Zig Ziglar Sayings and Quotes

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


Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.     

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Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.     

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Others can stop you temporarily -- you are the only one who can do it permanently.     

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One of the greatest disasters of our time is our universal acceptance of the word "tolerance" as a great virtue.     

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It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.     

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Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!     

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For 24 years of my adult life, by choice I weighed well over 200 lbs. I say by choice because you see I have never accidentally eaten anything.     

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You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.     

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Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining - it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn't solve any problems.     

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When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.     

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Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being 'silly.' But the word 'silly' comes from the old English word 'selig,' and its literal definition is 'to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous.'     

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Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.     

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Every choice you make has an end result.     

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Any relationship primarily built on physical attractiveness is predestined to be short lived.     

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A goal properly set is halfway reached.     

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We aim above the mark to hit the mark.     

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If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time.     

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People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.     

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Regardless of your past, your tomorrow is a clean slate. You can choose what you want to write on that slate.     

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You cannot change the past, but your future is spotless. You can write on it what you will.     

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How you see your future is much more important that what has happened in your past.     

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If people like you they'll listen to you, but if they trust you they'll do business with you.     

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I will live a hope-filled life every day. I will handle my problems as opportunities in a different, more effective manner, based on the power of advanced mathematics; You + God = Enough     

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There will always be people in your life who treat you wrong. Be sure to thank them for making you strong.     

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When you make a promise, keep it.     

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Yesterday ended last night, today is a brand new day. And it's yours.     

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When you set goals, something inside of you starts saying, "Let's go, let's go," and ceilings start to move up.     

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Setting goals helps bring your future into your present and the present is the only time we can take action.     

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Unless you have definite precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you.     

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Every choice you make has an end result.     

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