Some people just have a way with their words. They knit them together so intelligently that you can’t help but feel moved. Zig Ziglar, an American author, teacher and motivational speaker is one of those rare people. Before his profession in writing and training, Ziglar was the best salesperson for several organizations. After 20 years of being in the pitching profession, he began his own firm. He would train and motivate aspiring salespeople and those that were looking for personal development.

Ziglar was an expert with his words. Hence, it wasn’t a surprise when people all over the world were head over heels for his charm. To fully comprehend what we’re talking about, see for yourself; These are 25 of the most impactful quotes by Zig Ziglar.

1. “Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.”
2. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
3. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great”

4. “Make today worth remembering.”
5. “There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.”
6. “It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.”
7. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”

8. “Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.”
9. “Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”

10. “Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.”
11. “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.”

12. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.”
13. “The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.”

14. “If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”
15. “You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.”

17. “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”
18. “Some people find fault like there is a reward for it.”

19. “The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little.”
20. “Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.”

21. “The more you are grateful for what you have the more you will have to be grateful for.”
22. “Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.”
23. “The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.”

24. “Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they’re on the same side.”
25. “Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.”