Les Brown Quotes & Wisdom
Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you."
"It's important to me that money not be important to me."
"When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues."
“Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality.”
“Forgive those who have hurt you.”
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Les Brown Quotes About Life
“Accept responsibility for your own life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”
“Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.”
“Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”
“Goals help you channel your energy into action.”
“Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”
“Honor your commitments with integrity.”
“I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.”
“If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.”
“If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.”
“If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.”
“If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.”
“If you take responsibility for yourself, you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”
“It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.”
“Just because fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.”
“Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”
“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”
“Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”
“Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.”
“Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will be among the stars.”
“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”
“The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the ‘buts’ you use today.”
“There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned to win.”
“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
“Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.”
A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.”
“Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.”
“Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.”
"One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you. Perfection does not exist - you can always do better and you can always grow."
"Life has no limitations, except the ones you make."
"Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!"
"You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life."
"You gotta be hungry!"
"Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on."
"You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are."
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
"Honor your commitments with integrity."
"In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait."
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
"We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams."
"A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die."
"When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation -- it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams."
"The things you want are always possible; it is just that the way to get them is not always apparent. The only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life is you, and that can be a considerable obstacle because you carry the baggage of insecurities and past experience."
“We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams.”
“You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.”
“You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.”
“You need to make a commitment and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.”
“You take on responsibility for making your dream a reality.”
“Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.”