I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Your silence gives consent.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.
I mean, Eighteen years old is the age of consent in Europe and you can go anywhere and do anything you like. In America, it is dumb. At eighteen you should be able to do anything that you like, except get married.
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our lives, then we can do anything we ought to do, go anywhere we ought to go, and be anything we ought to be.
If the business community and political elite want to go to war they find it easy to mobilize domestic consent.
To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.
The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
I defy anyone - and I have said this to the Germans - to build a solid, articulated, and viable Europe without France's consent.
If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
Keep the problems of clients and prospects confidential. Divulge information only with their consent.
Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings.
So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent.
I cannot consent to be led three or four hundred leagues out of my route, without its being by force of arms.
Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.
Methods of thought which claim to give the lead to our world in the name of revolution have become, in reality, ideologies of consent and not of rebellion.
Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.
Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate.