quote by Ali ibn Abi Talib

Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him

— Ali ibn Abi Talib

Revolutionary Inspirational Selling quotations

If you buy things you do not need, soon you will have to sell things you need.


Inspirational selling quote I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.

Wise people learn when they can; fools learn when they must.

Inspirational selling quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Day by day, what you do is who you become.

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work.

Don't sell life insurance. Sell what life insurance can do.


Inspirational selling quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

Love yourself. Respect yourself. Never sell yourself short. Believe in yourself regardless of what people think. You can accomplish anything, absolutely anything, if you set your mind to it.

In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity - it is a prerequisite.

There's no lotion or potion that will make sales faster and easier for you - unless your potion is hard work.

Inspirational selling quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

Internalize the Golden Rule of sales that says: All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like and trust.

The most important adage and the only adage is, the customer comes first, whatever the business, the customer comes first.


The most important external environment is the government of India.

You have to sell your ideas to the government. Selling the idea is the most important thing, and for that I'll meet anybody in the government. I am willing to salaam anyone. One thing you won't find in me and that is an ego.

Inspirational selling quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world.

That's what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul - would you understand why that's much harder?

Before that I had largely thought of selling as just a way of making a living for myself. I had dreaded to go in to see people, for fear I was making a nuisance of myself. But now I was inspired! I resolved right then to dedicate the rest of my selling career to this principle: finding out what people want, and helping them get it.

Success ... seems to be connected with action.

Inspirational selling quote What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

The ability to sell is the number one skill in business.

If you cannot sell, don't bother thinking about becoming a business owner.


I am also involved with all the acquisitions and overall strategy.

Now it's true, I don't run operations. But I've never really run operations. I've never had the endurance to run sales. The whole idea of selling to the customer just isn't my personality. I'm an engineer, tell me why something isn't working or is and I am curious.

Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?

Inspirational selling quote Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or de
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.

One of the best predictors of ultimate success in either sales or non - sales selling isn't natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.

Systems win! Believe in your system, and then sell it to your players.

In selling as in medicine, prescription before diagnosis is malpractice.


Inspirational selling quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

If a vacuum cleaner salesman rings your front door, he will be selling HIMSELF first. The vacuum cleaner is secondary.

Selling to people who actually want to hear from you is more effective than interrupting strangers who don't.

If the person who runs a company has a belief system and everything he does stays fairly truly to that system, it will attract like-minded people who buy into it and then keeps selling itself in concentric circles.

Inspirational selling quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

A sale is made on every call you make.

Either you sell the client some stock or he sells you a reason he can't. Either way a sale is made, the only question is: Who is gonna close?

Do the work. Out-work. Out-think. Out-sell your expectations. There are no shortcuts.


I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win - win situation.

Inspirational selling quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

I saw Damien Rice in Dublin when I was 13, and that inspired me to want to pursue being a songwriter... I practised relentlessly and started recording my own EPs. At 16 I moved to London and played any gigs I could, selling CDs from my rucksack to fund recording the next, and it snowballed from there.

The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.

Forget about the business outlook... be on the outlook for business.

Inspirational selling quote Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.
Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.

A salesman, like the storage battery in your car, is constantly discharging energy. Unless he is recharged at frequent intervals he soon runs dry. This is one of the greatest responsibilities of sales leadership.


Resenting promotion is one of the greatest obstacles to success.

People who have issues with selling and promotion are usually broke.

Whenever you think you can or think you can’t, either way you are right. (Henry Ford)

This instinctive repulsion which tradespeople inspire in men of sensitive feeling is one of the very rare consolations for being so impoverished which are given to those of us who don’t sell anything to anybody.

Grow up. Get a life. Life is pain. Anybody who tells you something other than that is trying to sell you something.