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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.

Robert Frost

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The United Nations' founders understood that decisions affecting war and peace should happen only by consensus, and with America's consent, the veto by Security Council permanent members was enshrined in the United Nations Charter. The profound wisdom of this has underpinned the stability of international relations for decades.

Vladimir Putin

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Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals.

George Washington

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If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

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No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.

Susan B. Anthony

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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