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525 Motivational Quotes To Inspire Your Sales Team (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton


2. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.”


3. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. -George Addair


4. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. -William James


5. You can’t propose a mutually beneficial business relationship if you can’t understand their business. – Craig Rosenberg


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7. “In high-productivity sales organizations, salespeople do not cause customer acquisition growth, rather they fulfill it.” – Aaron Ross


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9. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln


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11. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” -C.S. Lewis


12. Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. -Wayne Dyer


13. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. -Vince Lombardi


14. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”- Vince Lombardi


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16. Sales is the most important aspect of a company, which in turn is about how well you treat your customer and stay ahead of your customer’s requirements. – Mark Cuban


17. “You don’t close a sale; you should rather open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” – Patricia Fripp


18. Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel


19. Killer Salespeople Uncover True Problems Behind Desired Solutions. – Aaron Ross


20. Well done is better than well said. -Benjamin Franklin


21. So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs. – Dorothea Brande


22. In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein


23. Far too often, salespeople get ahead of the prospect. They predict a close date based on their quota instead of on the prospect’s needs. The only way to know when a deal will close is to ask the customer. – Alice Heiman


24. “True productivity comes from allowing yourself to make mistakes. Do so, and you’ll succeed more often than any ten perfectionists.” – Laura Stack


25. Success is the culmination of failures, mistakes, false starts, confusion, and the determination to keep going anyway. – Nick Gleason


26. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude. – Jeffrey Gitomer


27. Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn


28. Remember, people don’t believe it when WE say it, they believe it when THEY say it “- Shari Levitin


29. You can’t learn anything if you are doing all the talking. Salespeople should always be developing their earQ, not their IQ. The only way to create a successful sale is to understand that knowledge from listening does not become power until it is used. And ideas without action are worthless. ~ Harvey Mackay


30. Selling is really about having conversations with people and helping improve their company or their life. If you look at it like that, selling is a very admirable thing to do. – Lori Richardson


31. You need to be able to paint a picture in a conversation. The lost part of sales is the storytelling side. – Richard Harris


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33. Motivational Quote By Oscar Wilde


34. “One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn’t natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.” – Daniel H. Pink


35. Motivational Quote By Thomas Freese


36. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine


37. You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want. – Zig Ziglar


38. When you think positively you will notice that your goals for the day will switch from things like I am so bored and depressed today to better things like what can I do to make my day better? -Samuel Fisher


39. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller


40. Treat your salesperson like you would treat your most important customer—because he is! – Colleen Stanley


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42. “Successful people ask a lot more questions during sales calls than do their less successful colleagues.”– Neil Rackham


43. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. -Steve Jobs


44. Kindness and happiness are linked hand in hand. -Gerald Campbell


45. Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect. – William Clement Stone


46. The only question is whether you’re going to do it today or tomorrow. If you keep saying you’re going to do it tomorrow, you’ll never do it. You have to get on it today. – Warren Buffett


47. Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist. -Pablo Picasso


48. Sales is not about selling anymore, but about building trust and educating. – Siva Devaki


49. Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen. – Bob Burg


50. If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will. – Bob Hooey


51. “Success is never final.Failure is never fatal.But it is courage that counts.”- Winston Churchill


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53. You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. – Charles Robert Buxton


54. Talking isn’t selling and selling isn’t closing. – Steli Efti


55. Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. – Babe Ruth


56. Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline. – Jocko Willink


57. With every rejection, you are one step closer to success. -Calvin K. Lee


58. I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday. – Eleanor Roosevelt


59. I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard. – Estée Lauder


60. Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill


61. Quality performance (and quality service) starts with a positive attitude. – Jeffrey Gitomer


62. “It’s not about having the right opportunities, but about handling the opportunities right.”- Mark Hunter


63. How you sell matters. What your process is matters. But how your customers feel when they engage with you matters more. – Tiffani Bova


64. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”- John R.Wooden


65. What you focus on is what you get. – Bob Burg


66. Selling through social channels is the closest thing to being a fly on the wall in your customers, prospects and competitors’ world. – Jim Keenan


67. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. -C.S. Lewis


68. “Every email is an opportunity to test a different benefit or angle.” – Heather R Morgan


69. Prospects are making their purchase decision based on whether they think you understand their problems and you have the knowledge, resources, and commitment to solving them. – Trish Bertuzzi


70. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”- Zig Ziglar


71. “Sales success comes after you stretch yourself past your limits on a daily basis.” – Omar Periu


72. By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day. – Robert Frost


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74. Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops. – Thomas J. Watson Jr


75. “What we dwell on is who we become.”- Oprah Winfrey


76. “Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen.“ – Bob Burg


77. Sales is an outcome, not a goal. It’s a function of doing numerous things right, starting from the moment you target a potential prospect until you finalize the deal. – Jill Konrath


78. Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking’. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job. -Roy Bartell


79. Either you run the day or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn


80. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later -Og Mandino


81. For every sale, you miss because you were too enthusiastic, you’ll miss a hundred because you weren’t enthusiastic enough. – Zig Ziglar


82. “If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you surely don’t know what you’re doing.”- Edward Deming


83. The customer doesn’t care about features – they care about solving their problems – Trish Bertuzzi


84. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search.Are you quitting too soon? Or are you instead willing to pursue luck with a vengeance?”- Jill Konrath


85. “On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire”


86. Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service. – Brian Tracy


87. “You can’t propose a mutually beneficial business relationship until you can’t understand their business.”– Craig Rosenberg


88. Your life is not static. Every decision, setback, or triumph is an opportunity to identify the seeds of truth that make you the wondrous human being that you are. – Oprah Winfrey


89. Train your prospects to pay attention and to open and read emails that you send. Don’t encourage them to ignore or delete your messages because they are of inconsistent or no value to them. – Bridget Gleason


90. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair


91. “The best salespeople wonder what it would be like to be in the other person’s shoes. They know they can’t play that game unless they continually strive to train themselves in how we as human beings communicate.” – Bob Phibbs


92. Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. -John R. Wooden


93. “The questions you ask are more important than the things you could ever say.”– Thomas Freese


94. We’re not here to take part, we’re here to take over. – Conor McGregor


95. “The key is not to call the decision-maker.The key however is to have the decision maker call you.”- Jeffrey Gitomer


96. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark TwainThe secret of getting ahead is getting started Mark Twain


97. On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire. – Larry D. Turner


98. You just can’t beat the person who never gives up. -Babe Ruth


99. Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. -John D. Rockefeller


100. The best revenge is massive success. – Frank Sinatra


101. Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abraham Lincoln


102. If You Are Not Moving Closer To What You Want In Sales (Or In Life), You Probably Aren’t Doing Enough Asking. – Jack Canfield


103. Successful people ask a lot more questions during sales calls than do their less successful colleagues. – Neil Rackham


104. “Treat objections as requests for further information.” – Brian Tracy


105. Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way. – Les Brown


106. Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. – Oscar Wilde


107. All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. – Michael John Bobak


108. Accountability breeds responsibility. – Stephen Covey


109. “What differentiates sellers today is their ability to bring fresh ideas.”- Jill Konrath


110. Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation, there is sure to be failure. – Confucius


111. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. – Zig Ziglar


112. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison


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114. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.”- Thomas Paine


115. A straightforward way to show buyers that you genuinely like them is to identify something about them that you sincerely appreciate. – David Hoffeld


116. If you’re going through hell, keep going. -Winston Churchill


117. A goal is a dream with a deadline. – Napoleon Hill


118. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs


119. “If you harness the power of innovation, you’ll surely convert sales complexity into a brutal competitive advantage.”– Tim Sanders


120. High expectations are the key to everything. -Sam Walton


121. The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer. -John Madden


122. There is little success where there is little laughter.”- Andrew Carnegie.There is little success where there is little laughter.”- Andrew Carnegie


123. Nothing Is Particularly Hard If You Divide It Into Small Jobs. – Henry Ford


124. Poor firms ignore their competitors; average firms copy their competitors; winning firms lead their competitors. ~ Philip Kotler


125. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. -Vince Lombardi


126. Focus on being productive instead of being busy. – Tim Ferriss


127. “Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion”


128. Filter everything you’re doing, saying and pitching and you’ll improve just about every metric you care about today. – Matt Heinz


129. Don’t sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do. – Ben Feldman


130. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Helen Keller, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


131. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”- Eleanor Roosevelt


132. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll soon start having positive results.”


133. “Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.”- Zig Ziglar


134. Buyers don’t believe anything you have to say to them about your product or service until they first believe in you. – Deb Calvert


135. The best salespeople know that their expertise can become their enemy in selling. At the moment they are tempted to tell the buyer what ‘he needs to do,’ they instead offer a story about a peer of the buyer. – Mike Bosworth


136. “Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn


137. I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. -Lucille Ball


138. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. -Walt Disney


139. Begin by always expecting good things to happen. – Tom Hopkins


140. Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers


141. Life is but a moment. Love those moments each one of them. -Cheryl Whitsett,


142. “There is always room at the top.”- Daniel Webster


143. “The story is the heart of the sale.”- Matthew Pollard


144. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. -Mark Twain


145. Every email is an opportunity to test a different benefit or angle. – Heather R Morgan


146. Change before you have to. -Jack Welch


147. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


148. If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way. -Roy T. Bennett


149. The one thing you’re putting off or dreading? That’s your brain telling you it’s the thing you need to do most and next. Get it done. Stop dreading. Do. – Nancy Nardin


150. When you start to do the things that you truly love, it wouldn’t matter whether it is Monday or Friday; you would be so excited to wake up each morning to work on your passions. -Edmond Mbiakading


151. Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. -Norman Ralph Augustine


152. “Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits.Sell Ideas.Not stuff.” – Aaron Ross


153. Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers. – Seth Godin


154. “There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking.” – Brian Tracy


155. I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen Covey


156. “Leaders must get across the why as well as the what.”- John Doerr


157. Every sale has five obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust. – Zig Ziglar


158. Sellers who listen to buyers carefully and then give them the missing ingredients – those are the ones who stand out. – Deb Calvert


159. In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. -Albert Einstein


160. “Well done is better than well said.”- Benjamin Franklin


161. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.”


162. “The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.”- John Madden


163. The first part of success is ‘Get-to-it-iveness’; the second part of success is ‘Stick-to-it-iveness’. — Orison Marden


164. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. – Thomas Paine


165. Filter everything you’re doing, saying and pitching through the customer point of view, and you’ll improve just about every metric you care about today. – Matt Heinz


166. I never see failure as failure, but only as the game I must play and win. – Tom Hopkins


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168. “Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service.” – Brian Tracy


169. “Make a customer, not a sale”


170. “Sales is an outcome, not a goal. It’s a function of doing numerous things right, starting from the moment you target a potential prospect until you finalize the deal.” – Jill Konrath


171. Treat objections as requests for further information. – Brian Tracy


172. If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. – Josh Billings


173. If you were happy every day of your life, you wouldn’t be human, you’d be a game show host. – Gabriel Heather


174. “Establishing trust is better than any sales technique.” – Mike Puglia


175. In sales, a referral is a key to the door of resistance. – Bo Bennett


176. The real problem with closing is not adequately defining or diagnosing the prospect’s problems in the first place. – Keith Eades


177. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”- Robert Collier


178. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky


179. It ain’t over ’til it’s over. -Yogi Berra


180. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. — Alice Walker.


181. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. – Robert Frost


182. Remember, people don’t believe it when WE say it, they believe it when THEY say it – Shari Levitin


183. I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win-win situation. – Bo Bennett


184. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford


185. Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. -Thomas Jefferson


186. “I never lose. I either win or learn.” – Nelson MandelaI never lose. I either win or learn Nelson Mandela


187. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”- Babe Ruth


188. To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don’t close a sale, open a relationship. – Patricia Fripp


189. “It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.” – Mark Roberge


190. Trying is winning in the moment. -Dan Waldschmidt


191. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”- Wayne Gretzky


192. I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. -Frank Herbert, Dune


193. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. -Thomas Edison


194. When a team takes ownership of its problem, the problem gets solved. – Jocko Willink


195. Sales success comes from the right balance of quality human interaction and appropriate use of supplemental tools. – Deb Calvert


196. Sales Motivational Quote By Jim Rohn


197. “Either run the day or the day runs you.”- Jim Rohn


198. Great things are done by a series of small things done together. -Vincent van Gogh


199. What differentiates sellers today is their ability to bring fresh ideas. – Jill Konrath


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201. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill


202. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. -Stephen Covey


203. If football taught me anything about business, it is that you win the game one play at a time. – Fran Tarkenton


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205. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan


206. “The real problem with closing is not adequately defining or diagnosing the prospect’s problems in the first place.”– Keith Eades


207. “The major difference between successful and unsuccessful people is that the former look for problems to resolve, whereas the latter make every attempt to avoid them.” – Grant Cardone


208. Leadership is a choice, not a position. – Stephen Covey


209. “Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another.And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.”- Daniel Pink


210. Keep Yourself Positive, Cheerful And Goal-Oriented. Sales Success Is 80% Attitude And Only 20% Aptitude. – Brian Tracy


211. It is not your customer’s job to remember you. It is your obligation and responsibility to make sure they don’t have the chance to forget you. – Patricia Fripp


212. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits. — Michael Phelps.


213. Friday, leave work. Don’t let technology follow you throughout your weekend (answering text messages and emails) take a break you will be more refreshed to begin the workweek if you have had a break. -Catherine Pulsifier


214. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”- Florence Nightengale


215. “To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don’t close a sale, open a relationship.”


216. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” -Zig Ziglar


217. Humanize the sales process or perish – Steli Efti


218. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin


219. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas Edison


220. You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle


221. “Numbers alone won’t fix anything.But they will help you identify where the problem is.”- Steli Efti


222. We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. -George S. Patton


223. Make a customer, not a sale. – Katherine Barchetti


224. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill


225. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.”- Jim Cathcart


226. Expect to make some mistakes when you try new and different approaches. – Harvey Mackay


227. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them yourself. -Eleanor Roosevelt


228. We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. -Albert Einstein


229. “What you focus on is what you get.” – Bob Burg


230. Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. – Napoleon Hill


231. I love working with customers. Sales has really influenced everything I do. It has instilled in me the important traits of operating with a sense of urgency and listening to people. – Jeffrey R. Immelt


232. 80% of success is showing up – Woody Allen


233. “Excellence is not a skill, but an attitude”


234. If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect. – Frank Bettger


235. Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts. -Winston Churchill


236. Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre. – Warren Buffett


237. Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell Ideas. Not stuff. – Aaron Ross


238. “Before LinkedIn and other social networks, in the sales world, ABC stood for Always Be Closing. Now it means Always Be Connecting.” – Jill Rowley


239. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.”- Sheryl Sandberg


240. Don’t celebrate closing a sale, celebrate opening a relationship. – Patricia Fripp


241. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” -Pablo Picasso


242. All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like, and trust. – Bob Burg


243. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. – Vince Lombardi


244. If you have a go-to sales pitch that consistently seems to help close the deal for you, that’s...


245. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


246. Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them – Ann Landers


247. “If you do not have a defined process that moves your people forward so they can achieve greater results, then what is it you are managing?”- Keith Rosen


248. Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business. – Zig Ziglar


249. Buyers do business with you, not with your company and not with your technology. – Joanne Black


250. Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in now. Author Unknown


251. “It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching, and closing.But it is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.”- Mark Roberge


252. Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, no the attitude of the prospect. – William Clement Stone


253. “Selling is essentially a transference of feelings.”– Zig Ziglar


254. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson


255. There is no easy button in sales. Prospecting is hard, emotionally draining work, and it is the price you have to pay to earn a high income. – Jeb Blount


256. One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn’t natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections. – Daniel H. Pink


257. Fortune favors the bold. -Virgil


258. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain


259. Keep Your Sales Pipeline Full By Prospecting Continuously. Always Have More People To See Than You Have Time To See Them. – Brian Tracy


260. We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action. -Dr. Henry Link


261. “There is no magic to closing. There are no magic phrases. Closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation.” – Alice Heiman


262. “Always do your best.What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino


263. “Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.” – Teddy Roosevelt


264. It is the cold that is dead – not the calling… I agree that no one should be cold calling anymore – meaning having a name & number, but lacking a compelling reason to call. – Trish Bertuzzi


265. The Perfect Sales Pitch


266. “Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline.” – Jocko Willink


267. You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over. – Richard Branson


268. “Trying is winning at the moment.”- Dan Waldschmidt


269. Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. -Christopher Morley


270. It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right. -Mark Hunter


271. overcoming obstacles motivational sales quotes


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273. “Before LinkedIn and other social networks, in the sales world, ABC stood for Always Be Closing.But now it means Always Be Connecting.” – Jill Rowley


274. Either run the day or the day runs you. -Jim Rohn


275. Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming. – Richard Branson


276. If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. – Steve Jobs


277. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. -Henry Ford


278. Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity of more business. – Zig Ziglar


279. Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. -Sam Levenson


280. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”– Eleanor Roosevelt


281. “Killer Salespeople Uncover True Problems Behind Desired Solutions.”– Aaron Ross


282. If you do not have a defined process that moves your people forward so the can achieve greater results, then what is it you are managing? – Keith Rosen


283. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John R. Wooden


284. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin


285. Selling is really about having conversations with people and helping improve their company or their life – Lori Richardson


286. There is always room at the top. -Daniel Webster


287. Sales success comes after you stretch yourself past your limits on a daily basis. – Omar Periu


288. Be so good, they can’t ignore you. – Steve Martin


289. The questions you ask are more important than the things you could ever say. – Thomas Freese


290. Turn up the volume of your computer speakers before making calls. You may hear money talk. – Pipedrive


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293. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.”– Zig Ziglar


294. What we dwell on is who we become. -Oprah Winfrey


295. High expectations are the key to everything.”- Sam Walton.High expectations are the key to everything.”- Sam Walton


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297. “If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way.” -Roy T. Bennett


298. The expert in anything was once a beginner. – Helen Hayes


299. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” -Napolean Hill


300. “Sales enablement can’t be reactive. It has to be a full-blown strategy that’s woven into the fabric of the company.” – Roderick Jefferson


301. If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? -Joe Namath


302. “I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey


303. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.”- Norman Ralph Augustine


304. Nobody likes to be sold to, but everybody likes to buy. – Earl Taylor


305. It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results. -Warren Buffett


306. “You have to drop your sales mentality.Instead, start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you”


307. We spend a lot of time and energy wishing those things would change. Do not underestimate the power of this – how much thinking and stressing about other people or things outside of our control contributes to our survival mode and consequently inhibits our success. -Lisa Kardos


308. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt


309. Champions have a winner’s spirit even when they fall. -Sandra M. Michelle


310. “To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don’t close a sale, open a relationship.” – Patricia Fripp


311. Leadership belongs to those who take it. -Sheryl Sandberg


312. Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favour. – Brian Tracy


313. You don’t need a big close, as many sales reps believe. You risk losing your customers when you save all the good stuff for the end. Keep the customer actively involved throughout the presentation, and watch your results improve. – Harvey MacKay


314. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. – Zig Ziglar


315. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”- Albert Einstein


316. “If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect.”-Frank Bettger


317. Great sellers go into a meeting with multiple next-steps; this allows them to proactively respond if a plan does not unfold as planned.” – Tibor Shanto


318. “SELLING is really about having conversations with people while helping them improve their company or their life.”- Lori Richardson


319. Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn


320. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”- Henry Ford


321. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”- Walt Disney


322. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.” – W. Clement Stone


323. Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers


324. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.“ – John Wooden


325. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.”- John D Rockefeller


326. If you harness the power of innovation, you’ll convert sales complexity into a brutal competitive advantage. – Tim Sanders


327. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.”- William Clement Stone


328. “When reps take the role of a curious student rather than an informed expert, buyers are much more inclined to engage.” – Jeff Hoffman


329. If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. -Sheryl Sandberg


330. Quality performance starts with a positive attitude. -Jeffrey Gitomer


331. If you are looking for a better way to prospect and outreach, get a demo for Slintel today! Slintel’s Sales Intelligence platform gives you the data and insights you need to scale your sales!


332. Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. – Jim Rohn


333. A salesperson’s ethics and values contribute more to sales success than do techniques or strategies. – Ron Willingham


334. Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. -Tony Robbins


335. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. -Anais Nin


336. “Either run the day or the day runs you.” -Jim Rohn


337. Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. – Thomas Jefferson


338. Your Life Can Only Get Better When You Do. Do Something Every Day To Improve Your Key Skill Areas. – Brian Tracy


339. Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’ -Audrey Hepburn


340. Value The Relationship More Than The Quota. – Jeff Gitomer


341. “The one thing you’re putting off or dreading? That’s your brain telling you it’s the thing you need to do most and next. Get it done. Stop dreading. Do.“ – Nancy Nardin


342. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”- Abraham Lincoln


343. Prospecting – find the man with the problem. – Ben Friedman


344. Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business. – Aaron Ross


345. “HUMANIZE the sales process or perish.”- Steli Efti


346. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. – John D Rockefeller


347. Leaders must get across the why as well as the what. – John Doerr


348. “All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like, and trust.”– Bob Burg


349. Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. – Sam Levenson


350. “Act as if what you do makes a difference.Because it does.”– William James


351. Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts. – John Wooden


352. EXPERT OPINIONS


353. Numbers of sales do not correspond to numbers of readers. – Michael Korda


354. When reps take the role of a curious student rather than an informed expert, buyers are much more inclined to engage. – Jeff Hoffman


355. The key to mastering any kind of sales is switching statements about you – how great you are, and what you do – to statements about them. – Jeffrey Gitomer


356. No matter how deep a study you make. What you really have to rely on is your own intuition and when it comes down to it, you really don’t know what’s going to happen until you do it. – Konosuke Matsushita


357. Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength. – Teddy Roosevelt


358. Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


359. “The customer doesn’t care about features, rather they care about solving their problems.”– Trish Bertuzzi


360. Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives. -Daniel Pink


361. “How you sell is more important than what you sell.” – Andy Paul


362. The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed. – Henry Ford


363. Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission. -Zig Ziglar


364. Varsha Soni manages Content Marketing and Media at Slintel. She is wildly passionate about writing and is a leader in building content targeted at Marketing & Sales specialists.


365. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt


366. “Don’t watch the clock.Rather do what it does.Keep going.”- Sam Levenson


367. “Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it.The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.”- Zig Ziglar


368. “The sales compensation plan is Batman, while the sales contest is Robin.”– Mark Roberge


369. If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way. – Roy T. Bennett


370. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier


371. A-B-C. Always Be Closing. – Blake in Glengarry Glen Ross


372. Biggest B2B Sales Questions, Answered Issue #4


373. Always Do Your Best. What You Plant Now, Will Harvest Later. – Og Mandino


374. “The story is the heart of the sale.” – Matthew Pollard


375. People don’t ask for facts in making up their minds. They would rather have one good, soul-satisfying emotion than a dozen facts. – Robert Keith Leavitt


376. Sales Quotes for Cultivating a Great Sales Attitude


377. To me, job titles don’t matter. Everyone is in sales. It’s the only way we stay in business. – Harvey Mackay


378. “Learn from the mistakes of others.You surely can’t live long enough to make them yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


379. Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion. – Shiv Khera


380. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.”- Napolean Hill


381. Before LinkedIn and other social networks, in the sales world, ABC stood for Always Be Closing. Now it means Always Be Connecting. – Jill Rowley


382. Numbers alone won’t fix anything. But they will help you identify where the problem is. – Steli Efti


383. You’re only as good as your last sale, so you put your all into something and just hope that from that you can get your next job. – Josh Peck


384. The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse. – John Mason


385. Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. – Napoleon Hill


386. Understanding your own feelings and moods is the first step in recognizing what truly fulfills you, what you find meaningful and exciting at work. -Annie McKee


387. For a leader, getting results is more important than getting credit. – Bob Burg


388. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”- John D.Rockefeller


389. Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. – Chris Grosser


390. The sales compensation plan is Batman, the sales contest is Robin. – Mark Roberge


391. Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect. – W. Clement Stone


392. Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking’. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job. – Roy Bartell


393. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. -Thomas Paine


394. There is no magic to closing. There are no magic phrases. Closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation. – Alice Heiman


395. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates


396. You will attract way more buyers if you are offering to teach them something of value to them than you will ever attract by simply trying to sell them your product or service. – Chet Holmes


397. Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, and never use the word ‘sorry.’ -Trish Bertuzzi


398. If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. – Sheryl Sandberg


399. Start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you. – Jill Konrath


400. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” -Henry Ford


401. Motivational Quotes for Overcoming Obstacles


402. Sales motivational quote by Daniel Webster


403. In high-productivity sales organizations, salespeople do not cause customer acquisition growth, they fulfill it. – Aaron Ross


404. A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. – Mary Kay Ash


405. Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business. It’s easy to forget this in the heat of a sales cycle. – Aaron Ross


406. Sales Motivational Quote By Babe Ruth


407. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better. – Jim Rohn


408. Name *


409. If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. – John Wooden


410. Generating Predictable Revenue


411. If your sales have tanked, maybe the issue is not your lack of sales skills, but you are rushing the knowing and trusting aspects of the buying process. – Leanne Hoagland-Smith


412. The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time. – Henry Ford


413. Fall seven times, stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb


414. Comment


415. “It’s not about having the right opportunities.It’s rather about handling the opportunities right.”– Mark Hunter


416. Brian Tracy: 30 Motivational Sales Quotes To Inspire Success


417. I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard. -Estée Lauder


418. It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing. – Mark Roberge


419. Hard work is about risk. It begins when you deal with the things that you’d rather not deal with: fear of failure, fear of standing out, fear of rejection. Hard work is about training yourself to leap over this barrier, drive through the other barrier. And after you’ve done that, to do it again the next day. – Seth Godin


420. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. -Wayne Gretzky


421. A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something. – Wilson Mizner


422. An effective process has the reps thinking in terms of ‘them’ as opposed to ‘us.’ – Trish Bertuzzi


423. “Sales success comes from the right balance of quality human interaction as well as appropriate use of supplemental tools.”– Deb Calvert


424. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”– Henry Ford


425. “Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, but never use the word ‘sorry.’ “- Trish Bertuzzi


426. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. – David Brinkley


427. Today is always the most productive day of your week. – Mark Hunter


428. Become the person who would attract the results you seek. -Jim Cathcart


429. Stop saying ‘later.’ You WON’T do it later. Do it or decide not to do it. – Chris Brogan


430. Great salespeople [don’t] have the ability to feel sorry for themselves. ~ Barbara Corcoran


431. The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. -Bruce Lee


432. What differentiates sellers today is their ability to bring fresh ideas. -Jill Konrath


433. You get on a call with a certain prospect for the first time. You’re both strangers to each other...


434. “There is no easy button in sales.Prospecting is hard, emotionally draining work, but it is the price you have to pay to earn a high income.” – Jeb Blount


435. Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win. – Jeffrey Gitomer


436. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”- Joe Namath


437. You have to drop your sales mentality and start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you. — Jill Konrath


438. Your competition is everything else your prospect could conceivably spend their money on. – Don Cooper


439. It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right. – Mark Hunter


440. What we dwell on is who we become. – Oprah Winfrey


441. Grit, in a word, is stamina. But it’s not just stamina in your effort. It’s also stamina in your direction, stamina in your interests. If you are working on different things but all of them very hard, you’re not really going to get anywhere. You’ll never become an expert. – Angela Duckworth


442. “There is no magic to closing.There are no magic phrases.But, closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation.”- Alice Heiman


443. Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. – John C. Maxwell


444. High-level buyers want to talk to people who know more than they do. They hunger not for information but insight. – Barbara Weaver Smith


445. How to Craft the Perfect Sales Pitch: Examples + 6 Best Practices


446. Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you will surely get the result.”- Oscar Wilde.Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you will surely get the result.”- Oscar Wilde


447. Be an example. Are you prompt? Are you professional? Are you engaged? As sales leaders, we have to set the bar high for ourselves as well as our teams. – Lori Richardson


448. Selling is essentially a transference of feelings. – Zig Ziglar


449. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. – Dale Carnegie


450. Motivational Sales Quotes for Determination and Persistence


451. “If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect.” – Frank Bettger


452. “Sellers who listen to buyers carefully and then give them the missing ingredients – those are the ones who stand out.” – Deb Calvert


453. Never confuse activity with accomplishment – Lori Richardson


454. Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity. – Karl Marx


455. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them” – Ann Landers


456. The Biggest B2B Software Sales Questions, Answered: Issue #1


457. “Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win.” – Jeffrey GitomerGreat salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win Jeffrey Gitomer


458. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” -Thomas Edison


459. The same wind blows on us all. What matters is not the blowing of the wind but the set of the sail. – Jim Rohn


460. Varsha Soni


461. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan


462. You booked the meeting and now you’re one step closer to winning their business. Feels...


463. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” -Jim Cathcart


464. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” -Babe RuthYou just can't beat the person who never gives up Babe Ruth


465. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”- Bobby Unser


466. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time” – Thomas Edison


467. Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. – Vince Lombardi


468. “Dream big! There are no limitations to how good you can become or how high you can rise except the limits you put on yourself.” – Brian Tracy


469. The key is not to call the decision-maker. The key is to have the decision maker call you. – Jeffrey Gitomer


470. If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing. – Edward Deming


471. “Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude.” – Ralph Marston


472. Motivation Is What Gets You Started. Habit Is What Keeps You Going. – Jim Rohn


473. salesman motivational sales quotes


474. morning motivational sales quotes


475. Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. -Og Mandino


476. Begin Always Expecting Good Things To Happen. – Tom Hopkins


477. “High-level buyers want to talk to people who know more than they do.They hunger not for information but insight.”– Barbara Weaver Smith


478. Dream Big! There Are No Limitations To How Good You Can Become Or How High You Can Rise Except The Limits You Put On Yourself. – Brian Tracy


479. You don’t close a sale; you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise. – Patricia Fripp


480. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills


481. “Success looks a lot like failure up until the moment you break through the finish line.” – Dan Waldschmidt


482. The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. -Amelia Earhart


483. “BUYERS do business with you, not with your company and not with your technology.”- Joanne Black


484. What’s the word, hummingbird? The word is “questions” and we have all the answers for...


485. “We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.”- George S.Patton


486. Motivational Quote By Albert Einstein


487. There’s No Lotion Or Potion That Will Make Sales Faster And Easier For You – Unless Your Potion Is Hard Work. – Jeffery Gitomer


488. "You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. – Albert Einstein


489. Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success. – Biz Stone


490. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee


491. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. -Florence Nightengale


492. Become the person who would attract the results you seek. – Jim Cathcart


493. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”– Steve Jobs


494. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley


495. Some men see things as they are and ask why … I dream of things that never were and ask why not? – Robert Kennedy


496. “The first part of success is ‘Get-to-it-iveness’; the second part of success is ‘Stick-to-it-iveness.”


497. Motivational Quote By Matthew Pollard


498. The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is looking. – Mia Hamm


499. “Filter everything you’re doing, saying, and pitching and you’ll eventually improve just about every metric you care about today.”- Matt Heinz


500. Trouble is the only opportunity in work clothes. – Henry J. Kaiser


501. Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all deadly sins. -Edith Wharton


502. What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110% all the time. -Don Zimmer


503. To succeed at selling a losing product, you must develop seriously superior sales techniques. In addition, you have to be massively competitive and incredibly hungry to survive in that environment. – Ben Horowitz


504. The best salespeople wonder what it would be like to be in the other person’s shoes. They know they can’t play that game unless they continually strive to train themselves in how we as human beings communicate. – Bob Phibbs


505. “Act as if what you do makes a difference.Because it does.”- William James


506. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.” – Bob Hooey


507. Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle – when the sun comes up, you’d better be running. – Christopher McDougall


508. Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John R. Wooden


509. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.”- Warren Buffett


510. 10 Approved Sales Questions You MUST Ask in Your Next Discovery Call


511. “Grit, in a word, is stamina. But it’s not just stamina in your effort. It’s also stamina in your direction, stamina in your interests. If you are working on different things but all of them very hard, you’re not really going to get anywhere. You’ll never become an expert.” – Angela Duckworth


512. Don’t Worry About Failures, Worry About The Chances You Miss When You Don’t Even Try. – Jack Canfield


513. A goal is a dream with a deadline. -Napolean Hill


514. Success is where preparation and opportunity meet. – Bobby Unser


515. “Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all deadly sins.”- Edith Wharton


516. The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt


517. 5 Pre-Meeting Tips By SDR Leaders To Rock Your Discovery Calls


518. The story is the heart of the sale. – Matthew Pollard


519. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt DisneyThe way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing Walt Disney


520. Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else. – Fred Rogers


521. Your life is not perfect. It never will be. You are not perfect. You never will be. But that doesn’t mean your life isn’t great! -Dave Walker


522. You just can’t beat the person who never gives up. – Babe Ruth


523. Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life. – Mary Kay Ash


524. “It’s not about having the right opportunities.It’s rather about handling the opportunities right.”- Mark Hunter


525. A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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