Oct 25 2016
Marc Schenker
3 Minutes to read

Being a sales manager is no easy task. You have to motivate your sales team so they always try their best to persuade, close, and never give up. But how? It’s one thing to want a sales team with high morale. It’s another thing entirely to cultivate one.

That’s where the perfect, motivational sales quotes come in. Words of wisdom from great figures throughout history are sometimes just the ticket. If you need to light a fire in your sales team, then look no further. Here’s a list of timeless sales quotes that’ll keep your team motivated.

1. “There is no prize in sales for second place. It’s win or nothing. The masters know this and strive for—they fight for—that winning edge.”
– Jeffrey Gitomer


2. “Everything that works in sales has been done already. Just keep track of the crap that you buy, or the awesome stuff that you buy, and decide what was the trigger, and then just sell to people like you. It’s really that easy – and that’s what I do.”
– Tim Ferriss


3. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.”
– Thomas Edison
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4. “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”
– Mary Kay Ash


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


6. “If you go out there and start making noise and making sales—people will find you. Sales cure all. You can talk about how great your business plan is and how well you are going to do. You can make up your own opinions, but you cannot make up your own facts. Sales cure all.”
– Daymond John


7. “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


8. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”
– Babe Ruth
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9. “You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.”
– Zig Ziglar


10. “Most of my career has been in sales. I spend 50% or more of my time with customers and employees, and I can’t wait for it to be more than 50%.”
– Anne M. Mulcahy


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


12. “Sales don’t always have anything to do with good or brilliant or original. Sales are about appeal.”
– M.J. Rose


13. “You can’t worry about the mistakes, because you’re going to make a lot of them. You’ve got to be thinking about your next move.”
– Ben Horowitz


14. “You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.”
– Henry Ford


15. “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
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16. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.”
– Bob Hooey


17. “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


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


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


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


21. “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


22. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”
– Tony Robbins
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23. “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.”
– Jack Canfield


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


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


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


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


28. “The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.”
– Napoleon Hill


29. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.”
– Samuel Johnson
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Marc Schenker

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Marc is a copywriter who, fittingly enough, runs Marc Schenker Copywriter. An expert in business and marketing, he helps businesses of all sizes get the most bang for their ad bucks.

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