35 Inspirational David J. Schwartz Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational David J. Schwartz Quotes On Success

David J. Schwartz was an American motivational writer and mentor best known for his book, The Magic of Thinking Big. As a mentor and life strategists, Schwartz started his consulting firm, Creative Educational Services Inc. Focusing on leadership development, Schwartz became a noticeable figure and teacher during his lifetime. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Most of us make two basic errors with respect to intelligence: 1. We underestimate our own brainpower. 2. We overestimate the other fellow’s brainpower.” David J. Schwartz

2. “Success depends on the support of other people.” David J. Schwartz

3. “Look important; it helps you think important. Your appearance talks to you. Be sure it lifts your spirits and builds your confidence. Your appearance talks to others. Make certain it says, Here is an important person: intelligent, prosperous, and dependable.” David J. Schwartz

4. “Remember: People who tell you it cannot be done almost always are unsuccessful people, are strictly average or mediocre at best in terms of accomplishment.” David J. Schwartz

5. “Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find ways to do it. Believing in a solution paves the way to a solution.” David J. Schwartz

6. “Give your ideas value by acting on them.” David J. Schwartz

7. “Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking. How big we think determines the size of our accomplishments.” David J. Schwartz

8. “A person who thinks his job is important receives mental signals on how to do his job better; And a better job means more promotions, more money, more prestige, more happiness.” David J. Schwartz

9. “Whether the psychological problem is big or little, the cure comes when one learns to quit drawing negative from one’s memory bank and withdraws positive instead.” David J. Schwartz

10. “The mind is what the mind is fed.” David J. Schwartz

11. “Those who believe they can move mountains, do. Those who believe they can’t, cannot.” David J. Schwartz

12. “Successful people are just ordinary folks who have developed a belief in themselves and what they do. Never sell yourself short.” David J. Schwartz

13. “Concentrate on your assets. You’re better than you think you are.” David J. Schwartz

14. “Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.”  David J. Schwartz

15. “The point is clear. People who get things done in this world don’t wait for the spirit to move them; they move the spirit.” David J. Schwartz

16. “Build castles, don’t dig graves.” David J. Schwartz

17. “The success combination in business is: Do what you do better and do more of what you do.” David J. Schwartz

18. “Look at things as they can be, not as they are.” David J. Schwartz

19. “Remember, you see in any situation what you expect to see.” David J. Schwartz

20. “Think you are weak, think you lack what it takes, think you will lose, think you are second class – think this way and you are doomed to mediocrity.” David J. Schwartz

21. “The point is this: Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others. To think big, we must use words and phrases that produce big, positive mental images.” David J. Schwartz

22. “When you believe, your mind will find a way.” David J. Schwartz

23. “Think of it. Everything we have in this world, from satellites to skyscrapers to baby food, is just an idea acted upon.” David J. Schwartz

24. “Look at things not as they are, but as they can be. Visualization adds value to everything. A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. He isn’t stuck with the present.” David J. Schwartz

25. “Where there is a will, there is a way.” David J. Schwartz

26. “Go out of your way to meet people. And don’t be timid. Don’t be afraid to be unusual. Find out who the other person is, and be sure he knows who you are.” David J. Schwartz

27. “When we do what is known to be wrong, two negative things happen. First, we feel guilt and this guilt eats away confidence. Second, other people sooner or later find out and lose confidence in us.” David J. Schwartz

28. “When you believe something is impossible, your mind goes to work for you to prove why. But when you believe, really believe, something can be done, your mind goes to work for you and helps you find the ways to do it.” David J. Schwartz

29. “Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories.” David J. Schwartz

30. “Nothing—absolutely nothing—in this life gives you more satisfaction than knowing you’re on the road to success and achievement. And nothing stands as a bigger challenge than making the most of yourself.” David J. Schwartz

31. “Success shuns the man who lacks ideas.” David J. Schwartz

32. “Here is a basic truth: To do anything, we must first believe it can be done.” David J. Schwartz

33. “Persons who reach the higher rungs in business management, selling, engineering, religious work, writing, acting & in every other pursuit get there by following conscientiously & continuously a plan for self-development & growth.” David J. Schwartz

34. “The thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have.” David J. Schwartz

35. “Action cures fear.” David J. Schwartz

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