81 Motivational Sales Quotes to Crush 2021 Goals

Sales job isn't for the weak hearted. Dealing with the negativity, umpteen unanswered calls, emails, texts & outright hostility — isn't exactly easy.
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    Worry not, here are some all time greats that have gone through what you are going through right now

    They worked their way through tough times, turned the tables to become who they are. The opportunity to face the toughest moments is what made them so successful. If you are overwhelmed or stressed out, read some inspiring quotes from sales people.

    Inspiring Sales Quotes

    “If you’re going through hell, keep going“ - Winston Churchill
    “The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.” – Frank Lucas
    "Great sales people (don't) have the ability to feel sorry for themselves" - Barbara Corcoran
    "It always seems impossible until it's done" Nelson Mandela
    "Results come over time. Not overnight"
    "A ferocious concentration & fanatical execution is what you need to finish strong" - Gary Blair
    "Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better" - Jim Rohn

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    Sales Attitude Quotes

    "Quality performance starts with a positive attitude" - Jeffrey Gitomer
    "Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude" - Zig Ziglar
    “Today is always the most productive day of your week” – Mark Hunter
    “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily” – Zig Ziglar
    “You just can’t beat a person who never gives up” – Babe Ruth
    “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do” - Sir Henry Ford
    “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish” - Steve Jobs
    “Please think about your legacy, because you're writing it every day” – Gary Vaynerchuk
    “Timid Salesmen Have Skinny Kids” – Zig Ziglar
    “You miss 100% of the shots you don't take” – Wayne Gretzky
    “Be so good, they can’t ignore you” – Steve Martin
    “Earn your leadership everyday”– Michael Jordan

    “How you sell is more important than what you sell” – Andy Paul
    “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them” – Chris Grosser
    "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does" – William James
    "Pressure is a privilege" - Billie Jean King
    "Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect" - W Clement Stone
    "It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog" - Mark Twain
    “Sales success comes after you stretch yourself past your limits on a daily basis” – Omar Periu

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    Quotes for Selling Products

    "Hustle until your haters ask if you’re hiring" - Steve Maraboli

    “Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
    "In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity" - Albert Einstein
    "Treat objections as requests for further information" - Brian Tracy
    “Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” ―David Ogilvy
    “Avoid selling to dumb customers, there aren't enough left” ―Jasleen Kaur Gumber
    “You don’t close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” – Patricia Fripp
    “Lead TO what makes you unique…not WITH what makes you unique” – Matt Dixon
    "The questions you ask are more important than the things you could ever say" – Thomas Freese
    "Telling is not selling. Only asking questions is selling" - Brian Tracy
    “If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard” – Estée Lauder

    Sales Strategy Quotes

    "Every brand isn’t for everybody, and everybody isn’t for every brand" – Liz Lange
    "Good sales people are not born, they are trained" - Dave Kurlan
    “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more” —Erica Jong
    “Don’t sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do” - Ben Feldman
    "Setting goals is the first step to turning the invisible into visible" - Tony Robbins
    "In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity" - Albert Einstein
    "Strategy is figuring out what not to do" Steve Jobs
    "Strategic planning is worthless - unless there is first a strategic vision" - John Naisbitt
    "Hope is not a Strategy" - USAF

    Relationship Building Quotes

    “Don’t celebrate closing a sale, celebrate opening a relationship.” – Patricia Fripp
    "Value the relationship more than making your quota" - Jeffrey Gitomer
    "If you are not taking care of your customer, your competition will" - Bob Hooey

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

    "I believe that you can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want"- Zig Ziglar
    "Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business" – Aaron Ross
    "Most people think ‘selling’ is the same as ‘talking’. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job" – Roy Bartell
    "Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his/her neck that says, "Make me feel important". Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life" - Mary Ash
    "The sale often goes to the most interested party" - Steve Chandler
    "One genuine new relationship is worth a fistful of business cards" - Susan Cain

    "Saying hello doesn't have an ROI. It's about building relationships" - Gary Vaynerchuk

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    Quotes about Prospecting

    “Every email is an opportunity to test a different benefit or angle” – Heather R Morgan
    “The enduring mantra of the fanatical prospector is: One more call” - Jeb Blount
    “Do you know who works almost exclusively by referrals? High end consultants, surgeons, attorneys, accountants, the wealthy. Do you know who never asks for referrals? The incompetent” ―Claude Whitacre
    "Listening is the new prospecting" - John Jantsch
    "Prospecting - Find the man with the problem" - Benjamin Friedman
    "People don’t buy because what you do is awesome. People buy because it makes them feel awesome" – Tara Gentile
    “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone” – Michael John Bobak
    “Nobody likes to be sold to, but everybody likes to buy” – Earl Taylor

    "Your future prospects resemble your best customers, and that's the place you should start” – Holger Schulze

    Funny Sales Quotes

    Salesperson: ‘This computer will cut your workload by 50%.’ Office manager: ‘That’s great! I’ll take two of them’
    “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific” - Lily Tomlin
    “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito” - Dalai Lama
    “I think the biggest mistake that salespeople make today is that they try to pretend they’re not salespeople.” – Unknown
    "If you’re going to lose, don’t lose alone"

    How do salespeople traditionally greet each other? “Hi. Nice to meet you. I’m better than you” - Inside Sales
    "What salesperson has the slickest line? A hair grease salesperson" - Funny Jokes
    Sales Manager: “The word ‘Impossible’ does not exist in my dictionary!” Sales Rep “Well, maybe you should have checked it first before buying it.” - A Joke a Day
    "I wonder if fat drug dealers sell diet coke" - Charlie Sheen
    "That awkward moment when you think a customer is a sales person"
    “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” – Oscar Wilde
    “Be happy – it drives people crazy.” – Unknown
    “Bad decisions make good stories.” – Ellis Vidler
    “Never underestimate the power of a T-Shirt”
    "The road to success is always under construction” – Lily Tomlin

    That's it folks ! Hope you enjoyed this burst of positivity

    Abhishek Ekbote
    Founder - Videoform. I write about leveraging video to grow your revenue

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