Nobody has trusted the Iranian government from day one, but the idea of just refusing to have any kind of talks is dangerous in the extreme. Every administration says at least that we're trying to have talks between Israel and Palestine and solve the Middle East peace problem. Douglas Brinkley
We are free, but not to be evil, not to be indifferent to human suffering, not to profit from the people, from the work created and sustained through their spirit of political association, while refusing to contribute to the political state that we profit from. Jose Marti
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. Plato
Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them. Henri Frederic Amiel
And, if there was any responsibility in refusing to obey, he was willing to accept it. John Bigelow