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.

Include the success of others in your dreams for your own success.

Judge of a jest when you have done laughing.
William Lloyd

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

Formal education will earn you a living. Self-education will earn you a fortune.
Jim Rohn

True friends stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde

The story of our lives is written by our choices and made great by our actions.
Paul Hugill

A cynic is one who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde

The reason angels can fly is that they take themselves so lightly.

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
George Burns

In spite of the great advances which have been made in our knowledge, some fundamental gaps remain. Matter, life and mind still remain utter disparate phenomena, yet the concepts of all three arise in experience; and in the human all three meet and intermingle.
Jan Christian Smuts

To find yourself, think for yourself.

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.
Gerry Spence

Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Henry Van Dyke

The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of his creatures when he made him.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

If you are sure you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused.
Walter Mondale

The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne

You cannot be strong in the big, important things if you are weak in the little things.
Ralph S Marston Jr

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine--everybody drinks water.
Mark Twain

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

He who asks questions cannot avoid the answers.

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