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Quotes by Les Brown

A Collection of Quotes by Les Brown

“You were created on purpose for a purpose. There is a thirst and hunger in your heart that is real. Pay attention to it.”

“Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”

“I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.”

“A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.”

“The person best suited to look out for your interests is you. The more you depend on yourself, the more positive control you have over every aspect of your life.”

“You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.”

“You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.”

“Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.”

“Live full, die empty.”

“If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.”

“The people that want to step into their greatness are hungry.”

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

“By not taking bold steps to live your dream, not only are you missing out on fully living, but the world is missing out on the greatness you have to offer.”

“Make sure when you fall you land on your back if you can see you can get up.”

“You must see your goals clearly and specifically before you can set out for them. Hold them in your mind until they become second nature.”

“The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry our their dream.”

“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”

“Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.”

“Everyone makes mistakes, has setbacks and failures. You don’t come with a book on how to get it right all the time. You will fail sometimes, not because you planned to, but simply because you’re human.”

“It’s not over until you win.”

“If you don’t program yourself, life will program you.”

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

“Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”

“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”

“Life is a fight for territory and once you stop fighting for what you want, what you don’t want will automatically take over.”

“In the end, it is the person you become, not the things you have achieved, that is the most important.”

“No one rises to low expectations.”

“The things you want are always possible; it is just that the way to get them is not always apparent.”

“It’s necessary to get the losers out of your life if you want to live your dream.”

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”

“If you’re going through hell, don’t stop, keep moving!”

“I will heighten my life by helping others heighten theirs.”

“You need to make a commitment, and once you make it. Then life will give you some answers.”

“Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.”

“The truth that will set men free, is the truth men don’t want to hear.”

” Never sacrifice who you are because someone else has a problem with it.”

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

“You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.”

“If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.”

“The greatest revenge is massive success.”

“Act the way you want to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.”

“Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”

“Regardless of what challenge you are facing right now, know that it has not come to stay. It has come to pass. During these times, do what you can with what you have, and ask for help if needed. Most importantly, never surrender. Put things in perspective. Take care of yourself. Find ways to replenish your energy, strengthen your faith and fortify yourself from the inside out.”

“Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.”

“There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind. Do not give yourself another excuse to put off making up your mind.”

“People inspire you, or they drain you. Pick them wisely.”

“Perfection does not exist – you can always do better and you can always grow.”

“If you do what is easy, your life will be hard.”

“Lions don’t have to roar. There is power in silence, confidence, and persistence. Those who work don’t talk, and those who talk don’t work. ”

“Align yourself with people that you can learn from, people who want more out of life, people who are stretching and searching and seeking some higher ground in life.”

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