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.

To love oneself is the beginning of a life long romance.
Oscar Wilde

When you're finished changing, you're finished.
Benjamin Franklin

Do, or do not. There is no try.

It's not enough to have a dream. Unless you are willing to pursue it. It's not enough to know what's right. Unless you're strong enough to do it
Samual Smiles

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change.
Charles Darwin

I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing.

Under all that we think, lives all we believe, like the ultimate veil of our spirits.
Antonio Machado

Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
Hans Margolius

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
Helen Hayes

The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom but to set a limit to infinite error.
Berthold Brecht

Knowledge is power, if you know it about the right person.
Ethel Watts Mumford

More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
PT Barnum

Care and diligence bring luck.
Thomas Fuller

Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
Werner Von Braum

We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.

A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
Benjamin Disraeli

Whatever advice you give, be brief.

The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence.
Marianne Moore

Profits are like breathing. You have to have them. But who would stay alive just to breathe?
Maurice Mascaranhas

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