Zig Ziglar, born Hilary Hinton Ziglar

Ziglar, born Hilary Hinton Ziglar

Salesman, Motivational Author and Speaker

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You are not saved by a feeling, but by trusting God and accepting Jesus Christ as your Savior.

You can only see in others what is inside of you.

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

You treat people exactly like you see them. You treat people and situations exactly as you see them. We treat people as we seem them.

I get lots of ideas when the lights go out at night and it gets very quiet. Sometimes they come when I first lie down to sleep; other times I wake up with an idea racing through my mind. But regardless of when an idea comes, I have made it a habit to get out of bed and write the idea down before it disappears into my dreams. You should do the same.

I?ve got to say ?no? to the good so I can say ?yes? to the best.

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it.

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

I'm a constant learner. You need to be a constant student because things change and you have to change and grow. And I emphasize the word 'grow.'

It is not your aptitude, but your attitude, that determines your altitude.

It's absolutely true that unless you can instill discipline upon yourself, you will never be able to lead others.

Kids instinctively know - although they will argue to the contrary - that they really are not mature enough to make good decisions on some important issues.

Many of life?s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Motivation doesn't last, neither does shower. That why we need it everyday

Of all the attitudes we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.

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

Personal discipline, when it becomes a way of life in our personal, family, and career lives, will enable us to do some incredible things.

Remember there is plenty of room at the top?but not enough to sit down.

Success and happiness are not destinations, they are exciting, never-ending journeys.

Surround yourself with optimistic people.

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

The most destitute person in the world is the one without a smile.

The real optimism is aware of the problem and identify solutions. Knowing the difficulties and convinced that the difficulties can be overcome. Seeing the negative, but emphasize the positive. Facing the worst, but expect the best. Has reason to grumble, but chose to smile.

The world's most deadly disease is "hardening of the attitudes."

This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.

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Salesman, Motivational Author and Speaker