Denis Waitley Quotes

On this page you can find the TOP of Denis Waitley's best quotes! We hope you will find some sayings from Writer Denis Waitley's in our collection, which will inspire you to new achievements! There are currently 313 quotes on this page collected since 1933! Share our collection of quotes with your friends on social media so that they can find something to inspire them!
  • The truth is, you don't break a bad habit; you replace it with a good one.

    Denis Waitley (1988). “Being the best”, Pocket
  • Most people spend their entire lives on a fantasy island called 'Someday I'll.'

    Denis Waitley (1988). “Being the best”, Pocket
  • When you kill time, you kill your opportunities for success.

  • Your best friend should bring out the best in you

  • The stretch of the limousine usually is inversely proportional to the self esteem of the person riding in it.

  • Habits begin as offhanded remarks, ideas and images. And then, layer upon layer, through practice, they grow from cobwebs into cables that shackle or strengthen our lives.

  • Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear

  • The first best-kept secret of total success is that we must feel love inside ourselves before we can give it to others.

  • Positive self-direction is the action plan that all winners in life use to turn imagination into reality, fantasy into fact, and dreams into actual goals.

    Denis Waitley, Dayna Waitley, Deborah Waitley (1999). “The Psychology of Winning for Women: What Every Woman Needs to Know, what Every Man Needs to Understand”, Executive Excellence Pub
  • Pessimists see a problem behind every opportunity. Optimists see an opportunity behind every problem.

  • Integrity means you do what you do because it is right and not just fashionable or politically correct.

  • A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future.

  • Your habits will determine your quality of life.

  • A winner concentrates on that which is goal achieving rather than tension relieving.

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  • Decide to be happy, knowing it's an attitude, a habit gained from daily practice, and not a result or payoff.

    Denis Waitley (1986). “The Winner's Edge: The Critical Attitude of Success”, Berkley
  • Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life - purpose - is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

  • A good life is a collection of happy memories.

  • Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

  • Instead of just letting life happen, I'm going to make it happen for me.

  • You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

  • You are your own scriptwriter and the play is never finished, no matter what your age or position in life.

    Denis Waitley (1988). “Being the best”, Pocket
  • 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.

  • Accept yourself as you are right now; an imperfect, changing, growing and worthy person.

    Denis Waitley (1986). “The Winner's Edge: The Critical Attitude of Success”, Berkley
  • Learn how to grow out of yourself and into the world of others: Plant a shade tree under which you know you will never sit. Set some goals that may benefit your children or an orphanage or the employees of your company or future generations or your own city, fifty years from now.

  • You've got more potential than you could use in a thousand lifetimes, I see world class potential in you? But one of the secrets, is you're as good as the best ? you don't have to be better than the rest.

  • Unless what you say benefits the other person, don't say it.

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

    Denis Waitley, Dayna Waitley, Deborah Waitley (1999). “The Psychology of Winning for Women: What Every Woman Needs to Know, what Every Man Needs to Understand”, Executive Excellence Pub
  • You are truly successful when you can extend a strong hand to someone who is reaching out or just trying to hang on.

  • The confidence you need is belief in your potential. If you see world-class potential in yourself, you'll put in the effort. If you don't see the potential, you won't put in the effort and you'll wait for the performance, and the performance always follows the belief in self.

  • You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective.

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