Great thoughts on sales, business & success 3It’s a cloudy day here in Denver, so this seems like a great day to explore some more inspiring, thought-provoking quotations:

“About 70% of customers’ buying decisions are based on positive human interactions with sales staff. The bottom line is that people buy from people, not companies.” —Lee J. Colan

“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” —David Rockefeller

“Ideas won’t keep; something must be done about them.” —Alfred North Whitehead

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” —Karen Kaiser Clark

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Between two products equal in price, function and quality, the better looking will out sell the other.” —Raymond Loewy

“Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.” —Robert J. McKain

A man who is too modest goes hungry. —Ethiopian Proverb

“You’ve achieved success in your field when you don’t know whether what you’re doing is work or play.” —Warren Beatty

“Kodak sells film, but they don’t advertise film. They advertise memories.”       —Theodore Parker

“Beware of quitting too soon. Dr. Seuss’ first children’s book was rejected by 23 publishers. The 24th publisher sold 6 million copies.” —Ann Landers

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” —Robert Kennedy

“If a man empties his purse into his head, no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” —Benjamin Franklin

“Even if the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be.” —Yogi Berra

For more of my favorite quotations, check out Great Thoughts on Sales, Business and Success and More Great Thoughts on Sales, Business and Success.

By the way, what are some of your favorite quotations?

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