30 Sales Quotes To Keep You Motivated Through Quarantine

April 9, 2020

Would you have ever thought Q1 would come to a screeching halt from a pandemic? Or, better yet, that you’d be forced to “shelter in place” for the foreseeable future? Neither did we. Regardless of the situation, you’re still responsible for your work, and if you’re in sales – well, times are tough right now. With many deals being pushed out or canceled altogether, now is the time to look for the good and stay positiveSalespeople are resilient and know how to persevere, so while you’ve probably got this “under control” we figured a little bit of positive reinforcement never hurt anyone! 

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Bookmark this post and keep these 30 motivating sales quotes handy for the next month as you survive the quarantine:

  1.  “Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar
  2.  “Today is always the most productive day of your week.” – Mark Hunter
  3.  “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn
  4.  “Keep your sales pipeline full by prospecting continuously. Always have more people to see than you have time to see them.”Brian Tracy
  5.  “Your attitude not your aptitude will determine your altitude.”– Zig Ziglar
  6.  “If you are not moving closer to what you want in sales (Or in life), you probably aren’t doing enough asking.” – Jack Canfield
  7.  “To build a long-term, successful enterprise, when you don’t close a sale, open a relationship.” – Patricia Fripp
  8.  “Value the relationship more than the quota.”Jeff Gitomer
  9.  “Always do your best. What you plant now, will harvest later.” – Og Mandino
  10.  “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” ― Babe Ruth
  11.  “You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” ― Zig Ziglar
  12.  “Sales success comes after you stretch yourself past your limits on a daily basis.” ― Omar Periu
  13.  “All things being equal, people will do business with and refer business to those people they know, like, and trust.”Bob Burg
  14.  “Begin by always expecting good things to happen.” – Tom Hopkins
  15.  “The significant problems we have, cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.” ― Albert Einstein
  16.  “If you put out what you truly believe in, it will create the law of attraction, and it becomes reality.” ― Conor McGregor
  17.  “Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for fewer challenges, wish for more wisdom.” ― Jim Rohn
  18.  “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  19.  “Don’t be casually committed to your profession. If your best is 70%, you’re 30% short, and your earnings will reflect that shortcoming.” ― Dan Seidman
  20.  “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser
  21.  “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  22.  “What differentiates sellers today is their ability to bring fresh ideas.” – Jill Konrath
  23.  “Make a customer not a sale.”Katherine Barchetti
  24.  “Begin by always expecting good things to happen.” – Tom Hopkins
  25.  “It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.” ― Mark Hunter
  26.  “There’s no lotion or potion that will make sales faster and easier for you – unless your potion is hard work.” – Jeffery Gitomer
  27.  “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.” – William Clement Stone
  28.  “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  29.  “Filter everything you’re doing, saying & pitching through the customer point of view, and you’ll improve just about every metric you care about today.”― Matt Heinz
  30.  “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison

Inspired by these sales quotes? Refreshed? Now go get ‘em! And if you’re wondering how to use your new motivation to pivot your strategies, check out our blog How B2B Sales Can Adapt in an Economic Downturn.


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If you liked this blog post, check out:

  1. Navigating B2B Sales During COVID-19
  2. How to Find New Business Leads For Your Agency
  3. The Top Sales Podcasts to Up Your Game During Quarantine

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