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Motivational Speakers


"Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect."
Ralph Waldo Emerson


"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."

Anais Nin

"We make a living by what we get, we

make a life by what we give."
Winston Churchill

Inspirational Speakers


"If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me."
Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Literature is news that stays news."
Ezra Pound


"At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look; At 45 they are caves in which we hide."
F. Scott Fitzgerald

"An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do."
Dylan Thomas


"A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return."
Salman Rushdie

"Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke."
Hermann Hesse


"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"
Abraham Lincoln


"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency."
Raymond Chandler

Keynote Speakers

"I hate television. I hate it as much as I hate peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts."
Orson Welles


"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive."
Robert Louis Stevenson


"In your clothes avoid too much gaudiness; do not value yourself upon an embroidered gown; and remember that a reasonable word, or an obliging look, will gain you more respect than all your fine trappings."
George Savile


"Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics."
Fletcher Knebel


"Invention is the mother of necessity."
Thorstein Veblen


"The best victory is when the opponent surrenders of its own accord before there are any actual hostilities... It is best to win without fighting."
Sun Tzu


"I believe in God, only I spell it Nature."
Frank Lloyd Wright


"The greatest blunders, like the thickest ropes, are often compounded of a multitude of strands. Take the rope apart, separate it into the small threads that compose it, and you can break them one by one. You think, 'That is all there was!' But twist them all together and you have something tremendous."
Victor Hugo


"I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong."
Bertrand Russell

"It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!"
Friedrich Nietzsche


"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
Douglas Noel Adams


"It's the process of striving that makes us grow - not necessarily the result. Running against the wind makes us better than running with it."
Herb Elliott MBE

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."
Abraham Lincoln

"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit of doing them."
Benjamin Jowett

"In war, truth is so precious she must always be escorted by a bodyguard of lies."
Winston Churchill

"Remarkable people in all fields of endeavour move the world forward - they never give up."
Kevan Gosper


"May you live in interesting times."
Ancient Chinese curse


 
"The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office."
Robert Frost

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