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He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
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We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analyzing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will. I cannot believe that such a program would be rejected by the people of this country, even if it does mean the establishment of personal contact with the dictators.
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You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.
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No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.
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Too much agreement kills the chat.
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There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
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Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
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My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
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What usually comes first is the contract.
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One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.
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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
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Three may keep counsel, if two are away.
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Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness.
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You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him.
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The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.
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Even savage animals can agree among themselves.
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And that is called paying the Dane-geld; but we've proved it again and again, that if once you have paid him the Dane-geld you never get rid of the Dane.
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The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying.
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We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
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If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
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I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
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One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.
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On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
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Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, counseled ignoble ease, and peaceful sloth, not peace.
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You can always tell when a man's well informed. His views are pretty much like your own.
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There's nothing is this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow-humans.
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My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
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An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
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Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.
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Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
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It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls.
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I trust that a graduate student some day will write a doctoral essay on the influence of the Munich analogy on the subsequent history of the twentieth century. Perhaps in the end he will conclude that the multitude of errors committed in the name of Munich may exceed the original error of 1938.
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Man, an animal that makes bargains.
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I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.
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When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong.
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There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.
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