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.

Too much credit is given to the end result. The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!
Garth Brooks

The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.
Motto of U.S. Navy Seals

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Dr Joyce Brothers

Winning isn't everything, but losing isn't anything.
Charles Schulz

Everything can be taken from a man but the last of the human freedoms. To choose ones attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose ones own way.
Victor Frankl

Relationships are like a river. You must trust your own strength and that of your friends/partner. Sometimes you drift a little apart, sometimes you are hurt upon the rocks and sometimes you need each others help. But you always go together in one direction. But if you hold on too tight, it is then you go under, you drown and you destroy that which you love.

Acorns were good until bread was found.
Francis Bacon

Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.

The secret source of humour is not joy, but sorrow. There is no humour in heaven.
Mark Twain

Pain is temporary, victory is forever.

The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

You don't have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.
Les Brown

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.

We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
Sam Keen

First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.
Nicholas Klein

Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Any fool can make a rule - and every fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau

The first requisite for immortality is death.
Stanislaw J Lec

As the fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
The Buddha

Don't forget to love yourself.
Soren Kierkegaard

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