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If you’re looking to inspire your sales force to reach for the skies this year; you’ll want to be able to reach for some motivational quotes every now and again. Here are 20 awesome sales quotes that you can communicate to your sales team:

“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

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” -Thomas Jefferson

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins



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

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

“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

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

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

“Lean in, speak out, have a voice in your organization, and never use the word ‘sorry.'” – Trish Bertuzzi

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

“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

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

“Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – Jeffrey Gitomer

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” – Ann Landers

“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

“Foreverysale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.” – Zig Ziglar

“Your competition is EVERYTHING else your prospect could conceivably spend their money on.” – Don Cooper

“Goals aren’t enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadline to make you run. One isn’t much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous.” – Ben Feldman