Quotes by Zig Ziglar

"Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days."

"Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis."

"Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs."

"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great"

"When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there."

Books by Zig Ziglar

  • Over the Top
  • 1,332 ratings
  • October 6th 1997 by Thomas Nelson

    (first published June 1st 1994)

  • Ziglar on Selling
  • 932 ratings
  • June 6th 1996 by Ballantine Books

    (first published 1991)

Zig Ziglar
  • Zig Ziglar

  • Date of birth: November 06, 1926
  • Died: November 28, 2012
  • Born: in Coffee County, Alabama, The United States.

  • Description: Zig Ziglar was a motivational teacher and trainer who traveled the world over, delivering his messages of humor, hope, and encouragement. As a talented author and speaker, he had international appeal that transcended every color, culture, and career. Recognized by his peers as the quintessential motivational genius of our times, Zig Ziglar had a unique delivery style and powerful messages that earned him many honors. Today he is considered one of the most versatile authorities on the science of human potential. Ten of his twenty-eight books have been on bestseller lists, and his titles have been translated into more than thirty-eight languages and dialects. He was a committed family man, a dedicated patriot, and an active church member. Zig lived in Plano, Texas, with his wife, Jean.