Harvey Mackay Quotes

Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don’t. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would most likely be worth it.

Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back.

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding.

Mackay’s Moral: If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it.

All the technology in the world will never replace a positive attitude.

Positive thinking is more than just a tagline. It changes the way we behave. And I firmly believe that when I am positive, it not only makes me better, but it also makes those around me better.

If you don’t look ahead, you’ll always be behind.

When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective.

None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.

You’ll never please everyone, but you only have to please a few people to get an offer.

A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves.

Your day usually goes the way the corners of your mouth turn. The most powerful single thing you can do to influence others is to smile at them.

You’re as old as you behave.

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.

Anyone too busy to say thank you will get fewer and fewer chances to say it.

Failure is an attitude, not an outcome.

Your past is not your potential.

Look in the mirror every day and say, I am in charge. You might not have control over every phase of your life, but you have more control than you realize, and you are responsible for your own happiness and success.

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them.

For the real winners, there are no finish lines.

Expect to make some mistakes when you try new and different approaches. Sometimes colossal failures lead to spectacular successes.

Surrounding yourself with creative, imaginative people is a good strategy for success whether you’re an entrepreneur seeking innovation or an artist looking for inspiration.

Many successful people are no more talented than unsuccessful people. The difference between them lies in the old axiom that successful people do those things that unsuccessful people don’t like to do.

It doesn’t matter how much milk you spill as long as you don’t lose the cow.

Life is series of opportunities. The often neglected fact of life is that opportunities multiply as you take advantage of them.