78 Inspirational Jack Canfield Quotes From The Author Of 'Chicken Soup For The Soul'

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Jack Canfield is a prolific American writer and motivational speaker who has gained acknowledgment worldwide for his inspirational narratives.

He rose to prominence with his ‘Chicken Soup For The Soul’ series. Other co-authored works to his credit are ‘The Success Principles’ (2004), ‘Maximum Confidence’ (2007), and others.

The American author, motivational speaker, and extraordinary human being has been training people across the world with the goal of building up a successful community. The entrepreneur aims at bringing about change in the ways of life to make it more progressive. So, look through some of Jack Canfield quotes about life, 'The Secret' Jack Canfield quotes, Jack Canfield quotes on listening, Jack Canfield quotes the successful principles Jack Canfield quotes, Jack Canfield quotes on overcoming obstacles, Jack Canfield quotes on communication, Jack Canfield quotes on here and now, Jack Canfield quotes about feel the fear and do it anyway and Jack Canfield quotes from 'The Secret'.

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Jack Canfield Quotes On Motivation

Here are some Jack Canfield quotes that will inspire you to root for higher goals and accomplishments in life.

1. “What is the why behind everything you do?”

- Jack Canfield.

2. “When you consistently make better choices you create better habits.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

3. “Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘Chicken Soup For The Teenage Soul’.

4. ”People who ask confidently get more than those who are hesitant and uncertain.”

- Jack Canfield.

5. “Decide what you want. Believe you can have it.”

- Jack Canfield.

6. “When you think you can't, revisit a previous triumph.”

- Jack Canfield.

7. “If you surround yourself with people who are strong and positive, you’re more likely to see a world full of opportunity and adventure.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

8. “Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.”

- Jack Canfield.

9. “Be honest with yourself. Take your own inventory".”

- Jack Canfield.

10. “If you love your work...you're already a success.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘Living An Abundant Life’.

11. “Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘Chicken Soup For The Dog Lover's Soul’.

12. “Carry your most important goal in your wallet.”

- Jack Canfield.

13. “Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem.”

- Jack Canfield.

14. “Reading these stories will remind you again, as it has reminded us, that when everything else is scraped away, we are working souls loving, growing, always evolving, doing the best that we can.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘Chicken Soup For The Soul At Work’.

14. “All of the results you are currently experiencing in your life are absolutely perfect for you.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

15. “You don't have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going.”

- Jack Canfield.

16. “I have learned...that whenever one door seemingly closes, another door opens.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Success Principles’.

17. “A goal is the ongoing pursuit of a worthy objective until accomplished.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

18. “Most everything that you want is just outside your comfort zone.”

- Jack Canfield.

19. “We are God’s gift to each other.”

- Jack Canfield.

20. “Self-esteem is made up primarily of two things: feeling lovable and feeling capable.”

- Jack Canfield.

21. “You only have control over three things in your life-the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take.”

- Jack Canfield.

22. “A goal that is not measurable is just wishful thinking.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

23. “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

- Jack Canfield.

24. “ Overcome your barriers, intend the best, and be patient.”

- Jack Canfield.

Jack Canfield Quotes On Change

Jack Canfield quotes underscore the need for change.

The significance of transformation in catalyzing the progression of life can be unraveled from these quotes on change.

25. “The world responds to those who ask.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

26. “Martin Luther King in the civil rights movement, Mohandas Gandhi in India, Nelson Mandela in South Africa are examples of people standing up with courage and non-violence to bring about needed changes.”

- Jack Canfield.

27. “Don’t censor your dreams or vision with practicalities and probabilities.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘Jack Canfield's Key To Living The Law Of Attraction’.

28. “Expect the unexpected. Focus on what you can control and acknowledge what’s out of your control.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

29. “The true task of spiritual life is not found in...unusual states of consciousness. It is here in the present.”

- Jack Canfield.

30. “Every action you take has consequences.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

31. “Life doesn’t just happen to you. It’s all about choices and how you respond to every situation.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Power Of Focus’.

32. “All blame is a waste of time.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Success Principles’.

33. "Love is the most powerful, magical force in the universe."

- Jack Canfield, ‘Chicken Soup For The Couple's Soul’.

34. "High self-esteem and personal effectiveness are available to anyone willing to take the time to pursue them."

- Jack Canfield, 'Chicken Soup For The Soul: 101 Stories To Open The Heart And Rekindle The Spirit'

'The Success Principles' Jack Canfield Quotes

Published in December 2004, this book comprises Jack Canfield's beliefs that would eventually lead to success.

35. “What others think about you is none of your business.”

- Jack Canfield.

36. “History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed.”

- Jack Canfield.

37. “The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”

- Jack Canfield.

38. “Resentment is like drinking poison and hoping it will kill your enemies.”

- Jack Canfield.

39. “Avoid toxic people until you reach the point in your self-development where you no longer allow people to affect you with their negativity.”

- Jack Canfield.

40. “If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things—you don’t have enough goals.”

- Jack Canfield.

41. “Even more exciting is learning that to create the future of your dreams, you need only change your thoughts and vibrations.”

- Jack Canfield.

42. “No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.”

- Jack Canfield.

43. “If you want to remain calm and peaceful...you have to have high intention and low attachment.”

- Jack Canfield.

44. “I’ve always been the opposite of a paranoid.”

- Jack Canfield.

45. “If you keep moving forward, more of the road will be revealed, and eventually, you will arrive at the goal.”

- Jack Canfield.

46. “The world doesn’t pay you for what you know; it pays you for what you do.”

- Jack Canfield.

47. “If you give your mind a $1 million problem, it will come up with a $1 million solution.”

- Jack Canfield.

48. “If someone is hostile in the delivery of their feedback, remember that it is an expression of their level of fear, not your level of incompetence.”

- Jack Canfield.

49. “You can’t hire someone else to do your push-ups for you”

- Jack Canfield.

50. “No one ever taught us how powerful words really are.”

- Jack Canfield.

51. “You will never become successful as long as you continue to blame someone or something else for your lack of success.”

- Jack Canfield.

52. “If you get clear on the what, the how will be taken care of.”

- Jack Canfield.

'Chicken Soup For The Soul' Quotes

An instant best-seller, the 'Chicken Soup' series talks about true stories taken from the lives of common as well as influential people so here are some quotations from the series to get you motivated.

53. “Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.”

- Jack Canfield.

54. “A couple in love is like a pair of scissors. Two useless pieces of metal, until they are inextricably connected at the core so that they can move together as one and accomplish great things.”

- Jack Canfield.

55. “Love is a force more formidable than any other.”

- Jack Canfield.

56. “You don’t want to get to the top of the ladder only to find out you had it leaning up against the wrong wall.”

- Jack Canfield.

57. “The dynamics that are required to make any relationship work: Just keep putting your love out there.”

- Jack Canfield.

58. “Slow down and take the time to really see...You may be missing something wonderful.”

- Jack Canfield.

59. “Sometimes you dance with a partner, and sometimes you dance alone. But the important thing is to keep dancing.”

- Jack Canfield.

60. “The truth is that our wellbeing is dependent on our giving love.”

- Jack Canfield.

61. “They love us, heal us, teach us, make us laugh and sometimes break our hearts with their passing.”

- Jack Canfield.

62. “Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with a light of faith, water of sincerity, and an art of passion.”

- Jack Canfield.

63. “Don't let anyone steal your dreams. Follow your heart, no matter what.”

- Jack Canfield.

64. “There is no right reaction. There is only your reaction.”

- Jack Canfield.

65. “I am in charge of my own spaceship...my up, my down. I could choose to see this situation as a setback or a starting point.”

- Jack Canfield.

66. “We need four hugs a day for survival...eight hugs a day for maintenance...twelve hugs a day for growth.”

- Jack Canfield.

Jack Canfield Quotes On Mistakes And Success

Jack Canfield quotes teach valuable life lessons.

Mistakes form a vital part of our lives and ultimately lead to success so why not have a look at these quotes about mistakes and success?

67. “When people start focusing on what they want, what they don’t want falls away...what they want expands.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Secret’.

68. “I generally find that comparison is the fast track to unhappiness.”

- Jack Canfield.

69. “By taking the time to stop and appreciate who you are and what you've achieved...mistakes, stumbles and losses...Self-acknowledgment and appreciation are what give you the insights and awareness to move forward toward higher goals and accomplishments.”

- Jack Canfield.

70. “To change bad habits, we must study the habits of successful role models.”

- Jack Canfield.

71. “The longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist, the more likely your success.”

- Jack Canfield.

72. “There are no mistakes, only lessons.”

- Jack Canfield.

73. “It’s never crowded along the extra mile.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Success Principles’.

74. “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them.”

- Jack Canfield.

75. “I have lived by one crucial principle...don't blame or complain about things like the economy, the government...gas prices...that I don't have control over. The only thing I have control over is my response to these things.”

- Jack Canfield.

76. “Know your priorities and identify the five powerful action steps that you intend to take to move your initiatives forward each day.”

- Jack Canfield.

77.“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does. That’s what makes you a winner.”

- Jack Canfield, ‘The Success Principles’.

78. “Growth is a process of trial and error: Experimentation.”

- Jack Canfield.

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