36 Best Quotes about Selling

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Dune is the bestselling science fiction book of all time. It's something you really need to read in your lifetime. If you're going to read The Lord of the Rings, which everyone should, then you have to read Dune, too. - Kevin J. Anderson, Writer

At its best, Purple Ronnie puts little thoughts out there, on very high-volume selling items, that people use to make very personal connections with one another. And I'm actually very proud of that. - Giles Andreae, Artist

Thought Quotes, Connections Quotes

While my six-song EP is unlikely to set any sales records, it's one of my biggest personal achievements - on par with starting my own company. On par with selling my own company. - Shawn Amos, Musician

Achievement Quotes, Company Quotes

The person that is buying a share of stock is convinced he knows something that the other person who's selling it to him does not know. There's no zero sum game in Wall Street - Bernard Madoff

Stock Quotes


I have been doing merch' since I was 15 and in bands when I was a teenager - silk-screening shirts, making the emulsion in my mom's closet I converted into a dark room, through college. That's essentially how us bands survived was selling homemade t-shirts. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Whatever you're selling, storage or networking or security, you're going head to head with the incumbent players. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Work Quotes, Security Quotes

I have no intention of selling any more of the historical Apollo 11 items in my possession for the remainder of my life. I intend to pass a portion of these items on to my children and to loan the most important items for permanent display in suitable museums around the country. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Children Quotes, Life Quotes, Important Quotes, Intention Quotes

Use the same measure for selling that you use for purchasing. - Abu Bakr, Leader

There are two things that create opportunities. One is being involved with something that makes money, and the other is winning awards. And the reason that winning the awards creates the opportunities is because it gives the people who are selling the picture the opportunity to make more money. - Kevin Bacon, Actor

Opportunity Quotes, Winning Quotes, Money Quotes

I want to write a best-selling book. - Diane Abbott, Politician

It's always the music first for me. But if the music isn't selling, there isn't gonna be no business. So you gotta make sure music is always the first priority. - Akon , American Musician

Business Quotes, Music Quotes

What I remember the most really was just running wild there. Barefooted, swimming in dirty lakes, selling fruit, picking mango trees, hoping not to get caught because they don't take kindly to thieves in Africa. - Akon , American Musician

I don't think radio is selling records like they used to. They'd hawk the song and hawk the artist and you'd get so excited, you'd stop your car and go into the nearest record store. - Herb Alpert, Musician

The fact of the matter is that today, stuff-selling mega-corporations have a huge influence on our daily lives. And because of the competitive nature of our global economy, these corporations are generally only concerned with one thing.. the bottom line. That is, maximizing profit, regardless of the social or environmental costs - David Suzuki

Economy Quotes, Profit Quotes, Influence Quotes, Nature Quotes

You can't make money without selling something real. You can't make something real without first imagination manifesting itself in your head. You can't have imagination without surrendering yourself to an idea that you want to create something of value to other human beings. - James Altucher, Author

Imagination Quotes, Money Quotes

Waitresses, soldiers, rickshaw drivers, old ladies selling vegetables - my father would schmooze anybody. He was Clintonesque before the word existed. And, of course, it paid dividends. Ill-tempered guards at the most notorious border crossings waved him through with cheery smiles. Haughty maitre d's fawned over him. - Scott Anderson, Journalist

Smile Quotes

I don't care at all about the mainstream; I don't care about popularity contests; I don't care about who's got the biggest-selling album; and I don't care about glossy production. - Phil Anselmo , Musician

Popularity Quotes

I suppose I will go on selling newspapers until at last will come the late night final. - Max Aitken , Businessman

You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school. - Alan Alda , American Actor

Business Quotes

I've done everything from cater, wait tables, pre-school teacher, painting, to being Cinderella, Elmo, a clown, nanny, selling hair... I would do kid's parties and entertain and do magic and paint faces and balloon animals. The highlight of my life. - Diora Baird, Actress

Life Quotes, Pain Quotes

Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. - Norman Ralph Augustine, Author

Advice Quotes, Stock Market Quotes, Stock Quotes

My son, Wolf, was born when I was past 40 and the author of a best-selling novel. That means he has grown up a middle-class child - one who sometimes asks me for stories of my childhood but knows nothing of what it means to grow up poor and afraid. I have worked to make sure of that. - Dorothy Allison , Writer

Work Quotes

Business executives need to start by spelling out and communicating their values. Then they need to lead by example. This means getting rid of the bad apples and declining opportunities that bring instant wealth at the cost of selling one's soul. - Vivek Wadhwa

Business Quotes, Values Quotes, Wealth Quotes, Spelling Quotes

I didn't want to be selling insurance at 40, wondering what would it have been like to do stand-up. - Steven Wright , Comedian

Wonder Quotes

Tomorrow it'll all be over, then I'll have to go back to selling pens again. - Johnny Depp

The guy that picked me up at the airport in 1985 when I was out in L.A. for my first audition was selling a script. I was a nobody coming off a plane to read for a new show. - Scott Bakula, Actor

Records are one thing, and obviously, without hit songs, you don't have the opportunity to do your shows. But my live show has always been my selling tool. - Jason Aldean , Musician

Opportunity Quotes

Oh, I think there are a lot of people who would be buying and selling online today that go up there and they get the information, but then when it comes time to type in their credit card they think twice because they're not sure about how that might get out and what that might mean for them. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Time Quotes

Advertising gets such a bashing from the world. At parties you are always asked, 'Aren't you just selling people things they don't want?' - Paul Arden , Author

Advertising Quotes

It's not merely that conservatives are better at selling their product, or that they happen to have an easier-and undoubtedly simpler-ideological product to sell. It's that they know what they are selling. Liberals in general and Obama in particular cannot say the same. - Eric Alterman, Writer

Doubt Quotes, Liberals Quotes, Logic Quotes

We are all advertising, all of the time. If you want to sell your car, what do you do? You clean and polish it and make it the best you can. Some people bake bread when they are trying to sell their house because the smell adds a friendly feeling. Even the priest, with all his or her fervour, is advertising God. Everybody is selling. - Paul Arden , Author

God Quotes, Advertising Quotes, Time Quotes, Feeling Quotes

Dune is the bestselling science fiction book of all time. It's something you really need to read in your lifetime. If you're going to read The Lord of the Rings, which everyone should, then you have to read Dune, too. - Kevin J. Anderson, Writer

Life Quotes, Time Quotes, Science Quotes

No sooner than I did take it seriously, I had million-selling hits and movies with John Wayne. - Frankie Avalon, Actor

In the '60s, my father, Wally Amos, had been a talent agent and a personal manager before taking a major career detour in 1975, when he opened a store selling chocolate chip cookies. - Shawn Amos, Musician

Talent Quotes

After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world. - Calvin Coolidge, President

American Quotes, Business Quotes, Investing Quotes

The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it. - Oscar Wilde

Great Quotes