Best 5 Earl Nightingale Quotations That Should Get You Thinking

Last Updated November 3rd 2017

Earl Nightingale aka “Dean of Personal Development” started out as a radio personality.

Then in the 50s, he went to work in CBS, where he soon became a legendary icon to kids across the nation, as the voice of radio hero, ‘Sky King’.

best 5 Earl Nightingale quotationsIt was said that this adventure radio series may have been based on a true-life personality of the 1930s, Jack Cones, the “Flying Constable” of Twentynine Palms in San Bernardino County, California.

Later, Earl bought a small Franklin Life Insurance agency. It was here where he started giving pep talks to the salesmen; hoping to inspire and motivate them to be the best salesmen.

He wrote and recorded a message called “The Strangest Secret” to be played to the sales team, during his absence.

This was how Earl Nightingale got into the personal development/self-help industry.

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Here are my favorite best 5 Earl Nightingale quotations.

 


“A person’s discontent can be said to be measured by the distance between what he has and what he wants.” – Earl Nightingale

(Lead The Field by Earl Nightingale, Nightingale-Conant, 1976, Ch.5, Destiny in the Balance; p.42)

(This quote is also found here.)


“We become what we think about.” – Earl Nightingale

(The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale, 7:36)

(This quote is also found in: Earl Nightingale’s “Strangest Secret” Library by Napoleon Hill, Dorothea Brande, Claude M. Bristol, Earl Nightingale, Lulu.com, 2016, Strangest Secret Library 9)


“Plant your goal in your mind. It’s the most important decision you’ll ever make in your entire life.” – Earl Nightingale

(The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale, 13:42)

(This quote is also found in: Earl Nightingale’s “Strangest Secret” Library by Napoleon Hill, Dorothea Brande, Claude M. Bristol, Earl Nightingale, Lulu.com, 2016, Strangest Secret Library 10)


“We are where we are because that is exactly where we really want or feel where we deserve to be, whether we’ll admit that or not.” – Earl Nightingale

(The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale, 15:03)

(This quote is also found in: Winning Your Infinite Freedom – Complete Series 2006-2011 by Robert C. Worstell, Lulu.com, 2016, Winning Your Infinite Future;p.421)


“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” – Earl Nightingale

(The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale, Goals)

(This quote is also found in: Freedom Is (period.) by Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Lulu.com, 2017, Earl Nightingale – Know The Strangest Secret, Goals; p.46)


 

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