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Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.
Each concession we make is accompanied by an inner diminution of which we are not immediately conscious.
Emile M. Cioran
I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman.
I have to say I've worked very few days of my life. I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school, I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
The Government and the Parliament, even the House of Lords, will consent to a large increase of electors; and men who have not considered the subject fully will imagine they have gained much by the concession.
Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.
If you want to do anything, do it now, without compromise or concession, because you have only one life.
You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way.
Do you know that the ready concession of minor points is a part of the grace of life?
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