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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.

Author: Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

Profession: British Author of Prose, Verse

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.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.

Author: Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801)

Profession: Swiss Theologian, Mystic

I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.

Author: Dudley Field Malone


One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.

Author: James T. Mccay


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

Author: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

Profession: American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist

Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, counseled ignoble ease, and peaceful sloth, not peace.

Author: John Milton (1608-1674)

Profession: British Poet

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

Author: Louie Morris


There's nothing is this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow-humans.

Author: Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990)

Profession: British Broadcaster

My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.

Author: Novalis (1772-1801)

Profession: German Poet, Novelist

An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.

Author: Phaedrus

Profession: Macedonian Inventor and Writer

Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.

Author: Proverb


Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.

Author: Spanish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Spanish Origin

It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls.

Author: Jean Rostand (1894-1977)

Profession: French Biologist, Writer