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18 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

April 28, 2020
18 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

Looking to motivate your sales team? Now more than ever, sales people need support and encouragement.

We've collected some of our favorite quotes on perseverance and success to help you keep your sales team inspired and motivated.

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18 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

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Norman Ralph Augustine Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” – Norman Ralph Augustine Tweet: “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. - Norman Ralph Augustine, via @cfsplaybook

Og Mandino Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino Tweet: “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” - Og Mandino, via @cfsplaybook

Thomas Edison Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison Tweet: “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.” - Thomas Edison, via @cfsplaybook

George Addair Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair Tweet: “Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” - George Addair, via @cfsplaybook

Jim Cathcart

“Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” – Jim Cathcart Tweet: “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” - Jim Cathcart, via @cfsplaybook

Florence Nightingale

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale Tweet: “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” - Florence Nightingale, via @cfsplaybook

Thomas Jefferson

“Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson Tweet: “Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” - Thomas Jefferson, via @cfsplaybook

Sam Levenson

“Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson Tweet: “Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” - Sam Levenson, via @cfsplaybook

Thomas Paine

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine Tweet: “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” - Thomas Paine, via @cfsplaybook

Zig Ziglar

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” – Zig Ziglar Tweet: “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” - Zig Ziglar, via @cfsplaybook

Jill Konrath Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

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 Tweet: “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, via @cfsplaybook

Vince Lombardi Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi Tweet: “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” - Vince Lombardi, via @cfsplaybook

Mark Hunter Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.” – Mark Hunter Tweet: “It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.” - Mark Hunter, via @cfsplaybook

Napolean Hill Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napolean Hill Tweet: “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” - Napolean Hill, via @cfsplaybook

Henry Ford Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – Henry Ford Tweet: “You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.” - Henry Ford, via @cfsplaybook

Babe Ruth Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“You just can't beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth Tweet: “You just can't beat the person who never gives up.” - Babe Ruth, via @cfsplaybook

Winston Churchill Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” – Winston Churchill Tweet: “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” - Winston Churchill, via @cfsplaybook

Wayne Dyer Quotes to Motivate Your Sales Team

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer Tweet: “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” - Wayne Dyer, via @cfsplaybook

We hope you enjoyed these quotes. What were some of your favorites? Comment down below.

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60 Comments

  • Barry Hall - Reply

    Many thanks great quotes thanks for sharing.

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Glad you enjoyed them, Barry! Thank you so much for sharing!

      Rebecca

      • Elizabeth Frederick - Reply

        Thanks, Bankim!

  • Ken S. - Reply

    Really enjoyed the quotes here! Good Job!

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thanks so much, Ken! Glad you enjoyed the quotes!

  • Nadine - Reply

    Great quotes! Thanks for sharing!

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thanks for reading, Nadine!!

  • David - Reply

    Many of these quotes speak to the power of persistence. In sales you have to be persistent and ask for the sale a minimum of three times. You may also have to visit the potential customer many times before you can even call them your customer.

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Excellent observation, David! Thank you for sharing!

    • Kyle Evaldson - Reply

      Schedule is also key, so after a few times have to cross them off and work the numbers

      • Rebecca Smith - Reply

        So true, Kyle!

  • Tucker - Reply

    Hi! This post could not be written any better! What great quotes! Thanks for sharing!

  • philip ngunyu - Reply

    Nice stuff

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thank you, Philip!

  • L R BHATIAlr - Reply

    Excellent quotes

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thank you!!

  • Nasheed Ameen C - Reply

    Thank You so much for sharing

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      And thank you so much for reading it! Have a great day!

  • Anurag sunil - Reply

    Great work!

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thank you!

  • Sulemana Braimah - Reply

    Great work

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thank you!!!

  • Moses - Reply

    Great work, Keep sharing, I like them.

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thanks so much!!

  • Vrinda - Reply

    really motivating stuff.
    I’m feeling energetic.
    Thank you for your assistance.

  • Samuel - Reply

    Good one…thanks..

  • rob - Reply

    Fantastic list of quotes

  • robert - Reply

    Great list of quotes thanks!

  • Jacob - Reply

    Great post! Thanks for sharing such high quality content!

  • Forrest - Reply

    Great content! Thanks for sharing!

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thanks so much, Forrest!

  • mohamed hasan - Reply

    inspirational and exceptional thanks for your info

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thank you, Mohamed!

  • ERWIN O. VEJERANO - Reply

    Good job rebecca, you inspired lots of people about this, we also learned that success is just only the returned from our dedication, passion and hardworking of what we had to our work.

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Excellent observation, Erwin! Thanks so much for your kind words!

      Have a great day!
      Rebecca

  • Velmurugan - Reply

    Very useful motivation ..
    I am seeing everything, good impression..
    Expect more…

    Congratulations

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thank you so much!

      -Rebecca

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thanks so much, Rojgar! I hope you found it helpful!

      -Rebecca

  • Ubaid - Reply

    Great post.

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Thanks so much, Ubaid!

      -Rebecca

  • Rebecca Smith - Reply

    Thank you so much!!!

    Best wishes,
    Rebecca

  • famous people quotes - Reply

    Thank You Very much, Rebecca Smith, I am motivated after reading this article.

    • Rebecca Smith - Reply

      Aw yay! You are most welcomed! So glad to hear that!

      Wishing you a great day!
      Rebecca

  • Rebecca Smith - Reply

    Thank you!! Glad you found these quotes helpful!

  • Vikas Shukla - Reply

    “Keep Yourself Positive, Cheerful And Goal-Oriented. Sales Success Is 80% Attitude And Only 20% Aptitude.”

    • Rebecca (Smith) Twomey - Reply

      Thanks for sharing!!!

  • Solomon Oguh - Reply

    Thanks for sharing.

    • Rebecca (Smith) Twomey - Reply

      Thank you for reading, Solomon!

      -Rebecca

  • Fahad Khokhar - Reply

    Hey great job. Really an inspirational stuff.

    • Rebecca (Smith) Twomey - Reply

      Thank you, Fahad! So glad it was helpful!

      -Rebecca

  • Nagesh - Reply

    Nice Quotes Thank you for sharing

    • Rebecca (Smith) Twomey - Reply

      Thanks so much for reading! Glad you enjoyed the quotes!

      -Rebecca

  • jd - Reply

    I loved this video. Great post.

    • Rebecca (Smith) Twomey - Reply

      So glad you liked the video and the post! Thanks for tuning in to the CFS blog!

      -Rebecca

  • Brian Jacob - Reply

    Thanks for imparting courage to youths!

    • Rebecca (Smith) Twomey - Reply

      Thank you, Brian! I’m so glad you found it inspirational!

      -Rebecca

  • George R - Reply

    Thank You for sharing the great quotes. it really motivates us. The video post also amazing.

  • Jivansutra - Reply

    wonderful and lovely message. Thanks for these great and inspirational thoughts.

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