Earl Nightingale (March 12, 1921 – March 28, 1989) was an American radio personality, writer, respected speaker, entertainer and author, dealing mostly on the subjects of human character development, motivation, excellence and meaningful existence; so named as the "Dean of Personal Development.
Let this list of 48 quotations by the American radio speaker Earl Nightingale lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational life, goal, opportunity sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Earl Nightingale quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Earl Nightingale truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
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.
Everything begins with an idea.
Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us.
You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds.
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people.
Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity;
whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Am I motivated by what I really want out of life -- or am I mass-motivated?
We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret.
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 tend to live up to our expectations.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
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.
Our first journey is to find that special place for us.
Whenever we're afraid, it's 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.
Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away.
I'm grateful for the opportunity to live on this beautiful and astonishing planet Earth. In the morning, I wake up with a sense of gratitude.
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.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
People can and do change.
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.
Chance does not work. Only choice will work. Your choice!
Most people tiptoe their way through life, hoping they make it safely to death.
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.
How can I be of the greatest service doing that which I most enjoy doing?
In doing that which we most enjoy, we will probably make our most significant contribution to society, and the contribution we make to society determines our rewards.
You can't get rich unless you EN-rich.
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.
Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
Don't take the attitude of waiting for people to be nice to you - be nice to them. Don't sit in front of a cold stove waiting for the heat. Put in the fuel. Act first.