Zig Ziglar, born Hilary Hinton Ziglar

Ziglar, born Hilary Hinton Ziglar

Salesman, Motivational Author and Speaker

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The more you complain about your problems, the more problems you will have to complain about.

The real benefit of having goals is what you become by reaching them.

The way you see people is the way you treat them.

There's often no way you can look into the game of life and determine whether or not you'll get that big break tomorrow or whether it will take another week, month, year or even longer. But it will come!

True success has more components than one sentence or idea can contain.

What you get by reaching your destination is not nearly as important as what you will become by reaching your destination.

When you focus only on money, or if you are in an economic situation that forces you to have to close the sale, instinctively you will press a lot or not think more than you need, adding pressure on yourself and increase your sense of anxiety .

Whether it?s eight o?clock in the morning or eight o?clock at night, I always try to greet others before they have a chance to speak to me.

You are at the top when: You have made friends with your past, are focused on the present, and are optimistic about your future.

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to positive, life-changing content, and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.

You don?t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

You remember and believe almost anything if I heard a sufficient number of times

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

I?ve always taught that a poor economy is the best opportunity for salespeople because the naysayers and grumblers have already given up, leaving more territory, more opportunities to be successful than in a good economy when virtually all salespeople are out there, giving it their best.

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

If you haven't met Satan face to face, it's because you are running in the same direction.

If your watch is slow by just four minutes, that?s not much ? unless you?ve been warned that if you?re even one minute late ever again you will be fired. Then four minutes make a big difference.

It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom.

It?s the next opportunity that keeps us motivated.

Just saying you are better than good won?t make it so. But, when you understand what it takes to live the better than good life, and you apply yourself, your life will truly be better than good.

Man was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.

Most people who fail in their dream fail not from lack of ability but from lack of commitment.

Obviously, raw talent is important, but the difference-maker between first and the rest of the pack is usually desire.

Our abilities, personalities, and physical features are no accident. God has crafted each of us just the way He wanted to. Paul wrote that we are God's "workmanship." The Greek word for workmanship is poiema, from which, of course, we get our word poem. Poetry is a beautiful expression of thought, carefully structured and meticulously worded. The meter of each line and the choice of each word come together to maximize the meaning. And these things don't just happen by chance. They are the product of the poet's skill, intention, and detail.

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

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Salesman, Motivational Author and Speaker