Quotes of Consultation

“ Test ideas in the marketplace. You learn from hearing a range of perspectives. Consultation helps engender the support decisions need to be successfully implemented. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world. ”

- James Fenimore Cooper

“ Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. ”

- Unknown

“ I am here to interview Fidel for Spanish television. ”

- Oliver Stone

“ I've changed my mind about the interview. I shall never give interviews. ”

- Maude Adams

“ I don't know if it was much of an interview. We just shot the breeze. ”

- Richard Petty

“ I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend you to a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions. ”

- Daniel Webster

“ To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun… ”

- Clifton Fadiman
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