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.

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
Oscar Wilde

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it, put your whole soul into it - every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.
John D Rockefeller III

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Burton Hills

Drugs are not always necessary, belief in recovery always is.
Norman Cousins

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D Roosevelt

You don't love a woman because she is beautiful, but she is beautiful because you love her.

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will find my last words in the blue folder.
Max Beerbohm

Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin

A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Confine yourself to the present.
Marcus Aurelius

Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
Bernard Berenson

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Lao Tse

He who asks a question may be a fool for five minutes, but he who never asks a question remains a fool forever.
Tom J Connelly

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

For every action there is an equal and opposite criticism.

The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser - in case you thought optimism was dead.
Robert Brault

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton

In business, you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.
Chester L Karrass

You can have anything you want. You just cant have everything you want.

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