Even savage animals can agree among themselves.
You may easily play a joke on a man who likes to argue -- agree with him.
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an ungrateful man.
Set your expectations high; find men and women whose integrity and values you respect; get their agreement on a course of action; and give them your ultimate trust.
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.
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.
If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.
He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still.
When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement.
My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.