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He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

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.

Author: Neville Chamberlain


You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.

Author: John Jay Chapman (1862-1933)

Profession: American Author

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

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Too much agreement kills the chat.

Author: Eldridge Cleaver (1935)

Profession: American Black Leader, Writer

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.

Author: Grover Cleveland (1837-1908)

Profession: Twenty-second & 24th President of the USA

Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.

Author: Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925)

Profession: American Editor, Essayist

My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

What usually comes first is the contract.

Author: Ira Gershwin

Profession: American Songwriter

One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Author: Samuel Goldwyn (1882-1974)

Profession: American Film Producer, Founder, MGM

Three may keep counsel, if two are away.

Author: John Heywood (1497-1580)

Profession: British Dramatist, Proverb Collection

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

Author: Cullen Hightower


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

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

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

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist