Zig Ziglar The Writer And Motivational Speaker’s Biography, Quotes and Goal program


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Zig Ziglar:

                        Zig Ziglar was an American Author, Salesman, Writer, and Motivational speaker. He was born in Coffee County, Alabama, U.S.A, and died in Plano, Texas, U.S.A. At a very small age, his father died due to a stroke (Blockage of blood flow towards the brain).

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Life Journey:

          Ziglar met his wife Jeanin 1944 when he was 17 years old and she was 16 years old. But they married after two years in 1946.
      After the death of Ziglar’s father, when he was young, he starts doing a job as a salesman in a company. After some time he realizes his interest and moves towards motivating people as part-time. He started taking part in motivational seminars and also trained several speakers including Will Harris in Addison Texas.

     In 2007, he becomes a patient with a short-term-memory problem due to a fall from the stairs of a flight. But he continues to taking part in motivational seminars until he retires. He retires in 2010

Zig Ziglar Books:

                   He wrote more than 30books. His first book was “See You at the Top” which was rejected 39 times before it was published in 1975. But he couldn’t demotivate. This was the amazing thing about Zig Ziglar.


Name:                     Zig Ziglar

Other Name:    Ziglar

Father Name:          John Silas Ziglar

Mother Name:         Lila Wescott Ziglar

Wife:                Jean Ziglar (married 1946–2012)

Children:                  4

Children Name:       Suzan, Cindy, Tom, and Julie

Date Of Birth:          November 6, 1926, Coffee County, Alabama, U.S

Date Of Death:        November 28, 2012 (aged 86) Plano, Texas, U.S

Burial In:                  McKinney, Texas

University:               University of South Carolina

Occupation:        Motivational speaker, Salesman, and Author

Book Written:          More than 30

First Book:             See You at the Top


“You can get everything you want in life if you will just help other people get what they want.”

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily”.

“Success doesn’t come overnight, it comes over time.”

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

“You can get everything money will buy without a lick of character. But you can’t get any of the things money won’t buy:  happiness, joy, peace of mind, and winning relationships”.

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