Famous Quotations

Our searchable collection of quotes and aphorisms aims to be the best, not the biggest. Perfect for making a convincing point at the negotiation table, in your speech or presentation. If you would like to know more about one of our negotiation skills courses, then please get in touch.

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon

By far the best proof is experience.
Francis Bacon

Chase your passion, not your pension.
Denis Waitley

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Albert Einstein

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
Bernard M Baruch

Everything should be made as simple as possible,but no simpler.
Albert Einstein

Is the glass half empty, half full, or twice as large as it needs to be?

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
Winston Churchill

As long as you live, keep learning how to live.

Our best thoughts come from others.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect, they mark our limitations and our bounds. Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries.
Jose Ortega Gasset

The greatest mistake a person can make is to be afraid of making one.
Albert Hubbard

The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the oceans was not ignorance, but rather the illusion of knowledge.
Daniel Borsten

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
Mark Twain

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance
John A Wheeler

When it gets dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A Beard

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

Work can provide the opportunity for spiritual and personal, as well as financial growth. If it doesn't, we're wasting far too much of our lives on it.
James Autry

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.
Carl Jung

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