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Persuasion Quotes

Here are some of my favorite quotations from the masters of persuasion.

Zig Ziglar

A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Zig Ziglar

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

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

Every choice you make has an end result.
Zig Ziglar

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Zig Ziglar

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
Zig Ziglar

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.
Zig Ziglar

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

If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.
Zig Ziglar

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

If you want to reach a goal, you must "see the reaching" in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Zig Ziglar

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

It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.
Zig Ziglar

Little men with little minds and little imaginations go through life in little ruts, smugly resisting all changes which would jar their little worlds.
Zig Ziglar

Tony Robbins

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
Tony Robbins

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Tony Robbins

How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to?
Tony Robbins

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Tony Robbins

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Tony Robbins

If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Tony Robbins

If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.
Tony Robbins

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Tony Robbins

In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Tony Robbins

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Tony Robbins

It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
Tony Robbins

It not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know.
Tony Robbins

It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
Tony Robbins

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Tony Robbins

Live with passion!
Tony Robbins

Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Tony Robbins

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Tony Robbins

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
Tony Robbins

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Tony Robbins