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I do not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Voltaire

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much
disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot

Gunpowder and fire do not agree.
African proverb

To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity.
Oscar Wilde

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Buddha

Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.
German proverb

Disagreement is not only profitable, but necessary to thinking.
Lin Yutang

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot

The person who agrees with you 80 percent of the time is a friend and an ally - not a 20
percent traitor.
Ronald Reagan

Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.
Jimmy Carter

Be nice. Contrary to the cliche, genuinely nice guys most often finish first or very near it. I
admit it's not easy when you've got a gripe. To be agreeable while disagreeing - that's an
art. Be natural - write the way you talk.
Malcolm S. Forbes

On one issue, at least, men and women agree: They both distrust women.
H. L. Mencken

Who is silent, agrees.
German proverb

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

I have a respect for manners as such, they are a way of dealing with people you don't agree
with or like.
Margaret Mead

In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the
past.
Dalai Lama

An agreement will override custom.
Welsh proverb

Even when the experts all agree, they may well be mistaken.
Bertrand Russell, The Sceptical Essays

You can disagree without being disagreeable.
Zig Ziglar

Poverty and anger do not agree.
Arabic proverb

People disagreeing everywhere you look makes you wanna stop and read a book.
Bob Dylan

Next time you get hung up on a disagreement with friends, note how long you're upset for, then
think about how much better you could have used that time.
Peter A. Cohen

There's one point a husband and wife always agree upon; he thinks nothing is too good for
her, and so does she.
Evan Esar

To agree without understanding is inane. To disagree without understanding is impudent.
Mortimer Adler

Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Ambrose Bierce

An agreement is more valuable than money.
Russian proverb

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

People will generally accept facts as truth only if the facts agree with what they already
believe.
Andy Rooney

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10
doctors is an idiot.
Jay Leno

Two dogs over one bone seldom agree.
German proverb

How can I tell that my temper would have been as sweet or my companionship as agreeable
if I had abjured from in my youth the goddess Nicotine?
Sir Winston Churchill

We rarely find that people have good sense unless they agree with us.
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Agreement with two people, lamentation with three.
Indian proverb

I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me,
that's not their job.
Margaret Thatcher

Friends agree best at distance.
Scottish proverb

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