Selling Proverbs

By | March 30, 2017

Sayings about Selling

To receive a favor is to sell one’s liberty. ~ Japanese Proverbs

He has sold the sun to buy a candle. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Sleep after selling horses and elephants. ~ Hindu Proverb

Sell what you have bought while the dust is still on your shoes. ~ Palestinian Proverb

It is the fool whose own tomatoes are sold to him. ~ Ghanaian Proverb

Who accepts from another sells his freedom. ~ German Proverb

The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell. ~ American Proverb

Don’t sell the fish that is still swimming in the ocean. ~ Turkish Proverb

A person without a smiling face must never open a shop. ~ Chinese Proverb

Good things sell themselves; those that are bad have to be advertised. ~ African Proverb

You can sell the devil if he is well cooked. ~ French Proverb

The customers are known to the shopkeepers. ~ Kashmiri Proverb

A good client doesn’t change shop in three years, a good shop doesn’t change clients in three years. ~ Chinese Proverb

God sells knowledge for labor, honor for risk. ~ Dutch Proverb

He who wants to sell his honor will always find a buyer. ~ Arabian Proverb

Even the candle seller dies in the dark. ~ Colombian Proverb

Every seller praises his wares. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Don’t try to sell pumpkins to a gardener. ~ Romanian Proverbs

Call someone your lord and he’ll sell you in the slave market. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

Fuel is not sold in a forest, nor fish on a lake. ~ Chinese Proverb

Sell not virtue to purchase wealth. ~ English Proverb

Cheat me in the price, but not in the goods. ~ English Proverbs

You will sell more sheepskins at the market than wolf skins. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

If you have two loaves of bread, sell one and buy a lily. ~ Chinese Proverb

A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet. ~ German Proverbs

The Italian invents it; the Frenchman makes it; the Germans sell it; the Pole buys it and the Tartar plunders it. ~ Polish Proverbs

Prices are forgotten, quality remains. ~ French Proverb

You sell more herrings on the market than sole. ~ French Proverb

If I had two loaves of bread, I would sell one and buy hyacinths, for they would feed my soul. ~ Islamic Proverb

If power is for sale, sell your mother to buy it. You can always buy her back again. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

Do not sell sun in July. ~ Italian Proverbs

Those that marry for money sell their liberty. ~ Traditional Proverb

There is a great art in selling the wind. ~ Spanish Proverb

Better to sell it with regret than to keep it. ~ Swiss Proverbs

Buyers are never as smart as the sellers. ~ Chinese Proverb

Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love. ~ Traditional Proverb

Cheat me with the price, but not with the goods I buy. ~ Spanish Proverbs

God gives, but he doesn’t sell. ~ Burundi Proverb

If you find your friend on the sofa at home with your wife, you had better sell the sofa. ~ Yiddish Proverb

To open a shop is easy — the hard part is keeping it open. ~ Chinese Proverb

The gods sell all things at a fair price. ~ Traditional Proverb

Where the camel is sold for a cent, the ass is worthless. ~ Iranian Proverbs

A good cow gets sold in its own country. ~ Maltese Proverb

God sells knowledge for labor — honor for risk. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

Truth came to market but could not be sold; however, we buy lies with ready cash. ~ Yoruba Proverb

He who sells the ox sets its price. ~ French Proverb

If everyone thought alike, no goods would ever be sold. ~ Libyan Proverb

Making money selling manure is better than losing money selling musk. ~ Egyptian Proverbs

Witch doctors do not sell their potions to each other. ~ Mozambican Proverb

Saying about selling

Quotations about Selling

To sell something, tell a woman it’s a bargain; tell a man it’s deductible.~ Earl Wilson

In selling as in medicine, prescription before diagnosis is malpractice.~ Tony Alesandra

We are all salesmen every day of our lives. We are selling our ideas, our plans, our enthusiasms to those with whom we come in contact. ~ Charles M. Schwab

Sell the sizzle, not the steak. ~ Elmer Wheeler

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect.~ W. Clement Stone

Great people have great values and great ethics. ~ Jeffrey Gitomer

The sale begins when the customer says yes.~ Harvey McKay

Sell cheap and tell the truth.~ Rose Blumkin

Practice is just as valuable as a sale. The sale will make you a living; the skill will make you a fortune.~ Jim Rohn

Selling is something we do for our clients – not to our clients. ~ Zig Ziglar

A sale is not something you pursue, it’s what happens to you while you are immersed in serving your customer. ~ Author Unknown

Every one lives by selling something, whatever be his right to it. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

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

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. ~ Confucius

When you stop talking, you’ve lost your customer.~ Estee Lauder

Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. ~ Frank Zappa

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