otherwise you will never see opportunity. You will not feel free to move toward it; you will feel you are not deserving.      

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