Networking Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old networking quotes, networking sayings, and networking proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be able to do business with you and to build a relationship with mutual trust.     

George Ross

Network continually - 85 percent of all jobs are filled through contacts and personal references.     

Brian Tracy

Networking is by far the most important aspect of business school. The classroom is a distant second.     

Jay Devivo

Success in any field, but especially in business is about working with people, not against them.     

Keith Ferrazzi

Technology does not run an enterprise, relationships do.     

Patricia Fripp

Make a list of 200 prestigious, influential, and powerful people with whom you want to work, play, grow and do business.     

Mark Victor Hansen

If you're not networking, you're not working.     

Denis Waitley

You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.     

Dale Carnegie

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others.     

African Proverb

My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.     

Oscar Wilde

You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.     

Jeanette Rankin

Those that win in networking give first, give generously, ang give often.     


Networking is a verb. You build a network by actively networking.     


Too many individuals network with the purpose of acomplishing an immediate goal. That's not networking, that's selling.     


The size of your network doesn't matter - it is the quality of your netowrk that counts.     


The value you get from networking with people you don't know yet is higher than the value of networking with people you've known for years who are in the same situation as you are.     


Networking is about making meaningful, lasting connections that lead to one-to-one relationships.     

Les Garnas

Everyone should build their network before they need it.     

Dave Delaney

If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.     

Robert Kiyosaki

Respect of people is the cornerstone of comunication and networking.     

Susan RoAne