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Zig Ziglar Motivational Quotes & Books

Updated on January 12, 2013

The Best Zig Ziglar Motivational Quotes & Books

Here you will find the best Zig Ziglar motivational quotes, videos, and books. Please share this inspiring page with others and keep his memory alive!

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (November 6, 1926 - November 28, 2012) was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. Ziglar, who had been suffering from pneumonia, died at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano, Texas on November 28, 2012. He was 86 years old.

The self-described "Undisputed King of Motivation" was known for his seminars, which grew into large gatherings held in packed arenas. Known to many as one of the best motivational speakers of our time, Ziglar helped lots of people by inspiring them with his words. He was one of the top selling authors for self help books and many people see him as an icon or legend.

Top 10 Zig Ziglar Quotes

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

“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.”

“People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.”

“There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.”

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

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

“If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”

“A goal properly set is halfway reached.”

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

“If you can dream it, you can achieve it.”

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      Timothy Arends 5 years ago from Chicago area

      I'm working on one of his books right now. Didn't know he just passed away.

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      papacarpenter 5 years ago

      Read his books and listened to many of his talks. Still find myself repeating his sayings and following his advice. He will be missed!