Don't search for heaven and hell in the future. Both are now present. Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven. Whenever we fight, hate, we are in hell.— Shams Tabrizi
Unconventional Negotiators quotations
Holiness is not for wimps and the cross is not negotiable, sweetheart, it's a requirement.
If you love someone, everything is negotiable. If you don't, everything is a door.
God is not going to negotiate His holiness... in order to accommodate us.
So let us begin anew -- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
Climate policy has almost nothing to do anymore with environmental protection, says the German economist and IPCC official Ottmar Edenhofer. The next world climate summit in Cancun is actually an economy summit during which the distribution of the worlds resources will be negotiated.
There is some sign that North Korea is changing recently.
There is ongoing successful negotiation to have a military talk to Pyongyang, which has been stopped for seven years.
The Israelis are mistaken if they think we do not have an alternative to negotiations. By Allah I swear they are wrong. The Palestinian people are prepared to sacrifice the last boy and the last girl so that the Palestinian flag will be flown over the walls, the churches and the mosques of Jerusalem.
For most women, the language of conversation is primarily a language of rapport: a way of establishing connections and negotiating relationships.
You sign an agreement; you make a contract, you live up to it. You never get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate. You got a right to say yay or nay.
The ministers and the Jacobins are making the king declare war tomorrow on Austria. The ministers are hoping that this move will frighten the Austrians and that within three weeks we will be negotiating (God forbid that this should happen). May we at last be avenged for all the outrages we have suffered from this country!
By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.
Number one, that it is smart to communicate and negotiate with your enemy instead of just waging war with bombs and weapons of mass destruction.
The dog’s agenda is simple, fathomable, overt: I want.
“I want to go out, come in, eat something, lie here, play with that, kiss you. There are no ulterior motives with a dog, no mind games, no second-guessing, no complicated negotiations or bargains, and no guilt trips or grudges if a request is denied.
Lesser, greater, middling, it's all the same.
Proportions are negotiated, boundaries blurred. I'm not a pious hermit, I haven't done only good in my life. But if I'm to choose between one evil and another, then I prefer not to choose at all.
You don't get what you deserve, you get what you earn.
When you say fiscal responsibility, it seems to me that you really mean rich people keeping their money.
Unprecedented warnings by officials most closely linked with nuclear arms negotiations and defense strategy indicate that we are running out of time. If we fail to act soon, the scars of a major nuclear disaster will mark our immediate and distant future.
I want to expose and evaluate the fact that the seeing and sensing process is a system that should not be taken for granted as natural - it's a cultivated means of reality production that, as a system, can be negotiated and changed.
Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No.
It is time for the rest of the world to join .
.. in demanding that ALL the nuclear weapons states -including Israel, India and Pakistan, but above all the US and Russia - negotiate concrete steps on a definite time-table toward the global, inspected abolition of nuclear weapons.
You never get what you deserve; only what you have the leverage to negotiate.
Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
The national debt has given rise to joint stock companies, to dealings in negotiable effects of all kinds, and to agiotage , in a word to stock-exchange gambling and the modern bankocracy .
I am for peace. And I am for a negotiated peace. But this accord is not a just peace.
The essence of liberalism is negotiation, a cautious half measure, in the hope that the definitive dispute, the decisive bloody battle, can be transformed into a parliamentary debate and permit the decision to be suspended forever in an everlasting discussion.
"No" is a word that must never be negotiated, because the person who chooses not to hear it is trying to control you... Declining to hear "no" is a signal that someone is either seeking control or refusing to relinquish it.
Gun control means being able to hit your target.
If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
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.
We're not just dogmatic about this-we're bulldog-matic! Sola Scriptura is non-negotiable!
When the final result is expected to be a compromise, it is often prudent to start from an extreme position.
No one should negotiate their dreams.
Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
Nelson Mandela sat in a South African prison for 27 years.
He was nonviolent. He negotiated his way out of jail. His honor and suffering of 27 years in a South African prison is really ultimately what brought about the freedom of South Africa. That is nonviolence.
You can always tell when Obama's negotiations with the Republicans are winding down, because he's missing his watch and his lunch money.