50 Sales Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

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We all need a little motivation, especially when things are slow and we’re not hitting our targets. If you’ve got a sales team that needs an extra push to keep going, what better way to do that than with inspiring words? Here are 50 sales quotes to motivate our sales team:

“Salespeople often want to give up at the mere sign of a negative response. Objections will come. The difference between a successful salesperson and an unsuccessful one is the manner in which they handle objections.” -SnappSales

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

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

3. “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

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

5. “Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.” -Jeffrey Gitomer

6. “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

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

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

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

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

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

12. “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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

21. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” -Steve Jobs

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

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

24. “Fortune favors the bold.” -Virgil

25. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” -Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

34. “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

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

36. “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

37. “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

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

39. “Take risks. If you win, you’ll be happy; if you lose, you’ll be wise.” – Anonymous

40. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar

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

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

43. “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

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

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

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

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

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

49. “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

50. “Goals aren’t enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadline to make you run. One isn’t much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous.” – Ben Feldman