A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
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.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.
Even savage animals can agree among themselves.
He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air.
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.
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
It may offend us to hear our own thoughts expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls.
Man, an animal that makes bargains.
Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.
One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.
One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.