Negotiation Quotes and Sayings
True negotiation is making people think that geting you what you want, gets them what they want.
We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate.
- John F. Kennedy
In business, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.
- Chester L. Karrass
He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.
- Robert Estabrook
Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.
- Lance Morrow
During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
- Brian Koslow
Either we’re going to solve this by realistic negotiation
or there will be blood on the border.
- Tom Metzger
Where there is negotiation, there is hope for agreement.
We’re fascinated by the words–but where we meet is in the silence behind them.
- Ram Dass
Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.
- Lord Chandos
Start out with an ideal and end up with a deal.
- Karl Albrecht
Do not underestimate the power of SILENCE in a negotiation. Silence is a great tool of the skilled negotiator.
- Dr. Jim Hennig
The freedom of the city is not negotiable. We cannot negotiate with those who say, “What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.”
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
In a negotiation, he who cares less wins.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But, let us never fear to negotiate.
- John F Kennedy
There’s no road map on how to raise a family: it’s always an enormous negotiation.
- Meryl Streep
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
- Richard M Nixon