Quotes of negotiation

  1. Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree. – Dean Acheson
  2. There is no possible negotiation with these killers. Our aim is to win over terrorism. Only by being firm we can stop terrorism. We must be firm fighting the terrorists and opposing the final aims they want to achieve. – Jose Maria Aznar
  3. This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation This is what makes it so frightening. This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion. They don't want to confront this horror. So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate. – David Brooks
  4. Flattery is the infantry of negotiation – Lord Chandos
  5. If you come to a negotiation table saying you have the final truth, that you know nothing but the truth and that is final, you will get nothing. – Harri Holkeri
  6. During a negotiation it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively. – Brian Koslow
  7. More and more couples are having this negotiation or discussion, but I'm still amazed at the number who aren't and where the cultural norm sort of kicks in and they just assume that mom's got to be the one who stays home, not dad. – James Levine
  8. Either we're going to solve this by realistic negotiation or there will be blood on the border. – Tom Metzger
  9. It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U. N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991. – Condoleezza Rice
  10. I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow soldiers entered upon this war should have been so clearly stated as to have made it impossible to change them, and that, had this been done, the objects which actuated us would now be attainable by negotiation – Siegfried Sassoon
  11. However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted. – Hideki Tojo

Usage examples for negotiation

  1. Mr. Adams declared himself against such recognition, as it would interfere with a negotiation with Spain for the purchase of the Floridas. – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  2. This state of things embarrassed the negotiation with the Spanish minister, who was afraid, under these circumstances, to proceed without receiving instructions. – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  3. This was my first financial negotiation with the bankers of Europe. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  4. We may lay aside trifling disputes which cannot lead to serious differences between States, whether or not they drag on through years of diplomatic negotiation – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  5. But it seems unlikely that the negotiation went very far, considering the rigid manner in which Columbus insisted upon his exact conditions being accepted by the Spanish court. – The Life of Columbus by Arthur Helps
  6. When I came into office I found this to be the state of the negotiation – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. A decisive action was every day expected; when the great men of both sides, terrified at the prospect of farther bloodshed and confusion, interposed with their good offices, and set on foot a negotiation between the rival princes. – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  8. As to the matter of the negotiation of the loan, I would prefer that you apply to Mr. Moore himself for the particulars concerning it. – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  9. Expedition was everything to them; because France might happen during a protracted negotiation to discover the great imposition of our victories. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  10. Captain Coytmore seemed to consider for a moment whom he could send; and then, evidently desirous of furthering any pacific negotiation said that he could detail a man for that duty. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  11. The negotiation however, came to nothing. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  12. The negotiation at Frederickshamn, as far as I can understand, is proceeding slowly. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  13. A negotiation began which occupied many months. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  14. He kept up his appearance of active negotiation and he trusted to time to settle the question one way or the other before King George should get too restive, and should insist on plunging into the war. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  15. Banquets are not the place for negotiation – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  16. It must be considered also that the First Consul of France must feel no little portion of resentment towards this country, arising from the indignity with which his overtures of negotiation have been treated. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  17. In the end it was possible to arrive at a peaceful state by force and negotiation – The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624 by Charles E. Hatch
  18. The pope then suggested peaceful negotiation rather than disastrous war. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  19. He talked of buying another mill, he even entered into a negotiation with that in view. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. During the year we have signed 11 new arbitration treaties, and 22 more are tinder negotiation – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge

Rhymes for negotiation