Quotations on Sales

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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
(Keywords: Life, Sales, Succeed, Will)

Well, the sales of our products clearly demonstrate their value to businesses and to individuals.
- Jim Barksdale
(Keywords: Sales, Value)

Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.
- John Perry Barlow
(Keywords: Performance, Living, Musicians, Sales, Writers)

So long as new ideas are created, sales will continue to reach new highs.
- Dorthea Brande
(Keywords: Ideas, Sales, Will)

Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Sales, Talk, Will)

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
(Keywords: Being, Old, Pretty, Sales, Years)

Madam Speaker, before being elected to Congress, I ran a manufacturing business that did a significant percentage of our sales outside the United States.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Business, Being, Congress, Manufacturing, Sales, states, United)

The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again.
- Hansie Cronje
(Keywords: End, Now, Quick, Sales, Shops)

Uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases cost the states more than $16 billion in 2001.
- Bill Delahunt
(Keywords: Internet, Sales, states, Taxes)

I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year, but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as we hoped for the rest of the year.
- Michael F. Easley
(Keywords: Tax, Rest, Sales, Sunset, Will)

With a strong domestic economy, low national unemployment at 5 percent, and increasing retail sales, the picture should look rosy. But one look at the trade deficit changes all of that.
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Keywords: Economy, Sales, Trade, Unemployment)

Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment.
- Garth Ennis
(Keywords: Time, Character, Balance, Sales, Universe, Want)

When you have a very hot single there is no reason why it can't drive album sales. People fall off and come back on. I'm looking forward to coming back on with a vengeance.
- Justin Guarini
(Keywords: People, Reason, Sales, Vengeance)

As I said in my state of the state address, we can no longer rely on gaming and sales taxes to pay our way. Indian gaming next door in California is eroding our major industry in Nevada.
- Kenny Guinn
(Keywords: Sales, State, Taxes)

Let me respond with a few points, the first being that all immigrants pay taxes, income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes, gasoline taxes, cigarette taxes, every tax when they make a purchase.
- Luis Gutierrez
(Keywords: Being, First, Tax, Income, Property, Sales, Taxes)

We were not given any statistics as to how many records were pressed on the blue label. I used to ask Bob Shad how we were going to get paid from record sales and what I got for an answer was not to worry about the business end of the deal.
- Phil Harris
(Keywords: Business, End, Sales, Statistics, Worry)

It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales. I am opposed to alcohol period. It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run. It's a dangerous drug.
- John Hunter
(Keywords: Alcohol, Sales, Voting)

Many states rely on sales tax as their principle source of revenue and do not have a State income tax.
- William L. Jenkins
(Keywords: Tax, Income, Sales, State, states)

The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
- Alan Keyes
(Keywords: Government, Excise, Tax, Income, Sales, Taxes, Years)

Hard Day's Night was one of those great films that will never happen again to anyone in their lifetime. UA were in profit before we'd even finished shooting - The advance sales on the album - the film was out before the album was out was more than it cost UA to make the film.
- Richard Lester
(Keywords: Day, Film, Night, Profit, Sales, Will)

We have reduced sales tax on food. Now we want it eliminated.
- Joe Manchin
(Keywords: Food, Tax, Now, Sales, Want)

Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary, were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order. The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence, leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
- Kamisese Mara
(Keywords: Business, Community, Confidence, Jobs, Law, Leading, Loss, Order, Sales, State)

Eastern Washington families and businesses should be able to deduct every penny of state and local sales tax they pay throughout the year from their federal tax bill, especially when people in most states are deducting their state income taxes.
- Cathy McMorris
(Keywords: People, Tax, Income, Sales, State, states, Taxes, Washington)

In terms of development of the company, the vast majority of our sales are in the Far East and we will expect to strengthen our activities there, perhaps even moving some of our engineering activities abroad.
- David Milne
(Keywords: Development, Company, Engineering, Majority, Sales, Will)

Housing has led our nation's economic expansion over the past few years, accounting for 16 percent of our Gross Domestic Product. New housing starts and home sales hit record levels from 2003 through 2005.
- Randy Neugebauer
(Keywords: Home, Nation, Past, Sales, Years)

Although housing sales and starts have cooled to more typical levels, the housing market remains strong and sound. Without the expansion of homeownership and the strength of our housing market, our nation would not have the economic growth we are experiencing today.
- Randy Neugebauer
(Keywords: Growth, Strength, Nation, Sales, Sound, Today)

Advertising is, actually, a simple phenomenon in terms of economics. It is merely a substitute for a personal sales force - an extension, if you will, of the merchant who cries aloud his wares.
- Rosser Reeves
(Keywords: Advertising, Economics, Force, Sales, Will)

We initially targeted pager networks, which have been suffering for the last decade due to cell phone sales.
- David Rose
(Keywords: Sales, Suffering)

Chances are that neither the client nor the agency will ever know very much about what role the ad has played in sales or profits of the client, either short-term or long-term.
- Michael Schudson
(Keywords: Sales, Will)

Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.
- Sidney Sheldon
(Keywords: Angels, Meaning, Reason, Sales, Tea, Woman)

So right off, I'm going to have to say that a lot of people have been comparing Life Is Killing Me to World Coming Down, and I think a lot of those people equate art and sales figures, and I don't do that.
- Josh Silver
(Keywords: Art, Life, People, Killing, Right, Sales, World)

Tariffs that save jobs in the steel industry mean higher steel prices, which in turn means fewer sales of American steel products around the world and losses of far more jobs than are saved.
- Thomas Sowell
(Keywords: American, Jobs, Sales, World)

Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It's the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It's that important, so don't mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.
- Nicholas Sparks
(Keywords: Impression, First, Open, Sales, Will, Writer)

You know, I'm the 1st black solo MC from Detroit. I didn't do the 50 Cent sales but hey... I got a long career, I'm still young and I'm trying to bring really good music.
- Obie Trice
(Keywords: Music, Career, Sales, Trying)

There is no filmmaking legislation because distributors are not interested in sharing their money with the film industry - for instance, by giving a percentage of ticket sales back to filmmakers.
- Andrzej Wajda
(Keywords: Money, Film, Giving, Legislation, Sales, Sharing)

The people that are running the bulk of the comic shops in North America aren't business people and they don't understand sales. They don't understand good product.
- Rob Walton
(Keywords: Business, People, America, Running, Sales, Shops)

We can put our head in the sand and continue to lose jobs overseas and to other states, or we can say, 'You know what? We are not going to lose another job from California, and we're going to be the very best place to start and grow a business.' So I'll be the chief sales officer for California businesses.
- Meg Whitman
(Keywords: Business, Job, Jobs, Sales, states)

When it went on the air, the sales department hated it. It was the highest advertising pullout show in the history of NBC. At the early focus groups, people were saying, 'Who are these people? Why should we watch them?
- Dick Wolf
(Keywords: History, People, Advertising, Focus, Sales, Saying)

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