Quotes: negotiating

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  • Dean Acheson
    Dean Acheson
    American statesman and lawyer. 1893-1971
    Dean Acheson
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    Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
  • Marvin Gaye
    Marvin Gaye
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    Negotiating means getting the best of your opponent.
  • Rwanda was considered a second-class operation; because it was a small country, we had been able to maintain a kind of status quo. They were negotiating, they'd accepted the new peace project, so we were under the impression that everything would be solved easily.
  • Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
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    The most important thing is that Milosevic agreed to sit at the negotiating table with the Kosovo Albanians.
  • Why are we talking about talking? Why negotiating about negotiating? It's very simple. If you want to get to peace, put all your preconditions on the side, sit down opposite a table, not in a studio, by the way.
  • You know, I think, I think the Palestinians are trying to get away without negotiating. They're trying to get a state to continue the conflict with Israel rather than to end it. They're trying to basically detour around peace negotiations by going to the U.N. and have the automatic majority in the U.N. General Assembly give them, give them a state.
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