Mastering Mindset: 59 Bob Proctor Quotes for Success

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Bob Proctor quotesBob Proctor was a beloved Canadian author and motivational speaker who made a huge impact with his teachings on personal development and the Law of Attraction. He believed deeply in the power of thoughts to shape one’s life, a principle that became the cornerstone of his career. Proctor’s journey into the self-help world was transformative; inspired by Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, he moved from a struggling salesman to a sought-after speaker and guru.

Throughout his life, Proctor worked alongside giants in the personal development field, like Earl Nightingale, and eventually started his own company to spread his philosophy. He became widely known for his involvement in the film The Secret, where he discussed how one could achieve anything by visualizing it. His work wasn’t just about making money—it aimed to help people understand and utilize their full potential to live richer, more successful lives.

His message was simple yet powerful: Change your thinking to change your life. Proctor’s legacy continues through his books, seminars, and videos, all designed to help people achieve personal and financial success by aligning their thoughts with their desires. Here, we have 59 Bob Proctor quotes that should motivate you.

Bob Proctor Quotes

1.  The opposite of taking a risk is of course playing it safe. You must admit though, playing It safe is a pretty dull way to live. On a score of one to ten as a risk taker where do you stand? Add a little spice to your life today and take a risk.” 

2. “You are not your job. It does not define who you are or all that you have to offer. Your real value is based upon who you are, not what you do.” 

3. “When you really want something, and you couple that with an understanding of your nature, of your spiritual being, and the laws that govern you, you will keep going, regardless of what’s happened. Nothing will stop you.”

4. “It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.”

5. “Lack and limitation can only exist when we make room for them in our mind.” 

6. “I am firmly convinced that I can show anyone how to become a millionaire simply by shifting their paradigm and if you’re going to shift your paradigm, you’re going to have to learn how to use your higher faculties.” 

7. “The law of attraction is always working whether you believe it or understand it or not.” 

8. “You don’t decide what your purpose is in life you discover it. Your purpose is your reason for living.” 

9. “The only competition you will ever face is with your own ignorance.” 

10. “Clearly understand that the only limitations you will ever have are the limitations you impose upon yourself. You truly do have infinite potential.” 

11. “You can’t escape from a prison until you recognize you are in one. People who have chosen to live within the limits of their old beliefs continue to have the same experiences. It takes effort and commitment to break old patterns.” 

12. “Accountability is the glue that ties commitment to the result.” 

13. “When you turn that fantasy into a fact, you are in a position to build even better fantasies. And that, my friend, is the creative process.”

14. “You are God’s highest form of creation. You are a living breathing creative magnet. You have the ability to control what you attract into your life.” 

15. “Getting what you want doesn’t make you happy, growth makes you happy, raising your level of consciousness. The problem with most people, they don’t know what they want because they start at a very early age being programmed to think that they can’t have what they want.” 

16. “Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations. Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.”

17. “Do you want to know what you think about most of the time? Take a look at the results you’re getting. That will tell you exactly what’s going on inside.”

18. “Napoleon Hill said, ‘The Imagination is the most powerful, most miraculous, inconceivably powerful force that the world’s ever known.’ 

19. “All of the great achievers of the past have been visionary figures; they were men and women who projected into the future. They thought of what could be, rather than what already was, and then they moved themselves into action, to bring these things into fruition.” 

20. “Money will make you more of what you already are. If you’re not a nice person, money’s going to make you a despicable individual. If you’re a good person, money’s going to make you a better person.” 

21. “You are the mental architect of your own destiny.” 

22. “You want to make sure that your purpose is something people can benefit from long after you’re gone.” 

23. “The success gene lives in every person regardless of the results they are presently getting – we are spiritual beings, and spirit is always for expansion and fuller expression.” 

24. “When you react, you are giving away your power. When you respond you are staying in control of yourself.”

25. “We all work with one infinite power.” 

26. “Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time.” 

27. “If you can conceive it in your mind, then it can be brought to the physical world.” 

28. “Change is inevitable, but personal growth is a choice.” 

29. “I am a spiritual person living in a human body, not a human body with a spirit.” 

30. “2% of the people think, 3% of the people think they think and 95% of the people would rather die than think.”

31. “Money is only used for two things. One, it’s to make you comfortable, and the more comfortable you are the more creative you will become. And the other purpose is it enables you to extend the service you provide far beyond your own presence.” 

32. “If you can envision it, you can have it!” 

33. “Our attitude is the environment we carry with us during the day. It proclaims to the world what we think of ourselves and indicates the sort of person we have made up our minds to be. It is the person we will become. How’s your attitude today?” 

34. “If it’s not broken, tinker with it till you find out how it works.” 

35. “Most people are not going after what they want. Even some of the most serious goal seekers and goal setters they’re going after what they think they can get. Set your sights higher.”

36. “Strange thing about faith and fear: they both demand you believe in something you cannot see.” 

37. “A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” 

38. “There is no problem outside of you that is superior to the power within you.” 

39. “The moment you get emotionally involved with your goal, it instantly and automatically begins to move into physical form.”

40. “I believe people should study a little bit every day. It should become habitual, like brushing your teeth, combing your hair, having a shower or getting dressed. Study the mind, the laws of the universe and paradigms. There’s enough information on those subjects to keep a person studying forever.” 

41. “Once you define exactly what your purpose is you won’t even have to try to figure out how to make money. The ideas will flow freely as if someone was whispering in your ear. Everything will come together beautifully.” 

42. I think earning money is the simplest thing in the world once you learn how to do it. It’s like driving a car. It’s simple if you know how to do it.” 

43. “Your purpose explains what you are doing with your life. Your vision explains how you are living your purpose. Your goals enable you to realize your vision.” 

44. “You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution. Change is inevitable, personal growth is always a personal decision.” 

45. “I treat winning and losing exactly the same. I see them both as necessary steps to get us where we are going. Big failures big lessons little failures little lessons.”

46. “Everything that’s coming into your life, you are attracting into your life. And it’s attracted to you by virtue of the images you’re holding in your mind. It’s what you’re thinking. Whatever is going on in your mind, you are attracting to you!” 

47. “Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of your own energy.”

48. “Management means the development of people, not the direction of things.” 

49. “People who are interested in doing something will do it when it’s convenient; people who are committed will do it no matter what.” 

50. “Discipline is giving yourself a command and following it up with action.” 

51. “We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope we get to death without being badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.”

52. “Successful people are willing to do what makes them uncomfortable in the interest of growth.” 

53. “You never die from a snake bite, you can’t be unbitten it’s in the way, what continues to pour through you long after the bite has taken place.” 

54. “If you see it in your mind, you will hold it in your hand.”

55. “Remember – no limitation can be placed on you by any one but yourself. With your imagination you have a unique ability to draw on an infinite source of supply. There is power in thought.” 

56. “Listen to yourself first. Reality is what you make it.”

57. “All the energy in the universe is evenly present in all places at the same time. We don’t get energy, we release energy. And the triggering mechanism to release energy is desire. When you have a strong desire to do something, you will always have the energy to do it.” 

58 .”Faith and fear both demand you believe in something you cannot see. You choose.”

59. “We have to understand there are two parts of our mind, there’s the conscious and the subconscious. It’s the subconscious that controls our behavior. It’s the conscious mind where the intellect is resident. So the conscious mind is understanding information, but it’s not internalizing it.” 

These Bob Proctor quotes serve as timeless beacons of wisdom, guiding individuals toward their fullest potential and empowering them to manifest their dreams. Let his words continue to resonate, inspiring action and transformation in every aspect of life.

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