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34 Astonishing Les Brown Quotes

Leslie Calvin ‘Les’ Brown is an American motivational speaker, author, and former television host and politician. A former member of the Ohio House of Representatives, Brown was the host of the Les Brown Show and collaborated with John C. Maxwell in the past. Here is a look at some of the most notable Les Brown quotes ever recorded.

“A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.”

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

“Align yourself with people that you can learn from, people who want more out of life, people who are stretching and searching and seeking some higher ground in life.”

“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.”

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

“Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.”

“I will heighten my life by helping others heighten theirs.”

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

“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.”

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.”

“It has been said,most people die at age 25 and don’t get buried until they are 65.Make an effort to live your life to the fullest.”

“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.”

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

“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.”

“Listen to yourself the voice that’s in your Heart not your head,it will lead you to your Goal.”

“Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.”

“Make sure when you fall you land on your back if you can look up you can get up.”

“Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss, but because they aim too low and hit.”

“No one rises to low expectations.”

“Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”

“Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character.”

“Perfection does not exist — you can always do better and you can always grow.”

“Shoot for the moon, because even if you miss you miss, you’ll land in the stars.”

“‎Someone’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”

“The greatest revenge is massive success.”

“The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.”

“There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.”

“There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win.”

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

“Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.”

“You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are.”

“You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.”

“You have to be willing to allow the person you are today to DIE so that you can give birth to the person you are meant to become.”

“You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality.”

Here is a motivational look from Les Brown on how to get past your fears. With a dynamic personality and highly sought after resource for top Fortune 500 CEO’s, check out this Les Brown keynote.

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