Best Quotes by Maxwell Maltz (Top 10)

  1. The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
  2. You make mistakes. Mistakes don't make you.
  3. If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.
  4. We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
  5. We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
  6. Self-improvement is the name of the game, and your primary objective is to strengthen yourself, not to destroy an opponent.
  7. What is opportunity, and when does it knock? It never knocks. You can wait a whole lifetime, listening, hoping, and you will hear no knocking. None at all. You are opportunity, and you must knock on the door leading to your destiny. You prepare yourself to recognize opportunity, to pursue and seize opportunity as you develop the strength of your personality, and build a self-image with which you are able to live - with your self-respect alive and growing.
  8. Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.
  9. The most delightful surprise in life is to suddenly recognise your own worth.
  10. Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become.

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