Parleying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Parleying ndash; ConferenceA conference is a gathering of people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.ndash;Fred AllenI have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give everybody a chance to get sore at everybody else. Sometimes it takes two or three conferences to scare up a war, but generally one will do it.ndash;Will RogersParleying ndash; NegotiationLet us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.ndash;John F. KennedyParleying ndash; TalkA talk is like a woman's dress. Long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to be interesting.ndash;AnonymousThe less you talk, the more you're listened to.ndash;Abigail Van BurenThe minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.ndash;Raymond ChandlerTalk of the devil, and his horns appear.ndash;Samuel Taylor ColeridgeThey talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.ndash;Joseph ConradTalk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes.ndash;Tom CruiseWe have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.ndash;Angela Y. Davis
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