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.

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.
Abraham Lincoln

Famous last words: Drink to me.
Pablo Picasso

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Don Herold

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

For death begins with life's first breath. And life begins at touch of death.
John Oxenham

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Jim Rohn

Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
Aldous Huxley

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizner

If the believers of the present day religions would earnestly try to think and act in the spirit of the founders of these religions, then no hostility on the basis of religion would exist among the followers of the different faiths.
Albert Einstein

The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in this business. You've got to keep on working that talent.
Irving Berlin

A pessimist is a man who thinks all women are bad. An optimist is one who hopes they are.
Bill Wyman

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Albert Einstein

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting.
Steven Covey

If you don't have time to do it right you must have time to do it right you must have time to do it over.

Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

It may not be the answer I want but I have to remember that it may be what I need.

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale

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