Les Brown Quotes

Born: 1945

Les Brown


Les Brown, a motivational speaker and author, believes that what you do today will determine what your tomorrows will bring. "You are molding your tomorrow based on what you do today," he says. "You can determine what your future holds based on how much time and energy you spend working on yourself now. Find out what it is you want, and go after it as if your life depends on it. Why? Because it does," says Brown.

Les Brown truly an inspiration! He had no formal education past high school. But what he did have was persistence and determination. He was born in a low-income city in Miami, Flordia. Les and his twin brother were adopted when they were six weeks old. Ms. Maime Brown, a single parent woman who had little education become his mom. Here is a man who truly has achieved success!


"Don't let the negativity given to you by the world disempower you. Instead give to yourself that which empowers you."
Les Brown
Inspirational Quotes  |


"A person with the right attitude says to himself or herself, I may be here in this situation, but it doesnít mean I have to stay here. When faced with a challenge, do you ask: why me? Or do you accept the opportunity for you to grow?"
Les Brown, Up Thoughts For Down Times
Challenge   |  


Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown
"Life has no limitations, except the ones you make."
Les Brown
Quotes about Life   |  


"You can make decisions like that about your life. If you are carrying strong feeling about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present. You have to get rid of them."
Les Brown, Live Your Dreams: Say "YES" To Life
Decision   |  


"YOU decide what your limits are, and YOU decide your level of success. You are responsible for the time that you spend on this planet."
Les Brown, Laws Of Success: 12 Laws That Turn Dreams Into Reality
Success   |  


"I often speak to people who wonder why they continue to fail. In many situations, they are concentrating their efforts in the wrong places period."
Les Brown, Up Thoughts For Down Times
Failure   |  


"If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness and to strive and achieve."
Les Brown, Live Your Dreams
Comfort Zone   |  


Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. Les Brown
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
Les Brown
Funny Quotes   |  


"I have learned that to get out of life what I expect, I must commit myself to beginning each day by concentrating on positive thoughts and focusing on my goals."
Les Brown
Positive Thinking Quotes   |  


"You can complain about the direction of your life all you want, but until you sit in the driverís seat and begin to drive yourself, you aren't going to get where you want to go!"
Les Brown
Complaining   |  


"It's important to me that money not be important to me."
Les Brown
Meaning of Wealth   |  


When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues. Les Brown
"When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues."
Les Brown
Work Quotes   |  


"One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important to you."
Les Brown
Goal   |  


"Perfection does not exist - you can always do better and you can always grow."
Les Brown
Attitude Quotes   |  


"Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!"
Les Brown
Wise Quotes   |  


"You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life."
Les Brown
Action Quotes   |  


You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are. Les Brown
"You don't get in life what you want; you get in life what you are."
Les Brown
Being Yourself   |  


"You gotta be hungry!"
Les Brown
Funny Quotes about Life   |  


"Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on."
Les Brown
Mistakes  |  


"Honor your commitments with integrity."
Les Brown
Commitment   |  


"In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait."
Les Brown
Communication   |  


Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Les Brown
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
Les Brown
Humor   |



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