Norwood Teague discovering great quotes

While reading and researching ideas on the internet I ran across a bunch of great quotes. As I read them I thought I’d capture them on my blog and share them with my network.

Here is the first set I found:

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

Life is too short to spend your time avoiding failure.” – Michael Bloomberg

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

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

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Josh Billings

If this is something that you really want to do, if you believe in it … simply keep forging forward because success will come.” – Cassandra Sanford

I’m not afraid to take a swing and miss.” – Fred Smith

I talk a lot about taking risks, and then I follow that up very quickly by saying ‘take prudent risks.’” – Irene Rosenfeld

I learned that you don’t get anywhere by sitting comfortably in a chair.” – Conrad Hilton

I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.” – Oprah Winfrey

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” – Benjamin Franklin

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

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

Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. Not even me.” – Chris Gardner

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

Ask that extra question. It’s that one little extra question that makes the difference.” – Steve Richard

A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” – Jeff Bezos

Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John R. Wooden

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


I hope you enjoyed these quotes as I did

Norwood Teague