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.


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

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A productive employee who is kept busy working at his or her job is far more likely to be happy at that job and less likely to look for employment elsewhere.     

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Being productive gives people a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that loafing never can.     

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For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough.     

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Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.     

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Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.     

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The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is not training them and keeping them.     

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Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage.     

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

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The one thing coaches cannot tolerate... is the individual who grows arrogant because he excelled at a lower level and believes he has nothing else to learn.     

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If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.     

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Being productive gives people a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that loafing never can.     

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If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.     

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The basic goal-reaching principle is to understand that you go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will always be able to see farther.     

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The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist.     

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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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Make today worth remembering.     

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

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If you're sincere, praise is effective. If you're insincere, it's manipulative.     

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Ability is important in our quest for success, but dependability is critical.     

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Ability is important in our quest for success, but dependability is critical.     

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Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.     

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Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.     

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Selling is something we do for our clients - not to our clients.     

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When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you're making a commitment and difference in that person's life. Encouragement really does make a difference.     

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

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There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.     

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You can disagree without being disagreeable.     

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Hope is the foundational quality of all change, and encouragement is the fuel which keeps hope alive.     

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