Inspirational Les Brown quotes

An exceptional orator and motivational speaker, Les Brown spends his life encouraging other people to pursue their dreams and reach their potential. He regularly talks about his experiences in politics, when he was a member of the Ohio House of Representatives from 1977 to 1981, and he uses his life experiences to shape stories and share what’s possible with his vast following. His rise to prominence saw him become a regular figure on TV and radio, and he has consistently used his public platform to encourage young people from poor backgrounds to achieve the very best for themselves.

What’s more, Brown is seen as an important point of reference for many other public speakers and orators and has produced and collaborated with many books that help people improve their communication skills and appeal to different audiences. Like many other popular motivational speakers, Brown talks about how life was hard for him in the early years, and he inspires people by sharing how he overcame many of the seemingly insurmountable challenges that he once faced.

Whether you’re looking for motivation in your personal or professional life, reading some of Les Brown quotes from his books, speeches, or radio shows, will undoubtedly give you the confidence you need.

Les Brown quotes
  • Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. - Les Brown

  • Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.

  • If you don’t program yourself, life will program you!

  • You gotta be hungry!

  • We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way.

  • You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.

  • Don’t waste time bathing in the negative experience. Spin your energy and focus your attention on moving on.

  • The greatest revenge is massive success.

  • If you have children who love and respect you, this too can be a sign of your success.

  • You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.

  • Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.

  • Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

  • Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.

  • Never say you’re having a bad day…say you’re having a character building day.

  • No matter how bad it is...or how bad it gets...I'm going to make it.

  • No one will take better care of your dream than you.

  • In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.

  • True honesty is hard. Throughout my career, I’ve faced moments where I’ve needed to take an honest look at myself and face some very uncomfortable realities.

  • Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.

  • Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.

  • Its Not Over Until You Win....