Quotes from Magic of Thinking Big

David J. Schwartz ·  0 pages

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“Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“The mind is what the mind is fed.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“WHERE THERE IS A WILL, THERE IS A WAY”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big



“the thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Look at things as they can be, not as they are.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“those who believe they can move mountains,do.Those who believe they can't,cannot.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big



“WHEN YOU BELIEVE, YOUR MIND WILL FIND WAY TO DO”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Then it dawned on me that no one else was going to believe in me until I believed in myself.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“whether the psychological problem is big or little, the cure comes when one learns to quit drawing negative form one's memory bank and withdraws positive instead”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“when we do what is known to be wrong, two negative things happened. 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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Belief triggers the power to do.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big



“Those who believe they can move mountains, do. Those who believe they can't, cannot. Belief triggers the power to do.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“This is a fact of paramount significance: Each human being, whether he lives in India or Indianapolis, whether he’s ignorant or brilliant, civilized or uncivilized, young or old, has this desire: He wants to feel important.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Remember, the main job of the leader is thinking. And the best preparation for leadership is thinking.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big



“Take the initiative in building friendships—leaders always do. It’s easy and natural for us to tell ourselves, “Let him make the first move.” “Let them call us.” “Let her speak first.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Put these two thoughts deep in your mind. First, give your ideas value by acting on them.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Treating someone as second-class never gets you first-class results.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“Meet problems and obstacles as they arise. The test of a successful person is not the ability to eliminate all problems before he takes action, but rather the ability to find solutions to difficulties when he encounters them.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“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, quote from Magic of Thinking Big



“Practice calling people by their names. Every year shrewd manufacturers sell more briefcases, pencils, Bibles, and hundreds of other items just by putting the buyer’s name on the product. People like to be called by name. It gives everyone a boost to be addressed by name.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“If employees are doing something wrong or are making a mistake, I am doubly careful not to hurt their feelings and make them feel small or embarrassed. I just use four simple steps: “First, I talk to them privately. “Second, I praise them for what they are doing well. “Third, I point out the one thing at the moment that they could do better and I help them find the way. “Fourth, I praise them again on their good points.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


“a man big enough to be humble appears more confident than the insecure man who feels compelled to call attention to his accomplishments. A little modesty goes a long way.”
― David J. Schwartz, quote from Magic of Thinking Big


About the author

David J. Schwartz
Born place: in The United States
Born date March 23, 1927
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