Zig Ziglar Quotes

Zig Ziglar is an American author and motivational speaker. Apart from this, he is also the founder of the Personal Development Training and Sales Coaching Institute Ziglar Inc.

Through which he has made many people better in personal and professional life. He was one of the most encouraging person.

Who Is Zig Ziglar?

Zig Ziglar
Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar’s real name is Hilary Hinton Ziglar. He was born on November 6, 1926 in Coffee County, Alabama.

His father’s name was John Silas Ziglar who was in a management position at Mississippi farm and his mother’s name was Lila Wescott Ziglar.

When Ziglar was 5 years old, his family shifted to Yazoo City, Mississippi. The next year his father died of a stroke and two days later his sister also died.

Zig Ziglar Education & Career

Zig Ziglar with his wife, Jean.
Zig Ziglar with his wife, Jean.

Not much information is known about Ziglar’s studies. But during the 1930s he attended elementary school in Mississippi. From there he got his pet name Zig Ziglar.

After that, from 1943 to 1945, he participated in the V-12 Navy College Training Program of the University of South Carolina.

In 1947, Zig Ziglar dropped out of college and moved to Lancaster, South Carolina. There he worked as a salesman for the WearEver Cookware company.

While working in the company, he became interested in self-help and motivational speaking. So he became a charter member of American Salesmasters in 1963 with Richard Gardner and Hal Krause

He then served as a speaker at the National Association of Sales Education (NASE), founded by Dick Gardner in 1965. Also worked as a sales trainer at Mary Kay Cosmetics.

Zig Ziglar’s Achievements

After some time Zig Ziglar founded the Personal Development Training and Sales Coaching Institute, Zigmanship Institute. Which was later renamed Ziglar Inc.

 See You at the Top Book Ad in 1982
See You at the Top Book Ad in 1982

Apart from speaking, Ziglar has also written 30 books in his career. Out of which his first book See You at the Top was rejected 39 times. This book is still in printing.

Zig Ziglar’s Accident & Death

In 2007, Zig Ziglar had fallen down the stairs of the aeroplane, due to which he had short-term memory problems. But still he did many motivational seminars till 2010. after that, he retired.

And on November 28, 2012, Zig Ziglar died in the hospital due to pneumonia.

Zig Ziglar Quotes :

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

Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do. – Zig Ziglar

Every choice you make has an end result. – Zig Ziglar

New information makes new and fresh ideas possible. – Zig Ziglar

The relationships we have with people are extremely important to success on and off the job. – Zig Ziglar

Goals enable you to do more for yourself and others, too. – Zig Ziglar

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When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute. – Zig Ziglar

Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now. – Zig Ziglar

Take time to be kind and to say ‘thank you.’ – Zig Ziglar

It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one. – Zig Ziglar

Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have. – Zig Ziglar

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Being productive gives people a sense of satisfaction and fulfilment that loafing never can. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

When you stop planning and preparing, you stop winning. – Zig Ziglar

I’m a constant learner. You need to be a constant student because things change and you have to change and grow. – Zig Ziglar

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly – until you can learn to do it well. – Zig Ziglar

You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content. – Zig Ziglar

Some people do really find fault like there’s a reward for it. – Zig Ziglar

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Happiness is the ability to move forward knowing the future will be better than the past. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

Hope is the power that gives a person the confidence to step out and try. – Zig Ziglar

The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little. – Zig Ziglar

When your image improves, your performance improves. – Zig Ziglar

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Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment. – Zig Ziglar

Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul. – Zig Ziglar

When you’ve got a strong enough why, you can always find the how. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Failures Quotes :

Zig Ziglar Failures Quotes
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

One of the main reasons people fail to reach their full potential is because they are unwilling to risk anything. – Zig Ziglar

Most people who fail in their dream fail not from lack of ability but from lack of commitment. – Zig Ziglar

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

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. – Zig Ziglar

Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future. – Zig Ziglar

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Sales Quotes :

Zig Ziglar Sales Quotes
Selling is essentially a transfer of feelings. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

I have always said that everyone is in sales. Maybe you don’t hold the title of salesperson, but if the business you are in requires you to deal with people, you are in sales. – Zig Ziglar

People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons. – Zig Ziglar

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust. – Zig Ziglar

Selling is something we do for our clients – not to our clients. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Motivational Quotes :

Zig Ziglar Motivational Quotes
You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time. – Zig Ziglar

Motivation is the fuel necessary to keep the human engine running. – Zig Ziglar

A goal properly set is halfway reached. – Zig Ziglar

If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. – Zig Ziglar

Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Quotes About Success :

Zig Ziglar Quotes About Success
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. – Zig Ziglar

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success. – Zig Ziglar

True success has more components than one sentence or idea can contain. – Zig Ziglar

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Quotes About Success
Success comes when opportunity meets preparation. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s a success. – Zig Ziglar

Success must never be measured by how much money you have. – Zig Ziglar

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful. – Zig Ziglar

If you are going to be successful, you must develop persistence. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Quotes on Positive Thinking :

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. – Zig Ziglar

Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Inspirational Quotes :

Zig Ziglar Inspirational Quotes
If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist. – Zig Ziglar

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. – Zig Ziglar

You are the only person on Earth who can use your ability. – Zig Ziglar

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

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. – Zig Ziglar

We cannot start over, but we can begin now and make a new ending. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Gratitude Quote :

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. – Zig Ziglar

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Zig Ziglar Attitude Quotes :

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. – Zig Ziglar

You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Quotes on Fear :

The problem is not getting rid of fear, but using it properly. – Zig Ziglar

Fear has two meanings; ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Quotes About Life :

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want. – Zig Ziglar

In the game of life, before you get anything out, you must put something in! – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Business Quotes :

Zig Ziglar Business Quotes
You don’t build a business – you build people – and people build the business. – Zig Ziglar Quotes

If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you. – Zig Ziglar

You can change everything about your business by changing your thinking about your business. – Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Money Quotes :

Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale. – Zig Ziglar

Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves. – Zig Ziglar