148 Agree To Disagree Quotes To Inspire You

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Top 10 Agree To Disagree Quotes (BEST)

  1. Our maturity will be judged by how well we are able to agree to disagree and yet continue to love one another, to care for one another, and cherish one another and seek the greater good of the other. — Desmond Tutu
  2. We think that the Kyoto protocol is a necessary document, necessary process. I am convinced that we will agree to disagree about substance. — Goran Persson
  3. Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree. — Dean Acheson
  4. It's all right to agree or disagree on the balanced budget amendment. It's all right to talk about how we're going to appropriate. — Sheila Jackson Lee
  5. I try to keep the topics trendy. If it’s a rant, it’s something I feel strongly about, and people will watch it because they either agree or disagree. — Ryan Higa
  6. It is my melancholy fate to like so many people I profoundly disagree with and often heartily dislike people who agree with me. — Mary Kingsley
  7. Agreeing to disagree is a way of giving up — Suzanne Mayo Frindt
  8. We can agree to disagree, but we don’t need to be disagreeable. — John Wooden
  9. Some people have certain beliefs, and I have my own belief, and we can agree to disagree on certain things. — Cam Newton
  10. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree. — Regina Brett

Short Agree To Disagree Quotes

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  • Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That is voting. — Robert Frost
  • I believe that anarchists should agree to disagree but not to fight with each other. — Murray Bookchin
  • Agreeing to disagree is a prerogative only of those who live under a democratic system. — Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree. — Dean Acheson
  • In so much of politics you're not allowed to disagree with what's been agreed. — Iain Banks
  • Now, most of the time I'm going to agree with the Democrats and disagree with the Republicans. — Barney Frank
  • I always enjoy listening to Rush Limbaugh. I often agree with him. Sometimes I disagree with him. — Mitt Romney
  • To agree without understanding is inane. To disagree without understanding is impudent. — Mortimer Adler
  • I'm not defined by where I came from. — Katy Perry
Agree to disagree quote We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.

We Can Agree To Disagree Quotes

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Humor can help you to disagree without being disagreeable. The key in democracy is not necessarily that we agree, but that we participate....Despite all the heavy problems- domestic and international- there is humor. Humor transcends partisanship. — Gerald R. Ford

The thing I like about our fans is that they are smart, they are good-looking and we can agree to disagree — Martie Maguire

The President and I agree that Social Security needs to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans receive the retirement benefits they've been promised. But we disagree as to how best to fix the system. — Steve Israel

Agree to disagree quote I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.
I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.

We may disagree about gay marriage, but surely we can agree that it is unconscionable to target gays and lesbians for who they are - whether it's here in the United States or, as Hillary (Clinton) mentioned, more extremely in odious laws that are being proposed most recently in Uganda. — Barack Obama

We Agree To Disagree Quotes

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The true test of one's commitment to liberty and private property rights doesn't come when we permit people to be free to do those voluntary things with which we agree. The true test comes when we permit people to be free to do those voluntary things with which we disagree. — Walter E. Williams

I'm manifestly not the same as Alex Salmond. I'm a different gender, for example... I'm being flippant, but maybe this is a partly gender-driven difference: I'm very keen that we find a way of reaching out across party divides to find things we agree on, as well as the things we disagree on. — Nicola Sturgeon

... the issue is not whether I agree with someone but rather how I treat someone with whom I profoundly disagree. We Christians are called to use the "weapons of grace," which means treating even our opponents with love and respect. — Philip Yancey

Agree to disagree quote It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In
It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. Bet it is never gone.

At 40 years of age, I thought I knew everything. I got a reality check with this class. Kenny (Winston) has become like a big brother to me. We've learned to agree to disagree. I hope and pray that this program continues and we all keep in touch. I'm a st — Robert Hughes

All of us are made up of the stories that we listen to, the ones we disagree with and the ones that we agree with. — Stanley Crouch

My job is to come up with something that you like and you agree with that you would play wholeheartedly. If we disagree, I may not be doing my job correctly. — Harold Ramis

Agree to disagree quote If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and be
If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and become self-righteous.

When the conversation started to move to the things that we disagreed on, Donald Trump moved it back to the things that we could agree on. I think that's the way you get deals done, right? You and I might disagree 80% of the time but that still gives us 20% opportunity to try to work things out. — Mick Mulvaney

I think sometimes when children grow up, their parents grow up. Mine grew up with me. We coexist. I don't try to change them anymore, and I don't think they try to change me. We agree to disagree. — Katy Perry

I'm not defined by where I came from. I never took part in the rules and hatred that sometimes go along with religion. But if my parents are happy with what they believe, then I'm happy to stay out of their way. We agree to disagree. — Katy Perry

We only now talk to our own, on Facebook and social media we talk to people, we friend and we like and we follow people who agree with us and rather than engaging with people who disagree with us, we unfollow them, we block them, we non-platform them. — Armando Iannucci

Disagree To Agree Quotes

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Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate. — Rick Warren

Is it too much to expect from the schools that they train their students not only to interpret but to criticize; that is, to discriminate what is sound from error and falsehood, to suspend judgement if they are not convinced, or to judge with reason if they agree or disagree? — Mortimer Adler

Ideas on earth were badges of friendship or enimity. Their content did not matter. Friends agreed with friends, in order to express friendliness. Enemies disagreed with enemies, in order to express enimity. — Kurt Vonnegut

Agree to disagree quote If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and be
If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and become self-righteous.

Few generals were as brilliant as Robert E. Lee and few battles as titanic -- and puzzling -- as Gettysburg. Why did Lee fail? In Lost Triumph, Tom Carhart offers a bold and provocative new assessment. Agree or disagree, it is sure to stimulate debate among even the most seasoned Civil War buffs. — Jay Winik

The most effective means of upholding the law is not the State policeman or the marshals or the National Guard. It is you. It lies in your courage to accept those laws with which you disagree as well as those with which you agree. — John F. Kennedy

The enormously diverse culture where people can agree and disagree is just amazing, and to learn about the events that took place here over millennia has been fantastic. It's a trip I'll never forget. — Miguel Ferrer

Agree to disagree quote You can disagree without being disagreeable.
You can disagree without being disagreeable.

I think it's an intellectual duty for a person who lives in a free society to read material not only with which you agree, but with which you disagree. Because every so often somebody you think is wrong will actually turn out to be right. — Tom Clancy

I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it's the government's role to provide everything. — Rick Warren

Whether one agrees or disagrees with the tactics of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it's easy to understand the inspiration for its anger as well as its impatience. — Eric Alterman

Gary Bauer has done great things, ... I want to promise you again, you may agree with me, you may disagree with me, but I will do great things. — John McCain

Agree To Differ Quotes

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If two people have the same opinion, one is unnecessary. ... I don't want to talk, to communicate, with someone who agrees with me; I want to communicate with you because you see it differently. I value that difference. — Stephen Covey

Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed. — James Russell Lowell

We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed. — Charles Caleb Colton

Agree to disagree quote Be kind to one another even if you disagree on stuff
Be kind to one another even if you disagree on stuff

'Infidel' is a term of reproach, which Christians and Mohammedans, in their modesty, agree to apply to those who differ from them. — Thomas Huxley

Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to see the end of this century without the world being a totally different place, and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average. — James Lovelock

And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination. — Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Becoming a fashion designer is agreeing with the fact that what you experience or what you see as free is also connected to a system. Does that mean giving up your freedom? I still don't know the answer. There's a very different kind of psychology going on in the fashion scene than in art. — Raf Simons

We have struggled with terrorism for a long time. In the Reagan administration, I was a hawk on the subject. I said terrorism is a big problem, a different problem, and we have to take forceful action against it. Fortunately, Ronald Reagan agreed with me, but not many others did. — George P. Shultz

Despite Japan's desires and efforts, unfortunate differences in the ways that Japan, England, the United States, and China understood circumstances, together with misunderstandings of attitudes, made it impossible for the parties to agree. — Hideki Tojo

From where you sit, it may seem that certain people should know better. People are who they are and do what they do whether or not you like it or agree with them. We each have different lessons to learn. We each take a different path to our lessons. — Iyanla Vanzant

Disagree Quotes

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If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself. — Bernard Meltzer

We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us. — Vladimir Lenin

Whenever anything disagreeable or displeasing happens to you, remember Christ crucified and be silent. — John of the Cross

But let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then tell me how much of what I earn belongs to you - and why? — Walter E. Williams

Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you. — Richard Dawkins

The white race is absolutely disagreeable to get along with in peace. No other people on the face of the earth have been able to get along with white people since white people have been on our planet. — Khalid Abdul Muhammad

A MAN WITH A CONVICTION is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point. — Leon Festinger

When someone critises or disagrees with you, a small ant of hatred and antagonism is born in your heart. If you do not squash that ant at once, it might grow into a snake, or even a dragon. — Rumi

Very few of the so-called liberals are open-minded.... They shout you down and won't let you speak if you disagree with them. — John Wayne

Don't live in an idea bubble. Surround yourself with people you disagree with but who you still love and respect. — Lex Fridman

Don't Agree Quotes

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Listen; this world is the lunatic's sphere , Don't always agree it's real, Even with my feet upon it And the postman knowing my door My address is somewhere else. — Hafez

I'm expressin' with my full capabilities, And now I'm livin in correctional facilities. Cause some don't agree with how I do this, I get straight and meditate like a Buddhist. — Dr. Dre

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We find comfort among those who agree with us-growth among those who don't. — Frank A. Clark

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We find comfort among those who agree with us - growth among those who don't. — Frank A. Clark

Happiness is a chance to talk to a friend, to hear good music, to have a good glass of wine. Happiness is a chance to be myself and to find people with whom I agree or who I don't agree but I can learn something. — Maya Angelou

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with. — Eleanor Holmes Norton

The great thing about civility is that it does not require you to agree with or approve of anything. You don't even have to love your neighbor to be civil. You just have to treat your neighbor the same way you would like your neighbor to treat your grandmother, or your child. — Barbara Brown Taylor

I’m guilty of having recorded one of these doomsayer podcasts about enders blowing up the Earth. That was the one podcast I regretted the most. We had a great conversation, but I don’t fundamentally agree with conclusions that we should slow down because the world is going to end. — Naval Ravikant

I sympathize with people who want to ban guns, but I can't agree with them. We have to be careful in our zeal to abolish guns that we don't wind up with counter-productive legislation that will leave armed only the people most likely to do harm with them. — Hugh Downs

I don't necessarily agree with everything that I say. — Marshall McLuhan

We May Not Agree Quotes

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There are may of us who cannot but feel dismal about the future of various cultures. Often it is hard not to agree that we are becoming culinary nitwits, dependent upon fast foods and mass kitchens and megavitamins for our basically rotten nourishment. — M. F. K. Fisher

It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought. — Aristotle

Climate change poses clear, catastrophic threats. We may not agree on the extent, but we certainly can't afford the risk of inaction. — Rupert Murdoch

The truth of an upright man must be accepted on his own terms. Moreover, since natures vary, we must agree that all the beauties of human excellence may be fostered by faiths that we do not share. — Victor Hugo

As with sound, images are subjective. You and I may not see the same color red as red, but we will probably agree that the image on the screen is a digital image or film image, based on contrast, bit depth, and refresh rate. — John Dykstra

We may complain and cavil at the anarchy which is the amateurs natural element, but in soberness we must agree that if the amateur did not exist it would be necessary to invent him. — Jacques Barzun

Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness. — Cullen Hightower

We may not agree with what religions are trying to teach us, but we can admire the institutional way in which they're doing it. — Alain de Botton

We may say of agreeableness, as distinct from beauty, that it consists in a symmetry of which we know not the rules, and a secret conformity of the features to each other, as also to the air and complexion of the person. — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

The greatest tragedy in the world is a divided church. We must come together. So don't start talking about doctrine, because if you do, we shall be divided. But there is one thing we can do. We may not be able to agree about doctrine, but we can always pray together. — Lloyd Jones

We Don't Have To Agree Quotes

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If we don't get gun-control laws in this country, we are full of beans. To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States is pathetic. And I agree with Mayor Michael Bloomberg: It's time to put up or shut up about gun control for both parties. — Harvey Weinstein

We all have the right of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. We all don't have to agree with one another on our opinions. Everyone in my circle, that I run around with, we all feel the same about God, country, integrity and character. — Luke Scott

So why don't we make ourselves the last generation on earth? If we would all agree to have ourselves sterilized then no sacrifices would be required - we could party our way into extinction! — Peter Singer

Most people I know I think agree and even many theists agree with this. We don't want government involved. When atheists become the majority in this country, I don't think the theists are going to be glad to have "one nation under no God" inserted in the Pledge of Allegiance. — Michael Newdow

When somebody says something I don't agree with, I say I'd rather not. It comes to the point where that is the strongest form of resistance. As a Mexican, it took me a long while to learn one word in English, "no". And that is the one word we have in common. — Guillermo del Toro

My deal is have a flat, simple tax. And - Americans want - Americans I hope - aspire to be - be wealthy. I hope they aspire to have a better quality of life. And we have this class warfare that's going on now. And I don't agree with that. I'm interested in people getting to work. — Rick Perry

This independent report clearly indicates that while we may differ among ourselves in government about what to spend money on, we have one of the most reliable and non-political processes for agreeing on how much money there is. We don't play games with the numbers. — Ruth Ann Minner

I don't know what to say to that, but I have to agree with Johnny that, yeah, we do touch upon things that most men would rather not admit: That we feel pain, we cry, get sad and sometimes don't deal well with disappointment. — Peter Steele

To all of us who have been charged, we all agree that we don't feel like we were doing things that we weren't supposed to, because we were told to do them. We think everything was justified, because we were instructed to do this and to do that. — Lynndie England

I have a lot of reason to believe, as we saw in the 2012 election, most Americans don't agree with the extremists on any side of an issue, but there needs to continue to be an effort to find common ground, or even take it to higher ground on behalf of the future. — Hillary Clinton

Respectfully Disagree Quotes

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Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. No destructive lies. No ridiculous fears. No debilitating anger. — Bill Bradley

I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. — Herbert Henry Lehman

I must respect the opinions of others even if I disagree with them. — Herbert H. Lehman

Don't regard yourself as a guardian of freedom unless you respect and preserve the rights of people you disagree with. — Gerard K. O'Neill

If condoms and potentially microbicides can prevent millions of deaths [from AIDS], they should be made more widely available. I know that there are those who, out of sincere religious conviction, oppose such measures. And with these folks, I must respectfully but unequivocally disagree. — Barack Obama

Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. — Timothy Keller

I have tried to maintain civil relationships with everyone I meet - and, even if I violently disagree with them, try to be respectful. — Robert M. Gates

A healthy, vital society is not one in which we all agree. It is one in which those who disagree can do so with honor and respect for other people's opinions... and an appreciation of our shared humanity. — Marianne Williamson

It sounds not only disagreeable but also paradoxical, yet it must nevertheless be said that anyone who is to be really free and happy in love must have surmounted his respect for women and have come to terms with the idea of incest with his mother or sister. — Sigmund Freud

Sometimes people say something to you and you're like, "I respect you so much, I love what you do, but I disagree. I don't think that's right for the way I see it." — Natalie Portman

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More Agree To Disagree Quotes

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What I tell young couples that are getting married is: you're going to have quarrels, and on some things, you're just going to have to agree to disagree. And when you go to bed at night, kiss each other and tell each other that you love each other. Don't go to bed mad. Life is too short. Keep it simple. — Si Robertson

It gets to be a problem when I decide one position should be the law for everybody. In public life, we [people] have to find a way to live together even though we disagree - and some things we will never agree on. But we've got to leave this I'm-going-to-kill-you-because-you-don't-believe-what-I-believe attitude behind. — Jeremiah Wright

I've never written a song that's hopeless. I'm not a hopeless person. I'm crazily optimistic. I crazily see the good in people. I crazily see the way out of a terrible situation. I crazily try to be the diplomat. If there are two warring factions in my life, I want them to agree to disagree at the very least. — Michael Stipe

I mean, you know, this idea that somebody we disagree with on economic or social policy or something we have to turn into some kind of ogre or demon, I think, is a mistake. I mean, it's like telling the American people or half the American people that don't agree with you they're all fools. That's just not true. — William J. Clinton

When someone disagrees with me, I do not have to immediately start revising what I just said. People don't want me to always agree with them. They can sense this is phony. They can sense I am trying to control them: I am agreeing with them to make them like me. They feel; "I don't want to exist to like you. I DON'T exist to like you." — Hugh Prather

Any time scientists disagree, it's because we have insufficient data. Then we can agree on what kind of data to get; we get the data; and the data solves the problem. Either I'm right, or you're right, or we're both wrong. And we move on. That kind of conflict resolution does not exist in politics or religion. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

One is to get out of our echo chambers and sort of follow up people on Twitter and Facebook who do not agree with you. Make sure that you have friends disagree with you profoundly because if you have a friend who voted for somebody else. — Tucker Carlson

There are many people who are so inclined to say "no" that the "no" always precedes whatever we say to them. This negative quality makes them so disagreeable that, even if they do what we want them to or agree with what we say, they always lose the pleasure that they might have received had they not started off so badly. — Madeleine de Souvre, marquise de Sable

If you use language that divides people and makes people who agree with you really stoked and people who disagree with you disengaged then you're preaching to a choir, and you've lost any kind of relativity across the spectrum. So it's important to be subtle and understand that there's a lot more you can learn. — Dan Mangan

He learned by sight, scent, and hearing. He heard all that was said, and talked over and over the questions heard; wore them slick, greasy, and threadbare. He went to political and other speeches and gatherings; he would hear all sides and opinions, talk them over and discuss them, agreeing or disagreeing. Abe, as I said before, was originally a Democrat after the order of Jackson, so was his father, so we all were. He preached, made speeches, read for us, explained to us, etc. — William M. Thayer

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