Agreement Quotes

In every treaty, insert a clause which can easily be violated, so that the entire agreement can be broken in case the interests of the State make it expedient to do so.

- Louis XIV

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The best defence of peace is not power, but the removal of the causes of war, and international agreements which will put peace on a stronger foundation, than the terror of destruction.

- Lester B. Pearson

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Truth is the agreement of our ideas with the ideas of God.

- Jonathan Edwards

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Let us be under no illusion. The Jewish spirit, which was responsible for the alliance of large-scale capital with Marxism and was the driving force behind so many anti-Spanish revolutionary agreements, will not be got rid of in a day.

- Francisco Franco

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Any agreement that you have isn't going to be based on North Korea's intentions or trust.

- Mitchell Reiss

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Do not expect that once taking advantage of Russia's weakness, you will receive dividends forever. Russian has always come for their money. And when they come - do not rely on an agreement signed by you, you are supposed to justify. They are not worth the paper it is written. Therefore, with the Russian is to play fair, or do not play.

- Otto von Bismarck

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There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

- Michel de Montaigne

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The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.

- Kin Hubbard

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Now I feel I have an unspoken deal with the paparazzi: 'I won't do anything publicly interesting if you agree not to follow me.'

- Matt Damon

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No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.

- Winston Churchill

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Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope.

- John Boyd Orr

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There is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism

- Alvin Plantinga

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You sign an agreement; you make a contract, you live up to it. You never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate. You got a right to say yay or nay.

- Don King

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A comparison between the triplets tentatively deduced by these methods with the changes in amino acid sequence produced by mutation shows a fair measure of agreement.

- Francis Crick

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The goal of pursuit of justice must not simply be that justice happens but that reconciliation also happens.

- Miroslav Volf

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The compact which exists between the North and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.

- William Lloyd Garrison

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There is no consensus even today on the merits of Napoleon - and certainly no agreement on the rights and wrongs of the origins of the First World War.

- Douglas Hurd

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Tolerance is our safest refuge and our fortress against the handicaps that arise from schism, factions, and the difficulties inherent in reaching mutual agreement

- Fethullah Gulen

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The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist

- Danny Glover

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That was the principle of reparations to which President Truman agreed at Potsdam. And the United States will not agree to the taking from Germany of greater reparations than was provided by the Potsdam Agreement.

- James F. Byrnes

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The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has, however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable the German economy to function as an economic unit.

- James F. Byrnes

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The agreement to place the binational planning group at our new Northern Command was also signed in December.

- Paul Cellucci

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is a continuation of other disastrous trade agreements, like NAFTA, CAFTA, and permanent normal trade relations with China.

- Bernie Sanders

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It seems to me that in the orbit of our world you are the North Pole, I the South--so much in balance, in agreement--and yet... the whole world lies between.

- Thomas Wolfe

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The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany to provide the necessary means to pay for approved imports has not been accomplished, although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement.

- James F. Byrnes

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Every highly successful person is a maniac on a mission. Too much agreement kills a chat

- Eldridge Cleaver

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Reaching and understanding is the process of bringing about an agreement on the presupposed basis of validity claims that are mutually recognized.

- Jurgen Habermas

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When the lights go down, that's 30,000 peoples lives colliding. Everyone there working is working for that moment, everyone watching is watching for that moment. It's when you're all in agreement about what you're all doing so it's a wonderful feeling of togetherness and possibility.

- Chris Martin

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There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.

- E. B. White

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One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds.

- Frank Zappa

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Where force is necessary, there it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely.

- Leon Trotsky

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There is no reason why agreement on particular points should not be both possible and advantageous to the so-called neutrals and to one or more of the blocs, either existing or in the process of formation, within the League of Nations.

- Hjalmar Branting

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Anarchy, when it works to destroy authority in all its aspects, when it demands the abrogation of laws and the abolition of the mechanism that serves to impose them, when it refuses all hierarchical organization and preaches free agreement - at the same time strives to maintain and enlarge the precious kernel of social customs without which no human or animal society can exist. Only, instead of demanding that those social customs should be maintained through the authority of a few, it demands it from the continued action of all.

- Peter Kropotkin

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Is it permitted for Catholics to be present at, or to take part in, conventions, gatherings, meetings, or societies of non-Catholics which aim to associate together under a single agreement everyone who, in any way, lays claim to the name of Christian? In the negative! ... It is clear, therefore, why this Apostolic See has never allowed its subjects to take part in the assemblies of non-Catholics. There is one way in which the unity of Christians may be fostered, and that is by furthering the return to the one true Church of Christ for those who are separated from Her.

- Pope Pius X

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Say only what you mean.

- Miguel Angel Ruiz

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Find more pleasure in intelligent dissent than in passive agreement, for, if you value intelligence as you should, the former implies a deeper agreement than the latter.

- Bertrand Russell

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Don't take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you.

- Miguel Angel Ruiz

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A politician is a person with whose politics you don't agree; if you agree with him he's a statesman.

- David Lloyd George

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The First Goal of Conversation: Understanding, not Agreement

- Danny Silk

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Morals are a matter of private agreement; decency is of public concern.

- Marguerite Yourcenar

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A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.

- Lord Byron

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The powers of financial capitalism had a far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent meetings and conferences.

- Carroll Quigley

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Love is not a doctrine, Peace is not an international agreement. Love and peace are beings who live as possibilities in us.

- Mary Caroline Richards

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This war no longer has anything to do with knightly conduct or with the agreements of the Geneva Convention.

- Wilhelm Keitel

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Scientists worldwide agree that the reduction needed to stabilize the climate is actually more like 80 percent.

- Donella Meadows

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In 2014, when Hillary Clinton was not yet running for president, I stated that I was not in agreement with her politics. More recently, when asked my thoughts about Hillary Clinton during a public conversation with Gloria Steinem, I stated, "she embodies the very best of imperialist white supremacist capitalist patriarchy, but that doesn't mean that we shouldn't vote for her."

- Bell Hooks

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When we first got married, we made a pact. It was this: In our life together, it was decided I would make all of the big decisions and my wife would make all of the little decisions. For fifty years, we have held true to that agreement. I believe that is the reason for the success in our marriage. However, the strange thing is that in fifty years, there hasn’t been one big decision.

- Albert Einstein

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Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.

- James Russell Lowell

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In fact, there was general agreement that minds can exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms are of central importance to the existence of minds.

- Vernor Vinge

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Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.

- Jimmy Carter

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