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Compromise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Compromise

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We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
~By Raquel Welch ~


Amplifying acoustic instruments more than a little is really cheating, and everything becomes a compromise.
~By Richard Thompson ~


I'm a moderate. I hang out in the middle. I vote against my party with some regularity and try to compromise. It doesn't appear right now that the Republican Party is welcoming moderates any more.
~By Claire McCaskill ~


There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.
~By Jeanette Rankin ~


It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


Solutions must be based on compromises.
~By Joschka Fischer ~


One of the things I realized early in my career is that you do what you believe, in knowing that if you don't, you will never like yourself. When you compromise out of fear or ambition, it eats inside you.
~By Samuel Dash ~


Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to support long-term economic growth. Permanent repeal of the death tax will mean more high-quality, high-paying jobs for Americans.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


And what it depends on, of course, is whether the story itself is worth the ethical compromise it requires and whether the competition is onto the story.
~By Roger Mudd ~


The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


I felt that to do this drug, I had to become someone totally different than I was. I had to compromise my integrity, my value system. I knew it was so wrong.
~By Kelli White ~


Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.
~By Richard Widmark ~


We are going to finish this picture just the way I want it... because you cannot compromise an artist's vision.
~By Ed Wood ~


Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity.
~By Mike Leigh ~


The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


Everyone assumes America must play the leading role in crafting some settlement or compromise between the Israelis and the Palestinians. But Jefferson, Madison, and Washington explicitly warned against involving ourselves in foreign conflicts.
~By Ron Paul ~


I may fall here in the Senate chamber, but I will. never make any compromise with any such men.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
~By Ariel Sharon ~


A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.'
~By Barack Obama ~


Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because when you receive grants, you have to make such great compromises with your artistic plans.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


I handed over names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


The reason I didn't fly over from Maui at their beck and call is my wife was about to have a baby at any time. Those guys knew that. These guys would not compromise and meet me halfway.
~By Sammy Hagar ~


When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
~By George Herbert ~


The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death - and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them?
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


But I always held my music up and protected it from compromise. So I just do it for my friends. I've written hundreds of songs, and I'm sure I have a few albums worth of songs.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise.
~By Mary Frances Berry ~


I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time on my own terms and without compromise.
~By Dario Argento ~


I've long ago compromised my eight hours a night.
~By Tim Robbins ~


To say that an artist sells out means that an artist is making a conscious choice to compromise his music, to to weaken his music for the sake of commercial gain.
~By Ken Burns ~


Any type of operating system that I wanted to be able to hack, I basically compromised the source code, copied it over to the university because I didn't have enough space on my 200 megabyte hard drive.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~


Ultimately, there is no compromise. Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not.
~By Daniel Pipes ~


I can't be a wife. I'm not that sort of person. Wives have to compromise all the time.
~By Sarah Brightman ~


So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~


Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


By focusing once and for all on helping the Palestinians build a free society, I have no doubt that an historic compromise between Israelis and Palestinians can be reached and that peace can prevail.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.
~By Tom Cochrane ~


Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life. What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story.
~By Oliver North ~


Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
~By Bob Graham ~


You must take the compromise to win, or else nothing. That means: you race or you do not.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?
~By Sarah Jessica Parker ~


We are opposed to the line of compromise with imperialism. At the same time, we cannot tolerate the practice of only shouting against imperialism, but, in actual fact, being afraid to fight it.
~By Kim Il Sung ~


A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
~By Ludwig Erhard ~


We can still find middle ground, truly secure our borders, deal with those already here and address our labor needs. But those who advocate giving current illegal aliens and future guest workers a special path to citizenship must compromise.
~By John Shadegg ~


Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control.
~By Paul Ryan ~


You can't always have the best team. It's always a compromise.
~By Alain Prost ~


I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill. I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard work in coming to an agreement. As with any conference, each voice is heard, but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.
~By Ted Stevens ~


But just as they did in Philadelphia when they were writing the constitution, sooner or later, you've got to compromise. You've got to start making the compromises that arrive at a consensus and move the country forward.
~By Colin Powell ~


I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't. It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't.
~By Richard Parsons ~


Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


The regional security in the Middle East cannot be further compromised by an Iranian loose cannon.
~By Russ Carnahan ~


If you find yourself in a movie that you have questions about, it's not a compromise to your integrity.
~By Tim Robbins ~


Whether I get adequate attention or not, people here do know the work I have been doing systematically and without compromise for over 40 years. I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't continue the art because they can't make a living.
~By Bill Dixon ~


I wouldn't say no to other kinds of musical opportunities. I guess that it just depends on what it was or what it required me to do, and if I felt that it compromised my own soul.
~By Joan Jett ~


The sense of historical continuity, and a feeling for philosophical rectitude cannot, however, be compromised.
~By Herbert Read ~


No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
~By Star Jones ~


But recently it seems that each time I vote, I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for the benefit of political gain.
~By Jeff Miller ~


Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.
~By John Keegan ~


Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't.
~By Steve Chabot ~


The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise.
~By Jose Serrano ~


I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
~By Eric Berne ~


This product is a compromise, and the nature of compromise is that you don't get everything you want.
~By Conrad Bums ~


Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


I went to a bunch of marches in New York and Washington, and you know I believe in the cause, but to march with those people takes a lot of compromise on my end.
~By David Cross ~


Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
~By Gunther Grass ~


No one's interested really in knowing what policies or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might have been compromised by me.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
~By John Dewey ~


We all understand that compromise is part of the legislative process, yet at the same time, I would submit that wilderness is not for sale.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
~By Janis Joplin ~


But to put out a greatest hits on one CD was totally impossible, I just couldn't do it. The best compromise was to put out two CDs - Early Days - which is what it is - and Latter Days.
~By Jimmy Page ~


It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into the most terrible trouble.
~By John Keegan ~


Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons.
~By Helen Prejean ~


I hope it goes beyond meeting with them to a willingness to listen and compromise on issues.
~By Dennis Moore ~


I am a journalist in the field of etiquette. I try to find out what the most genteel people regularly do, what traditions they have discarded, what compromises they have made.
~By Amy Vanderbilt ~


Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals.
~By Talib Kweli ~


What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future.
~By John B. Larson ~


It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
~By Moliere ~


But transitions from the politics of violence to democratic compromise are always messy.
~By Timothy Garton Ash ~


From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.
~By Charles Sumner ~


You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
~By John Ruskin ~


Sometimes a little compromise isn't a bad thing. You don't need to be precious about it.
~By David Sylvian ~


I love the TV show, and if you make a bad movie it means you've soiled it. Just like if we made an advert. We were offered so many times and I'd say, look, this is the good thing, and you can't compromise that, because then you compromise the integrity of the characters.
~By Jennifer Saunders ~


Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised.
~By Herbert Croly ~


For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~

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