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.


Husbands and wives, have fun with each other. I'm convinced it makes all the difference in the world.     

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You'll never see a happy ungrateful person.     

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If you want to achieve your goals, help others achieve theirs.     

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The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.     

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A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.     

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Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.     

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God never shuts one door without opening a bigger better door. Hang in there. You are closer to success than you may think.     

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If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.     

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A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.     

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

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Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it's free-but it can't go anywhere.     

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You can accomplish anything you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.     

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Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.     

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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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Boats in the harbor are safe but that is not what they are meant for.     

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Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.     

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

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You will never find a truly happy self-centered person. They simply don't exist.     

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Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.     

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It takes energy, mental toughness and spiritual reinforcement to successfully deal with life's opportunities, and to reach your objectives.     

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If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.     

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Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.     

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Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.     

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

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If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.     

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Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.     

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If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.     

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When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.     

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

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You don't build a business, you build people and then people build the business.     

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