Agreement Quotes

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

An alliance with a powerful person is never safe. - Phaedrus

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. - Rudyard Kipling

Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent. - Spanish Proverb

Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit. - Proverb

Even savage animals can agree among themselves. - Juvenal

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

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

I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air. - Margaret Thatcher

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. - Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.


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

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

Man, an animal that makes bargains. - Adam Smith

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

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

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

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

On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women. - H. L. Mencken

One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One good analogy is worth three hours discussion. - James T. Mccay

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

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. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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.- Grover Cleveland

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

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

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

Three may keep counsel, if two are away. - John Heywood

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

Too much agreement kills the chat. - Eldridge Cleaver

We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld


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. - Neville Chamberlain

What usually comes first is the contract. - Ira Gershwin

When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong. - Anonymous

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

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

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