33 Quotes by Les Brown For Your Daily Motivation

Les Brown (speaker) Leslie Calvin “Les” Brown (born February 17, 1945) is an American motivational speaker, author, radio DJ, former television host, and former politician. As a politician, he is a former member of the Ohio House of Representatives. As a motivational speaker, politician, and author, Les Brown has risen to international prominence by delivering a high energy message which tells people how to live up to their greatness.

Below is a compilation of 33 of his greatest inspirational quotes to keep your motivational at an all-time high:

  1. “If you take responsibility for yourself  you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dream”
  2. “You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality.”
  3. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”
  4. “Be willing to go all out, in pursuit of your dream. Ultimately it will pay off. You are more powerful than you think you are. Go for it.”
  5. “There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.”
  6. “Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.”
  7. “Perfection does not exist — you can always do better and you can always grow.”
  8. “There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win.”
  9. “You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.”
  10. “No one rises to low expectations.”
  11. “Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”
  12. “Align yourself with people that you can learn from, people who want more out of life, people who are stretching and searching and seeking some higher ground in life.”
  13. “A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.”
  14. “It has been said, most people die at age 25 and don’t get buried until they are 65. Make an effort to live your life to the fullest.”
  15. “You have to be willing to allow the person you are today to DIE so that you can give birth to the person you are meant to become.”
  16. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”
  17. “The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.”
  18. “Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character.”
  19. “Make sure when you fall you land on your back if you can look up you can get up.”
  20. “Listen to yourself the voice that’s in your Heart not your head, it will lead you to your Goal.”
  21. “Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”
  22. “You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.”
  23. “If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness.”
  24. “Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”
  25. “Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
  26. “The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were never written, the songs that were never sung, the inventions that were never shared, the cures that were never discovered, all because someone was too afraid to take that first step, keep with the problem, or determined to carry out their dream.”
  27. “If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.”
  28. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”
  29. “Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.”
  30. “Shoot for the moon, because even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
  31. “Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”
  32. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”
  33. “The greatest revenge is a massive success.”

Les Brown has become one of my virtual mentors in my journey for personal development. You may also check out this post, Ultimate Source of Greatness where I shared Les Brown’s 9 principles of Greatness or download those 9 principles as the infographic below for free and share with your friends to help reshape a life a bit also for them.

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