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Chantel Brink
Chantel Brink
September 21, 2023 ·  5 min read

30 Motivational Quotes About Life From Bob Proctor

Bob Proctor, a renowned Canadian-born author, motivational speaker, and expert in the Law of Attraction, peacefully passed away on February 4, 2022. He was born on July 5, 1934, in Canada and achieved widespread recognition for his New York Times best-seller, “You Were Born Rich.”

This influential book guides readers in comprehending the potency of optimism, commonly referred to as the Law of Attraction. This concept elucidates how energy and vibrations permeate the entire Universe, with similar vibrations naturally gravitating toward each other. Individuals must cultivate positive energy to manifest positive outcomes, while negative energy tends to attract unfavorable results.

Bob Proctor, in his early life

Proctor’s upbringing was far from luxurious; he hailed from an ordinary, working-class Canadian family. During his late teens, while enrolled in a technical program, Proctor suffered a thumb injury while operating a band saw. This incident led to a persistent struggle with low self-esteem during his early adulthood.

It wasn’t until he reached the age of 26 that Proctor embarked on a transformative journey of self-discovery. At that time, he was working as a firefighter in Toronto, barely making ends meet with his modest income. In 1961, a fellow firefighter shared with him a copy of Napoleon Hill’s bestselling guidebook, “Think and Grow Rich.” This book marked Proctor’s first foray into adult literature and served as the catalyst for a profound change in his life.

Proctor came to the realization that his destiny lay within his own hands, and he needed to take bold, proactive steps to craft a more fulfilling life. With determination and newfound motivation, he ventured into entrepreneurship by launching his own cleaning contracting business, despite lacking prior business experience.

Proctor’s unwavering dedication and energy drove the company’s success, earning over $100,000 in its inaugural year. This achievement served as tangible evidence of the Law of Attraction in action. It inspired him to become a dedicated student of this philosophical movement, eventually culminating in the authorship of his renowned book.

Life Insights from Bob Proctor on Enhancing Positive Transformation

1. Realization

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Regardless of what happens today, realize it is the beginning of something good.”

2. Change

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Change is constant and inevitable, but personal growth is a choice.”

3. Letting go

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You can only move ahead by letting go of old ideas.”

4. Success

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Success requires action and a strong work ethic.” 

5. Awareness

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Everything you are seeking is seeking you. Therefore, everything you want is already yours. So you don’t have to get anything. It is simply a matter of becoming more aware of what you already possess.”

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Bob Proctor’s Inspirational Guidance on Setting Goals

6. Limitations

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The only limits in our life are those that we impose on ourselves.”

7. Urgency

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“Everyone should have a sense of urgency – It is getting a lot done in a short period of time in a calm confident manner.”

8. Priorities

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“Lack of time is really a lack of priorities.”

9. Goals

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By visualizing your goal already completed, you flip your mind onto the frequency that contains the way that it will be attracted to you.”

10. Dreams

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Become personally involved with your dream and make it a priority, or it will never become a reality.”

11. Ideas

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Get the basic ideas in place and get moving.”

12. More on goals

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

13. Doubt

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“Doubt and worry freeze people. Don’t sit wondering if you can do something, just go do it. Doubt of any kind can be ended with action.”

14. Action

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One difference between successful people and all the rest is that successful people take action.”

15. More on goals

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Always ask yourself the question, is this going to help me get to my goal or not?”

Life-Enhancing Lessons from Bob Proctor to Boost Your Self-Esteem

16. Negativity

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“Don’t be a victim of negative self-talk. Remember, you are listening.”

17. Failure

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“Science and psychology have isolated that one prime cause for success or failure in life. It is the hidden self-image you have of yourself.”

18. Attitude

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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?”

19. Ignorance

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

20. Power

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

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Bob Proctor’s Insights on Self-Motivation for Life

21. The Future

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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.”

22. Control

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“Stay in charge of you, don’t let the outside world control you.”

23. Commitment

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

24. Be present

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“See yourself where you want to be and then be there. Don’t be in the past. Be there! Act like the person you want to become.”

25. Decision

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Once you make the decision, you will find all the people, resources, and ideas you need every time.”

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26. Quitting

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“You’re going to find the people that make it work NEVER quit, quitting is NOT an option.

27. More on commitment

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“You must do what others won’t commit, and stay the course.”

28. Results

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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.”

29. Habits

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“Okay, do just a little bit more. Turn going the extra mile into a habit – it is what lifts most successful people above the crowd.”

30. Get it done

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Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.”

Final thoughts on the visionary Bob Proctor

While Proctor may have departed from this world, his teachings, concepts, and leadership will persist through his written works. His institute is committed to upholding his life’s purpose, inspiring countless individuals to lead their most fulfilling lives. We are certain that Proctor is watching over us, continuing to motivate everyone to thrive, achieve success, and keep shining brightly!

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H/t Power Of Positivity, Addicted2Success