50 Motivational Quotes to Ignite Your Sales Drive in 2017-2018

 

Salespeople deal with ample amounts of negativity. For every deal they close, they face countless unanswered calls and emails, not to mention uninterested or even hostile prospects. It can be hard to power through all the “nos” on the road to a “yes.”

 

But you know who else has encountered rejection? Some of the greatest thinkers, leaders, and businesspeople of our time. And they didn’t just persevere through the hard times — failure is what made them succeed. The next time you feel your obstacles are overwhelming you, read through this list and internalize the ideas and inspiration.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

8) “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” –Thomas Jefferson

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

12) “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” –Norman Ralph Augustine

 

13) “Change before you have to.” –Jack Welch

 

14) “Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.” –Daniel Pink

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

19) “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

 

20) “There is always room at the top.” –Daniel Webster

 

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

 

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

 

23) “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” –Napolean Hill

 

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

 

25) “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” –Christopher Morley

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

32) “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” –William James

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

36) “The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.” –John Madden

 

37) “Fortune favors the bold.” –Virgil

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

42) “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –John R. Wooden

 

43) “There is little success where there is little laughter.” –Andrew Carnegie

 

44) “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” –Albert Einstein

 

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

 

46) “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” –Warren Buffett

 

47) “Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible!'” –Audrey Hepburn

 

48) “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” –Steve Jobs

 

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

 

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