100 Sales Motivation Quotes to Effectively Inspire Your Team!

100 Sales Motivation Quotes to Effectively Inspire Your Team!

Sales aren’t easy, and so many salespeople have to deal with a lot of negativity daily. In fact, not receiving responses to their emails and calls can make them feel dejected. On top of that, there are unfriendly prospects which further put their morale down. It is thus pretty natural for a person facing all this to feel demotivated. But a little motivation can go a long way. Hence, we bring for you, 100 Motivational Sales Quotes. 

Nobody would know how difficult it is to turn a prospect “No” into a “Yes”. However, rejection and failure are indispensable parts of life. Many great thinkers and achievers have had it tough, but they managed to sail through the rough seas, and the whole world knows about them. 

Evidently, there is no shortage of success stories of famous business people who made it large in life. After all, what is a success story without an element of failure in it? 

While what you feel is the end of your story could just be a u-turn that would lead to your destination differently. 

Life doesn’t follow your plans, and that is why at times, you should let life take its course. It is like allowing the storm to pass and you staying calm. You surely do require some strength for that, and you will be on the lookout for some motivation. There is nothing wrong with that because, at times, the stories of other people, their struggle, and their ways of handling problems can help you find the missing piece of your jigsaw puzzle. 

We all feel a little low when we fail, but that doesn’t mean that we will always fail. Look back and see how well you managed to deal with every obstacle that came into your life. There must have been professional and personal setbacks, but you did your bit in sorting them out. 

As a professionally in distress salesperson, you would surely find some motivational sales quotes helpful in gaining control over yourself and probably even encouraging your team members. 

You would say that you are motivated for a few days and then get disappointed again. However, this will not happen if you make getting inspired your habit.  Because words are compelling in building your self-esteem, and an everyday dose of motivational sales quotes can do wonders. 

Build your confidence by pinning sales motivational quotes on your wall and look at them the moment you wake up. This habit will work in your favour in the long run. 

Another thing you can do is to keep your sales team in the loop and share motivational quotes. It may get lonely when you are alone, but there is nothing like having more people who want to grow with you.

Create a WhatsApp group for sales motivational quotes alone and eventually add as many people as you can into it. Later, ask everyone to do their bit in contributing to the group. You can also choose the best messages, pin them up on your office board, and see how you and your team win! 

So, don’t overthink and get started. Turn the tide in your favor. 

100 Sales Motivational Quotes

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

2. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You surely can’t live long enough to make them yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

inspirational quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Sales motivational quote by Og Mandino

4. “Beware of monotony; it’s the mother of all deadly sins.”- Edith Wharton

5. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.”- Jim Cathcart

motivational quote by Jim Cathcart

6. “Don’t watch the clock. Rather do what it does. Keep going.”- Sam Levenson

motivational quote by Sam Levenson

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

Inspirational quote by Oprah Winfrey

8. “What differentiates sellers today is their ability to bring fresh ideas.”- Jill Konrath

sales motivational quote by Jill Konrath

9. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”- Walt Disney

inspirational quote by Walt Disney

10. “Either run the day or the day runs you.”- Jim Rohn

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

sales motivational quote by - Thomas Paine

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

inspirational quote by George S. Patton

13. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.”- Norman Ralph Augustine

motivational quote by Norman Ralph Augustine

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

inspirational quote by Daniel Pink

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

inspirational quote by Florence Nightengale

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

motivational quote by Zig Ziglar

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

motivational quote by Benjamin Franklin

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

inspirational quote by Wayne Gretzky

19. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you instead willing to pursue luck with a vengeance?”- Jill Konrath

motivational quote by Jill Konrath

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

inspirational quote by Daniel Webster

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

sales motivational quote by Mark Hunter

22. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.”- Napolean Hill

Sales inspirational quote by Napolean Hill

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

motivational quote by Vince Lombardi

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

inspirational quote by Sheryl Sandberg

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

motivational quote by Zig Ziglar

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

motivational quote by Henry Ford

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

motivational quote by Dan Waldschmidt

28. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”- Joe Namath

inspirational quote by Joe Namath

29. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. Because it does.”- William James

motivational quote by William James

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

inspirational quote by Babe Ruth

31. “Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, but never use the word ‘sorry.’ “- Trish Bertuzzi

motivational quote by Trish Bertuzzi

32. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”- Abraham Lincoln

Inspirational quote by Abraham Lincoln

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

inspirational quote by John Madden

34. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. But it is courage that counts.”- Winston Churchill

motivational  quote by Winston Churchill

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

motivational quote by John D. Rockefeller

36. High expectations are the key to everything.”- Sam Walton

motivational quote by Sam Walton

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

motivational quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

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

inspirational quote by John R. Wooden

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

motivational quote by Andrew Carnegie

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

motivational quote by Albert Einstein

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

motivational quote

42. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll soon start having positive results.”

motivational quote

43. “Excellence is not a skill, but an attitude”

motivational quote

44. “Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion”

45. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.”

motivational quote

46. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.”

motivational quote

47. “Make a customer, not a sale”

sales motivation quote

48. “You have to drop your sales mentality. Instead, start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you”

motivational quote

49. “The first part of success is ‘Get-to-it-iveness’; the second part of success is ‘Stick-to-it-iveness.”

motivational quote

50. “On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire”

motivational quote

51. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. Because it does.”– William James

Inspirational quote by William James

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

motivational quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

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

sales motivational quote by Bob Burg

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

motivational quote by Henry Ford

55. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.”- William Clement Stone

motivational quote by William Clement Stone

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

motivational quote by Mark Hunter

57. “If you do not have a defined process that moves your people forward so they can achieve greater results, then what is it you are managing?”- Keith Rosen

motivational by Keith Rosen

58. “If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you surely don’t know what you’re doing.”- Edward Deming

inspirational quote by Edward Deming

59. “Numbers alone won’t fix anything. But they will help you identify where the problem is.”- Steli Efti

motivational quote by Steli Efti

60. Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you will surely get the result.”- Oscar Wilde

motivational quote by Oscar Wilde

61. “If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.”- John D Rockefeller

sales inspirational quote by John D Rockefeller

62. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”- Bobby Unser

motivational quote by Bobby Unser

63. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”– Steve Jobs

sales motivational quote by Steve Jobs

64. “Filter everything you’re doing, saying and pitching and you’ll eventually improve just about every metric you care about today.”- Matt Heinz

inspirational quote by Matt Heinz

65. “Leaders must get across the why as well as the what.”- John Doerr

motivational quote by John Doerr

66. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”- Robert Collier

motivational quote by Robert Collier

67. “If you harness the power of innovation, you’ll surely convert sales complexity into a brutal competitive advantage.”– Tim Sanders

motivational quote by Tim Sanders

68. “Killer Salespeople Uncover True Problems Behind Desired Solutions.”– Aaron Ross

motivational quote by Aaron Ross

69. “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

sales motivational quote by Zig Ziglar

70. “The sales compensation plan is Batman, while the sales contest is Robin.”– Mark Roberge

Sales inspirational quote by Mark Roberge

71. “Sales success comes from the right balance of quality human interaction as well as appropriate use of supplemental tools.”– Deb Calvert

Sales motivational quote by Deb Calvert

72. “You can’t propose a mutually beneficial business relationship until you can’t understand their business.”– Craig Rosenberg

Sales motivational quote by Craig Rosenberg

73. “BUYERS do business with you, not with your company and not with your technology.”- Joanne Black

Sales motivational quote b y Joanne Black

74. Remember, people don’t believe it when WE say it, they believe it when THEY say it “- Shari Levitin

motivational quote by Shari Levitin

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

motivational quote by Mark Hunter

76. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.”– Zig Ziglar

sales motivational quote by Zig Ziglar

77. “HUMANIZE the sales process or perish.”- Steli Efti

motivational quote by Steli Efti

78. “If you don’t believe in what you’re selling, neither will your prospect.”-Frank Bettger

motivational quote by Frank Bettger

79. “Either run the day or the day runs you.” -Jim Rohn

motivational quote by Jim Rohn

80. “The story is the heart of the sale.”- Matthew Pollard

motivational quote by Matthew Pollard

81. “The customer doesn’t care about features, rather they care about solving their problems.”– Trish Bertuzzi

motivational quote by Trish Bertuzzi

82. “The real problem with closing is not adequately defining or diagnosing the prospect’s problems in the first place.”– Keith Eades

motivational quote by Keith Eades

83. “There is no magic to closing. There are no magic phrases. But, closing the deal is completely dependent on the situation.”- Alice Heiman

motivational quote by Alice Heiman

84. “Successful people ask a lot more questions during sales calls than do their less successful colleagues.”– Neil Rackham

inspirational quote by Neil Rackham

85. “In high-productivity sales organizations, salespeople do not cause customer acquisition growth, rather they fulfill it.” – Aaron Ross

Inspirational quote by Aaron Ross

86. “It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching, and closing. But it is about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.”- Mark Roberge

motivational quote by Mark Roberge

87. “Selling is essentially a transference of feelings.”– Zig Ziglar

motivational quote by Zig Ziglar

88. “SELLING is really about having conversations with people while helping them improve their company or their life.”- Lori Richardson

motivational quote by Lori Richardson

89. “Sellers who listen to buyers carefully and then give them the missing ingredients – those are the ones who stand out.” – Deb Calvert

motivational quote by Deb Calvert

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

motivational quote by Thomas Freese

91. “Companies should be selling ideas more than benefits. Sell Ideas. Not stuff.” – Aaron Ross

motivational quote by Aaron Ross

92. “You don’t close a sale; you should rather open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” – Patricia Fripp

Sales inspirational quote by Patricia Fripp

93. “Treat objections as requests for further information.” – Brian Tracy

motivational quote by Brian Tracy

94. “Before LinkedIn and other social networks, in the sales world, ABC stood for Always Be Closing. But now it means Always Be Connecting.” – Jill Rowley

motivational quote by Jill Rowley

95. “The key is not to call the decision-maker. The key however is to have the decision maker call you.”- Jeffrey Gitomer

motivational quote by Jeffrey Gitomer

96. “There is no easy button in sales. Prospecting is hard, emotionally draining work, but it is the price you have to pay to earn a high income.” – Jeb Blount

motivational quote by Jeb Blount

97. “High-level buyers want to talk to people who know more than they do. They hunger not for information but insight.”– Barbara Weaver Smith

motivational quote by Barbara Weaver Smith

98. “Every email is an opportunity to test a different benefit or angle.” – Heather R Morgan

99. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.”- Warren Buffett

Motivational quote by Warren Buffett

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

motivational quote by Abraham Lincoln

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