Our searchable collection of quotes and aphorisms aims to be the best, not the biggest. Perfect for making a convincing point after a negotiation course, or in your speech or presentation.
Profits are like breathing. You have to have them. But who would stay alive just to breathe?
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all.
Henry David Thoreau
Real friends are those who, when you feel you've made a fool of yourself, don't feel you've done a permanent job.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
Reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P Feynman
Recognise the difference between what you say and what you think.
Relationships are like a river. You must trust your own strength and that of your friends/partner. Sometimes you drift a little apart, sometimes you are hurt upon the rocks and sometimes you need each others help. But you always go together in one direction. But if you hold on too tight, it is then you go under, you drown and you destroy that which you love.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
Werner Von Braum
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Seeing's believing, but feeling's the truth.
MD Thomas Fuller
Show my head to the people, it is worth seeing.
Some books are to be tasted; others swallowed; and some to be chewed and digested.
Some persons do first, think afterward, and then repent forever.
Some students drink deeply at the fountain of knowledge, others only gargle.
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.
Someone who takes advice is often superior to someone who gives it.
Sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness...until it flowers again from within.
Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side.
Sometimes we try so hard that we fail to see that the light we are seeking is within us.