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101 Memorable Quotes by Zig Ziglar

Best Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar was an American author, motivational orator as well as a salesman. He has written various books out which 10 have been the best seller. He was in constant demand as a speaker. Here are some of his famous quotes.

Zig Ziglar Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar
  3. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win” – Zig Ziglar
  4. “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” – Zig Ziglar
  5. “You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure” – Zig Ziglar
  6. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar
  7. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar
  8. “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
  9. “Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have” – Zig Ziglar
  10. “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar
  11. “You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success” – Zig Ziglar
  12. “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.” – Zig Ziglar
  13. “If you don’t see yourself as a winner then you cannot perform as a winner” – Zig Ziglar
  14. “There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.” – Zig Ziglar
  15. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days” – Zig Ziglar
  16. “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar
  17. “Do it, and then you will feel motivated to do it” – Zig Ziglar
  18. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” – Zig Ziglar
  19. “Its 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
  20. “Look back in forgiveness, forward in hope, down in compassion, and up with gratitude.” – Zig Ziglar
  21. “When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you” – Zig Ziglar
  22. “Action often precedes the feeling” – Zig Ziglar
  23. “You cannot tailor make the situations in life, but you can tailor make the attitudes to fit those situations before they arise” – Zig Ziglar
  24. “Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street” – Zig Ziglar
  25. “You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success” – Zig Ziglar
  26. “Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is” – Zig Ziglar
  27. “For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough” – Zig Ziglar
  28. “The way you see people is the way you treat them” – Zig Ziglar
  29. “The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity” – Zig Ziglar
  30. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar
  31. “Every choice you make has an end result” – Zig Ziglar
  32. “You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself” – Zig Ziglar
  33. “It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use that makes a difference” – Zig Ziglar
  34. “If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost” – Zig Ziglar
  35. “Every obnoxious act is a cry for help” – Zig Ziglar
  36. “It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through” – Zig Ziglar
  37. “If you treat your wife like a thoroughbred, you’ll never end up with a nag” – Zig Ziglar
  38. “For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough” – Zig Ziglar
  39. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar
  40. “It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.” – Zig Ziglar
  41. “Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side” – Zig Ziglar
  42. “A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job” – Zig Ziglar
  43. “If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner” – Zig Ziglar
  44. “Building a better you is the first step to building a better America” – Zig Ziglar
  45. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win” – Zig Ziglar
  46. “If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal” – Zig Ziglar
  47. “People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace” – Zig Ziglar
  48. “Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street” – Zig Ziglar
  49. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will” – Zig Ziglar
  50. “Just remember, when you should grab something, grab it; when you should let go, let go” – Zig Ziglar
  51. “Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds” – Zig Ziglar
  52. “You are the only person on earth who can use your ability” – Zig Ziglar
  53. “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful” – Zig Ziglar
  54. “When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world” – Zig Ziglar
  55. “Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves” – Zig Ziglar
  56. “Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory” – Zig Ziglar
  57. “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” – Zig Ziglar
  58. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust” – Zig Ziglar
  59. “Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds” – Zig Ziglar
  60. “You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure” – Zig Ziglar
  61. “Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands” – Zig Ziglar
  62. “If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal” – Zig Ziglar
  63. “Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the gotta have it scale” – Zig Ziglar
  64. “For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough” – Zig Ziglar
  65. “When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you” – Zig Ziglar
  66. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar
  67. “You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want” – Zig Ziglar
  68. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty” – Zig Ziglar
  69. “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
  70. “Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough” – Zig Ziglar
  71. “Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be” – Zig Ziglar
  72. If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments” – Zig Ziglar
  73. “Success is not a destination, it’s a journey” – Zig Ziglar
  74. “Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds” – Zig Ziglar
  75. “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph” – Zig Ziglar
  76. “Go as far as you can see. When you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.” – Zig Ziglar
  77. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.” – Zig Ziglar
  78. “The choice to have a great attitude is something that nobody or no circumstance can take from you.” – Zig Ziglar
  79. “Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand new day and it’s yours.” – Zig Ziglar
  80. “Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.” – Zig Ziglar
  81. “Desire is what takes the hot water of mediocrity and turns it into the steam of outstanding success.” – Zig Ziglar
  82. “Where you start is not as important as where you finish.” – Zig Ziglar
  83. “Each close you use should be an educational process by which you are able to raise the value in the prospect’s mind.” – Zig Ziglar
  84. “Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.” – Zig Ziglar
  85. “There is no elevator to success…you have to take the stairs.” – Zig Ziglar
  86. “You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.” – Zig Ziglar
  87. “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.” – Zig Ziglar
  88. “You don’t build a business –you build people– and then people build the business.” – Zig Ziglar
  89. “Success is not measured by what you do compared to what others do, it is measured by what you do with the ability God gave you.” – Zig Ziglar
  90. “When you do more than you’re paid for, eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do.” – Zig Ziglar
  91. “Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes and the rest of us have to be other people.” – Zig Ziglar
  92. “You can build a successful career, regardless of your field of endeavor, by the dozens of little things you do on and off the job.” – Zig Ziglar
  93. “How you see your future is much more important than what happened in your past.” – Zig Ziglar
  94. “Success (a win) doesn’t make you, and failure (a loss) doesn’t make you.” – Zig Ziglar
  95. “True joy comes when you inspire, encourage, and guide someone else on a path that benefits him or her.” – Zig Ziglar
  96. “I am an expert in Higher Level Math. You + God= Enough” – Zig Ziglar
  97. “Don’t count the things you do. Do the things that count.” – Zig Ziglar
  98. “The price of success is much lower than the price of failure.” – Zig Ziglar
  99. “Getting knocked down in life is a given… getting up and moving forward is a choice.” – Zig Ziglar
  100. “Selling is essentially a transfer of feelings” – Zig Ziglar
  101. “Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” – Zig Ziglar

Above were some of the popular quotes by Zig Ziglar. If you have more of his quotes do share the same in comments section.