52 Inspirational Zig Ziglar Quotes


52 Inspirational Zig Ziglar Quotes


1. “It’s not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you.” — Zig Ziglar

2. “The way you see people is the way you treat them.” — Zig Ziglar

3. “Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.” — Zig Ziglar

4. “The more you are grateful for what you have the more you will have to be grateful for” — Zig Ziglar

5. There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.”— Zig Ziglar

6. “Failure is an event not a person” — Zig Ziglar

7. “You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind.” — Zig Ziglar

8. “You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.” — Zig Ziglar

9. “If you’re sincere, praise is effective. If you’re insincere, it’s manipulative.” — Zig Ziglar

10. “If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.” — Zig Ziglar

11. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” — Zig Ziglar

12. “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” — Zig Ziglar

13. “You can succeed at almost anything for which you have unbridled enthusiasm.” — Zig Ziglar

14. “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.” — Zig Ziglar

15 “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar

16 “Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there.”— Zig Ziglar

17 “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” — Zig Ziglar

18 “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.” — Zig Ziglar

19 “There is little you can learn from doing nothing.” — Zig Ziglar

20 “The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now” — Zig Ziglar

21 “Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.” — Zig Ziglar

22 “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.”— Zig Ziglar

23 “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” — Zig Ziglar

24 “If you can dream it, then you can achieve it.” — Zig Ziglar

25 “The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little.” — Zig Ziglar

26 “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.” — Zig Ziglar

27 “Every choice you make has an end result.” — Zig Ziglar

28 “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.”— Zig Ziglar

29 “Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.” — Zig Ziglar

30 “Every obnoxious act is a cry for help.” — Zig Ziglar

31 “When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.” — Zig Ziglar

32 “Make today worth remembering.”— Zig Ziglar

33 “Do it, and then you will feel motivated to do it.” — Zig Ziglar

34 “Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.” — Zig Ziglar

35 “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” — Zig Ziglar

36 “Success is not a destination, it’s a journey.” — Zig Ziglar

37 “Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission” — Zig Ziglar

38 “If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.” — Zig Ziglar

39 “If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.” — Zig Ziglar

40 “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” — Zig Ziglar

41 “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Zig Ziglar

42 “Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the “gotta have it” scale.” — Zig Ziglar

43 “You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.”— Zig Ziglar

44 “Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.” — Zig Ziglar

45 “Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it’s free-but it can’t go anywhere.” — Zig Ziglar

46 “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” – Zig Ziglar

47 “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember ~ the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar

48 “Ask yourself a question: Is my attitude worth catching?” — Zig Ziglar

49 “If standard of living is your major objective, quality of life almost never improves, but if quality of life is your number one objective, your standard of living almost always improves.” — Zig Ziglar

50 “Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.” — Zig Ziglar

51 “Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.” — Zig Ziglar

52 “I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.” — Zig Ziglar



What is your favorite quote by Zig Ziglar?  I would be delighted to see your favorite Zig Ziglar quote in the comments section below.


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