TOP 59 Most Inspiring Earl Nightingale Quotes

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Earl Nightingale was an American Radio personality, Writer, respected Speaker and Author, dealing mostly on the subjects of Human Character Development, Motivation, Excellence and Meaningful Existence; so named as the "Dean of Personal Development." He was the voice in the early 1950s of Sky King, the hero of a radio adventure series, and was a WGN radio show host from 1950 to 1956. Nightingale was the author of The Strangest Secret, which economist Terry Savage has called One of the great motivational books of all time.

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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. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord. Earl Nightingale Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale 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! Earl Nightingale Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us. Earl Nightingale Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality. Earl Nightingale Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach. Earl Nightingale You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea. Earl Nightingale All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own 'acres of diamonds.' Earl Nightingale Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale People with goals succeed because they know where they're going. Earl Nightingale Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale Whenever we're afraid, it's because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid. Earl Nightingale Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm. Earl Nightingale People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be - whether they will admit that or not. Earl Nightingale Excellence always sells. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale 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. Earl Nightingale The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts. Earl Nightingale Everything begins with an idea. Earl Nightingale Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people. Earl Nightingale We tend to live up to our expectations. Earl Nightingale Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together. Earl Nightingale Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn. Earl Nightingale We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light. Earl Nightingale We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within. Earl Nightingale What's going on in the inside shows on the outside. Earl Nightingale You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together. Earl Nightingale The big thing is that you know what you want. Earl Nightingale Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind. Earl Nightingale Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us. Earl Nightingale