31 Inspirational Sales Quotes That Will Fire Up Your Team

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Selling cars can sometimes be a grind. A good quote can lighten the mood, put things in perspective, fire you up, challenge you and more! Collect, print or store these on your iPhone to get motivation wherever you may be! Let me know if I missed a good one in the comments section.

  1. If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. – Ray Kroc
  2. Why did I want to win? Because I didn’t want to lose! – Max Schmelling
  3. Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business. – Zig Ziglar
  4. In business, I’ve discovered that my purpose is to do my best to my utmost ability every day. That’s my standard. I learned early in my life that I had high standards. – Donald Trump
  5. It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  6. In all realms of life, it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm. – Suze Orman
  7. The NBA is never just a business. It’s always business. It’s always personal. All good businesses are personal. The best businesses are very personal. – Mark Cuban
  8. Long-range planning works best in the short term. – Doug Evelyn
  9. Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games. – Babe Ruth
  10. Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. – David Rockefeller
  11. The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time. –Henry Ford
  12. Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel
  13. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates
  14. The only limits are, as always, those of vision. – James Broughton
  15. There is no royal, flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it. For if I have accomplished anything in life, it is because I have been willing to work hard. – C.J. Walker
  16. Business opportunities are like buses: there’s always another one coming. – Richard Branson
  17. I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them! – C.J. Walker
  18. Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. – Norman Schwarzkopf
  19. The golden rule for every business man is this: “Put yourself in your customer’s place.” – Orison Swett Marden
  20. The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. – Nolan Bushnell
  21. My store, Wine Library, outsells big national chains. How do you think we do it? It started with hustle. I always say that our success wasn’t due to my hundreds of online videos about wine that went viral, but to the hours I spent talking to people online afterward, making connections and building relationships. – Gary Vaynerchuk
  22. The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse. – John Mason
  23. You don’t close a sale; you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise. – Patricia Fripp
  24. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills
  25. Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
  26. 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
  27. The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them. – Jill Konrath
  28. People will choose unhappiness over uncertainty. – Tim Ferriss
  29. Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. – Zig Ziglar
  30. Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude. – Ralph Marston
  31. Today is always the most productive day of your week. – Mark Hunter
August 27, 2014 - Written by

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