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.

Some books are to be tasted; others swallowed; and some to be chewed and digested.
Francis Bacon

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
John Burroughs

We judge ourselves by our intentions, but we judge others by their behaviours.
Barney Tremblay

Perfection consists not in doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Angelique Arnauld

Famous last words: Now comes the mystery.
Henry Ward Beecher

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations.
Isaac Disraeli

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein

Conscience is a man's compass.
Vincent Van Gogh

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
Paul Tillich

Man is not the creature of circumstances; circumstances are the creatures of men.
Benjamin Disraeli

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Albert Einstein

Take care that the face that looks out from the mirror in the morning is a pleasant face. You may not see it again during the day, but others will.

Famous last words: Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
Pancho Villa

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
Mark Twain

Beyond ideas. Of right and wrong. There is a meadow. I will meet you there.

Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice. Not something to wish for, but to attain.
William Jennings Bryan

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything.
Stephen Hawking

Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy.
Henry David Thoreau

We protest against unjust criticism, but we accept unearned applause.
Jose Narosky

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