Great quotations can enlighten, educate, entertain, even embolden. Here’s another round of my favorites.

“Selling is our No. 1 job. Never get away from selling a lot of merchandise personally. The more you sell the more you learn.” —James Cash Penney

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.”    —Richard Branson

“The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you’re playing by somebody else’s rules, while quietly playing by your own.” —Michael Korda

“Powerful people respond to other powerful people. Recognize and use your personal power.” —Deborah Torchia

“If in the last few years you haven’t discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead.” —Gelett Burgess

“Treat every customer as if they sign your paycheck…because they do.”        —Lana Calloway

“The bitterness of poor workmanship remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.” —Howard Aiken

“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.” —Malcolm Gladwell

“Once you discover who you really are, you are no longer willing to be who you are not.” —Bridget Haymond

“The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior. Ordinarily, this means that any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity.” —Bruce Henderson

“They can conquer who believe they can.” —Virgil

“Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” —Mae Jemison

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” —Joseph Chilton Pearce

“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” —Albert Einstein

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”               —Andrew Carnegie

“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.” —Ruth Gordon

“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.” —Tom Peters

“There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out.”               —Russian Proverb

“For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.” —Zig Ziglar

“If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.” —Charles Kettering

“Not failure, but low aim, is crime.” —James Russell Lowell

“I would rather stay positive and get 50 percent good results, than stay negative and get 100 percent bad results!” —Joyce Meyer

“There can be more than one right answer.” —Dewitt Jones

“A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.” —Elbert Hubbard

“Action is the foundation key to all success.” —Pablo Picasso

“It’s never too late, in fiction or in life, to revise.” —Nancy Thayer

“You’ll never make it great at anything by playing it safe.” —Fats Brown (Jonathan Winters), The Twilight Zone—“A Game of Pool”

“Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.” —Willis Whitney

“If you can’t sell what you do, you can’t do what you sell.” —Don Cooper

For more of my favorite quotations, check out Great Thoughts on Sales, Business and Success Volume I, Volume II, Volume III, Volume IV, Volume V and Volume VI.

What are some of your favorite quotations? Leave them in the comments section below!

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