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

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Sell the sizzle, not the steak.

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Everyone lives by selling something.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

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

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Buying is a profound pleasure.

Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) French novelist and essayist.

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.

Karl Marx (1818-1883) German philosopher and political economist.

When producers want to know what the public wants, they graph it as curves. When they want to tell the public what to get, they say it in curves.

Marshall Mcluhan (1911-1980) Canadian communications theorist and educator.

Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but, disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.

Marshall Mcluhan (1911-1980) Canadian communications theorist and educator.