20 Motivational Sales Quotes from Sports Legends


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Sports has produced some of the most memorable legends and figures who have uttered some of the most inspirational quotes that are still used today, even in avenues outside of sports. Check out these 20 motivational sales quotes from sports legends to inspire your sales reps.

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    1. 1. 20 Motivational Sales Quotes from Sports Legends Brought to you by InsightSquared
    2. 2. Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Preserve and get it done. - George Allen
    3. 3. If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out. -Chuck Noll
    4. 4. You’re never a loser until you quit trying. - Mike Ditka
    5. 5. Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. - Matt Biondi
    6. 6. Set your goals high and don’t stop until you get there. - Bo Jackson
    7. 7. The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. - Tommy Lasorda
    8. 8. Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears. - Laird Hamilton
    9. 9. Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you. - Eddie Robinson
    10. 10. You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy. - Arthur Ashe
    11. 11. Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. - Arnold Palmer
    12. 12. It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters. - Paul “Bear” Bryant
    13. 13. Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play. - Mike Singletary
    14. 14. To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them. - Picabo Street
    15. 15. Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds. - Larry Bird
    16. 16. If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? - Joe Namath
    17. 17. Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit however, it lasts forever. - Lance Armstrong
    18. 18. It is not the size of the man but the size of his heart that matters. - Evander Holyfield
    19. 19. A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t. -Jack Dempsey
    20. 20. I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
    21. 21. You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. -Wayne Gretzky
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