Our Favorite Quotes

Our Favorite Quotes2018-11-09T19:26:22+00:00

Quotes We Love

The ideas we need today may not be the same ones we need tomorrow. As we grow and evolve as leaders, our goal posts for success move and our objectives change. Here are some of the ideas we love most, organized by the journey of life:

For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

  • Everything you want is on the other side of fear. Jack Canfield
  • You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. Zig Ziglar
  • If you talk about it, it’s a dream, if you envision it, it’s possible, but if you schedule it, it’s real. Tony Robbins
  • The first step in the journey to greatness is making a decision and staying committed.
  • In life you need either inspiration or desperation. Tony Robbins
  • Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment.
  • Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn
  • You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. Zig Ziglar
  • You are a Badass (book)

Getting Through Hard Times

  • If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. Jim Rohn
  • There is no such thing as a straight line to success. Every great company and leader struggled along the way.
  • There is no such thing as an overnight success. Achievements come from small improvements made every day that compound over time.
  • A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided. Tony Robbins
  • Every problem is a gift–without problems we would not grow. Tony Robbins
  • Don’t wish it was easier – wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems – wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge – wish for more wisdom. Jim Rohn
  • It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. Jim Rohn
  • Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Jim Rohn
  • Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful. Zig Ziglar
  • The Obstacle is the Way (book)
  • Success: How Bad Do You Want It? (video)

Getting to the Next Level

  • It is your decisions, and not your conditions that determine your destiny. Tony Robbins
  • Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high. Jim Rohn
  • Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. Jim Rohn
  • The bottleneck to success in every business is the leader, and more specifically, the mindset, beliefs and skills of the leader.  
  • The greatest impediment to massive success is a little success. Most of us take our foot off the gas.
  • The highest impact decisions in business are usually about who we recruit, hire, fire and retain. Great people make all the difference.
  • It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. Tony Robbins
  • Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. Tony Robbins


  • Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Tony Robbins
  • The moments of our decisions are when our destiny is shaped.
  • Badasses get more opportunities. Be someone that can do and handle anything.
  • If you don’t have a scoreboard, you are not committed.


  • Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely. Jim Rohn
  • There is no finish line. As success comes our way, our goal posts move (and many of us forget to celebrate).
  • Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want. Tony Robbins
  • What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar
  • Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. Jim Rohn
  • The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships. Jim Rohn


  • Don’t cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it.
  • Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
  • Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein
  • I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison


  • The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. Jim Rohn
  • If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself. Jim Rohn
  • You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Jim Rohn
  • B players repel A players.


  • The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. Roy Kroc
  • Let your grind be a reflection of the standards that you have set for yourself.

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