Quotes by Earl Nightingale

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Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
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.
People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be -- whether they will admit that or not.
Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.
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.
What's going on in the inside shows on the outside.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Everything begins with an idea.
Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal. See yourself doing the things you'll be doing when you've reached your goal.
All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.
The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
The key that unlocks energy is Desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.
You become what you think about.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life -- or am I mass-motivated?
You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds.
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.
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
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.
To give oneself is the only way of becoming oneself.
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
We must be the epitome-the embodiment-of success. We must radiate success before it will come to us. We must first become mentally, from an attitude standpoint, the people we wish to become.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!
The big thing is that you know what you want.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
We tend to live up to our expectations.
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.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
You'll find boredom where there is an absence of a good idea.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us.