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Here at The Right List, we love reading motivational quotes and that's why we have them dotted around everywhere. They elevate our moods and each day, they allow us to look at something from a new or fresh perspective. Other times, it just makes us smile!

We are sharing some of our favourite inspirational quotes about Sales, Marketing and above all, success. We hope you find them as inspirational as we do.

  • Advertising is totally unnecessary. Unless you hope to make money.

    Jef I. Richards
  • What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it.

    David Ogilvy
  • The aim of marketing is to know & understand the customer so well, the product or service fits him/her & sells itself

    Peter Drucker
  • Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.

    Ben Franklin
  • Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people

    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • The right name is an advertisement in itself

    Claude C. Hopkins
  • To get something you never had, you have to do something you've never done

    Thomas Jefferson
  • Response is one of the five keys of successful Direct Marketing. If you have that, the other four don't matter

    Dean Rieck
  • Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon

    David Ogilvy
  • Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising

    Mark Twain
  • Marketing people have every reason to be grateful for the existence of reluctant consumers: if it weren�t for them, we wouldn�t have jobs

    Jeremy Bullmore
  • What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form

    David Ogilvy
  • Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do, doesn't mean it's useless.

    Thomas A. Edison
  • There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

    Colin Powell
  • Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.

    Thomas J. Watson
  • Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning

    Bill Gates
  • 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
  • Sometimes, the way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them

    Benjamin Jowett
  • Before you create any more 'Great Content', figure out how u are going to market it first

    Joe Pulizzi
  • You don't close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful partnership

    Patricia Fripp
  • Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it

    Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Never leave till tomorrow what you can do today

    Benjamin Franklin
  • If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful

    Jeff Bezos
  • The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • To succeed in sales, simply talk to lots of people every day. Here�s what�s exciting � there are LOTS of people!

    Jim Rohn
  • Some say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily!

    Zig Zigler
  • Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

    Henry Ford
  • Word of mouth marketing has always been important. Today, it�s more important than ever because of the power of the internet

    Joe Pulizzi
  • If I was down to the last dollar of my marketing budget I�d spend it on PR

    Bill Gates
  • Here is a simple but powerful rule� always give people more than they expect to get

    Nelson Boswell
  • Good ideas are common - what's uncommon are people who will work hard enough to bring them about

    Ashleigh Brilliant
  • Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they never quit

    Conrad Hilton
  • When the world say's 'Give up', Hope whispers, 'Try it one more time'

    The Right List Ltd
  • It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again.

    Charles Kettering
  • More contact means more sharing of information, gossiping, exchanging, engaging � in short, more word of mouth

    Gary Vaynerchuck
  • If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will

    Bob Hooey
  • Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.

    William Bernbach
  • Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress

    Alfred A. Montapert
  • Success will never lower it's standard to accommodate us; we have to raise our standard to achieve it.

    The Right List Ltd
  • If you spend to much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done

    Bruce Lee
  • Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time

    Arnold H. Glasow
  • Business has only TWO functions - marketing and innovation

    Peter Drucker
  • Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but nobody else does

    Stuart Henderson
  • Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.

    Bill Bernbach
  • I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.

    Muhammad Ali
  • You�ve got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It�s called perseverance.

    Lee Iacocca
  • The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers

    John Egan
  • Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm

    Winston Churchill
  • Do something. If it doesn�t work, do something else. No idea is too crazy

    Jim Hightower
  • Pretend that every single person you meet, has a sign around his or her neck that says, �Make me feel important�.

    Mary Kay Ash
  • Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires & belief.

    Leo Burnett
  • Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.

    Maya Angelou
  • All lasting business is built on friendship.

    Alfred A. Montapert
  • Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.

    Colin Powell
  • Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.

    Theodore Isaac Rubin
  • Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

    Henry Ward Beecher
  • Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.

    W. Edwards Deming
  • Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

    W. Clement Stone
  • Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity.

    Bo Bennett
  • No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration.

    Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • 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
  • There is little success where there is little laughter.

    Andrew Carnegie
  • Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it

    Henry David Thoreau
  • The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It�s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer

    Nolan Bushnell
  • Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy

    Norman Schwarzkopf
  • The golden rule for every business man is this: �Put yourself in your customer�s place

    Orison Swett Marden
  • The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it

    Debbi Fields
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