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.
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
There is nothing like dream to create the future. Utopia today, flesh and blood tomorrow.
There is something precious in our being mysteries to ourselves, in our being unable ever to see through even the person who is closest to our heart and to reckon with him as though he were a logical proposition or a problem in accounting.
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
Carl W Buechner
Things do not change; we change.
Henry David Thoreau
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too.
Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Though no-one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new end.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Hector Louis Berlioz
Time is the fire in which we burn.
Time will change and even reverse many your present opinions. Refrain, therefore, a while from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.
To appreciate beauty, first understand the beholder.
To be in hell is to drift; to be in heaven is to steer.
George Bernard Shaw
To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.
Sister Mary Lauretta