Motivational Les Brown Quotes (How to Succeed)

If you’re looking for motivation, look no further than Les Brown quotes. This renowned speaker and author has spent his life teaching people how to achieve their goals and be successful.

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Les Brown is a successful motivational speaker. He has worked with a variety of clients, including corporations, the military, and schools. 

He is known for his energetic and passionate speeches that motivate and inspire people to achieve their goals.

 Les Brown’s success as a motivational speaker is due to his ability to connect with his audience and share his own personal story of struggle and success. 

He provides his listeners with the tools they need to overcome their own challenges and achieve their dreams. Les Brown’s motivational speeches are truly life-changing.

Les Brown quotes are a great source of inspiration, and will help you to stay focused on your goals

62 Les Brown Quotes

  1. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”

2. “The greatest revenge is massive success.”

3. “It’s not over until you win”

4. “To achieve something that you have never achieved before, you must become someone that you have never been before.”

5. “Do what is easy and your life will be hard. Do what is hard and your life will become easy.”

6. “You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.”

7. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

8. “If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”

9. “Shoot for the moon, because even if you miss you miss, you’ll land in the stars.”

10. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”

11. “It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit.”

12. “I can’t control what life hands me. What I can control is how I handle it.” 

13. “Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”

14. “Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.”

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Les Brown motivational quotes

15. “Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.”

16. “Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”

17. “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.”

18. “I will heighten my life by helping others heighten theirs”

19. “Leave energy drainers alone. Don’t let them slow you down and stop your dream. Your possibilities are too important.”

20. “The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry out their dream.”

21. “Don’t waste time bathing in the negative experience. Spin your energy and focus your attention on moving on.”

22. “It’s better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one, than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.”

23. “Tell yourself that if it’s hard, I’ll do it hard. I’m unstoppable!”

24. “Live full, die empty.”

25. “Align yourself with people that you can learn from, people who want more out of life, people who are stretching and searching and seeking some higher ground in life.”

26. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

27. “Make sure when you fall you land on your back if you can see you can get up.”

28. “Luck is nice, but work is something you can control. So get working!”

29. “Perfection does not exist — you can always do better and you can always grow.”

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30. “Never build a case against yourself.”

31. “The time is ‘now’ to do something – don’t drag your feet.”

32. “No matter how bad it is…or how bad it gets…I’m going to make it.”

33. “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.”

34. “No one rises to low expectations.”

35. “Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”

36. Every day, we can either choose to be a victim or we can choose to live life victoriously.” 

37. “I have the power to handle whatever comes up.”

38. “There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win.”

39. “No one will take better care of your dream than you.”

40. “Ask yourself if you are leaving a trail that others may want to follow. Are you leaving a legacy of accomplishment? What mark will you leave on your industry? Your friends and family.”

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41. “If you don’t program yourself, life will program you.”

42. “If you’re not willing to risk you cannot grow, and if you cannot grow you cannot become your best, and if you cannot become your best, you cannot be happy.”

43. “When your ‘why’ is big enough, you will find your ‘how.’”

44. “Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character.”

45. “It is possible for me to live my dreams.”

46. “If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.”

47. “Listen to yourself, the voice that’s in your heart, not your head. It will lead you to your goal.”

48. “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.”

49. “Never say you’re having a bad day…say you’re having a character building day.”

50.  “It really doesn’t matter what’s going on right now. The only thing that matters is what you’re going to do about it. Do something powerful.” 

51. “You have to be willing to allow the person you are today to die so that you can give birth to the person you are meant to become.”

52. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

53. “You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.”

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54. “I know what I want in life and I will do whatever it takes to get it.”

55. “Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.”

56. “Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.”

57. “This is my decade. Nothing is going to stop me.”

58. “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” 

59. “Be willing to go all out, in pursuit of your dream. Ultimately it will pay off. You are more powerful than you think you are. Go for it.”

60. “I would rather fail at what I love than succeed at what I hate.”

61. “Listen to positive music, watch positive videos or movies, hang out with positive, upbeat people. The last thing a blue mood need is more blues. Don’t be volunteer victim; be a fighter.”

62. “Everything you do and every decision you make should be from a place of good. You should always be striving to make the world a better place.”

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