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8 life-changing quotes from the late, great Zig Ziglar

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Zig Ziglar, 86, died November 28.  Zig Ziglar Zig Ziglar/Facebook

Zig Ziglar made his mark on the world as an author and motivational speaker. Ziglar, 86, died Wednesday morning, leaving his iconic words behind. Here are eight of our favorite Ziglar quotes:

 

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

 

If you wait until all the lights are "green" before you leave home, you'll never get started on your trip to the top.

 

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

 

You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.

 

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

 

It's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.

 

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24-hour days.

 

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.

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