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850 Motivational Sales Leadership Quotes (2023)

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


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


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


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


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


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


7. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb


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


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


10. Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. -Michelle Obama


11. Courage is not defined by having the strength to go on. It is, in fact, going on even when you do not have any left. - Teddy Roosevelt


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


13. “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” Benjamin Franklin


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


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


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


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


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


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


20. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson


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


22. Emails that do not get sent do not close deals.


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


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


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


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


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


28. You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself. -Diana Ross


29. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” Ken Blanchard


30. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -Mark Twain


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


32. “It´s easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.” Zig Ziglar


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


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


35. “The only thing that’s keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.” – Tony Robbins


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


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


38. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” — George S. Patton.


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


40. “High expectations are the key to everything.” — Sam Walton.


41. Whenever you feel like you have failed, remember that even Coca Cola only sold 25 bottles their first year. Success takes time.


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


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


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


45. “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.” – Zig Ziglar


46. “Past limits” is, by definition, an impossibility, but you get it.


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


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


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


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


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


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


53. “How you sell is more important than what you sell.” — Andy Paul.


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


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


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


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


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


59. “All business is personal… Make your friends before you need them.” -Robert L. Johnson


60. “When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at something, they’ll tell you.” – Walter Payton


61. “‘I can’ is 100 times more important than IQ.” – Unknown


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


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


64. “In the world of Internet Customer Service, it’s important to remember your competitor is only one mouse click away.” – Doug Warner


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


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


67. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. -Zig Ziglar


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


69. “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.


70. “Integrity is what we do, what we say and what we say we do. “ Don Galer


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


72. “Procrastination is a conversion killer and business destroyer.” Rich Scheffren


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


74. “To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.” Friedrich Nietzsche


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


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


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


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


79. “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.


80. “Don’t try to do everything by yourself, but try to connect with people and resources. Having that discipline and perseverance is really important.” -Chieu Cao


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


82. “The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.” — John Madden.


83. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” Robert Louis Stevenson


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


85. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” —Norman Ralph Augustine.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


103. 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


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


105. “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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


122. “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


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


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


125. “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


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


127. “Most time gets lost by not thinking things through.” Alfred Herrhausen


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


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


130. There’s so much creativity in brokeness. Brokeness will have you making it work. -Issa Rae


131. “Change is the only constant in business. Those who are able to adapt will win.” Alfred Herrhausen


132. “Well done is better than well said.” — Benjamin Franklin.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


142. “Take a risk. If you win, you'll be happy; if you lose, you'll be wise.” Anonymous


143. “What you focus on is what you get.” — Bob Burg.


144. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” — Henry Ford.


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


146. “Prospecting – find the man with the problem.” – Ben Friedman


147. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is the courage that counts.” Winston Churchill


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


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


150. “You are what you repeatedly do. Make excellence a habit, not an act that you do once a while." - Aristotle


151. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. Sometimes, all it takes is the first step to start Rest, follows. - Wayne Gretzky


152. “Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude.” — Ralph Marston.


153. “Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, and never use the word ‘sorry.'” — Trish Bertuzzi.


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


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


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


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


158. “There are three choices in life: be good, get good, or give up.” – Hugh Laurie


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


160. “Every choice you make has an end result.”


161. “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” — Unknown/proverb.


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


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


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


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


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


167. “If you’re not taking care of your customers, your competitor will.” – Bob Hooey


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


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


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


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


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


173. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” — Jim Cathcart.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


185. 97% of the people who quit too soon are employed by the 3% that never gave up! Do not give up, ever.


186. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill


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


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


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


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


191. “Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it.” – Bruce Lee


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


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


194. Your self-worth will determine your net worth.


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


196. “Ninety percent of selling is convincing and 10 percent is persuasion.” – Shiv Khera


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


198. I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. -Lucille Ball


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


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


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


202. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden


203. “Good leaders don’t make excuses. Instead, they figure out a way to get things done.” – Jocko Willink (more Jocko Willink quotes here.)


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


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


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


207. “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


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


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


210. “Never sacrifice who you are, just because someone has a problem with it.” – Unknown


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


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


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


214. The difference between fear and excitement lies in how you THINK about it.


215. “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” — Christopher Morley.


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


217. “Everyone says it's impossible.”


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


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


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


221. All great achievements require time. -Maya Angelou


222. “I thrive on obstacles. If I’m told that it can’t be done, then I push harder.” -Issa Rae


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


224. “Good customer service is the key to success in our modern business landscape.” – GetVOIP


225. “A customers buy from A people. B and C customers buy from B people.” Anonymous


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


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


228. “There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions — in a way that serves the world and you.” — Richard Branson.


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


230. “Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.” - Thomas Edison


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


232. “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.


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


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


235. “All things being equal – people will do business with and refer business to those people they know, like, and trust.” – Bo Burg, The Go-Giver


236. “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


237. “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


238. “For a leader, getting results is more important than getting credit.” – Bob Burg


239. “Accountability breeds responsibility.” – Stephen Covey


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


241. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” John Wooden


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


243. “Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” – T. Harv Eker


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


245. “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


246. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.”


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


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


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


250. “When selling (and/or influencing), your expertise can become your enemy.” Mike Bosworth - Story Seekers


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


252. “The days of the authoritarian alpha male leaders have ended. Good leadership is about inclusiveness.” Aurorasa Sima


253. Focus on progress, not perfection.


254. “You are the product. You feeling something. That’s what sells. Not them. Not sex. They can’t do what we do and they hate us for it.”


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


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


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


258. “Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


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


260. “People trust more, listen more, buy more when they learn about you from someone they respect and trust.” – Jennifer Gluckow


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


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


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


264. “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” Robert Staubach


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


266. Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is. That’s the attitude separating great salespeople from others. - Vince Lombardi


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


268. “Make a customer, not a sale.” Katherine Barchetti


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


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


271. “A fool with a (sales) tool is still a fool” – Jill Rowley


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


273. “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.


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


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


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


277. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill.


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


279. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity: an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill


280. “You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney


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


282. If you see it inside of your head, at some point, you will see it in front of your eyes.


283. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” — William James.


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


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


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


287. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt.


288. “What we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfrey


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


290. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John Maxwell


291. “Don’t become a wandering generality. Be a meaningful specific.” – Zig Ziglar, legendary sales author and speaker


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


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


294. “You have to learn to keep your eyes on an ultimate goal. If you lose sight of that goal, you have to get out.” -Hamdi Ulukaya


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


296. A successful salesperson wakes up with determination every morning and goes to bed with satisfaction. Perseverance will be your best friend.


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


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


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


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


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


302. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” — Warren Buffett.


303. “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


304. “No pain, no change.” Mike Bosworth - Solution Selling


305. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24 hour days.” Zig Ziglar


306. “[Sales and marketing] have to start talking to each other. They’ve got to stop spilling each other’s beers.” – Ann Handley


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


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


309. “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


310. “Prospecting - Find the man with the problem.” Ben Friedman


311. There’s never any guarantee that anyone will like you. So if anyone likes you at all, you’ve already won. -Chelsea Handler


312. The secret to getting ahead lies in getting started. Start now. What are you waiting for?


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


314. “There is always room at the top.” — Daniel Webster.


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


316. “Businesses make most mistakes when times are good - not when times are bad.” Alfred Herrhausen


317. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill


318. “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” – William James


319. Sometimes later becomes never. Don’t let anything stop you from doing it now.


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


321. “50 % of business is psychology. Business is a party of people - not computers.” Alfred Herrhausen


322. “Self-pity is an acid which eats holes in happiness.” Earl Nightingale


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


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


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


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


327. “Fortune favors the bold.” – Virgil


328. Your past does not equal your future.


329. “When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”—Norman Vincent Peale


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


331. When you feel like quitting, think about why you started in the first place.


332. “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan, prepare and expect to win.” Zig Ziglar


333. “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” — Yogi Berra.


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


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


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


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


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


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


340. “Without passion, you don’t have energy. Without energy, you have nothing.” — Warren Buffet.


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


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


343. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein.


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


345. “Remember to send your clients reminder emails before the jobs have started or even thank you emails after.” – Housecall Pro


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


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


348. “Don’t bother telling the world you are ready. Show it. Do it.” – Peter Dinklage


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


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


351. Great things never come from comfort zones.


352. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” Samuel Johnson


353. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”


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


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


356. “Luck” is imaginary. Lucky people are often the ones working to get what they want.


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


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


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


360. “Hey, here’s a gourd!’ is not so different as, ‘Hey, here’s enterprise sales software!’ The language changes, but the humans are the same.” – Chris Pen


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


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


363. “If you want to make money, you have to help someone else make money.” –Russell Simmons


364. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” -Erica Jong


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


366. “The key to this business is personal relationships.”


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


368. Change before you have to. -Jack Welch


369. “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.


370. “What counts is not necessarily the dog in the fight - it´s the fight in the dog.” Dwight D. Eisenhower


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


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


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


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


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


376. “Accept failure as part of the process.” — Unknown.


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


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


379. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” Robert Shuller


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


381. “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


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


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


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


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


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


387. “For every sale you miss because you're enthusiastic, you miss a hundred you're not enthusiastic enough.” Zig Ziglar


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


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


390. Do not focus on numbers. Focus on doing what you do best. -Cassey Ho


391. “Being defeated is only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” Marilyn von Savant


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


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


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


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


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


397. Done is worth more than perfect.


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


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


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


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


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


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


404. “Leadership belongs to those who take it.” — Sheryl Sandberg.


405. “Just don’t give up what you’re trying to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” -Ella Fitzgerald


406. “If people like you, they will listen to you, but if they trust you, they will do business with you.” – Zig Ziglar


407. “In Business and in Life. You don't get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.” Lester Karrass


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


415. “Do not let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden


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


417. “Sometimes the most influential thing we can do it listen.” – Bob Burg


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


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


420. “Establishing trust is better than any sales technique.” — Mike Puglia.


421. “Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.” George Van Valkenburg


422. ​​“Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.” – William Clement Stone


423. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso


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


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


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


427. “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.” Milton Berle


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


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


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


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


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


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


434. “The story is the heart of the sale.” — Matthew Pollard.


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


436. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” — Steve Jobs.


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


438. “Establishing trust is better than any sales technique.” – Mike Puglia, Chief Marketing Officer, Kaseya


439. “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” -Christopher Morley


440. “A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves.” – Harvey Mackay


441. “If people like you, they'll listen to you, but if they trust you, they'll do business with you.” Zig Ziglar


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


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


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


445. “80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen


446. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”


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


448. “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


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


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


451. 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


452. “I hated every minute of training, but I thought to myself, ‘Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


461. “Nature has given us all the pieces required to achieve exceptional wellness and health, but has left it to us to put these pieces together.”—Diane McLaren


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


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


464. The quality of the questions you ask yourself determines the quality of your life. If you are not questioning yourself, what are you even doing?


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


466. “For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough.”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


475. “You don't close a sale; you open a relationship if you want to build a successful business.” Patricia Fripp


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


483. “If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.”


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


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


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


487. “There will be obstacles and there will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps


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


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


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


491. “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


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


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


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


495. “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


496. “Timid salesmen have skinny kids.”


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


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


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


500. “Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business.” — Aaron Ross.


501. “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.”


502. “Arouse in the other person an eager want. He who can do this has the whole world with him. He who cannot walks a lonely way.”


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


504. “Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die. You want to get rich, but you don’t want to make cold calls. Make the cold call.” – Grant Cardone


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


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


507. “We cannot solve our problem with the same thinking we used when we created it.” Albert Einstein


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


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


510. “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.


511. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.”


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


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


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


515. “Trying is winning in the moment.” — Dan Waldschmidt.


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


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


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


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


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


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


522. “This tool has the power to reshape our professional lives and potentially save hours of work each week.”


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


524. “Change before you have to.” Jack Welch


525. . The secret to getting ahead lies in getting started. Start now. What are you waiting for?


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


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


528. “Expect to make mistakes when you are trying new and different approaches.” – Harvey Mackay


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


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


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


532. “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.


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


534. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”


535. “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.


536. You have to learn to keep your eyes on an ultimate goal. If you lose sight of that goal, you have to get out. -Hamdi Ulukaya


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


538. “The biggest challenge in business is not the competition, it’s what goes on inside your own head.” – Barbara Corcoran


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


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


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


542. “If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.” – Chester A. Arthur


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


544. “Leadership belongs to those who take it.” -Sheryl Sandberg


545. “People don’t buy because what you do is awesome. People buy because it makes them feel awesome.” – Tara Gentile


546. “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


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


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


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


550. “There’s never any guarantee that anyone will like you. So if anyone likes you at all, you’ve already won.” -Chelsea Handler


551. “People don’t just buy your products that they can see; they buy your attitude that they can sense.” – Roxanne Emmerich


552. “A-B-C. Always Be Closing.” – Blake in Glengarry Glen Ross


553. “How you sell is more important than what you sell.” – Andy Paul, author, speaker and strategist, Zero-Time Selling


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


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


556. Charisma might open doors for you, but the character will keep you in the building. Continuously work on yourself.


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


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


559. “Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” -Michelle Obama


560. Success is never owned, only rented - and the rent is due every day. So, get cracking today. Never stop hustling.


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


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


563. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”


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


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


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


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


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


569. If you do not take care of your customers, your competitors certainly will! You do not want that in this economy. So, pull yourself up and get to work.


570. “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


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


572. Allow them to choose their rewards


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


574. “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.


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


576. “Start working with your prospects as if they have already hired you.” – Jill Konrath


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


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


579. “Tend to the people, and they will tend to the business.” John Maxwell


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


581. “Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day until you reach your goal.” -Ava DuVernay


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


583. The dream is free, but the hustle is not! Be prepared for long nights, working weekends, and crazy deadlines. The reward is worth it.


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


585. “And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.” – Kurt Vonnegut


586. “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


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


588. “Value the relationship more than the quota.”- Jeff Gitomer


589. “It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.” — Mark Hunter.


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


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


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


593. Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day until you reach your goal. -Ava DuVernay


594. “Show me the money!”


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


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


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


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


599. “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


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


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


602. “I am hitting my head against the walls, but the walls are giving way.” – Gustav Mahler


603. “You are 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


604. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


605. Don’t try to do everything by yourself, but try to connect with people and resources. Having that discipline and perseverance is really important. -Chieu Cao


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


607. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn


608. Trust trumps transactions. Never disappoint your customers. They should always be your #1 priority - no matter what anyone else says.


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


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


611. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” — Napolean Hill.


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


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


614. “Create your future from your future not your past.” –Werner Erhard Tweet: “Create your future from your future not your past.” – Werner Erhard, via @cfsplaybook


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


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


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


618. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra


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


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


621. “Success looks a lot like failure up until the moment you break through the finish line.” – Dan Waldschmidt, Co-CEO, Edgy Inc.


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


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


624. Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then. -Diana Ross


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


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


627. 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


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


629. Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion. -Tina Fey


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


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


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


633. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer


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


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


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


637. “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.


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


639. “The questions you ask are more important than the things you could ever say.” Tom Freese


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


648. “Make a customer, not a sale.”


649. “This is the time to show them everything. Make sure they remember you.”


650. Feedback is what champions thrive on. Do not be afraid to get feedback now and then. It is a great tool to improve yourself.


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


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


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


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


655. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates


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


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


658. Start with expecting great things for yourself. Then, go out and do them. Don’t let anything or anyone stop you from achieving your goals. - Michael Jordan


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


660. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”


661. “Try not to become a person of success, but try to become a person of value.” Albert Einstein


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


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


664. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” — Lucille Ball.


665. “The ordinary focus on what they’re getting. The extraordinary think about who they’re becoming.” – Unknown


666. “You have to drop your sales mentality and start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you.” – Jill Konrath


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


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


669. “I think the biggest mistake that salespeople make today is that they try to pretend they’re not salespeople.” – Irreverent Sales Girl


670. “We are not here to take part. We are here to take over.” – Conor McGregor


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


672. “You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” -Diana Ross


673. “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


674. “If you are not moving closer to what you want in sales, you probably aren’t doing enough asking.” – Jack Canfield


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


676. “Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.” – Unknown


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


678. “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


679. “Change before you have to.” — Jack Welch.


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


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


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


683. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect.” – W Clement Strong.


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


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


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


687. “It comes down to executing well — actually improving upon what you already have — to see the clear return on investment.” – Brad Smith


688. You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. –Marian Wright Edelman


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


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


691. “What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.” — Henry David Thoreau.


692. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi


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


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


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


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


697. “Confidence is 10 percent hard work and 90 percent delusion.” -Tina Fey


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


699. “There is little success where there is little laughter.” Andrew Carnegie.


700. “Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


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


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


703. “Don’t give up on something you believe in, you will find a way.” – Roy T. Bennett


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


705. You cannot sell to others if you are not sold yourself.


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


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


708. “Find the top 10% salesman in my field and find out what they do differently.” – Brian Tracy, The Psychology of Selling”


709. “Obstacles can´t stop you. Problems can´t stop you. Only you can stop you.” Jeffrey Gitomer


710. “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.”


711. “Solve customer problems and make sure that the customer is representative of a large market and then you will have a pretty good formula.” -Melanie Perkins


712. “I never see failure as a failure, but only as the game I must play and win.” – Tom Hopkins


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


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


715. “People are influenced to change by people they trust.” Mike Bosworth - Story Seekers


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


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


718. “The supreme quality of leadership is integrity.” Dwight Eisenhower


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


720. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” — Zig Ziglar.


721. Clarity is power. No one can get anything done without clarity.


722. “Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” -Diana Ross


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


724. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.“ — John Wooden.


725. Just don’t give up what you’re trying to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. -Ella Fitzgerald


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


734. “If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.”


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


736. Fear is the road sign to growth and success.


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


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


739. Success happens at the exact moment you do not feel like it.


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


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


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


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


744. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” – Winston Churchill


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


746. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” – Norman Ralph Augustin


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


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


749. “If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison


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


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


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


753. “If you keep on doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep on getting what you’ve always got.” – W. L. Bateman


754. “To be interesting, be interested.”


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


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


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


758. “We have to say what we think. We have to do what we say. And then we have to be what we say.” Alfred Herrhausen


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


760. “If you are not making mistakes then you are not doing anything.” – John Wooden


761. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West


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


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


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


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


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


767. “Excellence is not a skill. It´s an attitude.” Ralph Marston


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


769. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect.” — William Clement Stone.


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


771. “Rome wasn’t built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour.” – John Heywood


772. “Indulge your customers through engaging storytelling” – Ecom Academy


773. “I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.” – Mia Hamm


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


775. “Keep your sales pipeline full by prospecting continuously. Always have more people to see than you have time to see them.” – Brian Tracy


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


777. “Fortune favors the bold.” — Virgil.


778. “Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.” Peter Drucker


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


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


781. “Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” – Diana Ross


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


783. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” — James Cameron.


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


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


786. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” Amelia Earhart


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


788. “Stop saying LATER. You won’t do it later. Do it or decide not to do it.” – Chris Brogan


789. “Time is the friend of the wonderful business, the enemy of the mediocre.” – Warren Buffett


790. “To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less. “ Andre Malraux


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


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


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


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


795. “You don’t have to be liked to be trusted.” – Keenan, CEO/President, A Sales Guy


796. Expect the yes and embrace the no. That is how you master the close!


797. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert Schuller


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


799. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden


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


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


802. “Expect the best, prepare for the worst, and capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar


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


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


805. “The best salespeople know that their expertise can become their enemy in selling.” – Mike Bosworth, author, speaker and sales trainer, Mike Bosworth Leadership


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


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


808. “Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves.” – Steve Jobs


809. “We must focus on purposes instead of just setting goals, for long-term vision is what keeps us from being frustrated by short-term failure.” – Dan Clark


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


811. There’s always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving. -Phylicia Rashad


812. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” — Wayne Dyer.


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


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


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


816. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” Warren Buffet


817. “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bs story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”


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


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


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


821. ”Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller


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


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


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


825. “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


826. Solve customer problems and make sure that the customer is representative of a large market and then you will have a pretty good formula. -Melanie Perkins


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


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


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


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


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


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


833. “Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.” Seth Godin


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


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


836. “Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder”


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


838. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” – Lisa Stone


839. Understand their personal and professional goals


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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