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Denis Waitley Quotes

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

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

Category: Effort

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

Category: Enjoyment

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.

Category: Enthusiasm

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

Category: Excellence

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.

Category: Excellence

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

Category: Expectation

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

Category: Expectation

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

Category: Failure

There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.

Category: Failure

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.

Category: Failure

Personal satisfaction is the most important ingredient of success.

Category: Fulfillment

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.

Category: Goals

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

Category: Happiness

That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.

Category: Happiness

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

Category: Happiness