Category: Profession

List of authors that worked as:

Author, Speaker
  • Zig Ziglar

    Zig Ziglar (1926–2012) was a renowned motivational speaker and author. His timeless quotes, such as “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great,” have inspired millions. Ziglar’s emphasis on positive thinking and goal setting resonates, leaving a lasting impact on personal development. His legacy endures through his books, speeches, and a philosophy that encourages individuals to embrace success with a positive mindset.
  • Napoleon Hill

    Napoleon Hill (1883–1970) was a pioneer in the self-help genre, best known for his classic “Think and Grow Rich.” Drawing from personal experiences and interviews with successful figures, Hill distilled principles of success. His timeless quotes emphasize perseverance, positive thinking, and goal-setting, shaping the mindset of countless individuals seeking personal and professional growth. Hill’s enduring wisdom continues to inspire, reinforcing the belief that a positive mental attitude is key to achieving one’s goals.
  • Alice Walker

    Alice Walker, born in 1944, is a renowned American novelist, poet, and activist, notably acclaimed for “The Color Purple.” Her inspirational quotes emphasize personal power, like “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Another encourages self-reliance: “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get, you’ve got to make yourself.” Walker’s activism mantra is, “Activism is my rent for living on this planet,” and she advocates embracing uncertainty: “Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” Her profound impact extends globally, inspiring resilience, self-love, and social responsibility.