denis waitley Quotes

Make no mistake. You are your most important critic and your conscience your most important judge of character.
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— Denis Waitley
A real friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out
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— Denis Waitley
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
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— Denis Waitley
You must understand that seeing is believing, but also know that believing is seeing.
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— Denis Waitley
It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not.
— Denis Waitley
The price of success is to bear the criticism of envy.
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— Denis Waitley
Chase your passion, not your pension.
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— Denis Waitley
You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.
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— Denis Waitley
We are supposed to forgive everyone; everyone includes ourselves.
— Denis Waitley
Happiness is the experience of living every moment with love, grace and gratitude.
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— Denis Waitley
Everything that is past is either a learning experience to grow on, a beautiful memory to reflect on, or a motivating factor to act upon.
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— Denis Waitley
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
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— Denis Waitley
It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.
— Denis Waitley
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
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— Denis Waitley
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
— Denis Waitley
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
— Denis Waitley
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
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— Denis Waitley
Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time.
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— Denis Waitley
Listening without bias or distraction is the greatest value you can pay another person.
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— Denis Waitley
You must look within for value,but must look beyond for perspective.
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— Denis Waitley
Most people spend their entire lives on a fantasy island called 'Someday I'll.'
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— Denis Waitley
Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
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— Denis Waitley
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
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— Denis Waitley
The greatest choice we have is to think before we act and then take action toward our life goals every day. Our problems result not only from our lack of action, but from our action without thought.
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— Denis Waitley
Real motivation is that drive from within: You know where you are going because you have a compelling image inside, not a travel poster on the wall.
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— Denis Waitley
Commitment is that turning point in your life when you seize the moment to alter your destiny.
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— Denis Waitley
You are an uncut gemstone of priceless value. Cut and polish your potential with knowledge, skills and service and you will be in great demand throughout your life.
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— Denis Waitley
Learn how to grow out of yourself and into the world of others: Plant a shade tree under which you know you will never sit. Set some goals that may benefit your children or an orphanage or the employees of your company or future generations or your own city, fifty years from now.
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— Denis Waitley
The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
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— Denis Waitley
Success is a process that continues, not a status that you reach. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.
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— Denis Waitley
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't.Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
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— Denis Waitley
The truly successful person inspires others to do more than they have thought possible for themselves.
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— Denis Waitley
Opportunity never knocks; it is within you.
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— Denis Waitley
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
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— Denis Waitley
The less you try to impress, the more impressive you are.
— Denis Waitley
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
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— Denis Waitley
Don't dwell on what went wrong.Instead, focus on what to do next.Spend your energies on moving forwardtoward finding the answer.
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— Denis Waitley
The confidence you need is belief in your potential. If you see world-class potential in yourself, you'll put in the effort. If you don't see the potential, you won't put in the effort and you'll wait for the performance, and the performance always follows the belief in self.
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— Denis Waitley
Identify with excellence, put your name on your work, and both your work and name will stand the test of time.
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— Denis Waitley
The easiest thing to do in the world is to neglect the important and give in to the urgent.
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— Denis Waitley
denis waitley
Birth    : 1933
Occupation  : Writer