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.

Before sunlight can shine through a window, the blinds must be raised.

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you know until they know how much you care.

To lead a symphony, you must occasionally turn your back on the crowd.

There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.

Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
Aldous Huxley

Look at your past. Your past has determined where you are at this moment. What you do today will determine where you are tomorrow. Are you moving forward or standing still.
Tom Hopkins

We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Albert Einstein

You won't discover new oceans until you can lose sight of the shore.

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
Abraham Lincoln

The young men know the rules. The old men know the exceptions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don't be afraid your life will end, be afraid it will never begin.
Grace Hansen

We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts.
Madeleine L'Engle

On the day of reckoning I doubt we will be judged by what certificates we have on the wall, but rather what scars incurred in battle for humanity.
T C Fry

Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Alexander Smith

Look upon every obstacle as part payment towards your success.
Peter Drucker

The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.
W B Yeats

How many cares one loses, when one decides to be not something but someone.
Coco Chanel

If you just set people in motion, they will heal themselves.
Gabrielle Roth

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