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55 Earl Nightingale Quotes About Life, Attitudes And Success

Earl Nightingale quotes are extremely popular.

Earl Nightingale discussed topics with regards to human character development and behaviors.

Earl Nightingale was known for his deep voice and clear diction. He was the voice of 'Sky King', which was a radio adventure series.

Earl Nightingale also co-authored a book called 'The Strangest Secret' which considered to be one of the greatest motivational books of all time.

Earl Nightingale's 'Our Changing World’ was a five-minute radio commentary program which spoke about personal development. He was considered a pioneer in producing motivational audiotapes. Earl Nightingale joined the United States Marine Corps, he was on USS Arizona during the Pearl Harbor attack. After the war he started working in the radio industry. In modern day we could call Earl Nightingale the first motivational speaker of our time. He also wrote and produced a second audio book titled 'Lead the Field' and went on to publish 'Earl Nightingale’s Greatest Discovery'.

Enjoy these Earl Nightingale quotes, along with Bob Proctor quotes and James Allen quotes here.

Earl Nightingale Attitude Quotes

Earl Nightingale was the owner of 6000 books and always wondered why adults do not read books after leaving school. His love reading came from his quest to find answers about his family’s plight in the 1929 Depression. Here are some of the best Earl Nightingale quotes on success along with some inspiring Earl Nightingale quotes.

Earl Nightingale is an extremely popular personality.

1. “Everything begins with an idea.”

- Earl Nightingale.

2. “ We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work, we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.”

- Earl Nightingale.

3. “The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts.”

- Earl Nightingale.

4. “We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.”

- Earl Nightingale.

5. “ Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.”

- Earl Nightingale.

6. “We will not receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.”

- Earl Nightingale.

7. “A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can’t go anywhere till you change it.”

- Earl Nightingale.

8. “Picture yourself in your mind’s eye as having already achieved this goal. See yourself doing the things you’ll be doing when you’ve reached your goal.”

- Earl Nightingale.

9. “We are all self-made, but only the successful will admit it.”

- Earl Nightingale.

10. “Creativity is an expression of our enthusiasm.”

- Earl Nightingale.

11. “Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.”

- Earl Nightingale.

12. “Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become reality.”

- Earl Nightingale.

13. “Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; wherever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable.”

- Earl Nightingale.

14. “Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; wherever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable.”

- Earl Nightingale.

15. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.”

- Earl Nightingale.

16. “People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.”

- Earl Nightingale.

17. “Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”

- Earl Nightingale.

18. “You are, at this moment, standing right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds.”

- Earl Nightingale.

19. “Work never killed anyone. It's worry that does the damage. And the worry would disappear if we'd just settle down and do the work.”

- Earl Nightingale.

20. “Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.”

- Earl Nightingale.

Quotes From Earl Nightingale

Earl Nightingale’s radio career started when he was a Marine  instructor  at Jacksonville in 1945. He wrote and sold his own radio production to a station there. Here are some more Earl Nightingale quotes from his books and shows along with Earl Nightingale quotes from other facets of life.

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21. “Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.”

- Earl Nightingale.

22. “Problems are challenges to creative minds. Without problems, there would be little reason to think at all.”

- Earl Nightingale.

23. “Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.”

- Earl Nightingale.

24. “Most people don’t know what they want. Do you?”

- Earl Nightingale.

25. “Life can only return to you that which you sow. What do you have to sow? You have great wealth; you can think, you have talent, and you have time.”

- Earl Nightingale.

26. “When you judge others, you do not define them, you define yourself.”

- Earl Nightingale.

27. “A person who does not read is no better than one cannot read.”

- Earl Nightingale.

28. “Every one of us is the sum total of his own thoughts.”

- Earl Nightingale.

29. “The key that unlocks energy is ”Desire’.’ It’s also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.”

- Earl Nightingale.

30. “We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.”

- Earl Nightingale.

31. “The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.”

- Earl Nightingale.

32. “People are where they are because that is exactly where they really want to be–whether they will admit that or not.”

- Earl Nightingale.

33. “Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.”

- Earl Nightingale.

34. “The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else.”

- Earl Nightingale.

35. “Whenever we’re afraid, it’s because we don’t know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.”

- Earl Nightingale.

Earl Nightingale Quotes On The Subconscious Mind

Earl Nightingale won the gold record for the LP record album 'The Strangest Secret'. He also won the Golden Gavel award from the Toastmaster International and was included in the National Speakers Association Speaker Hall of Fame. Here are some Earl Nightingale quotes on the mind.

36. “Success is not the result of making money; making money is the result of success - and success is in direct proportion to our service.”

- Earl Nightingale.

37. “William Shakespeare put it this way, "Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”

- Earl Nightingale.

38. “A good deal of frustration and unhappiness could be avoided if people would just do what they know they should do.”

- Earl Nightingale.

39. “A success is anyone who is doing deliberately a worthy predetermined job, because that's what he decided to do ... deliberately.”

- Earl Nightingale.

40. “A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.”

- Earl Nightingale.

41. “Most people tiptoe their way through life, hoping they make it safely to death.”

- Earl Nightingale.

42. “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.”

- Earl Nightingale.

43. “Instead of competing, all we have to do is create.”

- Earl Nightingale.

44. “Luck is when preparedness meets opportunity.”

- Earl Nightingale.

45. “Perseverance is another word for faith!”

- Earl Nightingale.

46. “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.”

- Earl Nightingale.

47. “No man can get rich himself unless he enriches others.”

- Earl Nightingale.

48. “A great attitude is not the result of success; Success is the result of a great attitude.”

- Earl Nightingale.

49. “We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.”

- Earl Nightingale.

50. “There is no success without suffering. I think that the word ‘suffering’ was meant to mean tremendous effort and direction.”

- Earl Nightingale.

51. “It's never too late, for with a purpose, a worthy goal and a motivation to reach those upper layers on the pyramid, a person can travel further in a few years than he might otherwise travel in a lifetime.”

- Earl Nightingale.

52. “The best way to help a man increase his output is to help build the man. Help him increase his stature as a man, and he will just naturally do better-on the job and off.”

- Earl Nightingale.

53. “Time can't be managed. I merely manage activities. Each night, I write down on a sheet of paper a list of the things I have to accomplish the next day. And when I wake up ... I do them.”

- Earl Nightingale.

54. “You become what you continually think about.”

- Earl Nightingale.

55. “All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.”

- Earl Nightingale.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Earl Nightingale quotes, then why not take a look at sociology quotes, or spiritual growth quotes.

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