150 Zig Ziglar Quotes that Will Inspire You to Succeed

Zig Ziglae Inspirational Quotes

Zig Ziglar is an iconic Entrepreneur, Writer, and Motivational Speaker. Recognized as one of the leaders in Self-Development and Motivational Mindset I’ve compiled a list of my favorite 150  Zig Ziglar quotes which I hope will inspire you to dream big and reach your goals!

150 Zig Ziglar Quotes that Will Inspire You to Succeed

  1. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. Zig Ziglar
  2. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. Zig Ziglar
  3. Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. Zig Ziglar
  4. Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar
  5. You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. Zig Ziglar
  6. If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want. Zig Ziglar
  7. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar
  8. The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. Zig Ziglar
  9. You are who you are and what you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change who you are and what you are by changing what goes into your mind. Zig Ziglar
  10. You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life. Zig Ziglar
  11. People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today. Zig Ziglar
  12. I have always said that everyone is in sales. Maybe you don’t hold the title of salesperson, but if the business you are in requires you to deal with people, you, my friend, are in sales. Zig Ziglar
  13. It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use that makes a difference. Zig Ziglar
  14. I have always said that everyone is in sales. Maybe you don’t hold the title of salesperson, but if the business you are in requires you to deal with people, you, my friend, are in sales. Zig Ziglar
  15. You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. Zig Ziglar
  16. “Look back in forgiveness, forward in hope, down in compassion, and up with gratitude.” – Zig Ziglar
  17. “Happiness is the ability to move forward knowing the future will be better than the past.” – Zig Ziglar
  18. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” – Zig Ziglar
  19. “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.” – Zig Ziglar
  20. “Don’t let mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.” – Zig Ziglar
  21. “It will be disastrous when a leader or manager shows up with one attitude one day and treats people with a different attitude the next day.” – Zig Ziglar
  22. “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
  23. “Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength.” – Zig Ziglar
  24. “We all prospect, and don’t even know we’re doing it. When you start the dating process, you are actually prospecting for the person you want to marry. When you’re interviewing employees, you are prospecting for someone who will best fit your needs.” – Zig Ziglar
  25. “There is little you can learn from doing nothing.” – Zig Ziglar
  26. “I was in that part of the class that made the top half possible.” – Zig Ziglar
  27. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar
  28. “The successful business executive can handle challenges and solve problems at a remarkable clip.” – Zig Ziglar
  29. “I’m constantly amazed that owners and managers of all businesses don’t train their people to call the person who pays by credit card by name. It definitely makes the customer feel good and will be a factor in bringing them back to your place of business.” – Zig Ziglar
  30. “My first professional job was to sell heavy-duty waterless cookware.” – Zig Ziglar
  31. “I’m convinced that what kids need today are parents – not buddies. They need someone who will exercise mature judgment.” – Zig Ziglar
  32. “Most people consider me an optimist because I laughingly state that I would take my last two dollars and buy a money belt.” – Zig Ziglar
  33. “How you see the future is much more important than what happened in your past.” – Zig Ziglar
  34. “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.” – Zig Ziglar
  35. “The young athlete who aspires to greatness, generally speaking, learns a number of things from several different coaches. The first one taught him the fundamentals; the second one instilled discipline in him and taught him more of the techniques that must be mastered to excel.” – Zig Ziglar
  36. “Good things come to those who believe, better things come to those who are patient and the best things come to those who don’t give up.” –  Zig Ziglar
  37. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit every time.” – Zig Ziglar
  38. “If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.” – Zig Ziglar
  39. “I believe it’s important that we use names of endearment that reflect a special feeling for the individual involved.” – Zig Ziglar
  40. “Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.” – Zig Ziglar
  41. “If my life has had a theme, I suppose it has been a typical American theme in that, for most of it, I have been looking for happiness and success.” – Zig Ziglar
  42. “Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.” – Zig Ziglar
  43. “It’s absolutely true that unless you can instill discipline upon yourself, you will never be able to lead others.” – Zig Ziglar
  44. “When you are truly interested in other people, you will learn what they are interested in and if they have a need for your product. If they like you, and most people like folks who take an interest in them, they’ll help you find people who do need what you have to sell, even if they don’t. “ – Zig Ziglar
  45. “Profitability comes from loyalty, productivity, and having a character base from which to work.” –  Zig Ziglar
  46. “Being productive gives people a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that loafing never can.” – Zig Ziglar
  47. “You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.” – Zig Ziglar
  48. “Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.” – Zig Ziglar
  49. “Success must never be measured by how much money you have.” – Zig Ziglar
  50. “As youngsters, my mother taught her children that while we might not be the smartest people around, we could be courteous, polite and considerate of others. “ – Zig Ziglar
  51. “Good things come to those who believe, better things come to those who are patient and the best things come to those who don’t give up.” –  Zig Ziglar
  52. “When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.”- Zig Ziglar
  53. “Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.”- Zig Ziglar
  54. “Most people consider me an optimist because I laughingly state that I would take my last two dollars and buy a money belt.” – Zig Ziglar
  55. “When I became proficient as a salesman I was invited to teach new hires.” – Zig Ziglar
  56. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar
  57. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.”— Zig Ziglar
  58. “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.” — Zig Ziglar
  59. “Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.” — Zig Ziglar
  60. “The more you are grateful for what you have the more you will have to be grateful for.” — Zig Ziglar

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