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.

Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
Josh Billings

Happiness is being at peace with yourself while the self is united with a larger order of things.
Henryk Skolimowski

On your own is the way of life.

Undoubtedly a man is to labour to better his condition, but first to better himself.
William Ellery Channing

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Thomas Jefferson

Some persons do first, think afterward, and then repent forever.
Thomas Secker

You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.
Sam Rayburn

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Ann Landers

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Pablo Picasso

And then the day came when the risk to remain tight inside the bud was greater than the risk to blossom.
Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Anais Nim

You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters - one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
John F Kennedy

He who parades his virtues seldom leads the parade.

Cemeteries are full of indispensible people.

The longest journey of any person is the journey inward.
Dag Hammerskjvld

The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.
Jules Renard

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
Carl W Buechner

A skeptic is a person who would ask God for his ID card.
Edgar A Shoaff

To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.
Sister Mary Lauretta

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