Quotes by Brian Tracy


Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
– Brian Tracy
A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions. There is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights.
– Brian Tracy
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
– Brian Tracy
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
– Brian Tracy
I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
– Brian Tracy
If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals.
– Brian Tracy
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
– Brian Tracy
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
– Brian Tracy
Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.
– Brian Tracy
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
– Brian Tracy
People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
– Brian Tracy
Perhaps the very best question that you can memorize and repeat, over and over, is, what is the most valuable use of my time right now?
– Brian Tracy
Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.
– Brian Tracy
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?
– Brian Tracy
The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.
– Brian Tracy
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
– Brian Tracy
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
– Brian Tracy
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
– Brian Tracy
You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
– Brian Tracy
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
– Brian Tracy