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.

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
The Dhammapada

Do not regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many.

It will be very generally found that those who will sneer habitually at human nature, and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant samples.
Charles Dickens

Philosophy: It's not a path that leads to a door, but rather a path that leads to a door, but rather a path that leads up a mountain towards the sky.

The system the element or person in the system with the widest range of behaviours or variability of choice will control the system.
The law of requisite variety - first law of cybernetics

Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
Lord Chesterfield

Young people searching for their real, self must learn that the real self is not something one finds as much as it is something one makes; and it is one's daily actions that shape the inner personality far more permanently than any amount of introspection or intellection.
Sydney Harris

I consider myself a Hindu, Christian, Moslem, Jew, Buddhist and Confucian.
Mohandas Ghandi

Do not dismiss your dreams. To be without dreams is to be without hope is to be without purpose.

You can't see the picture when you are standing in the frame.
Calum Coburn

There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angel ship.
Mark Twain

There are times when I have to hurt through a situation and when this happens the choice is not whether to hurt or not to hurt, but what to do while I am hurting.

If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.
Lisa Moriyama

Don't be an agnostic. Be something.
Robert Frost

Life is change, growth is optional. Choose wisely.
Karen Kaiser Clark

Where we cannot invent, we may at least improve.
Charles Caleb Colton

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Zig Ziglar

Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from poor judgement.
Mary Kay Mueller

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
John Wooden

Joy is the holy flame that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
Helen Keller

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