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1,000 Motivational Sales Quotes: Smash Your Quotas (2023)

1. If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. -Erica Jong


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


3. “The customer doesn’t care about features. They care about solving their problems.” — Trish Bertuzzi


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


5. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. –Mahatma Gandhi


6. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain


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


8. Life will pay any price you ask of it. –Tony Robbins


9. Ever tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” —Samuel Beckett


10. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” – Jim Cathcart


11. You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe. -Leymah Gbowee


12. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King


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


14. “Humor is the universal solvent against the abrasive elements of life.” – Alan Simpson


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


16. “Value The Relationship More Than The Quota.” – Jeff Gitomer


17. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.:


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


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


20. “Don’t let someone tell you that something can’t be done.”- Author unknown


21. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou


22. 97% of the people who quit too soon are employed by the 3% that never gave up! Do not give up, ever.


23. “Confidence and enthusiasm are the greatest sales producers in any kind of economy.”


24. “A salesman minus enthusiasm is just another clerk.”


25. If you can't, you must.


26. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman ― not the attitude of the prospect.”


27. “Be all ears”


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


29. Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else. - Fred Rogers


30. “Yes is the destination. No is how you get there.” — Andrea Waltz


31. “Please think about your legacy, because you're writing it every day” – Gary Vaynerchuk


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


33. “Be so good, they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin


34. Get over yourself: It’s not about how (bad) you feel, it’s about how you act despite your feelings.


35. “The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney


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


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


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


39. A goal is a dream with a deadline. -Napoleon Hill


40. “Great things are done by a series of small things done together” - Vincent van Gogh


41. “Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers. It comes from being open to all the questions.”


42. If you're going through hell, keep going. -Winston Churchill


43. Fortune favors the bold.


44. “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare


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


46. “Fear is the destroyer of dreams and the killer of ambitions.” – Jeffrey Benjamin


47. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun


48. I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean


49. Fear is your road sign to growth and success.


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


51. “Humanize the sales process or perish.” – Steli Efti


52. “Think of yourself as a doctor, rather than a salesperson.” — Marc Wayshak


53. “A journey of a thousand miles all begins with one good cold email.”


54. “I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.”


55. If you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money. –Russell Simmons


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


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


58. “The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.” – Jill Konrath


59. We tend to judge others by their behavior, and ourselves by our intentions.


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


61. “Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion.” – Shiv Khera


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


63. Success happens at the exact moment you don't feel like it.


64. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”


65. “You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”- Aristotle


66. “Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell ideas. Not stuff.” — Aaron Ross


67. All rights reserved.


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


69. “Don’t sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.” – Ben Feldman


70. Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. -Jennifer Lopez


71. Charisma might open doors, but character will keep you in the building.


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


73. “Value the relationship more than your quota.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


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


75. “Stick to your true north. Build greatness for the long term.” ―Ruth Porat


76. “I focus on one thing and one thing only – that’s trying to win as many championships as I can.”


77. Success breeds success!


78. “Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.”


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


80. “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said” - Peter Drucker


81. Knowing what must be done does away with fear. -Rosa Parks


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


83. “You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.” – Andy Warhol


84. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” —Sam Levenson


85. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford


86. “Today is always the most productive day of your week.” – Mark Hunter


87. “80% of sales are made by 20% of salespeople. The winners sell to the prospects the losers give up on.”


88. “Don’t sell life insurance, sell what life insurance can do.”


89. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”


90. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle


91. “How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.”


92. Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever the fuck you were gonna do anyway. –Robert Downey Jr


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


94. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee


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


96. Nothing happens until a sale is made.


97. “The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” – Marvin Phillips


98. Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi


99. Pressure is a privilege. –Billie Jean King


100. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.”


101. “Earn your leadership everyday”– Michael Jordan


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


103. The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see. –Alexandra K. Trenfor


104. “Don’t sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.”


105. You can't turn a no to a yes without a maybe in between. –Francis Underwood


106. If you're busy all the time—you're really just lazy.


107. Saints are sinners who kept on going. –Robert Louis Stevenson


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


109. If you only walk on sunny days, you'll never reach your destination. –Paulo Coelho


110. “Don’t find customers for your products; find products for your customers.” – Seth Godin


111. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar


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


113. “Never confuse activity with accomplishment” – Lori Richardson


114. If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way. –Napoleon Hill


115. Be miserable or motivate yourself. It is always your choice to do what you are supposed to do. - Wayne Dyer


116. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”


117. “Every goal in selling must be personal if it is to be compelling.” — Marc Wayshak


118. “Either run the day or the day runs you.”


119. “Nobody likes to be sold to, but everybody likes to buy.”


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


121. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.” – Roy T. Bennett


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


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


124. Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. –Abraham Lincoln


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


126. Feedback is the breakfast of champions.


127. Kill your goals. Create habits instead.


128. There are no magic phrases. Closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation.” – Alice Heiman.


129. People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons. - Zig Ziglar


130. “The enduring mantra of the fanatical prospector is: One more call” - Jeb Blount


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


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


133. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great.” —John D. Rockefeller


134. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser


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


136. Treat objections as requests for further information. Brian Tracy


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


138. “The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse.” – John Mason


139. If it's going to be, it's up to me.


140. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


142. If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. –Albert Einstein


143. “Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.”


144. “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin


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


146. Everything we want is on the other side of fear. –George Addair


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


148. “The sale is not over until the customer says yes!” –Author unknown


149. Solve your customer’s pain-points, and they will be loyal to you forever!


150. The opposite of courage used to be cowardice, today the opposite of courage is conformity. –Rickson Gracie


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


152. “You can’t sell what you don’t have.” – Author Unknown


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


154. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”


155. Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers. Seth Godin


156. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


157. “If we are going to be part of the solution, we have to engage the problems.” -Majora Carter


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


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


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


161. If you don't take care of your customers, your competitors will!


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


163. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” – Proverb


164. “We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them.” — Albert Einstein


165. “Sales success comes after you stretch yourself past your limits on a daily basis.”


166. Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action. –Walter Anderson


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


168. If you cannot do it, you must do it.


169. “Begin always expecting good things to happen.” – Tom Hopkins


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


171. “80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen


172. “Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” -Rosa Parks


173. “The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.” – Frank Lucas


174. “You don't compete on price. You compete on relationships.” – Patricia Fripp


175. Don't celebrate closing a sale, celebrate opening a relationship. Patricia Fripp


176. Being okay with ‘average’ kills any chance you ever had at being great. – Paul Salamanca


177. You can learn more in 5 minutes of self-study than in 5 years of studying the world.


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


179. “Every dollar makes sense.” – Lyfe Accounting


180. “Keep yourself positive, cheerful and goal-oriented. Sales success is 80% attitude and only 20% aptitude.”


181. “You just can't beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


182. “True nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway


183. “We generate fears while we sit, and we overcome them by action.” — Dr. Henry Link


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


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


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


187. “You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.” -Chris Evert


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


189. “The enduring mantra of the fanatical prospector is: One more call.”


190. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” – Seth Godin


191. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” — Helen Hayes


192. “Confidence applied properly surpasses genius. There's nothing like confidence.” –Mike Tyson


193. We're not just human doings, we're human beings.


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


195. “Avoid selling to dumb customers, there aren't enough left” ―Jasleen Kaur Gumber


196. It doesn't matter where you start. Only that you begin. –Robin Sharma


197. Today is a blank slate loaded with nothing but potential.


198. “Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible!'” -Audrey Hepburn


199. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link


200. “Growth and comfort do not coexist.” -Ginni Rometty


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


202. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” - Truman Capote


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


204. “Don’t forget the human side of sales. People buy from those they know, like, and trust.”


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


206. Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. –Albert Einstein


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


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


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


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


211. “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish” - Steve Jobs


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


213. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.” – Florence Nightingale


214. “Leaders must get across the why as well as the what.” — John Doerr


215. Precision beats power, and timing beats speed. –Conor McGregor


216. You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else. -Chris Evert


217. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.”


218. “If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”


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


220. “It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It’s about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.”


221. “What we dwell on is who we become.” — Oprah Winfrey.


222. Great things are done by a series of small things done together. – Vincent van Gogh


223. “Engaging people is about meeting their needs – not yours.”


224. “Be happy – it drives people crazy.” – Unknown


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


226. “If we are going to be part of the solution, we have to engage the problems.” – Majora Carter


227. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.”


228. Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach. –Albert Einstein


229. “Great sales people [don’t] have the ability to feel sorry for themselves.”


230. “If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg


231. ‘Without hustle, your talent will only get you so far.” – Gary Vaynerchuck


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


233. Winning starts with beginning. –Robert H. Schuller


234. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau


235. The more you learn, the more you earn. –Warren Buffett


236. “Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen.” — Bob Burg


237. “Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.” – Henry J. Kaiser


238. You can learn more from an hour of silence than a year of reading books. –Matthew Kelly


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


240. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills


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


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


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


244. Nothing is impossible; the word itself says 'I'm possible!' Audrey Hepburn


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


246. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is” – Vince Lombard.


247. “Lead TO what makes you unique…not WITH what makes you unique” – Matt Dixon


248. “Ninety percent of selling is conviction, and 10 per cent is persuasion.” – Shiv Khera


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


250. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins


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


252. Clarity is power.


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


254. “The story is the heart of the sale.”


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


256. No man is free who is not master of himself. –Epictetus


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


258. Nothing is impossible; the word itself says 'I'm possible!' -Audrey Hepburn


259. “Sales people should take lessons from their kids. What does the word ‘no’ mean to a child? Almost nothing.”


260. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” —Vince Lombardi


261. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. Thomas Paine


262. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin, Founder and CEO, Seth Godin Productions


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


264. Change before you have to. - Jack Welch


265. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. -Anais Nin


266. “Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it” - Charles Swindoll


267. “Nobody likes to be sold to, but everybody likes to buy” – Earl Taylor


268. “A-B-C. A-Always, B-Be, C-Closing. Always be closing, always be closing.”


269. What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. –Ralph Marston


270. “Care enough to create value for customers. If you get that part right, selling is easy.” –Anthony Iannarino


271. Sales is not about being perfect; it is about being persistent.


272. Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men. –Harry Day


273. “Don’t celebrate closing a sale, celebrate opening a relationship.” – Patricia Fripp


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


275. I keep having vivid dreams of success. Then it's time to sleep. –Conor McGregor


276. Ask your direct reports about what kind of management they would prefer


277. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. Wayne Gretzky


278. “Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.” – Tony Hsieh


279. From nothing, to something, to everything. –Conor McGregor


280. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth


281. There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. –Roger Staubach


282. “I cannot give up now because if I do, then there will be no point in starting at all.” – Author unknown


283. “Everyone lives by selling something.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


284. Know yourself so well that you don't need to explain yourself to others. –John LaValle


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


286. “Great things are done by a series of small things done together.” – Vincent van Gogh


287. There is no such thing as failure. There are only results. –Tony Robbins


288. “Treat objections as requests for further information”


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


290. “All progress takes place outside of the comfort zone.” —Michael John Bobak


291. Self-control is more indispensable than gunpowder. - Henry Morton Stanley


292. “Past performance is not indicative of future results.” – Stock exchange risk disclaimer


293. Choose your hard.


294. You just can't beat the person who never gives up. –Babe Ruth


295. It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not weakness. That is life. –Jean Luc Picard


296. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison


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


298. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” – Bobby Unser


299. All business is personal... Make your friends before you need them. -Robert L. Johnson


300. Where you start is not as important as where you finish. Zig Ziglar


301. Ask yourself, “If I could only get three things done today, what would they be? - Aaron Ross


302. People are starving for decisiveness. If you give it to them, you will rule the world.


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


304. Ask yourself—what gives me energy?


305. Your past doesn't equal your future.


306. “It’s 2019 and the days of people being susceptible to cheesy, sleazy, sales ads are long gone.” – Hailey Lucas


307. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.”


308. You don't rise to the occasion, you sink to the level of your training.


309. “Don’t take it personally.” – Grant Olsen


310. “Never say more than is necessary.” – Richard Brinsley Sheridan


311. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” —Confucius


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


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


314. “If you’re not a little bit scared, then you’re not challenging yourself.”-Author unknown


315. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four-hour days.”


316. A man is but the product of his thoughts: what he thinks, he becomes. – Mahatma Gandhi


317. Discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tonnes. –Jim Rohn


318. “You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.” – Morgan Wootten


319. The harder you work, the luckier you get.’’ -Mike Adenuga


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


321. “Nobody likes to be sold to, but everyone likes to buy”


322. “The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.”


323. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” —Amelia Earhart


324. You either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. –Jim Rohn


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


326. “Selling is helping people to do what they’re already inclined to do.” – Daniel H. Pink


327. Don't play to play. Play to win!


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


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


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


331. “If you're going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill


332. When you feel like quitting: think about why you started.


333. People are starving for decisiveness. If you can give it to them, you can rule the world.


334. “The first step in selling is sincerity, and the second step is sincerity.”- Author unknown


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


336. Never take a bet if you don't know how to win it.


337. ​​“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


338. “You’ve got enemies? Good, that means you stood up for something in your life.” – Eminem


339. “I have not failed, I have just found ten thousand ways that don’t work.” —Thomas Edison


340. You need to be okay with losing if you are truly committed to winning.


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


342. “Your life can only get better when you do. Do something every day to improve in your key skill areas.”


343. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.”


344. I don't have dreams; I have goals. - Harvey Specter


345. We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. –John Dryden


346. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson.


347. “You don’t need someone else’s permission before you can live your life.” – Author unknown


348. Don't just work IN your business, work ON your business.


349. “We're not here to take part, we're here to take over.” – Conor McGregor


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


351. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”


352. The quality of your life is determined by the quality of the questions you ask yourself.


353. “Today is always the most productive day of your week.” –Mark Hunter


354. The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. —Thomas Huxley


355. You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. Henry Ford


356. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” –Winston Churchill


357. “Sometimes the most influential thing we can do is listen.”


358. The difference between fear and excitement is the way you THINK about it.


359. “If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard” – Estée Lauder


360. Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet. –Sadie Delany


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


362. “Make a customer, not a sale”- Katherine Barchetti


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


364. “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.”


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


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


367. Growth and comfort do not coexist. -Ginni Rometty


368. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” -B. Smith


369. You should either pray or worry—don't do both. –50 Cent


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


371. What you call a marathon, I call a sprint.


372. “Start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you.” — Jill Konrath.


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


374. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln


375. There’s not a single winner on earth that took it easy. – Gary Vaynerchuk


376. “Never underestimate the power of a T-Shirt”


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


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


379. “Prospecting — find the man with the problem.” — Benjamin Friedman.


380. “If you are not willing to risk everything, then you are not willing to have anything.”-Author unknown


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


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


383. “Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” – Gary Vaynerchuk


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


385. Well done is better than well said. –Benjamin Franklin


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


387. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them. - Michael Jordan


388. Fall down seven times and stand up eight. Proverb


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


390. When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are. -Oprah Winfrey


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


392. “Act as if. You understand what that means? Act as if you are the president of this firm. Act as if.”


393. “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” -Shirley Chisholm


394. Greatness is not only focusing on the grind but also enjoying the grind. – Jedidiah Collins


395. The dream is free, but the hustle is sold separately!


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


397. “Please think about your legacy, because you’re writing it every day.” – Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO, VaynerMedia


398. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” –Jim Cathcart


399. Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else. Fred Rogers


400. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” — Malcolm Forbes


401. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn


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


403. The secret to getting ahead is getting started.


404. “The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.” – Jill Konrath


405. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” — Chris Grosser


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


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


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


409. Practice like you have never won; play as you have never lost! That is how you thrive as a salesperson!


410. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill


411. “Get out of the shell”


412. “Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.” – John Wooden


413. “Focus on being productive instead of being busy.” — Tim Ferriss


414. “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” —Marcus Tullias Cicero


415. Don't sell the stage, sell the act!


416. The unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates


417. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.”


418. “Focus on being productive instead of being busy.” – Tim Ferriss


419. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill.


420. Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. Charles R. Swindoll


421. Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. -Bette Midler


422. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” —Napoleon Hill


423. “The expert in anything was once a beginner.” – Helen Hayes


424. “Yes is the destination – No is how you get there.” – Andrea Waltz


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


426. “The golden rule for every businessman is this: Put yourself in your customer’s place.”


427. “Do not focus on numbers. Focus on doing what you do best.” – Cassey Ho


428. “A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.”


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


430. The mind is everything. What you think, you become. –Buddha


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


432. “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” — Henry Ford.


433. “Accept failure as part of the process.” – Unknown


434. “Buyers do business with YOU, not with your company and not with technology.” – Joanne Black


435. Understand their personal and professional goals


436. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino


437. “Either run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn


438. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” – John C. Maxwell


439. “Make a customer, not a sale.” – Katherine Barchetti


440. “Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.” – Andy Warhol


441. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have” - Thomas Jefferson


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


443. “Business opportunities are like buses; there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson


444. “Content is the fuel for your lead generation efforts.” – Dayna Rothman


445. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins.


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


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


448. “Today is always the most productive day of your week” – Mark Hunter


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


450. “Treat objections as requests for further information.” — Brian Tracy


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


452. Bravery is the solution to regret. –Robin Sharma


453. Do what others do not, and you will get what others would not.


454. “It’s easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.”


455. “Nobody likes to be sold to, but everybody likes to buy.” – Earl Taylor


456. “Expect the best, Prepare for the worst, Capitalize on what comes.”


457. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them”


458. “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” –Mark Twain


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


460. Don’t wish for things to be easier, wish for you to be better.


461. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” — Winston Churchill


462. “Everyone will think it's stupid!”


463. You learn more from getting your butt kicked than from getting it kissed. –Tom Hanks


464. “Business opportunities are like buses; there’s always another one coming.”


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


466. You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself. Jim Whittaker


467. “In sales, it’s not what you say; it’s how they perceive what you say.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


468. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay


469. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”


470. Failure is an event, not a person. –Zig Ziglar


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


472. “Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” – Madam C.J. Walker


473. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford


474. “Engaging people is about meeting their needs—not yours.” — Tony Robbins


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


476. Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy. Brian Tracy


477. “There are three choices in life: be good, get good, or give up.” – Hugh Laurie (as House)


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


479. I thrive on obstacles. If I'm told that it can't be done, then I push harder. -Issa Rae


480. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. –George Patton


481. “The seed that we planted in this man’s mind may change everything.”


482. “Shed blood, sweat and tears”


483. “Trying is winning in the moment.” – Dan Waldschmidt


484. I'm not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. – Stephen Covey


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


486. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. –Albert Einstein


487. “I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday”. -Eleanor Roosevelt


488. In business as in life, you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate. –Dr. Chet Karrass


489. Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Sam Levenson


490. “I’m not a salesman. I’m a salesman’s son.”- Author unknown


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


492. Amateurs sit around and wait to get inspired. The rest of us get up and get to work. – Stephen King


493. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way, if you don’t you’ll find an excuse” - Jim Rohn


494. When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful. –Eric Thomas


495. It's harder to be kind than clever.


496. Hard training, easy fight!


497. Do what others don't and you'll get what others won't.


498. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar


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


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


501. “There’s so much creativity in brokeness. Brokeness will have you making it work.”


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


503. ​​“The sales department isn’t the whole company, but the whole company had better be the sales department.”


504. A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. –George S. Patton


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


506. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle


507. “Bad decisions make good stories.” – Ellis Vidler


508. “Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson


509. Your past does not equal your future.


510. “Successful salespeople know how to make things happen for their customers.” – Author unknown


511. “It ought to be self-evident common sense that service is important to sales. But it’s not.” – Stanley Marcus


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


513. I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes. -B. Smith


514. You can't sell others if you aren't sold yourself first.


515. “Be personal. Be relevant. Be specific.” –Seth Godin


516. “Business opportunities are like buses. There’s always another one coming.” — Richard Branson


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


518. “I think self-discipline is something, it’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets.”


519. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain.


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


521. “If you were happy every day of your life, you wouldn't be human, you'd be a game show host.” – Gabriel Heather


522. “When a team takes ownership of its problem, problems get solved.” — Jocko Willink.


523. The sun has not caught me in bed in fifty years. –Thomas Jefferson


524. “The best way to sell a product is to make people want the product.” – Ted Nicholas


525. The road of Someday will lead to a town called Nowhere.


526. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”


527. Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth. –Mike Tyson


528. “Success comes from standing out, not fitting in.”


529. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin


530. There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie


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


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


533. Stay the course!


534. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”


535. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” -Napoleon Hill


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


537. Worry is a misuse of the imagination. –Dan Zadra


538. Consistency is king.


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


540. “Selling is essentially a transfer of feelings.” – Zig Ziglar


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


542. “It always seems impossible until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela.


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


544. “Everyone says it's impossible.”


545. “People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.”


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


547. “Hard work may not always result in success but it will never result in regret.” – Michael Lewis, Moneyball.


548. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker


549. Adversity introduces a man to himself. –Albert Einstein


550. “Show me the money!”


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


552. If you are the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong place. Switch rooms, change your life!


553. Yes and No are equally good answers. It’s the Maybe that crushes startups.


554. Never, ever, ever stop following up. It can be nerve-wracking, but it is essential in the game of sales!


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


556. “Leadership belongs to those who take it.” – Sheryl Sandberg


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


558. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”


559. “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” – Abraham Lincoln


560. Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. –Jim Rohn


561. “Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” — Winston Churchill


562. Hustle in silence with determination. Let your success make the noise.


563. The great arises out of small things that are honored and cared for. –Eckhart Tolle


564. You just can't beat the person who never gives up. -Babe Ruth


565. “Do what you must, so you can do what you want”- Matt Solorio


566. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn


567. You are now, and you do become, what you think about. –Earl Nightingale


568. “There is no greater critical competency for a salesperson than mastering the art of perceptive listening.”


569. It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living. –Eckhart Tolle


570. “You don’t have to be liked to be trusted.” – Keenan


571. “Never ever chase money. You should chase success, because with success money follows.” -Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones


572. “Killer salespeople uncover true problems behind desired solutions.” – Aaron Ross


573. Allow them to choose their rewards


574. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. –Steve Jobs


575. Focus on progress, not perfection.


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


577. Ask for the close early, and ask often.


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


579. “Talking isn’t selling and selling isn’t closing.”


580. Do not just work IN your business; work ON it. That is how it should always be.


581. “It takes a person with a mission to succeed.”


582. If you see it inside of your head, eventually you will see it in front of your eyes.


583. “The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary.”


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


585. “90 percent of selling is conviction, and 10 percent is persuasion.”


586. “Never wish that life were easier, wish that you were better” – Jim Rohn


587. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” —Jim Rohn


588. “Your self-worth determines your net worth."


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


590. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.”- Tom Peters


591. Your job in sales is to create moments of truth!


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


593. “Not everyone gets to be a winner unless they choose to be. Winning is a mentality.” – Valentin Chmerkovskiy


594. “Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.” – Mary Pickford


595. “You can't build a reputation on what you’re going to do” - Henry Ford


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


597. Knowledge isn't power, applied knowledge is ... –Paul Chek


598. “You just can’t beat a person who never gives up” – Babe Ruth


599. “The hard is what makes it great.”


600. “It’s not about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving.” –Rocky Balboa


601. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.”


602. Winners Anticipate; Losers React. –Tony Robbins


603. I'm not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey


604. “Make a customer, not a sale.”-Katherine Barchetti


605. I either win or learn.


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


607. “Goals are dreams with deadlines.”


608. “If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete.” – Peter Drucker


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


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


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


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


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


614. “Get your mojo back”


615. Expect the yes. Embrace the no. That's how you master the close!


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


617. “Successful people are simply those with successful habits.”


618. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. –Henry David Thoreau


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


620. “What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110% all the time.” – Don Zimmer


621. I don't have dreams, I have goals. –Harvey Specter


622. Trying is winning in the moment. Dan Waldschmidt


623. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde


624. Appreciation is the currency you pay the universe with.


625. “People who can close deals love life.” – Grant Cardone


626. Success always leaves clues.


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


628. “Today is always the most productive day of your week.”


629. Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all deadly sins. -Edith Wharton


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


631. “The harder you work, the luckier you get.’’ -Mike Adenuga


632. “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” – Yogi Berra


633. “Outbound prospecting is all about quality, not quantity.”


634. “Leaders must get across the why as well as the what.” – John Doerr


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


636. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak


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


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


639. “You need both a plan and the willingness to change it.” –Author unknown


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


641. Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston S. Churchill


642. “You earn the right to tell your story, when you start with theirs.” –Matt Heinz


643. “Accountability breeds responsibility.” – Stephen Covey


644. Good things come to those who hustle hard.


645. “Competition is the best form of motivation.” – Cordae


646. “How you sell is more important than what you sell.”


647. “When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard”, I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” – Sydney J. Harris


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


649. “After a positive experience, 83% of customers would be happy to provide a referral” – MyRoofingPal


650. Do small things with great love.


651. “To be interesting, be interested.”


652. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage” - Anais Nin


653. Discipline is the difference between what you want now and what you want most. Author Unknown


654. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” – Jim Cathcart


655. The hours ordinary people waste, extraordinary people leverage. –Robin Sharma


656. Dream impossible dreams! And when those dreams become reality make the next ones more impossible.


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


658. Success is never owned; it is only rented—and the rent is due every day.