45 Inspirational H. Jackson Brown Jr. Quotes For Success In Life

Harriett Jackson Brown Jr. is an American author best known for his inspirational book, Life’s Little Instruction Book, which was a New York Times bestseller. Its sequel Life’s Little Instruction Book: Volume 2 also made it to the same bestseller list in 1993. This H. Jackson Brown, Jr. quotes will motivate you.

Best H. Jackson Brown Jr. Quotes

  1. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  2. “Become the kind of person who brightens a room just by entering it.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  3. “Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  4. “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  5. “Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are, to some extent, a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it, piece by piece – by thought, choice, courage, and determination.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  6. “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  7. “Remember that almost everything looks better after a good night’s sleep.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  8. “Strive for excellence, not perfection.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  9. “The shortest way to get anywhere is to have good company.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  10. “Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  11. “Your mind can only hold one thought at a time. Make it a positive and constructive one.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  12. “May our adversities make us strong. May our victories make us wise. May our actions make us proud.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  13. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  14. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  15. “Believe in miracles but don’t depend on them.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  16. “It’s not your job to get people to like you, it’s your job to like people.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  17. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  18. “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  19. “Someone will always be looking at you as an example of how to behave. Don’t let him down.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  20. “Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  21. “Don’t judge those who try and fail. Judge only those who fail to try.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  22. “Show respect for everyone who works for a living, regardless of how trivial their job.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  23. “Become someone’s hero.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  24. “Spend your life lifting people up, not putting them down.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  25. “Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  26. “Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  27. “Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  28. “Never underestimate your power to change yourself.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  29. “Don’t forget, a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  30. “Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people’s bad manners.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  31. “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  32. “Instruction for life: Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three R’s: – Respect for self. – Respect for others. – Responsibility for all your actions. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  33. “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  34. “Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  35. “Watch the sunrise at least once a year, put a lot of marshmallows in your hot chocolate, lie on your back and look at the stars, never buy a coffee table you can’t put your feet on, never pass up a chance to jump on a trampoline, don’t overlook life’s small joys while searching for the big ones.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  36. “Don’t expect others to listen to your advice and ignore your example.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  37. “Your religion is what you do when the sermon is over.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  38. “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  39. “Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen every day.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  40. “Life is slippery. Here, take my hand.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  41. “While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  42. “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  43. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  44. “Don’t burn bridges. You’ll be surprised how many times you have to cross the same river.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  45. “If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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