Zig Ziglar Quotes to Inspire Your Success in Life and Business

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Zig Ziglar, one of the world’s most popular salesmen, who inspired millions with his word of positivity and personal accomplishment. He was an exceptionally motivating speaker and author, and his words inspired millions of people all around the world.

“Zig” Ziglar was born in Coffee County in southeastern Alabama, to John Silas Ziglar and Lila Wescott Ziglar. He was the tenth of 12 children. He lost his father and his younger sister at the very early stage of his life. Later, he went on to serve the nation by entering United States Navy division in course of the Second World War that went on till 1945. He was recognized throughout the world as a special trainer for major corporations, motivational speaker, and author of best-selling books such as :

Being a motivational speaker Zig Ziglar gave tremendous Zig Ziglar quotes which help to succeed in our life. These are the most popular Zig Ziglar quotes will inspire and help you to achieve the success you want in business and in life.

Best Zig Ziglar quotes

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1.“You Don’t Have To Be Great at Something to Start, But you have to start to be great at something” – Zig Ziglar

2.“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.” – Zig Ziglar

3.“You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

4. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar

5.“Your Attitude, Not Your Aptitude, Will Determine your Altitude” – Zig Ziglar

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6.“If you aim at nothing, You will hit it every time” – Zig Ziglar

7.“You Cannot Climb the Ladder of Sucess Dressed in the costume of failure”  – Zig Ziglar

8. “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.” – Zig Ziglar

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

10.“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar

11.“Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.” – Zig Ziglar

12.“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


13.“Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.” – Zig Ziglar

14.“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” – Zig Ziglar

15.“Don’t count the things you do, do the things that count.” – Zig Ziglar

16.“Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have.” – Zig Ziglar

zig ziglar quotes17.“Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.”  – Zig Ziglar

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

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19.“Goals enable you to do more for yourself and others, too.”  – Zig Ziglar

20.“There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.” – Zig Ziglar

21. “Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” – Zig Ziglar

22.“The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.” – Zig Ziglar

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23.“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

24.“Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.” – Zig Ziglar

25.“Every choice you make has an end result.” – Zig Ziglar

26.“Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.” – Zig Ziglar

27.“In the game of life, before you get anything out, you must put something in!” – Zig Ziglar

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28.“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

29. “If you want to earn more, learn more.” – Zig Ziglar

30.“A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could”   – Zig Ziglar

31.“If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.” 
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32.“If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.”

33.“Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they’re on the same side. ” 
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34.“it’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” 
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35.“People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.” – Zig Ziglar

36.“You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.” – Zig Ziglar

37.“Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.” – Zig Ziglar

38.“A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.” – Zig Ziglar

39.It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity, you will never be one.” – Zig Ziglar

40.“Go as far as you can see and you will see further.” – Zig Ziglar

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

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

43.“Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do.” – Zig Ziglar

44.“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.” – Zig Ziglar

zig ziglar45.People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

46.“It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use that makes a difference.” – Zig Ziglar

47.“Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.” – Zig Ziglar

48.“We all need a daily checkup from the neck up to avoid stinkin’ thinkin’ which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.”
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49.“People who accomplish great things work toward their objectives every day.”
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50.“Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. What you sow you reap. What you give you get. What you see in others exists in you.” 
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51.“The fear of loss is greater than the desire for gain.” 
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52.“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.”
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53.“Remember that failure is an even, not a person” ― Zig Ziglar

54.“If you are going to be successful, you must develop persistence. How do you do that? It is not easily condensed in one simple statement, but one thing you can be sure of is that your must define your purpose.” 
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55.“To a child love is spelled T-I-M-E.”  ― Zig Ziglar

56.“You need a plan to build a house.To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan or goal.” ― Zig Ziglar

57.“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” 
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58.“Positive thinking won’t allow you to do anything, but it will allow you to do everything better than negative thinking will.” 
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59.“How Many Marriages Would Be Better If the Husband and the Wife Clearly Understood That They’re On the Same Side?”
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60.“Winners Evaluate Themselves In A Positive Manner And Look For Their Strengths As They Work To Overcome Weaknesses.” 
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zig ziglar images61.“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” ― Zig Ziglar

62.“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.” 
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63.“It is unwise to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money, that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything because the thing you bought was incapable of doing what it was bought to do. The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot.” 
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64.“The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” 
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65.“If you believe as I do that you were born to win, you’re going to have to find your fears and start facing them.” 
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66.“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they’ve never failed to imitate them.” 
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67.“When you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them.”  ― Zig Ziglar

68.“To reach your full potential, you have to set goals that will stretch you. You must not be afraid of taking risks. You must learn to recognize opportunities and have the courage to pursue them. You have to make better choices that will provide better results. Finally, you need to avoid the negative influences of other people and surround yourself with successful people who will encourage you to pursue your dreams.”  ― Zig Ziglar,

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