Compromise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Compromise

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


Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


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 ~


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 ~


A couple of guys won Academy Awards for the things that I turned down. Today, after coming to terms with everything, after being in therapy for a long time-there are areas where I will compromise.
~By Mickey Rourke ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn't.
~By Brad Holland ~


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 ~


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


Get it - get it better or get it worse. No middle ground of compromise.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~


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 ~


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 ~


What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you're in it.
~By David Simon ~


Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.
~By Toby Keith ~


That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.
~By Angela Merkel ~


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


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


Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration.
~By Mike Rutherford ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


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 ~


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


We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise.
~By Larry Wall ~


One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
~By Chinua Achebe ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I'll bet Shakespeare compromised himself a lot; anybody who's in the entertainment industry does to some extent.
~By Christopher Isherwood ~


Compromise: An agreement between two men to do what both agree is wrong.
~By Lord Edward Cecil ~


True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise.
~By Moliere ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
~By Princess Diana ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I compromised my ability to tell my story, at the most basic level.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


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 ~


I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
~By Peter Singer ~


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


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


Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


We have to find compromises. That's the way it is in Norway.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


Sure, I could of done it different... put my clown in a closet and dressed up in straight clothing. I could of compromised my essence, and swallowed my soul.
~By Wavy Gravy ~


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 ~


But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live.
~By Frank Stella ~


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


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


If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.
~By Bill Owens ~


Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
~By Steve Allen ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
~By Erwin Rommel ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.
~By Robert Fritz ~


Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.
~By Anna Lindh ~


Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


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


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


We try and stay out of the corporate side of it. The band has never compromised. At some point in our career we could have made a certain type of record and sold millions of units, as they are called.
~By Adrian Smith ~


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


When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever.
~By Robert Toombs ~


Now, what we are not talking about, what you're really coming to, is what compromises one makes so that the listener understands somewhat of what you're doing, what you're trying to express.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


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 ~


Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~

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August 1 ,2021
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