Quotes by Earl Nightingale
You become what you think about.
Our attitude toward life determines life’s attitude towards us.
People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes!
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life — or am I mass-motivated?
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Whenever we’re afraid, its because we don’t know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality
People are where they are because that’s exactly where they really want to be . . . whether they’ll admit that or not
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Spoken about Earl Nightingale by Steve King, radio announcer and good friend: Earl Nightingale never let a day go by that he didn’t learn something new and, in turn pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion.
We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
For a person to build a rich and rewarding life for himself there are certain qualities and bits of knowledge that he needs to acquire. There are also things, harmful attitudes, superstitions, and emotions that he needs to chip away. A person needs to chip away everything that doesn’t look like the person he or she most wants to become.
We tend to live up to our expectations
You’ll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.