Quotes on Salesman

You're gonna be your best salesman. If you don't sell yourself, nobody else is gonna have a better time with it than you. You've gotta get up for it, every day. Ti

A salesman sees a commission. James Cook

Thirty-five years ago, being a cook was the same as being a used-car salesman. Wolfgang Puck

They've changed the salesman but they haven't changed the product. Tony Abbott

My father had always been a traveling salesman - New England, the South, whatever. Nat Hentoff

[My father] was very impressed when he saw "Death of a Salesman," I must say. He recognized himself to some extent. Nat Hentoff

It's not how I view being a salesman. It's how I live being a salesman. Chris Murray

I had a father who was a traveling salesman. Philip Seymour Hoffman

All politicians are to some extent salesmen. George Will

He's liked, but he's not well liked. Arthur Miller

A bad salesman will automatically drop his price. Bad salesmen make me sick. Danny Devito

Be liked and you will never want. Arthur Miller

I'm not a drug salesman. I'm a writer. Kurt Vonnegut

If you take a salesman, who sells a useless commodity, he feels like a fraud. Erich Fromm

We are all salesman regardless of our calling. But not all of us are Master Salesmen. Napoleon Hill

When I became proficient as a salesman I was invited to teach new hires. Zig Ziglar

When you're dealing with machines or anything that you build, it either works or it doesn't, no matter how good of a salesman you are. Marc Andreessen

I am a travelling salesman. I deal in ideas. Martin Kippenberger

I think basically an actor is a salesman. Paul Lynde

Salesmen always need something to sell. Barry Ritholtz

We have a product for sale called news, and I'm a salesman. Shepard Smith

Timid salesmen have skinny kids. Zig Ziglar

I love the Elvis movies. I used to watch them. In every single one of his movies he wasn't acting as a car salesman - he was acting as a car salesman who loved to play guitar. Larry Mullen, Jr.

I had an acting teacher tell me once that if you're playing a car salesman, you don't want to be an OK car salesman, you want to play the best car salesman. Aaron Tveit

Happy salesmen not only multiply their volume of business and their income, they also multiply themselves. Walter Russell

Nobody remembers who was the richest toga salesman in Rome. Les Wexner

No self-respecting pitcher throws the same way to every batter and no self-respecting salesman makes the same pitch to every client. Ray Kroc

When a deposit bottle is broken, you don't get your nickel back. Arthur Miller

Try novelties for salesman's bait, For novelty wins everyone. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The determination of life insurance salesmen to succeed has made life pretty soft for widows. William Feather

To get a traveling salesman drunk is the height of impossibility. Honore De Balzac

Literary qualifications have no more to do with it than oratory has with salesmanship. One must be able to express himself briefly, clearly, and convincingly, just as a salesman must. Claude C Hopkins

Anybody who comes to you and says he has a perfect language is either naive or a salesman. Bjarne Stroustrup

I can sell anything that I totally believe in but I'm a horrible salesman of something I do' believe in Nick Woodman

I'm not very funny in real life. I used to want to be a comedian when I was 13, 14, 15, till I saw "Death Of A Salesman" with Lee J. Cobb and Mildred Dunnock. Gene Wilder

A master salesman is one who takes the offensive and never the defensive sale of an argument, if argument arises. Napoleon Hill

I've always made a point of not wasting my life, and every time I come back here I know that all I've done is to waste my life. Arthur Miller

Work a lifetime to pay off a house You finally own it and there's nobody to live in it. Arthur Miller

The jungle is dark but full of diamonds, Willy. Arthur Miller

You can't eat the orange and throw the peel away - a man is not a piece of fruit. Arthur Miller

I always liked Mitt Romney. He looks like the salesman who follows you around at Brooks Brothers. David Letterman

I'm my own salesman. I can't let anybody do anything for me. Fred Durst

I have been working since I was 20, and I'm 38. I actually once averaged out what I had made over my professional life. I think I could have made that much as a waiter or an insurance salesman. You know, I spent so many years in my 20's making $10,000 a year. Sebastian Junger

Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman. Bela Lugosi

We first become salesmen as children in the confession booths of our parents. Criss Jami

I probably was as bad as a security guard as I was as a tie salesman. David Hyde Pierce

The good lawyer is the great salesman. Janet Reno

The best of merchandise will go back to the shelf unless handled by a conscientious, tactful salesman. James Cash Penney

I really enjoy theater. I just went to see 'Death of a Salesman,' and it knocked me on my ass. Jason Reitman

I don't like losing a ballgame any more than a salesman likes losing a sale. Early Wynn

Think like an artist. Dress like an insurance salesman. Tibor Kalman

Mitt Romney talks a lot about all the things he's fixed. I can tell you that Massachusetts wasn't one of them. He's a fine fellow and a great salesman, but as governor he was more interested in having the job than doing it. Deval Patrick

Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit. Elia Kazan

Deep within the heart of every evangelist lies the wreck of a car salesman. H L Mencken

I'm a snake oil salesman as much as anyone else, but I try to keep something for myself. Freedy Johnston

I am rather like a travelling salesman. I deal in ideas. I do much more for people than just paint them pictures. Martin Kippenberger

A lot of those people aren't their best salesmen. They're the opposite of a salesperson and I think there's something attractive about that. John Turturro

People who go to the polar regions are statistically less likely to die than salesmen who drive on motorways in England. Ranulph Fiennes

Vincent Van Gogh, who said to the hat salesman, I like it, but it keeps sliding over my ear. Never got a dinner! Red Buttons

A lot of people went underground with their spiritual life in the seventies, but they're out there in little nooks and crannies and in the countryside, people who look and dress straight, insurance salesmen types, but they're really meditators and chanters, closet devotees. George Harrison

Jobs' incredible skill was as a storyteller, a salesman. He could captivate our imaginations and reel us in. He was more P.T. Barnum than Thomas Edison. Alex Gibney

I have had very little interest in being an icon or visual representation for my music. I like playing music with my bandmates and I have more and more fun onstage these days, but the part where you're supposed to be a salesman for your music is pretty unappealing to me. Jorge Elbrecht

A small man can be just as exhausted as a great man. Arthur Miller

I'm not a drug salesman. I'm a writer." "What makes you think a writer isn't a drug salesman? Kurt Vonnegut

In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand. Barbara Corcoran

Roger King is, without a doubt, the greatest salesman in the history of anything. And I don't ever limit him just to television. He could sell you anything. Merv Griffin

I am the world's worst salesman, therefore, I must make it easy for people to buy. Frank Winfield Woolworth

Actually, when I first started dabbling in photography, I was still working for my parents as a salesman. Herb Ritts

White people scare the crap out of me. Michael Moore

A successful swindler has to be a great salesman even more than a great actor. David Suchet

My dad being a salesman taught me you can sell anybody anything if you've got the ability to believe. Marilyn Manson

Donald Trump is a master salesman. And he creates his own reality. So if he tells you, "This is a middle-class tax cut, and I, Donald Trump, won't benefit," he expects you to believe that. It doesn't matter that it's not true. It's he said it, you're supposed to believe it. And that's how he's run his entire administration. If he says it, that makes it true. David Cay Johnston

I have no belief in the system. So Sonny is perfectly at home (in Washington D.C.). Politicians are one step down below used-car salesmen. Cher

Say whatever you want. But the United States has a kickass military and really good bullshit marketing people. If this country was a person it would be a used car salesman with a flamethrower. Richard Jeni

The devil is a cross between a really good used-car salesman and a game-show host, but with a lot more style and charm.There's a little Cary Grant thrown in there too. Ray Wise

Bowie and McCartney arrived, and the biscuits and caviare started and I left immediately. I don't like shouting across rooms, with people in shiny suits who look like used-car salesmen. Billy Childish

The worst fault a salesman can commit is to be a bore. Foster any attempt to talk about other things; the longer you stay the better you get to know the prospect, and the more you will be trusted. David Ogilvy

I've always had a bawdy sense of humor. My father was a traveling salesman and he would bring jokes home. He would say, "Honey, you can take this one to school, but you can't take that one to school." Betty White

Successful salesmen, authors, executives and workmen of every sort need patience. The great liability of youth is not inexperience but impatience. William Feather

The one key line used by a very rich Hudson salesman: Would you like to buy a car now, without waiting? Joe Girard

| NEXT PAGE >



RELATED TAGS

Salesman, Car Salesman, Used Car Salesman,