35 Quotes for Financial Advisors on a Tough Day

35 Quotes for Financial Advisors on a Tough DayOn your journey to become a successful Financial Advisor, you will face many challenges. Today’s post will empower you and your sales team to sail through a bad week, and constantly encourage pursuing your goals.

I have compiled a list of my top 35 favorite quotes for Financial Advisors about investing wisdom, inspiration, motivation and sales to help you make wise decisions, manage stress, stay positive and enthusiastic at all times. Enjoy!

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Investing Wisdom Quotes:

1. “The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing.” – Phillip Fisher

2. “You get recession, you get stock market declines. If you don’t understand that’s going to happen, then you are not ready and you will not do well in the markets.” – Peter Lynch

3. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

4. “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffett

5. “A thousand point gain or a thousand point decline does not alter the fact that we are saving for retirement or building up funds for education.” – Don Connelly

6. “People’s everyday routines will keep the stock market going.” – Don Connelly

7. “The stock market is the only market that when prices are slashed, clients run away!” – Don Connelly

8. “Know what you own, and know why you own it.” – Peter Lynch

For more investing wisdom, check out Don Connelly’s CD, Simple Truths for Investors, where he reminds individual investors that even though the world is constantly changing, the reasons for investing stay the same.

Inspirational Quotes:

9. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi

10. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

11. “They can conquer who believe they can.” – Virgil

12. “If you are passionate about people achieving their goals, they will choose you over the less passionate competition.” – Don Connelly

13. “Sometimes survival means leaving your comfort zone to make your own way.” – Don Connelly

14. “If you believe you can do it, go out there and do it, because that is the only way you are gonna get it!” – Harry Main

15. “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Alva Edison

16. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou

For more inspiration, check out Don Connelly’s introductory video of the Tools of the Trade, a podcasts library where he gives you all the tools you need to become successful.

Motivational Quotes:

17.  “In every life we have some trouble. When you worry you make it double. Don’t worry, be happy.” – Bobby McFerrin

18. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

19. “Whatever you fight, you Strengthen, And what you resist , persists.” – Eckhart Tolle

20. “If you are making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

21. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford

22. “There have been a lot of lucky sprinters in history, but there have been no lucky marathoners. It takes planning and perseverance to win a marathon.” – Don Connelly

23. “Only those who are asleep make no mistakes.” – Ingvar Kamprad

24. “The harder you work, the luckier you get.” – Gary Player

25. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

f you need help staying motivated and tapping into your full potential, you can do it from the comfort of your home through Don Connelly 24/7 learning center.

Sales Quotes:

26. “Be so good that they can’t ignore you” – Steve Martin

27. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” – Zig Ziglar

28. “Trust is gained by doing the right thing consistently.” – Don Connelly

29. “Don’t have just ‘good’ service, have ‘memorable’ service.” – Don Connelly

30. “An objection is your friend because it allows you to know what the other person is thinking and fearing. If you succeed in allaying the person’s fears, you are one step closer to gaining trust.” – Don Connelly

31. “Similarities do not sell, differences do. Learn how to market yourself.”  – Don Connelly

32. “Be there when you have nothing to sell.” – Don Connelly

33. “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.” – Zig Ziglar

34. “Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” – Zig Ziglar

35. “If you work just for money, you’ll never make it. But if you love what you are doing and always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

If you need help honing your sales skills, consider purchasing at least one of these mp3 recordings or webinar replays:

To become a successful Financial Advisor or a great Closer is not easy.

There will be days when crucial deals won’t close, sales will go down, existing clients will give you a hard time and so on.

Those are the times when all you need is a push, a shot of instant motivation and positivity to help you get into high gear.

I urge you to take a printout of this collection of quotes and pin them to your board or maybe save them as wallpaper on your device so that they are easy to access and read, especially when you are tempted to quit. I am sure you will experience a huge difference in your attitude and life as these words of wisdom and highly positive quotes will make you stronger, patient and persistent in your efforts.

You can also use these sayings, expert sales tips and investing wisdom with your prospective clients so you can enjoy greater success in closing deals, establishing trust and helping to control their reactions to market changes.

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Quotes are as seen on the following websites:
Investopedia.com – The Top 17 Investing Quotes of All Time
KimGarst.com – 10 Ziglar Quotes That Could Change Your Life



  • Alan Stone /

    Hi This arrived very timely just been doing all the little jobs to avoid what I should be doing this was the kick start required thanks

    • You’re Welcome Alan. Glad to know that this worked for you!

      We would love to hear back from you again. 🙂


  • 18. Opportunity doesn’t knock, you knock until opportunity answers.

    • Thanks for the comment, Gabriel – I hadn’t heard this variation of that quote. Thanks for the addition! ~Diana

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