Anthony Robbins quotes page 1
February 29, 1960 – present; Anthony Robbins (born Anthony J. Mahavorick – he
changed his name later to adopt the name of his stepfather) is a self-help coach. Attributing much of his early
success to Jim Rohn, he promoted Rohn's seminars until beginning his own work as a
self-help coach. He learned firewalking from Tolly Burkan, and began to use it as part of his seminars. Robbins
was highly successful promoting his products through infomercials on television. He began to conduct seminars,
teaching people the skills they can use to achieve greatness. His seminars include Unleash the Power Within,
Mastery University and Business Mastery. Some of Robbins' teachings include neuro-associative conditioning which
states that people are held back from progress by patterns of old behavior. By changing the inclination of the
old behavior and replacing it with a new pattern of behavior, the person can move forward in their life. Robbins
is an advocate for healthy eating and exercise and has co-authored books on fitness and health. A highly sought
after speaker and advisor, Robbins has worked with former Presidents, advised or consulted with Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher and the U.S. Marines, as well as many others. He is a
successful entrepreneur and is Chairman of seven different companies, with interests in a diverse field of
areas. His influence has extended to Fortune 500 executives, sports athletes and champions in the National
Hockey League, Major League Baseball, the UFC and others. He has published an extensive amount of material, from
DVDs to books and is the founder of the Anthony Robbins Foundation which works to promote peace and education.
He has done dozens of appearances on television, including the Oprah Show and his own brief show. One of his
greatest joys is his family; he is the father of four children and is happily married.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we
the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome
ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or
one that can literally save their lives.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute, that gives meaning to our
I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life's greatest rewards
are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they
Passion is the genesis of genius.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and
pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
You can't have a plan for your day, 'til you have a plan for your life.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus
all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of
experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment.
The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the quality of your relationships.
There are 2 different kinds of motivation: Push requires willpower, and willpower never lasts.
What will last is pull - having something so exciting, so attractive, something you desire so
much that you have a hard time going to sleep at night, you get up so early in the morning
and take it to the next level. That's what you're looking to get.
Reasons come first, answers come second. If you got a compelling vision and you got strong
enough reasons that will push you through the tough times, you're gonna do things that other
people don't do.
Personal power is the ability to take action.
Your past does not equal your future. What matters is not yesterday but what you do right
now. So many people are trying to drive into the future using a rearview mirror to guide
themselves! If you that, you'll crash.
You and I must make sure that when problems come up we focus on solutions, that we
focus on where we want to go instead of on what frightens us. Whatever you think about
most you'll experience.
Not only was the secret to living giving, but to give, I had to become a better person.
With simple steps, a little understanding, and massive action - whatever challenges exist now
can be turned into valuable lessons and opportunities for personal growth and long-term
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of
everyone who isn't trying.
When people achieve extraordinary, seemingly impossible goals, they're often assumed to
have been "fortunate," "in the right place at the right time," or "born under a lucky star." But
I've interviewed many of the greatest achievers in the world, and one of the interesting
things I've learned is that each of their incredible accomplishments began with the same first
step: the setting of a goal.
People are rewarded in public for what they practiced for years in private.
People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to
succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the
tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Whatever happens, take responsibility.
Success and failure are not giant events. They don't just show up. You don't just suddenly
become successful or suddenly have this cataclysmic event that makes you fail. They look
that way, but failure comes from all the little things. It's failure to make the call; it's failure to
check the books; it's failure to say, "I'm sorry..." And all those little failures, day after day,
come together to one day some cataclysmic event happens.
Repetition is the mother of all skill.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we
never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to
master anything in particular.