Zig Ziglar’s Favorite Quotes

One of our favorite books is Zig Ziglar’s Little Book of Quotes. It is a book basting with some of his most favorite quotes. We hope these will inspire, encourage, and motivate you, provide hope and at times a smile.


“The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work- if you won’t.”

“Motivation is the fuel necessary to keep the human engine running.”

“If we don’t start, it’s certain we can’t arrive.”

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


“We all need a daily check up to avoid stinkin’ thinkin’ which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.”

“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.”


“Start your child’s day with love and encouragement and end the day the same way.”

“The best way to raise positive children in a negative world is to have positive parents who love them unconditionally and serve as excellent role models.”

“Take time to be quiet.”

“The best thing a parent can do for a child is to love his or her spouse.”

“Your mate doesn’t live by bread alone; he or she needs to be “buttered up” from time to time.”


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

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

“All of us perform better and more willingly when we know why we’re doing what we have been told or asked to do.”


“Character gets you out of bed; commitment moves you to action. Faith, hope, and discipline enable you to follow through to completion.”

“When you put faith, hope and love together you can raise positive kids in a negative world.”


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

“When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do.”

Self Image-

“Some people find fault like there is a reward for it.”

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

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember- the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.”

Ooooo all those quotes make us feel good! Hope they will brighten and encourage you too!

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