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.

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Dr Martin Luther King

Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of the day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.
Michael Landon

I have had dreams and I have had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
Jonas Salk MD

Wisdom is divided into two parts: Having a great deal to say, and not saying it.

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
George Bernard Shaw

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.
Winston Churchill

The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws
Tacitus – The Annals of Imperial Rome

Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.
Jacob Braude

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Samuel Ullman

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
Theodore Rubin

Sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness...until it flowers again from within.
Gallway Kinnell

Indecision has often given an advantage to the other fellow because he did his thinking beforehand.
Maurice Switzer

Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up's.
Peter Davies

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King

Most people stand on the dock of life waiting for their ship to come in when deep down inside they know it has never left port.
Zig Ziglar

To see the picture you need to step out of the frame.
Calum Coburn

Its not the cards you are dealt its the way you play them.

Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead.
Anna Cummins

Perfection is our goal. Excellence will be tolerated.

Friends are God's way of taking care of us.

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