Sales Motivation Quotes

As any salesperson knows, motivation comes and goes.

We have times when we’re laser-focused and feel the determination in us, which makes us believe we will close every client.

And on other days, we feel insecure and don’t even have a mood to pick up the phone.

Usually, salespeople meet plenty of rejection daily but if they are not in the right mindset it’s likely to take things personally. And as you know, getting angry with your prospects is never a good approach.

The good news is EVERYONE has such days, even the top dogs in sales. But high achievers have a secret in their minds.

They know that there will be bad days as well

…and they are prepared for them!

What’s their preparation?

  • They truly believe in their abilities, in their products, and in themselves in general.

We know that sounds vague but think for a moment.

If you truly believe in yourself and you have absolute faith in the usefulness of your product/service, then whether you are going to have a problem selling it?

Whether you are going to have a problem to HELP people who really need your solution?

  • People who have made it to the top have inspiring beliefs, which helps them to switch on their hustle mode again, and again, and again. In the long run that’s one of the essential things.

So the question is – How we can find the inspiration to climb out of the sales motivation slumps?

There are many ways but today we're going to focus on inspirational sales quotes.

They will help you to get and keep the right frame of mind and to strengthen helpful inspiring beliefs.

So, if your goal is to get back on your feet and start closing like a pro, just keep reading!

 

For your convenience, we categorized all 55 sales quotes. That way you will be able to choose exactly what kind of motivation you want:

Motivational Sales Quotes About Taking Actions (Discipline)

Motivational Sales Quotes About Attitude

Motivational Sales Quotes About Rejection

Motivational Sales Quotes About Relationships With Clients

 

Motivational Sales Quotes About Taking Actions (Discipline)

  • "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." – Thomas Edison
  • "Become the person who would attract the results you seek." – Jim Cathcart
  • "Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." – Sam Levenson
  • "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." – Walt Disney
  • "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." – Mark Twain
  • "Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you." – Thomas Jefferson
  • "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
  • "A goal is a dream with a deadline." –  Napoleon Hill
  • "Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear." – George Addair
  • "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm." – Winston Churchill
  • "Well done is better than well said." – Benjamin Franklin
  • "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do." – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  • "We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action." – Henry Link
  • "We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons." – Jim Rohn
  • "The top salespeople are usually the ones with the most activity; it doesn’t guarantee you will close more deals, but if you have no activity, you won’t be closing any deals." –  Colleen Honan

Motivational Sales Quotes About Attitude

  • "Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible." – Tony Robbins
  • "Excellence is not a skill. It’s an attitude." –  Ralph Marston
  • "Begin always expecting good things to happen." – Tom Hopkins
  • "Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect." – Clement Stone
  • "Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable." – Coco Chanel
  • "If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome." –  Josh Billings
  • "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." – Thomas Paine
  • "Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don't have the strength." – Teddy Roosevelt
  • "For every sale you miss because you were too enthusiastic, you’ll miss a hundred because you weren’t enthusiastic enough." –  Zig Ziglar
  • "Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life." – Mary Kay Ash
  • "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want." – Zig Ziglar
  • "Quality performance (and quality service) starts with a positive attitude." –  Jeffrey Gitomer

Motivational Sales Quotes About Rejection

  • "One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn't natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections." – Daniel H. Pink
  • "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
  • "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit." – Conrad Hilton
  • "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." – Thomas Edison
  • "Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear." – George Addair
  • "Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them" – Ann Landers
  • "You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take." – Wayne Gretzky
  • "Fall down seven times and stand up eight." – Japanese proverb
  • "You just can't beat the person who never gives up." – Babe Ruth
  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts." – Winston Churchill
  • "If you don’t give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way." – Roy T. Bennett
  • "Accept failure as part of the process." – Unknown
  • "Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough." – Og Mandino
  • "True productivity comes from allowing yourself to make mistakes. Do so, and you’ll succeed more often than any ten perfectionists." – Laura Stack
  • "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm." – Winston Churchill

Motivational Sales Quotes About Relationships With Clients

  • "To build a long– term, successful enterprise, when you don't close a sale, open a relationship." – Patricia Fripp
  • "You have to drop your sales mentality and start working with your prospects as if they’ve already hired you." — Jill Konrath
  • "Great salespeople are relationship builders who provide value and help their customers win." –  Jeffrey Gitomer
  • "Customers don’t care at all whether you close the deal or not. They care about improving their business." –  Aaron Ross
  • "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
  • "You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do." – Henry Ford
  • "Sales is not about selling anymore, but about building trust and educating." –  Siva Devaki
  • "Filter everything you’re doing, saying and pitching through the customer point of view, and you’ll improve just about every metric you care about today." –  Matt Heinz
  • "Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service." –  Brian Tracy
  • "Treat objections as requests for further information." –  Brian Tracy
  • "Care enough to create value for customers. If you get that part right, selling is easy." – Anthony Iannarino
  • "You need to be able to paint a picture in a conversation. The lost part of sales is the storytelling side." –  Richard Harris
  • "Selling is really about having conversations with people and helping improve their company or their life. If you look at it like that, selling is a very admirable thing to do." –  Lori Richardson

 

Final words: If you want consistent motivation you should read quotes or information that inspires you almost non-stop.

For instance, you can write notes and stick them around your computer screen. Besides, if the goal is to influence your team you can write a sales quote of the day on the whiteboard or stick notes in the chat room.

And because that article is about quotes let's finish it with one highly motivational quote, which may be a key to insight for a lot of people.

 

"People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily." – Zig Ziglar

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