25 Motivational Quotes to Ignite your Killer Sales Instinct


If you work in sales, you probably deal with a lot of negativity on a daily basis. The best salespeople in the world hear “no” more often than they hear “yes.” That level of rejection will eventually begin to wear on a person’s mental well-being and is one of the causes of sales burnout. Working in sales definitely isn’t for the thin-skinned. Those who are able to make it through the obstacles and through the rough spots end up becoming the top performers and true success stories.

That being said, even the best salespeople in the world fall into sales slumps and need help getting inspired to press on. Sometimes, we all need a little kick in the butt to get back on track. If you are in a position now where you need to be remotivated or reignited, here are 25 of the best quotes to help you get that killer instinct back.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin


“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” –Winston Churchill


“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” –Stephen Covey


“Great things are done by a series of small things done together.” –Vincent van Gogh


“Accept failure as part of the process.” –Unknown


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




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Author: Jason Karaman

Hello! I’m a marketing, sales, and customer service author, blogger and doer. I live in the South Carolina Lowcountry with my wife. I enjoy reading, writing, hiking, kayaking, and all things beach. For media inquiries, send an email to JasonKaraman@ExpertCaller.com

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