My mission is to get a message out that will help people become uncomfortable with their mediocrity. A lot of people are content with their discontent. I want to be the catalyst that enables them to see themselves having more and achieving more. Les Brown
Les Brown is a popular motivational speaker and author of successful motivational books like Live Your Dreams and It’s Not Over Until You Win. He is a former host of a national daily television talk show The Les Brown Show which focuses on motivation and providing solutions to problematic matters and not focus on the problem itself.
He has been traveling all over the world, speaking and motivating people from all walks in the hope that every word that he shares can touch a person’s life and motivate them. Les Brown is very passionate about what he does and he lives it by all his heart. He lives to let people see a positive perspective in life.
Read on this article as we compiled 33 Les Brown Quotes On Life, Dreams & Greatness.
Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.
The reality about life is that things, oftentimes, does not work that way we want them to be. Plans do not push through and do not deliver results that you wanted. When everything doesn’t work according to your plans, do no be disheartened. Instead, work on what you have and try to get the good in any situation and turn the negative into positive.
Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
We live in a society where the perception of other people matters and influences almost everything about us. How we look, how we speak, how we move, in some ways we let other peoples’ opinions define us. Do not let other people’s opinions define you. Do not speak their words and live a life living on how they should see you. Be you. You are responsible for who you are.
Be willing to go all out, in pursuit of your dream. Ultimately it will pay off. You are more powerful than you think you are. Go for it.
In pursuing you’re your dreams you must be ready and willing to take the risk. Strive hard and focus on your goal. Be prepared because the path is not smooth. There are humps and bumps and to succeed, you have to keep your eyes on the goal. Focus because when you decide, there is no turning back. Look forward. Look up. Aim for the target and hit it.
Don’t let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead, give to yourself that which empowers you.
As we live in stressful times, negativity seems to hover over us and keeps us low. For whatever reasons when insecurity rises and you feel ashamed and fearful, do not let negativity rule over your life. Instead, focus on anything good that will enable you to move on with life and not limiting yourself to anything that cripples you and takes away your purpose in life.
I don’t dwell on the things that are too late to fix, but I do my best to get life’s lessons and put them into action.
It is okay to wallow on your misery but do not stay there. The best thing to do if we make a mistake is learning from it, move on, and never do it again. Rise to the challenge and change your perspective. If you can’t do something about it then let it go and move on. Better things are waiting ahead. Setbacks should teach us life’s lessons.
Dealing with life means taking advantage of each new challenge as an opportunity to learn and accomplish something new.
Each day offers us new challenges and opportunities. Yesterday is different from today. When you are faced with new challenges, take it as something positive and deal it positively, and do the best that you could to accomplish it. Live today the best way that you can. You will never know what tomorrow will bring.
The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.
Regrets should only be the things that you didn’t do and wish you did in your life. Your comfort zone is not always the best place to spend our entire life with. You need to take risks, go out, do not hold back. If you are passionate about something, then follow your heart. Reach out for your dreams and focus on your goal. Be brave and have the strength to face any challenges.
One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you.
What do you want to be? If you are aiming to become successful, the most basic thing to do is to identify what you want to be to set the goal, the target. Your goal should be clear so that everything that you do should be focused on achieving your goal. You have to set your goal so that you can start working for it. It is not going to be easy but it is not impossible.
The greatest revenge is massive success.
Ever hit rock bottom? Have you suffered injustice? Have you been judged wrongly and left alone? If yes, then you want revenge because you have been treated wrongly. Stay calm. The best revenge that you can give those who have wronged you is to show them that you have overcome that difficult situation. Smile. Live again. Be a better person. Be successful.
You can complain about the direction of your life all you want, but until you sit in the driver’s seat and begin to drive yourself, you aren’t going to get where you want to go!
Take the wheel. No one can make you successful unless you to it yourself. Yes, you will need the help of other people but you still need to navigate on the way that you should go. Your success is not other people’s responsibility. You are the captain of your self and unless you drive or sail on the direction of your dreams only then you will achieve success.
Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner
Ever asked yourself, what is the purpose of your life? The meaning of life is based on how you live it. Your actions, your decisions, and your choices. If you want to be successful, then think big and create a goal. Treat time as a very precious matter. You need to strive and work hard to be successful. Choose to live in a good company and positivity.
The things you want are always possible; it is just that the way to get them is not always apparent. The only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life is you, and that can be a considerable obstacle because you carry the baggage of insecurities and experience.
If you want to be successful you have to get rid of excess baggage, they are the ones who pull you down. To be successful you have to be courageous to face any challenges that you may have to encounter. Do not hoard any insecurities. It will never let you go forward. It will pull you down. Do not listen too much on your inner self-critic. Move forward.
Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.
When we set our goals, we aim for something big. We do everything we can to achieve our goals. We work hard and we stay positive just to make sure that we are on the right track. But sometimes, we cannot hit our mark yet we should not be dismayed for your hard work will never be in vain. You will still have success because you have worked hard for it.
If you don’t program yourself, life will program you.
Do not let life overcome you. Instead, live the life you choose to live. You should be in the driving seat and set the direction on where you want to be. Drive towards your success.
You need to commit, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.
To become very successful, you have to be committed and passionate about what you do. You must set out your heart and mind to what you are committed to attaining. You cannot be half-hearted when you set your self to become successful.
If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.
You might be surprised by what you can do. It takes a lot of courage and determination to discover your talents, hones it, and use it for good purposes. Your talent and abilities will be your armor as you go after your dreams.
You can get the kind of results that you are looking for in life if you are willing to work smart to achieve them.
Know your self better so that you’d be able to set realistic goals. To become successful is to work hard and think smart. What you think and how you think is important if you want to be successful.
Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character.
Life gives us a lot of challenges every day. We experience our ups and downs. How we respond to life’s challenges measures our strength to overcome it. It defines who we are and what we can do.
It’s necessary to get the losers out of your life if you want to live your dream.
Success is not just a one-man team. You will need others if you want to be successful. Thus, you need to be in the right company and be with the right people.
Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals, and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
Your lifestyle and your mindset define the life you live. If you choose to live in a life full of negativity, then that choice will give you a poor life. Set your mind to your goal and lice a healthy lifestyle. When you have attained your goal, keep your feet on the ground.
Live out of your imagination instead of your memory.
The past is something that we cannot change. Whatever happened in the past will stay a memory. Either good or bad experiences, it should have taught us valuable lessons that we can use in the present. The future is where we set our eyes to. Dream big and work hard for it.
Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.
Smile. You need to have positive energy to attract positive people. You need people to become successful. The joy that radiates from within you will attract those whom you need to achieve your goal.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
You’ve made a mistake. Forgive. Forgive yourself. Learn from it and move on. The past is a place where we should not hang out.
I don’t know what you’re up against, I don’t know what you’re facing. But here’s what I do know: You’ve got something special, you’ve got greatness in you, and I know it’s possible that you can live your dream.
Each of us is faced with a different situation in life but do let your situation take hold on you must become. No one is born a loser so expect great things and stay positive.
Leave energy drainers alone. Don’t let them slow you down and stop your dream. Your possibilities are too important.
To achieve success, you will have to surround yourself with positive people as well. Do not entertain negative people who will bring you down. Keep a good company.
If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness.
Life is full of surprises and possibilities. If something happens, good or bad, the best to do is learn from it and make the most of it to help you reach your destination.
Remember, wisdom comes from everywhere, I am always searching for ideas that can inspire me or others to reach another level.
Keep learning for life is an unending process of change and learning. Wisdom comes from everywhere, good or bad, sad or happy, just keep on learning.
I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.
Achieving your goal is not an easy task. It requires a lot of hard work, intellect, and determination. Never lose hope if challenges arise. Instead, overcome it and learn from it. Take it a step at a time. The ladder to success is not easy but it is not an impossible climb.
Life is challenging. Find ways in which you can begin to give more of yourself, ways in which you can begin to help others. Help somebody and help yourself because what you give is what you get.
When life’s challenges hit you hard, do not give up. Stay positive and continue to pursue your dreams. Help yourself as you would also like to help others. Extend the same kindness that you will treat yourself towards others.
You are better than anything that is happening to you right now. If you’re facing the challenge of drugs and alcohol orang kind of addiction, get some help. Remember that nobody can help you unless you hold on to your commitment to regain, and retain, control of your life. Like my friend, resist all temptation to backslide into the thoughts and actions that cause you to lose control in the first place.
Getting help does not mean that you are weak. It means that you are brave enough to face your weakness and step out and get some help. After a setback, stand up and take the wheel again. Set your mark and aim for your goal.
If you want to begin to alter your circumstance and alter your life, it’s very important that you begin to change your attitude about yourself.
What you do, what you are, and how you deal with others will bring you to who will you become in the future. So if you want to be successful begin checking within you and see if there are some things that you need to change to become successful.
Make change a tool for your success. Let it happen, and celebrate the possibilities.
Change is inevitable. It is part of our daily lives and our existence. What we do about the changes in our life is what matters. To accept change and celebrate life’s joyous moments.
What you have right now in your life is a reflection of your thoughts. Start by controlling your thoughts. We can’t control the thoughts that come into our mind but we can control what we dwell on. Start dwelling on the positive things in your life.
Our mind is powerful and our thoughts affect us in many ways. Instead of dwelling on negativities, make your thoughts positive. In that way, the positive mindset will set you on your way to success.
Life is tough. We face struggles and hardships that make life seem so difficult to live. We feel so demotivated that we cannot focus on our work and things are not doing good that everything else seems to be falling apart. When things get tough, sometimes a good word of motivation is what we need to keep us back on track and that is what motivational speakers do.