THANKING the late and GREAT Zig Ziglar for all his hard work and motivational advice. He has inspired us all to be better salespeople and entrepreneurs.

THANKING the late and GREAT Zig Ziglar for all his hard work and motivational advice. He has inspired us all to be better salespeople and entrepreneurs. His work gave us the motivation and confidence to create better businesses, and for that WE THANK HIM.

Zig Ziglar was the best selling author of more than 30 sales and motivational books, including “See You at the Top” — “Secrets of Closing the Sale and Over the Top.” 

Since motivation is something that we all need on a daily basis, I’ve created this list of Ziglar’s “Top 40 most memorable and inspiring entrepreneurship quotes” for you. I hope this can keep you motivated long enough to kick things in motion, or at least enough for today.

 

1 –  “Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.”

2 – “A goal properly set is halfway reached.”

3 –  “The price of success is much lower than the price of failure.”

4 –  “Selling is essentially a transfer of feelings.”

5 –  “Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes, the rest of us have to be the other people.”

Top 40 Most Memorable, Inspiring Entrepreneurship Quotes From Zig Ziglar

7 – “When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.”

8 –  “It’s easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.”

9 –  “If you have enough push, you don’t have to worry about the pull.”

10 –  “If you can dream it, you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.”

11 –  “Other people and things can stop you temporarily. You’re the only one who can do it permanently.”

Top 40 Most Memorable, Inspiring Entrepreneurship Quotes From Zig Ziglar

13 –  “Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand new day and it’s yours.”

14 –  “This morning did you wake up to an alarm clock, or an ‘opportunity clock?”

15 –  “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24-hour days.

16 –  “Getting knocked down in life is a given… getting up and moving forward is a choice.”

17 –   “Do it and then you will feel motivated to do it.”

Top 40 Most Memorable, Inspiring Entrepreneurship Quotes From Zig Ziglar

19 –  “If you aim at nothing you will hit every time.”

20 –  “Every sale has 5 basic obstacles: need, money, hurry, desire, trust.”

21 –  “You have to BE before you can DO, and DO before you can HAVE.”

22 – “You will either look back in life and say, I wish I had, or, I’m glad I did.”

23 –  “Don’t become a wandering generality. Be a meaningful specific.”

Top 40 Most Memorable, Inspiring Entrepreneurship Quotes From Zig Ziglar

25 –  “Success is one thing you can’t pay for. You buy it on the installment plan and make payments every day.”

26 –  “It’s not how far you fall. But how high you bounce that counts.”

27 –  “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.”

28 –  “If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.”

29 –  “Where you start is not as important as where you finish.”

Top 40 Most Memorable, Inspiring Entrepreneurship Quotes From Zig Ziglar

31 –  “Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.”

32 –  “Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.”

33 –  “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”

34 –  “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.”

35 –  “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.”

Top 40 Most Memorable, Inspiring Entrepreneurship Quotes From Zig Ziglar

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

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

39 –  “If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.”

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

Did I miss anything? Please share in the comments below.


  • Hey Sushant, I just checked out your interview with Tim Ferriss, great stuff. And I appreciate you stopping by.

  • treptalks

    Awesome!