100 Motivational Quotes By Brian Tracy For Everyone
Motivational speaker, Writer
Brian Tracy is a world famous Canadian-born American motivational guru and author whose public speaking appearances has made him a household name in many parts of the world. Tracy has been an author for several decades now and throughout his professional career, he has provided motivational counseling for people. Tracy’s methods have come in handy in a variety of ways for those looking for counseling in terms of leadership skills, self-improvement, success and even business strategies. In addition to being a renowned publics speaker, he has also penned a total of 65 books, which are hugely popular and have been translated into several languages. Some of his most famous and popular works include ‘The Psychology of Achievement’, ‘Eat That Frog’ and ‘Earn What You’re Really Worth’ among others. His books can be found in most libraries across the world. Tracy has also established his own company named ‘Brian Tracy International in California’. Considering the fact that he is a motivational speaker, he has spoken and shared his views on life, motivation, benevolence, potential, winning and failures. Let us browse through deceptively simple, sensible and inspirational quotes and thoughts by Brian Tracy that hold a world of wisdom.
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses. Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me? You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude
toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather
than allowing it to master you. It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are
going. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to
you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something
bigger and better than your current situation. Look for the good in every person and every situation. You'll almost always
find it. An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more
chances, Be more active, Show up more often. Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear. Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others. The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers. The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you
want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve. You have within you,right now,everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you. Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality. The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success. If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now? All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what
their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day
toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a
new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be
released and channeled toward some great good. The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and
respect yourself. Imagine no limitations; decide what's right and desirable before you decide
what's possible. Excellence/Perfection is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends. The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek
opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you
desire. Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives
you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy! The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you
help others, the more they will want to help you. Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although
difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing.
If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of very part of your life. Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears. Never say anything about yourself you don't want to come true A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of
confidence and personal power. Nobody works better under pressure. They just work faster. Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current
job, industry, education, experience or interests. Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting. One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all. ...you cannot eat every tadpole and frog in the pond, but you can eat the biggest and ugliest one, and that will be enough, at least for the time being. Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results. Dress for success. Image is very important. People judge you by the way you look on the outside Your most vauluable asset can be your willingness to persist longer than anyone else. If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings. If you can get yourself to read 30 minutes a day, you're going to double your income every year. Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than
any other. Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement. The better you think , the better decisions you make . the better decisions you make , the better actions you take . the better actions you take , the better results you get Your life only gets better when you get better. Success equals goals; all else is commentary. The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives is to think we work for anybody but ourselves. An average person with average talent, ambition and education can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals. To earn more, you must learn more. Live your life in every way to earn and keep the respect of the people you respect. It's impossible to remain angry or blame other people for problems in your life when you are saying , "I am responsible If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest one first."
This is another way of saying that if you have two important tasks before you, start with the biggest, hardest, and most important task first. Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it. Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, fifty books per year, and will guarantee your success. The success you are enjoying today is the result of the price you have paid in the past. Truthfulness is the main element of character. The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life. Life is like a combination lock; your job is to find the numbers, in the right orders, so you can have anything you want. The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue. If you don't set goals for yourself, you are doomed to achieve the goals of someone else. Think continally about what you want, not about the things you fear. Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future. Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do You become what you think about most of the time People who take a long view of their lives and careers always seem to make much better decisions about their time and activities than people who give very little thought to the future. The quality of your thinking is largely determined by the quantity of the information you have with which to work You will regret many things in life, but you will never regret being too kind or too fair. Dream big dreams! Imagine that you have no limitations and then decide what's right before you decide what's possible. Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. NAPOLEON HILL The price of success must be paid in full, in advance. Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving them by one thousand percent. The most valuable tasks you can do each day are often the hardest and most complex. But the payoff and rewards for completing these tasks efficiently can be tremendous. The Key to Success is Action The future belongs to the competent. It belongs to those who are very, very good at what they do. It does not belong to the well-meaning. Discipline is what you must have to resist the lure of excuses Everyone procrastinates. The difference between high performers and low performers is largely determined by what they choose to procrastinate on. Knowing how to deal with change effectively is a primary requirement for living successfully in perhaps the most exciting time in all of human history You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile. Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true. This is a wonderful time to be alive. There have never been more possibilities and opportunities for you to achieve more of your goals than exist today. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. Success in life is in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do. The more you discipline yourself to use your time well, the happier you will feel and the better will be the quality of your life in every area. Whatever you believe, with conviction, becomes your reality. If there is one thing I know, it is this, rich people are remarkably unremarkable. There is an old saying that "by the yard it's hard; but inch by inch, anything's a cinch! Galileo once wrote, "You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. Any goal can be achieved if you break it down into enough small parts. You are fully responsible for everything you are, everything you have and everything you become. The law of Forced Efficiency says that "There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing. There's only one direction you can coast. Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do. Rule: Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field. Almost all stress, tension, anxiety, and frustration, both in life and in work, comes from doing one thing while you believe and value something completely different.
As Pat Riley, the basketball coach, said, "Anytime you stop striving to get better, you're bound to get worse.
You can’t help the poor by becoming one of them.
Rule: It is the quality of time at work that counts and the quantity of time at home that matters.
The ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.
The seventh key is that you must have a major definite purpose for your life. You must have one goal that, if you accomplish it, can do more to help you improve your life than any other single goal.
The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary. Your thoughts, vividly imagined and repeated, charged with emotion, become your reality.