12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

This article orginally published November 29, 2012.

Zig Ziglar, one of the world's most famous salesmen, who inspired millions with his message of positivity and personal achievement, passed away Wednesday at the age of 86 from pneumonia.

He was known around the world as a performance trainer for major corporations, motivational speaker, and author of best-selling books such as See You at the Top and Secrets of Closing the Sale. In his autobiography Zig, published 10 years ago, he wrote, "If my life has had a theme, I suppose it has been a typical American theme in that, for most of it, I have been looking for happiness and success." But his life was remarkable in his dedication to helping others find the same.

What follows are a dozen of Ziglar's most inspirational quotes for achieving personal and professional success.

12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

1. Dream It to Achieve It


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

2. Build a Better You


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

3. Stay Motivated


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

4. Be Optimistic


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

5. Don't Be Afraid to Fail


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

6. Enthusiasm Matters


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

7. Work Hard


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

8. Be Honest, Have Integrity


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

9. Be Bold


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

10. Be Mindful of Persuasion


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

11. Keep Your Perspective


12 Powerfully Inspiring Quotes From Zig Ziglar

12. Focus on How to Help


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