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Denis Waitley Quotes

(1933), American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Peak Performance Expert

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.

Category: Attitude

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.

Category: Belief

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

Category: Belief

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

Category: Change

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

Category: Change

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

Category: Children

Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do.

Category: Choice

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

Category: Choice

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

Category: Commitment

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

Category: Courage

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

Category: Desire

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

Category: Determination

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.

Category: Dreams

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

Category: Dreams

Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.

Category: Effort