Brian Tracy Quotations

Brian Tracy


“The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear”

~Brian Tracy~


If you wanted to picture success, Brian Tracy fits the bill perfectly.

One of the most famous Brian Tracy quotes “Today the single greatest source of wealth is between your ears”, perhaps describes best how Tracy's insight has made him one of America's most successful entrepreneurs and authorities on the art of salesmanship and personal development.

The Beginning....


Born in 1944, Brian Tracy quotes his mother as being one of his biggest inspirations with her never give up attitude.


Despite being a high school drop out, Tracy sought work where he could and, after a couple of unsuccessful stints as a laborer, found his way into sales. Even at such a young age, Tracy had an unquenchable desire to succeed and, in order to become more successful in his work, he sought out the company's top salesman for advice.

Tracy decided to emulate this person's style and within 12-months he was given the much coveted “Top Salesman” award. The following year, and at the fairly tender age of 25, Tracy was made Vice-President of the entire company.

Many Brian Tracy quotes highlight his humble beginnings and how his determination to make himself better eventually led to his success.

Quotes by Brian Tracy are used today to help other individuals and businesses succeed, no matter how bleak they believe their outlook.

Some of the best Brian Tracy sayings and quotes:


The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance”
~Brian Tracy~

“You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude
toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather
than allowing it to master you.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more
chances, Be more active, Show up more often.”

~ Brian Tracy ~

“Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality.”

~ Brian Tracy ~

“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.”

~ Brian Tracy ~

“If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.”

Brian Tracy ~

“Imagine no limitations; decide what's right and desirable before you decide
what's possible.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from
scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who
have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve
our goals.”
~ Brian Tracy ~


Following his early successes as a salesman, Brian Tracy has gone on to consult with more than 1000 companies and he has spoken with more than 5 million people all over the world.

Following success with self-help books, seminars and general business coaching, Tracy is considered one of America's most successful public speakers, business consultants and self-help authors (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIaxM0qTmtc ).

Brian Tracy quotes are used regularly in everything from school lessons to business management seminars. As well as publishing over 60 self-help books, Tracy has written and produced over 350 video and audio programs,with his best seller being “ The Psychology of Achievement”, which has been translated into over 20 different languages.

Tracy's success doesn't stop at personal development and business consulting, as he has vast and varied experience in real estate development, marketing, investments and syndication. Brian Tracy quotes span thirty years and he is considered an expert in and spoken on subjects such as, philosophy, psychology, history and economics.

There is no doubt that he is one of America's greatest success stories and he is believed to have transformed the lives of over one million people.

The Critics....


With success comes criticism, although Tracy's popularity and genuine likeability have appeared to prevent him from being targeted personally.

The field of self-help and personal development, of which Tracy is something of an ambassador, has regularly come under fire with critics accusing the field of being “a scam” and “preying on the vulnerable”. Brian Tracy quotes, from his own blog, describes destructive criticism as having the same effect as a “reverse neutron bomb on the human personality”.

Of course, Brian Tracy is quick to defend the self-help niche, although his very success and that of the people and businesses he has helped is more than enough reply to potential critics.

Many people, thousands in fact, are willing to give Brian Tracy a glowing reference – personal stories of how he has helped them change their lives for the better. These people include the rich and famous, to the average person on the street.

More Good Quotes:

“Nobody works better under pressure. They just work faster.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings. ”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“If the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning is eat a live frog, then nothing worse can happen for the rest of the day!"
~ Brian Tracy ~

“Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other."
~ Brian Tracy ~

“Your life only gets better when you get better.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“You are where you are and what you are because of yourself, nothing else. Nature is neutral. Nature doesn't care. If you do what other successful people do, you will enjoy the same results and rewards that they do. And if you don't, you won't.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

“If you don't set goals for yourself, you are doomed to achieve the goals of someone else.”
~ Brian Tracy ~

And Then.....


Brian Tracy quotes express his belief that many entrepreneurs have failed because of bad habits, a negative mindset and a simple lack of desire.

Tracy has spent years, literally decades, learning about what a person, or business in some cases, needs to do in every area of life in order to be a success.

Tracy's best-selling course “Psychology of Achievement” teaches people to focus on positive thinking, breaking bad habits and effective time management. The course is, without question, considered a classic among other self-help and personal development specialists.

Quotations by Brain Tracy from the course are used on a daily basis in work training programs, high school lessons, therapy sessions and business meetings across America. Thousands of people have sited Brian Tracy quotes and his “Psychology of Achievement” course as being the reason behind their own personal successes – he continues to empower people who still want to succeed.

Tracy has recently opened the Brian Tracy Online University, where students will learn important goal setting skills, learning to sell, working with customers, enhancing personal attributes and more besides.

Tracy is also the CEO of his own company, Brian Tracy International, which is rumoured to be worth somewhere in the region of $265 million. Despite working in and travelling around 85 different countries and speaking four different languages, Brian Tracy quotes his family as being his biggest inspiration.

Divining moments for him include surviving throat cancer in 2010 and co-authoring a book, “Kiss That Frog! 12 Ways to Turn Negatives into Positives in Your Life and Work”, with his daughter, Christina in early 2012.

Brian Tracy continues to work tirelessly in his many occupations, although his focus has shifted more towards personal development in recent years. A sign of the times maybe, Brian Tracy quotes are regularly “tweeted” amongst his Twitter followers and Tracy even has his own YouTube channel.

“Never say anything about yourself that you don't want to come true!”
~Brian Tracy~



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