“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”
Attributed to Golda Meir (1898 to 1978) & Indira Gandhi (1917 to 1984)
Golda Meir, original name Goldie Mabovitch, later Goldie Myerson was an Israeli politician who helped found the State of Israel (1948) and later served as its fourth prime minister (1969-74). She was the first woman to hold the post.
Indira Gandhi, in full Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, née Nehru was an Indian politician who served as prime minister of India for three consecutive terms (1966-77) and a fourth term from 1980 until she was assassinated in 1984.