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 you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong

Everyone complains about his memory, but no one complains about his judgement.
Duke Francois of Rouchefoucauld

If you want some of the things in your life to change, you need to change some of the things in your life.

A book is a mirror: If an ass peers into it, you can't expect an apostle to look out.
GC Lichtenberg

At any moment I could start being a better person - but which moment should I choose?
Ashleigh Brilliant

Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.
Alfred Adler

Insanity destroys reason, but not wit.
Nathaniel Emmons

There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
Henry Ward Beecher

To utter pleasant words without practising them is like a fine flower without fragrance.

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Kahlil Gibran

If I could say it in words, then I wouldn't need to dance.
Isadora Duncan

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Saint Augustine

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
Rita Mae Brown

Your current safe boundaries were once unknown frontiers.

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
Thomas Edison

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
Harvey S Firestone

We first make our habits and then our habits make us.
John Dryden

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