Denis Waitley Quotes (85 Quotes)


    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.

    Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.

    Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

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

    Winners are people with definite purpose in life.


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

    All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence.

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

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

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

    Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.


    The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.

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

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

    If everyone is thinking alike, then someone isn't thinking.

    There is an island fantasy a 'Someday Ill.' Well never see when recession stops, inflation ceases. Our mortgage is paid, our pay increases. That Someday Ill where problems end. Where every piece of mail is from a friend. Where the children are sweet and already grown... Most unhappy people... put happiness on 'lay away.' And struggle through a blue today... Lifes most important revelation Is that the journey means more than the destination

    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.

    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.

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

    You must get money to chase you, but never let it catch up.

    Winners live each day as if their last. Not in the future, nor in the past, and someday ... becomes now.

    Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time.

    You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.

    There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

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

    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.

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

    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.


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