Quotes by agreement

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  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    Any agreement with Iran should have strong verification and enforcement safeguards to prevent future cheating.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    Economics has many substantive areas of knowledge where there is agreement, but also contains areas of controversy. That's inescapable.
  • Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    Arthur Hays Sulzberger
    American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
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    Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives.
  • Alfred P. Sloan
    Alfred P. Sloan
    American businessman 1875-1966
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    If we are all in agreement on the decision - then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
    American politician 1940-
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    Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
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    It is not important for me as a writer that you leave a piece of writing of mine with either an agreement or even a resonance with what I have said. What is important is that you leave with the resonance of what you have felt and what you thought in reaction to that.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreement and then the people who disagree come to think they have a right to be persuaded. However, they are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    That which corrodes the souls of the persecuted is the monstrous inner agreement with the prevailing prejudice against them.
  • Bob Schwartz
    Bob Schwartz
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    The Diet Mentality has come about because there is agreement in our society that the only way to lose weight is by dieting. But dieting produces absolutely no permanent, positive results. In fact, it makes you feel worse about yourself and probably does more damage than good to your health.
  • Benigno Aquino III
    Benigno Aquino III
    Filipino politician 1960-
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    The Philippines-U.S. Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement takes our security cooperation to a higher level of engagement, reaffirms our country's commitment to mutual defense and security, and promotes regional peace and stability.
  • Bart Chilton
    Bart Chilton
    American civil servant, consultant and author 1960-2019
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    The thing is: in order to reach an agreement, to reach that balance, sometimes it is sort of like that old Rhinestone Cowboy lyric, 'There'll be a load of compromisin' on the road to my horizon.' For those of you who were too young, or don't recall the song, made famous by country singer Glen Campbell, it is your loss.
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