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 biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
Thomas Merton

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Mark Twain

There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart. Pursue those.

It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's desire.
Oriah Mountain Dreamer

Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve the problem we face.

A man can detect a speck in another's hair, but can't see the flies on his nose.
Mendele Mocher Seforim

Perception is a mirror not a fact. And what I look on is my state of mind, reflected outward.
"A Course in Miracles"

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.
Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Benjamin Franklin

Do not be afraid of going slowly be afraid only of standing still.
Chinese Proverb

Mistakes are the portals for discovery.
James Joyce

When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.
Roy Disney

Practice is the work and performance is the relaxation.

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it

Mahatma Gandhi

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