Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
– Herbert Hoover
Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
– George Schultz
What could be more convincing, moreover, than the gesture of laying one’s cards face up on the table?
– Jacques Lacan
Winston Churchill would be great to have around the table.
– Ian Botham
I’ve never walked into a restaurant, asked for a table and been told, ‘We’re full.’
– John Mayer
Once again the mastermind was Lionel Curtis, and the earlier Round Table Groups and Institutes of International Affairs were used as nuclei for the new network.
– Carroll Quigley
I was a dishwasher at one of those Japanese places that cook on your table. Not too fun.
– Aziz Ansari
I’m the Bjorn Boerg of table tennis.
– Action Bronson
I could think of worse ways of going than at the poker table.
– Al Alvarez
The most important thing is that Milosevic agreed to sit at the negotiating table with the Kosovo Albanians.
– Boris Yeltsin
Personality-wise, I’m a person who likes to put it all out on the table.
– Alia Shawkat
It used to be twelve people crowded around a sewing table; now it’s ten.
– Ben Shahn
In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so.
I’d rather be at home with 12 people around the table.
– Dom DeLuise
There are very few people at the decision-making table to argue for minimum-wage workers. Very few people.
– Elizabeth Warren
I sat at the popular table, but I always felt really geeky.
– Mackenzie Davis
There are a tremendous amount of environmental issues that are on the table.
– Ed Rendell
Every member in Congress has a seat, and they deserve a seat at the table.
– Dan Webster
I’ve never believed that the only way to make a dent is to be a table thumper.
– David Brudnoy
I’ve never taken any issue off the table for lack of suitability. Only for lack of imagination.
– Garry Trudeau
I get horrified when I have to do table reads with the whole cast, because there’s a lot of stuttering coming from me, so I have to do a lot of prep.
– Malin Akerman
Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god.
– Charles Buck
A Supreme Court decision that concessions of this sort were unconstitutional would have taken them off the table and actually increased the effective sovereignty of elected officials.
– Michael Kinsley
You don’t get to pick your partners in families; you get assigned a seat at the table.
– Greg Kinnear
As far as I’m concerned, there is no subject that’s off the table.
Los Angeles has always been on the table with us.
– Michael Ritchie
I won’t say, ‘I have two degrees; I shouldn’t be getting your latte.’ Because I paid my dues when I got to the table, I actually had something to say.
– Dana Fox
I’ve done a lot of deals, and I’m skilled at negotiating, managing personalities, and getting parties to the table.
– Gina Raimondo
The slaves had food stamps, too. It was called ‘scraps from Massa’s table.’
– Niger Innis
If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.
– Michael Enzi