30 Awesome Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar was one of the most inspiring voices of the 20th century.  His motivational books and speaking events inspired thousands of people to improve their lives.  He wrote over two dozen books and was considered the King of Motivation and the ultimate coach of salesmanship.

Unfortunately, Zig Ziglar passed away on November 28, 2012; he was 86 years old.  He will always be remembered for his inspiring words and his encouraging messages.

While there are many great quotes out there, today I wanted to focus on Zig’s quotes!  He was full of wisdom and inspirational quotes, too many to list here.  As a tribute, here is a list of 30 Zig Ziglar quotes that will inspire you today.

Attitude Quotes by Zig Ziglar

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

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.

Ability can take you the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

Keep your thinking right and your business will be right.

When your image improves, your performance improves.

It’s not what you know, it’s what you use that makes a difference.

To respond is positive, to react is negative.

You’ve got to be before you can do, and do before you can have.

Family and Friends: Zig Ziglar Quotes

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.

If you treat your wife like a thoroughbred, you’ll never end up with a nag.

If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.

Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.

The best way to make your spouse and children feel secure is not with big deposits in bank account, but with little deposits of thoughtfulness and affection in the”love account.”

Work and Money Quotes from Zig Ziglar

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.

Building a better you is the first step to building a better America.

Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the “gotta have it” scale.

It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.

Money will buy you a bed, but not a good night’s sleep, a house but not a home, a companion but not a friend.

Remember, you can earn more money, but when time is spent is gone forever.

Success and Motivational Quotes by Zig Ziglar

The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job .

Success is not a destination, it’s a journey .

Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.

You are the only one who can use your ability. It is an awesome responsibility.

It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use that makes a difference.

Every choice you make has an end result.

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.

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

It’s not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you.

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