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Denis Waitley Quotes

Be motivated by these Denis Waitley quotes. This famous American Motivational Speaker and Author was born in 1933. He has contributed to the success of many by his encouraging and inspiring words and thoughts. We hope you enjoy these inspirational quotes.

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

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Denis Waitley

The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
Denis Waitley

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

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.
Denis Waitley

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Denis Waitley

No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Denis Waitley

Real success comes in small portions day by day. You need to take pleasure in life's daily little treasures. It is the most important thing in measuring success.
Denis Waitley

Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.
Denis Waitley

Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
Denis Waitley

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.
Denis Waitley

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.
Denis Waitley

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the "someday I'll" philosophy.
Denis Waitley

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
Denis Waitley

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Denis Waitley

The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we've already achieved them.
Denis Waitley

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.
Denis Waitley

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Denis Waitley

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.
Denis Waitley

A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
Denis Waitley

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Denis Waitley

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
Denis Waitley

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Denis Waitley

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even 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.
Denis Waitley

When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.
Denis Waitley

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
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Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
Denis Waitley

Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
Denis Waitley

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
Denis Waitley

Personal satisfaction is the most important ingredient of success.
Denis Waitley

Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well.
Denis Waitley

Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
Denis Waitley

You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective.
Denis Waitley

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
Denis Waitley

It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.
Denis Waitley

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

Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
Denis Waitley

One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.
Denis Waitley

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
Denis Waitley

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
Denis Waitley

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Denis Waitley

We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Denis Waitley

Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Denis Waitley

The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
Denis Waitley

Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art - an individual masterpiece.
Denis Waitley

Winners are people with definite purpose in life.
Denis Waitley

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
Denis Waitley

Chase your passion, not your pension.
Denis Waitley

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
Denis Waitley

Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
Denis Waitley



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