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Les Brown quotes (Motivational Quotes to Uplift your Spirit)

Filed in Quote by on August 23, 2022

Brown and his twin brother Wesley were born in Liberty City, a low-income area of Miami, Florida. Mamie Brown, a 38-year-old single woman who filled in as a cafeteria chaperone and native colleague, took him on. Read on to stay inspired with these Les Brown quotes.

Les Brown quotes

Les Brown quotes

One of the top-rated motivational speakers in the world is Les Brown. This collection of Les Brown quotes focuses on the greatness that resides inside each one of us. Read on!

1. “Act the way you want to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.”

2. “Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!” -Les Brown

3. Very often, the biggest hurdle in reaching a goal is getting started. And the second biggest hurdle is getting started in the right direction.

4. Take the energy you are wasting feeling sorry for yourself and use it to help someone else. -Les Brown

5. Are the people around you holding you back or empowering you to move forward? If you life is going nowhere, take a look at the group of people you hang around with. -Les Brown

6. You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are. Les Brown

7. This man was a genius on so many level.

8. “Luck is nice, but work is something you can control. So get working!”  – Les Brown

9. “Honor your commitments with integrity.”  “Les Brown quotes”

10. “Your dream was given to you. If someone else can’t see it for you, that’s fine, it was given to you and not them. It’s your dream. Hold it. Nourish it. Cultivate it!” – Les Brown

11. Average people focus on saving, rich people focus on earnings.

12. “You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.” -Les Brown

13. You Don’t need a certain number of friends. You just need a number of friends you can be certain of.  

Positive mind Quotes

 14. “Perfection does not exist – you can always do better and you can always grow.” -Les Brown

15. We have the capacity to change, to lead meaningful and productive lives by awakening our consciousness. -Les Brown

16. Not everyone deserves to know the real you. Let them criticize who they think you are.

17. A good teacher is like a candle it consumes itself to light the way others.

18. 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. -Les Brown

19. People will always talk behind your back. Make sure to give them an interesting topic.

20. Each of us owes someone. We all benefit by reaching out and helping others. -Les Brown

21. “I often speak to people who wonder why they continue to fail. In many situations, they are concentrating their efforts in the wrong places period.”   “Les Brown quotes”

22. Be a good person but don’t waste a time proving it.

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23. Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

24. You need to understand that I don’t lose people, people lose me.

25. Everything you are going through I preparing you for what you asked for.

26. “It’s necessary to know that everybody won’t see it. That everybody won’t join you, that everybody won’t have the vision. It’s necessary to know that. That a lot of people like to complain but they don’t want to do anything about their situation. That you are UNCOMMON breed.” – Les Brown

27. Life is more meaningful when you are always looking to grow and working toward a goal. -Les Brown

Encouragement Quotes

28. Think big when you set your goals. Dare to think big and then set a series of smaller goals to get you there. -Les Brown

29. “When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.” – Les Brown

30. If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.

31. Anti-social behaviour is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.

32. There are 7 billion people in the world. Why are you letting one of them ruin your life?

33. “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.”   “Les Brown quotes”

34. When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues. Les Brown

35. No one can continually insult you or hurt your feelings without your permission. -Les Brown

36. “Leave energy drainers alone. Don’t let them slow you down and stop your dream. Your possibilities are too important.” – Les Brown


Inspirational Quotes

37. “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!” -Les Brown

38. You can get the kind of results that you are looking for in life if you are willing to work smart to achieve them. -Les Brown

39. Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Les Brown

40. “I have learned that to get out of life what I expect, I must commit myself to beginning each day by concentrating on positive thoughts and focusing on my goals.” -Les Brown

41. I believe adults and parents who do not get involved in children’s lives effectively forfeit any right to attempt to influence their lives.   “Les Brown quotes”

42. “It really doesn’t matter what’s going on right now. The only thing that matters is what you’re going to do about it. Do something powerful!” – Les Brown

43. “Remember, wisdom comes form everywhere, I am always searching for ideas that can inspire me or others to reach another level.” – Les BrownLes Brown quotes

44. Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown

45. Success is both very personal and relative, depending on where you would like to be in your own life.

46. When you don’t move on life, life moves on you. -Les Brown

47. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”

48. “Dig in, and expect good things, the things shortcuts won’t allow you to have.” – Les Brown

49. Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it. You can accept that you are afraid and then move on.  -Les Brown

Motivational Quote

50. Make a conscious effort to let go of fear and act from a sense of consciousness that will empower and protect you. You are strong. You are greater than the fear! -Les Brown

51. If today is the worst day of your life, then you know tomorrow will be better.

52. “YOU decide what your limits are, and YOU decide your level of success. You are responsible for the time that you spend on this planet.”   “Les Brown quotes”

53. There are people who are wise enough and motivated enough to change their lives and live their dreams, and then there are those who need a kick in the pants to change their ways.

54. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. Les Brown

55. If you allow your self-esteem to erode, your fear will eat at you; ultimately it could destroy you.

56. If you are not doing what you love you are wasting your time

57. Not having goals is like having no idea where you want to go when you step up to an airline counter to buy a ticket. -Les Brown

58. “When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues.” -Les Brown

59. If you have children who love and respect you, this too can be a sign of your success. =Les Brown

60. Set a goal that’s meaningful and compelling enough, and your skills, your knowledge and your effectiveness will expand in order to reach that goal. -Les Brown

61. “You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.”

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Wise Sayings

 62. “If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness and to strive and achieve.”

63. “One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you.”   “Les Brown quotes”

64. Building your feelings of self-worth is critical to overcoming your fears.  -Les Brown

65. “Life is a fight for territory and once you stop fighting for what you want, what you don’t want will automatically take over.” – Les Brown

66. The more positive you are the more positive the world becomes.

67. “It’s important to me that money not be important to me.” -Les Brown

68. Reading about the lives of other achievers and their impact on our world inspires me to continue to help others realize their greatness.  “Les Brown quotes”

69. Negatively charged people sit on their “buts.” Monitor your language. Listen to the way you respond to questions and situations.

70. If you can’t manage stress you won’t manage success.


Wisdom Quotes

71. “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

72. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

73. You can fail at what you don’t want. So you might as well make a change doing what you love.

74. If you can’t handle being talked about, then you’re not ready for success.

75. “You can make decisions like that about your life. If you are carrying strong feeling about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present. You have to get rid of them.”

76. It is important to surround yourself with people who life you up, encourage you, share your vision and inspire you.

77. Without a solid, realistic and detailed plan, the goal is nothing more than a pipe dream. And without the commitment to follow through on that plan and put forth the necessary effort, the dream is nothing more than a good intention.

78. “Make change a tool for your success. Let it happen, and celebrate the possibilities.” – Les Brown

79. No runner ever won a race by looking over his should and demeaning the competition. -Les Brown

80. Happiness is not about getting all you want, it is about enjoying all you have.

81. “You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.” – Les Brown

82. “A person with the right attitude says to himself or herself, I may be here in this situation, but it doesn’t mean I have to stay here. When faced with a challenge, do you ask: why me? Or do you accept the opportunity for you to grow?”

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Quotes to Strengthen You

83. Make your parents proud, Your enemies jealous, And Yourself Happy

84. The minute you choose to follow your dreams, you start living a different kind of life.

85. “This is an age of awareness, age of the mind. Those who can think or create, those who are educated or trained, those who are resourceful, those who are good business people are the ones who will determine their own destiny.” – Les Brown

86. I will win not immediately, but definitely.

87. Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you. -Les Brown

88. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”

89. Less people. Less bullshit.

90. Making things happen in your life requires faith, or an ability to believe that is unshakable, regardless of your circumstances.

91. Don’t do it to prove them wrong. Do it to prove yourself right.

92. Dealing with life means taking advantage of each new challenge as an opportunity to learn and accomplish something new. -Les Brown

Never forget that you are capable of greatness! And you can achieve whatever you set to.

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