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.

We lift ourselves by our thought, we climb upon our vision of ourselves.
Orison Swett Marden

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark: the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light.

The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
Lord Chesterfield

For one with courage, it never took a lifetime to begin living.
David William Cassidy

One cannot conquer the evil in himself by resisting it ... but by transmuting its energies into other forms. The energy that expresses itself in the form of evil is the same energy which expresses itself in the form of good; and thus the one may be transmuted into the other.
Charles Henry Mackintosh

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Paul Boese

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.

The more you depend on forces outside yourself the more you are dominated by them.
Harold Sherman

You can only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.
Zig Ziglar

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua Marine

Imagination is the highest kite one can fly.
Lauren Bacall

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Albert Einstein

There is an element of mockery here I don't like. I don't mind your tongue being in your cheek, but I suspect your heart is there with it.
Alan Bennett

Sometimes when it rains, when it rains really hard, bad things get washed away.

What you are speaks so loudly, that I can't hear what you are saying.
Walt Whitman

I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J Donald Walters

The most important negotiations we will win are with ourselves.
Calum Coburn

Life isn't a matter of milestones but of moments.
Rose Kennedy

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