Zig Ziglar was born in the Coffee Country of Alabama situated in the US. He was a well known salesman, author and a motivational speaker. Zig was born in a Baptist family and his father used to manage the farms of the Mississippi, and because of that he spent most of his childhood over there. He also served the United States Navy during the World War II and has also been a part of the V-12 Navy college training program in the Navy.
"Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur."
"People often say that motivation does not last. Well, neither does bathing--that is why we recommend it daily"
"If you can dream it, you can do it"
"Failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night"
"If you don't plan your time, someone else will help you waste it"
"Forget Everything And Run' or 'Face Everything And Rise.' The choice is yours"
"It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that decided your altitude in life"
"Encouragement is the fuel on which hope runs"
"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals"
Zig started his career as a salesman and soon succeeded to become the Vice President and Training Director of the Automotive Performance company. After this, he never looked back and soared to touch the skies of success. Soon after, Ziglar began to deliver motivational speeches on love, success, faith and life which inspired millions. He departed the world because of pneumonia, but his words will keep him alive in everyone's heart.
Here are a few motivational words from Zig.