William Ury Quotes.

1. "What sustains this win-lose mindset is a sense of scarcity, the fear that there is just not enough to go around, so we need to look out for ourselves even at the expense of others."
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

2. "I have come to the conclusion that the greatest obstacle to getting what we really want in life is not the other party, as difficult as he or she can be. The biggest obstacle is actually ourselves."
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

3. "Jiddu Krishnamurti: To observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence."
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

4. "This inner yes is an unconditionally constructive attitude of acceptance and respect—first toward yourself, then toward life, and finally toward others."
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

5. "Winston Churchill once quipped, The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. He went on to say, I am an optimist. It does not seem much use being anything else."
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

6. "Know thyself? If I knew myself, I’d run away. —JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE"
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

7. "If there is a single lesson I have learned, it is this: in life, we are destined to lose many things. That is the nature of life. Never mind. Just don’t lose the present. Nothing is worth it."
- William Ury, Getting to Yes with Yourself:

8. "Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way. —Daniele Vare, Italian diplomat We"
- William Ury, Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations

9. "Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA). Your"
- William Ury, Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations

10. "As Martin Luther King Jr. once said, Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
- William Ury, The Power of a Positive No: How to Say No and Still Get to Yes