Denis Waitley Motivational Quotes

Denis Waitley Motivational Quotes

“Happiness can not be traveled to,owned,earned or worn.It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love,grace&gratitude.”

“It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you’re not”

“Expect the best, plan for the worst and prepare to be surprised.”

“A real friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out”

“Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.”

“Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.”

“You must understand that seeing is believing, but also know that believing is seeing.

“You are either the captain or the captive of your thoughts.”

“View life as a continuous learning experience.”

“Get excited and enthusiastic about your own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire – you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away”

“I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet”

“If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.”

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.”

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”

“The price of success is to bear the criticism of envy.”

“You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.”

“A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.”

“Virtually nothing on earth can stop a person with a positive attitude who has his goal clearly in sight.”

“Chase your passion, not your pension.”

“Happiness is the experience of living every moment with love, grace and gratitude.”

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence”

“We are supposed to forgive everyone; everyone includes ourselves.”

“Everything that is past is either a learning experience to grow on, a beautiful memory to reflect on, or a motivating factor to act upon.”

“Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.”

“It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you are not.”

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them”

“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.”

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”

“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”

“Commitment doesn’t guarantee success, but lack of commitment guarantees you’ll fall short of your potential.”

“Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear.”

“There are 2 primary choices in life:
To accept conditions as they exist, or to accept responsibility for changing them.”

“Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end.”

“You are your own scriptwriter and the play is never finished, no matter what your age or position in life.”

“Break the daily and weekly routine you have set. Get out of that comfortable route.”

“Your natural gifts are the key to fulfilling your potential for success. Find your natural gifts, develop them and then use them to be the best you can be.”

“There are no shortcuts to success. Being successful requires knowledge, preparation and persistence.”

“Get high on doing good. No one in history has ever found lasting satisfaction in chemicals or possessions. Real pleasure comes from good work, generous deeds and grateful thoughts.”

“Don’t be a grudge collector. Too many people spend too much time every day thinking of past hurts, suffered-through office politics, messed-up relationships and, in general, the evils of the world. Don’t waste your energy in this way. Apply your excellent mind to forgiving and forgetting.”

“Winning” is taking the talent or potential you were born with, and have since developed, and using it fully toward a goal or purpose that makes you happy.”

“Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.”

“Make this moment the moment of truth about yourself. You have been selling short all of your life.”

“Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.”

“Get out of that comfortable rut.”

“Your attitude is either the lock on or key to your door of success.”

“Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged-because last time you came in fifth.”

“A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.”

“You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert.”

“Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.”

“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.”

“A good life is a collection of happy moments.”

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think your not.”

“Not aptitude….attitude is the criterion for success.”

“View change as the one constant in your life. Welcome it. Expect it. Anticipate it.”

“The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.”

“To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.”

“Make no mistake. You are your most important critic and your conscience your most important judge of character.”

“It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you’re not!”

“Failures do what is tension relieving while winners do what is goal achieving.”


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