"If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative. (via directcreative)"
David Ogilvy

"1% of repeat purchases are made out of indifference and not out of loyalty. (via Small Biz CRM)"
Industry analysts

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
Albert Einstein

"It's always the badly dressed people who are the most interesting."
Jean Paul Gaultier

"The trouble with, 'A place for everything and everything in its place' is that there's always more everything than places."
Robert Brault

"If you're a gifted flirt, talking about the price of eggs will do as well as any other subject."
Mignon McLaughlin

"We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects."
Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

"Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect."
William Clement Stone

"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
Calvin Coolidge

"Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory."
Emily Post

"A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him."
Samuel Johnson

"Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised."
Christian Nestell Bovee

"The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed."
Martina Navratilova

"Negotiating techniques do not work all that well with kids, because in the middle of a negotiation, they will say something completely unrelated such as, 'You know what? I have a belly button!' and completely throw you off guard."
Bo Bennett

"Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding."
David Hume

"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

"Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages."
Terry Pratchett

"How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win."
Gilbert K. Chesterton

"What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully."
Victor Cherbuliez

"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

"In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can."
Nikos Kazantzakis

"Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make."
William Bernbach

"You don't close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise."
Patricia Fripp

"Everyone lives by selling something."
Robert Louis Stevenson

"Beginning is not only a kind of action. It is also a frame of mind, a kind of work, an attitude, a consciousness."
Edward Said

"A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one."
Mary Kay Ash

"People don't ask for facts in making up their minds. They would rather have one good, soul-satisfying emotion than a dozen facts."
Robert Keith Leavitt

"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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