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 know where you are going, how do you know when you get there?

God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice you must take it. The only choice is HOW.
Henry Ward Beecher

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt

The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor; he took my measurement anew every time he saw me, while all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me.
George Bernard Shaw

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
Albert Einstein

Sometimes we try so hard that we fail to see that the light we are seeking is within us.

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Mother Teresa

If we fully understand the problem the answer will come out of it.

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mohandas K. Gandhi

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
George Eliot

Hard work brings more of it, smart work brings less of it

If you pray for rain, don't be surprised if you're struck by lightning.
Damien Cannon

Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

What garlic is to food, insanity is to art.

As I walk, As I walk, The Universe is walking with me.

If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.
Thomas J Watson

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
Horace Walpole

To dull the mind all nature is leaden. To the illuminated mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

For those who fight for it, life has a flavour that the sheltered will never know.
Peter Michael Dedes

Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment.
Edwin Percy Whipple

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