Quotes of Conciliating

“ It is just as impossible to help reform by conciliating prejudice as it is by buying votes. Prejudice is the enemy. Whoever is not for you is against you. ”

- John Jay Chapman

“ Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home. ”

- Washington Irving

“ An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured. ”

- Konrad Adenauer

“ In the weakness of one kind of authority, and in the fluctuation of all, the officers of an army will remain for some time mutinous and full of faction, until some popular general, who understands the art of conciliating the soldiery, and who possesses the true spirit of command, shall draw the eyes of all men upon himself… ”

- Edmund Burke
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