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The world revolves around sales. We live and breathe in the stuff. Selling isn’t easy, and there’s a lot of science that goes into becoming a top record-smashing salesperson.

In tough times when sales are struggling, we can all become very de-motivated, and that’s when it calls for some quotes to life your spirits.

I’ve searched the web and compiled a huge list of the 101 best sales quotes of the day. Check out these motivational sales quotes and share them with all the other entrepreneurs and grinders out there.

 

101 Best Sales Quotes of All Time

1. “Numbers of sales do not correspond to numbers of readers.” – Michael Korda

2. “So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs.” – Dorothea Brande

3. “Begin by always expecting good things to happen.” – Tom Hopkins

4. “The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself.”
Napoleon Hill

5. “Some men see things as they are and ask why…I dream of things that never were and ask why not?” – Robert Kennedy

6. “Make a customer, not a sale.” – Katherine Barchetti

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

8. “Sales may lead to advertising as much as advertising leads to sales.” – Michael Schudson

9. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour day.” Zig Ziglar

 

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10. “Success in sales is the result of discipline, dedication and sacrifice.” – Thomas Roy Cromwell

 

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

12. “A lot of my work is about sales. And it was about being independent from the art market.” – Jeff Koons

13. “Ninety percent of selling is conviction and 10 percent is persuasion.” – Shiv Khera

14. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will.” – Bob Hooey

15. “McDonald’s is almost 50 years old. For 47 years we had a pretty consistent track record of being able to deliver admirable sales.” – Jim Cantalupo

16. “All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like, and trust.” – Bob Burg

17. “One of the best predictors of ultimate success … isn’t natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.” – Daniel H. Pink

18. “Expect the best, prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” Zig Ziglar

19. “To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.” – Ben Jonson

 

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20. “Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it’s safe or certain.” – Anonymous

 

21. “Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.” – William Bernbach

22. “The most unprofitable item ever manufactured is an excuse.” – John Mason

23. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

24. “Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.” Brian Tracy

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

26. “A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.” – Wilson Mizner

27. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Robert Buxton

28. “The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford

29. “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

 

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30. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

 

31. “The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.” Napoleon Hill

32. “The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.” – Jill Konrath

33. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig Ziglar

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

35. “Take risks. If you win, you’ll be happy; if you lose, you’ll be wise.” – Anonymous

36. “Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity of more business.” – Zig Ziglar

37. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Abraham Lincoln

38. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance?” – Jill Konrath

39. “There is always room at the top.” – Daniel Webster

 

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40. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” – Sheryl Sandberg

 

41. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – Henry Ford

42. “High expectations are the key to everything.” – Sam Walton

43. “To me, job titles don’t matter. Everyone is in sales. It’s the only way we stay in business.” – Harvey Mackay

44. “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

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

46. “Stop selling. Start helping.” – Zig Ziglar

47. “The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” – Marvin Phillips

48. “The secret of man’s success resides in his insight into the moods of people, and his tact in dealing with them.” – J. G. Holland

49. “I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it, and I sell it hard.” – Estée Lauder

 

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50. “Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.” – Karl Marx

 

51. “Timid salesmen have skinny kids.” – Zig Ziglar

52. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig Ziglar

53. “Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” Vince Lombardi

54. “Become the person who would attract the results you seek.” – Jim Cathcart

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

56. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison

57. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson

58. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

59. “We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.” – George S. Patton

 

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60. “Change before you have to.” – Jack Welch

 

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

62. “”You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Wayne Gretzky

63. “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” – Yogi Berra

64. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napolean Hill

65. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi

66. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James

67. “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” – Christopher Morley

68. “Fortune favors the bold.” – Virgil

69. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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70. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

 

71. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Steve Jobs

72. “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.” – Mary Kay Ash

73. “Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman – not the attitude of the prospect.” – W. Clement Stone

74. “I love working with customers. Sales has really influenced everything I do. It has instilled in me the important traits of operating with a sense of urgency and listening to people.” – Jeffrey R. Immelt

75. “The top salesperson in the organization probably missed more sales than 90% of the sales people on the team, but they also made more calls than the others made.” – Zig Ziglar

76. “In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.” – Bo Bennet

77. “I don’t do this for the money, I don’t do it for record sales, I don’t really care about that, I just want to make beats.” – David Guetta

78. “Most of my career has been in sales. I spend 50% or more of my time with customers and employees, and I can’t wait for it to be more than 50%.” – Anne M. Mulcahy

79. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

 

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80. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

81. “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” – Albert Einstein

82. “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” – Ayn Rand

83. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

84. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” – Julie Andrews

85. “Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” – Philip Sydney

86. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson

87. “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard

88. “Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank

89. “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill

 

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90. “It’s the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race.” – Robert W. Service

 

91. “As much as people are griping about the Internet taking sales away from artists, it’s been a huge promotional tool for me.” – Al Yankovic

92. “One thing Della Valle taught me is the power to say no if something isn’t right. That mattered even over sales.” – Ines de La Fressange

93. “As a young entrepreneur starting an enterprise company, be prepared for the fact that you’ll need to get involved in enterprise sales. Everyone wants to speak to the founder, and this is also how you’ll get feedback on your product. It’s worth bringing in early somebody with enterprise sales experience.” – Anthony Goldbloom

94. “To succeed at selling a losing product, you must develop seriously superior sales techniques. In addition, you have to be massively competitive and incredibly hungry to survive in that environment.” – Ben Horowitz

95. “Really good customer service will deliver sales. You are training salesmen to give the best possible advice and then to achieve the sale. People actually like you to ask for a sale because it shows you value their business.” – John Caudwell

96. “There’s a way to do it better – find it.” – Thomas A. Edison

97. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Walt Disney

98. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt

99. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

100. “I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.” – Mia Hamm

101. “Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.” – Christopher Reeve

 

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Thanks for reading this list of great sales quotes. Keep on grinding and working hard. Hopefully, these have given you the motivation to do just that.

Which of the best sales quotes of the day is your favorite? Leave a comment below.

Dan Western is the founder of Wealthy Gorilla. Dan has been running Wealthy Gorilla and studying self-development, personal finance, and investment for the last 7 years. To this day, Wealthy Gorilla has become one of the fastest growing wealth infotainment sites in the world; with over 300 million views worldwide. Dan doesn't use personal social media anymore, so you won't be able to find him on Instagram, or Twitter.

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50 Motivational & Powerful Chamath Palihapitiya Quotes

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Which are your favorite Chamath Palihapitiya quotes?

Chamath Palihapitiya is a Sri Lankan Canadian venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He was an early senior executive at Facebook. He joining the company in 2007 and leaving in 2011.

Palihapitiya is the CEO of Social Capital and a minority investor in the ‘Golden State Warriors’. He joined ‘AOL’ and eventually became the youngest Vice President in the company’s history. He has invested in a several of companies, such as ‘Glooko,Inc’, ‘Yammer’, ‘SecondMarket’, ‘Slack’, ‘Box’, and ‘Premise’.

Here’s our collection of the best Chamath Palihapitiya quotes:

 

50 Motivational & Powerful Chamath Palihapitiya Quotes

1. “I wasn’t blessed with the natural ability to rein myself in.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

2. “Half the population of the entire world is women, and people are somehow shocked that this entire half is as capable as the other half.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

3. “When I left Facebook, I left an enormous amount of equity on the table. I thought, I don’t want to be a slave to money. I want to be a slave to something bigger: an ambition, a goal.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

4. “Something like bitcoin is really important because it is not correlated to the rest of the market.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

5. “Being a tech company has to be about a pattern of repetitive innovation.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

6. “All of the business of selling apps and selling subscriptions is extremely cruelly misunderstood, including by me.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

7. “Betting against entrepreneurs who are changing the world has never been a profitable endeavor.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

8. “At some point, Apple will become much more aggressive and much more daring in taking their brand and capital to really reshaping markets.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

9. “None of us are going to fix governance; it may just be beyond repair. But you can fix capitalism. And the reason you can fix capitalism – It is inherently numerical, and as a result, it is inherently objective. It can be done objectively.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

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10. “Today we live in a world now where it is easy to confuse truth and popularity. And you can use money to amplify whatever you believe and get people to believe what is popular is now truthful. And what is not popular may not be truthful.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

11. “The goal of a private company is, first, zero to one: Get past the product-market fit; figure out whether people actually care about what you’re trying to build and someone will pay you money for that. That’s the zero to one problem.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

12. “I want children who can make eye contact. I want children who know how to resolve conflicts with their peers. I want children who understand the dynamics of interpersonal relationships that are physical and tactile. I do not want children that only know how to interface with the world through a screen.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

13. “One of the things I have known my entire life is that I have an innate capability for making money.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

14. “The government – they’re completely useless.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

15. “Good investors have to choose how to allocate their mind share with the precious capital they have.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

16. “I escaped a civil war, and I came to Canada as a refugee, and they gave my family protection. I did my best to pay that country back, and I think I did that.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

17. “You have to respect people for who they are on a basic level.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

18. “Here’s the thing – if you want to do good things in the world, there’s just only so much time that one can spend being glass half empty.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

19. “Facebook could have gone public whenever it wanted. We decided the right time was 2012. It could have easily been 2010 or 2014.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

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20. “If you’re trying to get to profitability by lowering costs as a startup, then you are in a very precarious and difficult position.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

21. “My mom was a nurse, and my dad worked in the Health Ministry as a civil servant. When I was 6 years old, my dad got a job at the Sri Lankan High Commission in Canada, so we moved there.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

22. “Not everybody is right all the time.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

23. “Your job as a smart investor is to separate the facts and the news from the fiction and the noise.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

24. “Early traction of Tesla is tracking very closely to Apple.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

25. “I’m a living testament to the value of immigration.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

26. “I think Apple is a productive cash machine.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

27. “All these social media sites allow us to confuse truth and popularity. That has to be fixed. Because every normal citizen has a right to know what is factual versus what is amplified by good actors or bad actors.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

28. “I think what IBM is excellent at is using their sales and marketing infrastructure to convince people who have asymmetrically less knowledge to pay for something.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

29. “I was raised in a house where my mom was the primary breadwinner. It was a dysfunctional house, but she showed tremendous resilience.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

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30. “I’ve found that a lot of successful poker players grew up poor. And I’m convinced that poor people have a risk tolerance that rich people don’t have because poor people fundamentally don’t value money that much because they’re used to not having it.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

31. “There’s a handful of exceptionally good companies, but there’s always one company that’s the best.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

32. “You need to use data science and machine learning to get the ground truth of what’s happening inside of a company.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

33. “VC has always been this high-touch, in-your-face-type business.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

34. “We curate our lives around this perceived sense of perfection because we get rewarded in these short term signals: Hearts, likes, thumbs up. We conflate that with value, and we conflate it with truth, and instead, what it really is is fake, brittle popularity that’s short term and leaves you even more vacant and empty before you did it.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

35. “Valuable companies take decades to build.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

36. “I was born in Sri Lanka.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

37. “We need to go after cancer, diabetes, climate change, the substantive problems of the world that, if were solved, would create immense wealth and opportunity that would cascade across countries.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

38. “I wish I had invested in the Series A of Snapchat and Uber.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

39. “The point of Silicon Valley, at least when I moved here, was we’re all trying to do stuff, and none of us quite felt like we fit in anywhere else. But we were all trying to do good things. And the money was just the byproduct of good things.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

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40. “We need to divorce ourselves from venture capital as an occupation and focus on using capital as a way to take really big bets on things that just seem totally audacious.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

41. “Companies are transcending power now. We are becoming the eminent vehicles for change and influence, and capital structures that matter. If companies shut down, the stock market would collapse.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

42. “My first job was at a Burger King.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

43. “It’s important to understand the compensation equation that a CEO and a founder has with his or her employees.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

44. “I think when you think about immigration, what we need to do is realize that that human capital if put in a place to succeed, will literally sacrifice everything.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

45. “If the government shuts down, nothing happens, and we all move on because it just doesn’t matter. Stasis in the government is actually good for all of us.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

46. “I feel like a lot of entrepreneurs hear all this talk about profitability and realize they need to lower their burn. So, they just start chopping off perks and people.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

47. “Much like Warren Buffett has said very famously – he doesn’t buy technology stocks because he doesn’t understand them- I will not buy consumer goods companies because I do not understand them.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

48. “Zuck is unemotional. He doesn’t get influenced by ego.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

49. “Startups should be – if you graph their financial performance, it should be what’s called a J curve. You start out at zero. you’re not making any money; you’re not losing any money.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

50. “When Facebook went public, they didn’t have a particularly strong model of governance.” – Chamath Palihapitiya

 

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34 Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Success & Love

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We have an awesome collection of Oprah Winfrey quotes based on success, love and happiness, for you here.

As you all know, Oprah is an incredibly popular talk show host, actress, producer, and entrepreneur.

Within these quotes are some very valuable lessons on entrepreneurship, becoming successful and feeling content and happy with yourself and your life.

Enjoy the quotes, and don’t forget to share them on social media using the buttons at the top or bottom of the page.

 

34 Oprah Winfrey Quotes On Success

1. “The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” Oprah Winfrey

2. “It doesn’t matter how far you might rise. At some point, you are bound to stumble. If you’re constantly pushing yourself higher and higher, the law of averages predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to remember this: There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” – Oprah Winfrey

3. “Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah Winfrey

4. “What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

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5. “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey

6. “Don’t worry about becoming successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.” – Oprah Winfrey

7. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey

8. “The life you want is waiting to rise up to meet you … Will you accept it? Do you feel worthy enough to accept it?” – Oprah Winfrey

9. “You will find true success and happiness if you have only one goal. There really is only one, and that is this: To fulfill the highest, most truthful expression of yourself as a human being. You want to max out your humanity by using your energy to lift yourself up, your family, and the people around you.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

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10. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

11. “If you feel like he is stringing you along, then he probably is. Don’t stay because you think “it will get better.” You’ll be mad at yourself a year later for staying when things are not better. The only person you can control in a relationship is you.” – Oprah Winfrey

12. “As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.” – Oprah Winfrey

13. “Learn from every mistake, because every experience, encounter, and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey

14. “So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.” – Oprah Winfrey

15. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey

16. “One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.” – Oprah Winfrey

17. “You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

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18. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey

19. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

20. “Align your personality with your purpose, and no one can touch you.” – Oprah Winfrey

21. “Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey

22. “Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.” – Oprah Winfrey

23. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

24. “If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey

25. “Your calling isn’t something that somebody can tell you about. It’s what you feel. It is the thing that gives you juice. The thing that you are supposed to do. And nobody can tell you what that is. You know it inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey

26. “What we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfrey

27. “If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren’t going to change simply because you want them to.” – Oprah Winfrey

28. “What you put out is already on its way back to you.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

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29. “You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey

30. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” – Oprah Winfrey

31. “I don’t think you ever stop giving. I really don’t. I think it’s an on-going process. And it’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.” – Oprah Winfrey

32. “Everything happens for a reason, even when we are not wise enough to see it. When there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey

33. “True forgiveness is when you can say: Thank you for that experience.” – Oprah Winfrey

34. “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

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30 Wise Warren Buffett Quotes on Success

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Warren Buffett is the 3rd richest man in the world;

Buffett’s net worth As of 2022 is $89 billion. Warren has climbed to the top through his company Berkshire Hathaway, and has been working on his dream ever since he was a teenager. His company is over 60 years old!

It’s safe to say Warren Buffett knows a thing or two about business, investing and success; therefore I’ve created this list of the best Warren Buffett quotes on success.

Check them out below and leave a comment at the bottom of the page on which quotes really made an impact!

 

30 Wise Warren Buffett Quotes

1. “After all, you only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.” – Warren Buffett

2. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

3. “I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life.” – Warren Buffett

4. “Your premium brand had better be delivering something wonderful, or it’s not going to get the business.” – Warren Buffett

5. “When forced to choose, I will not trade even a night’s sleep for the chance of extra profits.” – Warren Buffett

6. “If you’re in the luckiest 1 percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 percent.” – Warren Buffett

7. “You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.” – Warren Buffett

8. “I think you are out of your mind if you keep taking jobs that you don’t like because you think it will look good on your resume. Isn’t that a little like saving up sex for your old age?” – Warren Buffett

 

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9. “Never invest in a business you cannot understand.” – Warren Buffett

 

10. “No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” – Warren Buffett

11. “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett

12. “I really like my life. I’ve arranged my life so that I can do what I want.” – Warren Buffett

13. “If you don’t feel comfortable owning something for 10 years, then don’t own it for 10 minutes.” – Warren Buffett

14. “Never give up searching for the job that you’re passionate about. Try to find the job you’d have if you were independently rich. Forget about the pay. When you’re associating with the people that you love, doing what you love, it doesn’t get any better than that.” – Warren Buffett

15. “The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.” – Warren Buffett

16. “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffett

17. “The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.” – Warren Buffett

 

18th of 30 Warren Buffett Quotes

18. “Money is not everything. Make sure you earn a lot before speaking such nonsense.” – Warren Buffett

 

19. “It is not necessary to do extraordinary things to get extraordinary results.” – Warren Buffett

20. “You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” – Warren Buffett

21. “You ought to be able to explain why you’re taking the job you’re taking, why you’re making the investment you’re making, or whatever it may be. And if it can’t stand applying pencil to paper, you’d better think it through some more. And if you can’t write an intelligent answer to those questions, don’t do it.” – Warren Buffett

22. “I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.” – Warren Buffett

23. “I don’t measure my life by the money I’ve made. Other people might, but I certainly don’t.” – Warren Buffett

24. “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” – Warren Buffett

 

25th of 30 Warren Buffett Quotes

25. “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” – Warren Buffett

 

26. “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” – Warren Buffett

27. “Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people.” – Warren Buffett

28. “It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction.” – Warren Buffett

29. “I’ve seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage — leverage being borrowed money. You really don’t need leverage in this world much. If you’re smart, you’re going to make a lot of money without borrowing.” – Warren Buffett

30. “I’ve seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage — leverage being borrowed money. You really don’t need leverage in this world much. If you’re smart, you’re going to make a lot of money without borrowing.” – Warren Buffett

 

 

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