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.

If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality.
Walter Gropius

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.

Given a big enough why people can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Neitzche

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Carl Sandburg

Charity and personal force are the only investments.
Walt Whitman

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
R L Stevenson

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Soren Kierkegaard

Time is the fire in which we burn.
Gene Roddenberry

Excess of sorrow laughs. Excess of joy weeps.

I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats

In the world of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

Dance like it hurts. Love like you need the money. Work when somebody is watching.

The highest truth cannot be put into words. Therefore the greatest teacher has nothing to say. He simply gives himself in service, and never worries.
Lao Tzu

The mind grows by what it feeds on.
Josiah G Holland

It is human nature to think wisely and act foolishly.
Anatole France

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T Washington

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Henry Ford

Every man is an impossibility until he is born.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

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