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.

Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.
Charles A Cerami

You might as well fall flat on you face as lean over too far backwards.
James Thurber

Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life. This life in the present.
Henry David Thoreau

Yesterday's the past and tomorrow's the future. Today is a gift - which is why they call it the present.
Bill Keane

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.

There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
Carl Jung

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Carl Jung

Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Samuel Paterson

You can't cross the sea merely by starring at the water.
Rabindranath Tagore

It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to.
Walter Linn

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Donald Curtis

Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Orison S Marder

Moderation in temper is always a virtue: but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Thomas Paine

Its' true that we don't know what we've got until we lose it, but it's also true that we don't know what we've been missing until it arrives.

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Jim Rohn

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat.
Queen Victoria

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Oscar Wilde

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Helen Keller

There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia today, flesh and blood tomorrow.
Victor Hugo

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