Top 153 Sell Quotes

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“I don’t rely on my figure to sell records.”

― Adele

“I’ve had to sell a lot of art, which I’ve hated to do because I really love the art I have.”

― Agnes Gund

“In France, you can sell a lot, but nobody outside of France ever hears of it.”

― Alan Parsons

“For decades, Wall Street has charged companies a standard fee of 7 percent to sell their shares to the public.”

― Alex Berenson

“Corporate executives often buy or sell shares in their companies, and stocks rarely rise or fall significantly when those transactions are reported.”

― Alex Berenson

“I actually did use to sell shoes.”

― Alex Winter

“My biggest thing is that I never want to sell out. Or be a sellout.”

― Alexis Ren

“When you sell cars in the U.S., it forces you to be the most competitive.”

― Anand Mahindra

“I did not sell Amway, but I sold Shaklee, which was an Amway-type product sold through multi-level marketing.”

― Andy Kindler

“I do not have a merchandise line. I don’t sell knives or apparel. Though I have been approached to endorse various products from liquor to airlines to automobiles to pharmaceuticals dozens of times, I have managed to resist the temptation.”

― Anthony Bourdain

“When we sell paper in Asia, we sell them things such as their corrugator rolls as well as paper.”

― Anthony Pratt

“What we sell are not products… that customers are going to put in a closet and forget.”

― Antoine Arnault

“Many candidates use a political autobiography to sell their candidacy.”

― Ari Melber

“Anyone who’d sell out a whole town wouldn’t hesitate to double-cross one man.”

― Arnold Rothstein

“Salesmen always need something to sell.”

― Barry Ritholtz

“I don’t like to sell my finest pieces.”

― Beatrice Wood

“Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“It’s important for me to sell a product that works.”

― Billy Mays

“I can sell anything. I’m very convincing.”

― Biz Markie

“Pet stores just sell their animals.”

― Booboo Stewart

“It’s not a hard sell to be asked to do something in Ireland.”

― Bryce Dessner

“I would love to sell millions of records, but that’s never gonna be the case.”

― Buzz Osborne

“In the factory we make cosmetics; in the drugstore we sell hope.”

― Charles Revson

“I’ve absolutely fought against having to be half-naked to sell a track.”

― Christina Grimmie

“Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.”

― Christo

“We don’t sell technical drawings except when they are incorporated into a drawing or a collage.”

― Christo

“My goal was never to sell many records.”

― Chuck Mangione

“The summer of 1976 was so hot that bars of chocolate melted on the shelves before confectioners could sell them.”

― Clive Sinclair

“Some books are well-received with critics; other books sell.”

― Colson Whitehead

“Ninety-nine percent of advertising doesn’t sell much of anything.”

― David Ogilvy

“If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative.”

― David Ogilvy

“I have no stories to sell. A lot of my relationships are with civilians, and no one wants to hear about those.”

― David Spade

“Nowadays people sell millions of records that can’t sing.”

― Dee Snider

“Apart from me, Tyson Fury, and Deontay Wilder, you can’t sell out Wembley.”

― Dillian Whyte

“I’m gonna be making records anyway, even if I had to sell ’em out of the trunk of my car. I’m that kind of musician and singer.”

― Dolly Parton

“You’ve got to be able to sell yourself.”

― Don Rickles

“I couldn’t sell air conditioners on a 98-degree day. When I demonstrated them in a showroom, I pushed the wrong button and blew the circuit.”

― Don Rickles

“I like bands that don’t necessarily sell the most records.”

― Donal Logue

“Don’t sell your soul to buy peanuts for the monkeys.”

― Dorothy Salisbury Davis

“To buy happiness is to sell soul.”

― Douglas Horton

“I wear clothes and sell products and ideas.”

― Edie Campbell

“A real collector does not sell.”

― Eli Broad

“If nobody can sell mortgage-backed securities based on trillions of dollars of unpayable instruments, there’s a lot less risk in the overall system.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“I actually don’t think that I’m gonna sell a lot of records.”

― Elliott Smith

“My primary thing is to make a painting, not necessarily to make a painting to sell for gazillions of dollars, but just to make a painting.”

― Eric Fischl

“Awards and nominations really help sell films.”

― Essie Davis

“If you don’t sell, it’s not the product that’s wrong, it’s you.”

― Estee Lauder

“It’s hard to sell merchandise off YouTube.”

― Freddie Wong

“I’ve had the experience of having a book praised but then it doesn’t sell. Or not praised but then it sells.”

― Gail Sheehy

“The term ‘sell out’ is juvenile and naive.”

― Gavin McInnes

“Of course, I want to sell this record – there’s no point making it otherwise.”

― George Michael

“I’m a label that wants to sell. I believe in clothes.”

― Giambattista Valli

“I’d like to retire at 50 but I don’t want to sell papers in the middle of London on a Zimmer.”

― Graham Norton

“Honestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs.”

― Gregory Harrison

“I deal in volume. To sell volume, it must be affordable. So that’s my whole life, is to make it affordable.”

― Harry Triguboff

“I just have friends that don’t sell their pictures to newspapers.”

― Heather Mills

“If it sells, it sells. If it doesn’t sell, I’ll go make a movie.”

― Ice T

“When your IQ rises to 28, sell.”

― Irwin Corey

“I was a gang leader. Although, it was a gang for defensive purposes. It was not a gang to sell drugs.”

― Jack Bowman

“I just wrote what I felt like writing since they seemed to sell.”

― Jack Vance

“I always told Hitch that it would have been better to put seats around the set and sell tickets.”

― James Stewart

“The killer whale Tilikum has helped SeaWorld sell millions of dollars worth of tickets.”

― Jane Velez-Mitchell

“If it has to sell its mascot, your team sucks.”

― Jay Mohr

“Never sell the bear’s skin before one has killed the beast.”

― Jean de La Fontaine

“We have a wide range of looks that address all the different types of women we cater to in all of the different territories we sell to.”

― Jenny Packham

“I told you to sell it, not give it away.”

― Jerome Robbins

“The vocals are what immediately draw people in and sell the song.”

― Jerry Harrison

“I sell escapism.”

― Jimmy Buffett

“I think that, by comparison with $2,000 bottles of grand cru Burgundies, first-rate barolos, which sell for under $100, are undervalued ten-fold.”

― Joe Bastianich

“I’m not itching to sue Amazon or Wal-Mart… they sell a lot of books. But the future is very uncertain with books.”

― John Grisham

“My father would make record after record, and he’d be so surprised at what would sell and what wouldn’t.”

― John Ritter

“One Earth, one mother – one does not sell the Earth.”

― John Trudell

“We didn’t sell a lot of records, but somehow we left an impression.”

― Johnny Ramone

“I need to reach a lot of people to sell records.”

― Jon Crosby

“All businesses need images to sell their products and services.”

― Jon Oringer

“Anyone can contribute images, and we sell them to designers and agencies all over the world.”

― Jon Oringer

“Minority views expressed in films simply don’t sell tickets.”

― Karel Reisz

“Did you really think I would sell you out?”

― Karl Malone

“I did a pilot for Anything But Love in 1988 that didn’t sell.”

― Kathryn Bigelow

“I want to sell out arenas and sell millions of records.”

― Katy Perry

“I’m not going sell out on the people of state of Florida.”

― Kendrick Meek

“I do sell fun.”

― Kenny Chesney

“Unless I’ve got Katy Perry on the cover of my CD, it’s going to be tough to sell a lot of records.”

― Kenny G

“Great products sell themselves.”

― Kevin Systrom

“Galleries, and they’re all the same, and rightly so, they sell work.”

― Kim Weston

“The ones that sell the most aren’t the ones that are remembered.”

― KRS-One

“If I was going to sell out, I would do it for more than 10,000 records.”

― Kurt Elling

“I didn’t write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences.”

― Larry Hagman

“I guess I invented extended warranties, because that’s all we had to sell at Chrysler in those days.”

― Lee Iacocca

“Please don’t throw phones. They hurt. And we sell them on eBay.”

― Liam Payne

“I sell these intermediate bond portfolios for people that can’t go to stocks.”

― Louis Navellier

“The thing to do is to buy and sell.”

― Lucio Tan

“Never sell, never franchise.”

― Lynsi Torres

“I sell out shows. My performance is top-tier.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“I’m not much of a salesman. I prefer the soft sell and the honest approach.”

― Marc Guggenheim

“I really had no program or any established plan. I didn’t even ask myself if I should sell my paintings or not.”

― Marcel Duchamp

“We don’t sell data; we don’t allow anyone to sell data.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“Glamour is what I sell, it’s my stock in trade.”

― Marlene Dietrich

“People assume I sell a lot more records than I actually do. I really don’t sell any.”

― Marnie Stern

“Hundreds of data-mining companies sell landlords tenant-screening reports that list past evictions and court filings.”

― Matthew Desmond

“I sell a lot of ebooks from my website and encourage authors to set up their own stores.”

― Michael A. Stackpole

“You’ve got to sell fights; you’ve got to be entertaining.”

― Michael Bisping

“Don’t sell your publishing.”

― Michelle Phillips

“If I cut an album now and sell it for ten bucks, I can put seven dollars and fifty cents in my pocket.”

― Mickey Gilley

“I had a few stocks, but stocks took a dive. I never sell my stocks.”

― Mickey Gilley

“If you tried to sell Mike Birbiglia as a concept, no one would buy it.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“I know how to sell books.”

― Mike Cernovich

“There’s never been a better time to sell properties.”

― Mike Simpson

“I’m not an entertainer; I’m an engager. I never sell myself, in a sense.”

― Morten Harket

“No one’s promised anything. You could have the biggest record on radio and sell no records.”

― Nas

“I have, oddly, two ski houses – trying to sell one.”

― Nick Hanauer

“The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell.”

― Ninon de L’Enclos

“Our goal definitely isn’t to sell Stripe.”

― Patrick Collison

“I don’t really sell many records.”

― Patti Scialfa

“If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we’d all be millionaires.”

― Pauline Phillips

“We should not use crippled children to sell hamburgers. Ever.”

― Phil Donahue

“I’d rather sell 10,000 records that represent me than 2 million that don’t represent me at all.”

― Phillip Phillips

“You can’t sell thermal power without the competitive bidding.”

― Piyush Goyal

“A bookstore has thousands of titles to sell. You need to be the guy the store attendant recommends to the reader.”

― Ravi Subramanian

“Let’s make what Americans buy. Buy what Americans make. And sell it to the world.”

― Rick Perry

“Rock bands were never newsworthy. In the ’60s and ’70s, rock bands weren’t in the newspapers because they weren’t considered mainstream; they wouldn’t sell papers.”

― Roger Taylor

“I want to sell music. That’s all I’m interested in selling.”

― Romeo Santos

“Critics don’t sell records, unfortunately. No one reads what they write anyway.”

― Ry Cooder

“If you’re shameless enough, you can sell anything.”

― Ryan Holiday

“I will never sell Flipkart.”

― Sachin Bansal

“James Salter has talents on the page we novelists would sell souls to the devil for.”

― Sarah Hall

“I spent four of my five years at Stanford writing a novel I was unable to sell.”

― Scott Turow

“Things that price at $4.99 sell very differently than things that price at $5.”

― Sendhil Mullainathan

“I’m relentless. My mother says I could sell ice to the Eskimos.”

― Sharon Stone

“Anyone can sell product by dropping their prices, but it does not breed loyalty.”

― Simon Sinek

“I wouldn’t sell those New York actors short.”

― Sissy Spacek

“A lot of us have energy that we can tap into. We sell ourselves short.”

― Ski Mask the Slump God

“There’s a blockbuster side to Knopf, whether it’s P. D. James or John le Carre or our best-selling books. We try to sell our writers as aggressively as those houses regarded as commercial with a capital C.”

― Sonny Mehta

“It’s a lot of work to sell one thing on the Internet.”

― Sophia Amoruso

“I’ve never worked in a retail store, but I did sell shoes at Gimme Shoes in San Francisco, a job I was fired from.”

― Sophia Amoruso

“What we learned was that the collective glamour of a specialty store could sell a lot of merchandise.”

― Stanley Marcus

“Not on my watch will we sell or transfer our public lands.”

― Steve Bullock

“Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets.”

― Steve Spurrier

“Creative things have to sell to get acknowledged as such.”

― Steve Wozniak

“Ten million 16-year-old girls would sell their right arm to live the life that I’ve had.”

― Su-chin Pak

“Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“Who wants to lose or sell a player? Nobody does.”

― Thomas Tuchel

“I don’t really care about, Oh I really have to sell these things.”

― Thurston Moore

“My aspirations aren’t to sell millions of records, but to write really good songs.”

― Tom Odell

“Sooner or later, we sell out for money.”

― Tony Randall

“Awards sell tickets, and they’re a clever publicity stunt.”

― Tony Randall

“Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don’t sell one ticket.”

― Uwe Boll

“We are in a world that is quite extremist and extremism makes more noise. Normality does not sell.”

― Vicente del Bosque

“What changed our lives forever was when Malcolm had the idea to sell rock ‘n roll records to trendy customers.”

― Vivienne Westwood

“We’re gonna totally sell out and try to dominate the world.”

― Wes Borland

“If the other fellow sells cheaper than you, it is called dumping. ‘Course, if you sell cheaper than him, that’s mass production.”

― Will Rogers

“Celery leaves are an underused ingredient, most likely because supermarkets sell mostly leafless stalks.”

― Yotam Ottolenghi

“My first professional job was to sell heavy-duty waterless cookware.”

― Zig Ziglar
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