Brian Tracy Quotes


Type: Motivational public speaker

Born: 5 January 1944


Brian Tracy is a Canadian-born American motivational public speaker and self-development author. He is the author of over 70 books that have been translated into dozens of languages. His popular books are "Earn What You’re Really Worth", "Eat That Frog!", and "The Psychology of Achievement". As an author, he has been largely collected by libraries worldwide. He is married and has four children.

Brian Tracy Quotes

Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.. Brian Tracy
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.

The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.. Brian
The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.

Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are

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.

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.

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.

Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear.

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.

I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more
chances, Be more active, Show up more often.

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.

Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?

Excellence/Perfection is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.

Imagine no limitations; decide what's right and desirable before you decide
what's possible.

The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and
respect yourself.

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 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

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.

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.

Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives
you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy!

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although
difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.

Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears.

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from
scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who
have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve
our goals.

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.

A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of
confidence and personal power.

Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current
job, industry, education, experience or interests.

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.

You have within you,right now,everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

Never say anything about yourself you don't want to come true

Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and
farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your
thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.

Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.

Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing
difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is
simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.

Success equals goals; all else is commentary.

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

You perform as well as you believe yourself capable of performing. You are as effective as you believe yourself to be in whatever you do. You can never be better or different on the outside than you believe yourself to be on the inside.

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.

Your thoughts, vividly imagined and repeated, charged with emotion, become your reality.

If there is an effect in your life that you want more of, you merely need to trace it back to the causes and
repeat the causes. If there is an effect in your life that you do not
enjoy, you need to trace it back to the causes and get rid of them.

You'll always get out of life what you put in-and you control what you
put in.

Whatever you believe, with feeling,
becomes your reality.

No person or situation can make you
fed anything-it is only the way you think about a situation that
makes you feel the way you do.

Ükski isik ega ükski situatsioon ei saa teid sundida midagi tundma, üksnes viis, kuidas te mingist situatsioonist mõtlete, paneb teid tundma seda, mida tunnete

The greatest problem of human life is fear. It is fear that robs us of
happiness. It is fear that causes us to settle for far less than we are
capable of. It is fear that is the root cause of negative emotions,
unhappiness and problems in human relationships.

The essence of a successful business is really quite simple. It is your ability to offer a product or service that people will pay for at a price sufficiently above your costs, ideally three or four or five times your cost, thereby giving you a profit that enables you to buy and to offer more products and services.

Nobody works better under pressure. They just work faster.

You are where you are and what you are because of yourself, nothing else. Nature is neutral. Nature doesn't care. If you do what other successful people do, you will enjoy the same results and rewards that they do. And if you don't, you won't.

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.

Discipline is what you must have to resist the lure of excuses

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?

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