Agreement Quotes

He who cannot agree with his enemies is controlled by them.

Proverb

An enemy will agree, but a friend will argue.

Russian Proverb

When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck

An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.

Phaedrus

On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.

H. L. Mencken

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.

George Eliot

Rare is agreement between beauty and modesty.

Latin Proverb

Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.

Cullen Hightower

Two experts never agree.

Zimbabwean Proverb

We rarely ever perceive others as being sensible, except for those who agree with us.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

understanding does not necessarily mean agreement.

Unknown

What usually comes first is the contract.

Ira Gershwin

When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.

Unknown

You can always tell when a manís well informed. His views are pretty much like your own.

Louie Morris

You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue ó agree with him.

Edgar Watson Howe

If you can find something everyone agrees on, it's wrong.

Mo Udall

Nobody agrees with anybody else anyhow, but adults conceal it and infants show it.

Ogden Nash

Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.

Barbara Levy Boxer

At that time, there was general agreement among everyone involved in womens liberation that women should have a defined sexual self-interest.

Susannah

When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.

Otto von Bismarck

Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

Galbraith

Among the words that can be all things to all men, the word "race" has a fair claim to being the most common, most ambiguous and most explosive. No one today would deny that it is one of the great catchwords about which ink and blood are spilled in reckless quantities. Yet no agreement seems to exist about what race means.

Jacques Barzun

Peace is never long preserved by weight of metal or by an armament race. Peace can be made tranquil and secure only by understanding and agreement fortified by sanctions. We must embrace international cooperation or international disintegration. Science has taught us how to put the atom to work. But to make it work for good instead of for evil lies in the domain dealing with the principles of human dignity. We are now facing a problem more of ethics than of physics.

Bernard Mannes Baruch

...The ultimate test of this agreement will be a test of blood... If it becomes clear that they [the Palestinians] cannot overcome terror, this will be temporary accord and... we will have no choice but to abrogate it... And if there is no choice, the IDF willreturn to the places it is about to leave in the upcoming months.

Yossef ("Yossi") Beilin

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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