Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
It took a long time to get out of my contract. The producers thought I was negotiating for more money.
When you go in to do a screen test, you negotiate your contract and sign all your paperwork before you even get on a plane.
I have a reputation in my professional work, negotiating contracts, where I've gone into deals where other people haven't closed the deal, and I've been able to get it done.
It's learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy - whether it's for a multi-million dollar contract or just which show to watch on TV, that determines the quality and enjoyment of our lives.
It has no enforceable standards to stop a union from conspiring with employers to keep another stronger union out or from negotiating contracts with lower pay and standards that members of another union have spent a lifetime establishing.
The movement of the progressive societies has hitherto been a movement from Status to Contract.
Henry James Sumner Maine
Negotiating means getting the best of your opponent.