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It is clearly understandable that negotiations are extremely difficult, .. It is hard to recognize what compromise can be reached, but I think, and others agree with me, that a compromise is necessary for Ukraine. (Quote by - Leonid Kuchma)

She was so well-known in the civil rights community and so well-respected that it made a huge difference, .. She had lived through what compromises bring you, and she was very determined that women's lives were not to be compromised. (Quote by - Kim Gandy)

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle. (Quote by - Andrew Carnegie)

I am ready to compromise, but there is one thing I won't compromise on: the safety of the Israeli people. (Quote by - Ariel Sharon)

I believe there must be compromises, and it will be impossible to discuss talks without them. We have to reach an agreement to first stop bombings to enable us to conduct talks. (Quote by - Viktor Chernomyrdin)

Compromise. 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. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Never once have Democrats benefited from attempts at reasonableness and compromise and accommodation. To the contrary, Bush and his team seem to view political compromise as weakness, and they punish it rather than reward or reciprocate it. (Quote by - Jim Jordan)

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf. (Quote by - Gilbert K. Chesterton)

I urge all parties to focus on the issue as we get down to the wire in the spirit of give and take, and make the kind of compromises that are necessary to get compromises, so we can move on. (Quote by - Kofi Annan)

This is not something Floridians should compromise on, .. This compromise is not in the interests of Floridians. It's really more in the interests of the oil companies. (Quote by - Ron Klein)

My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But, ah, my foes, and oh, my friends-- It gives a lovely light. (Quote by - dna St. Vincent Millay)

Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another--too often ending in the loss of both. (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)

There were lakes in the middle of the fairways where your landing area would be on two or three holes. And there's nowhere to drop the ball to get relief without compromising the integrity of the drop. So the rules were really compromised. It's just not a good competition that way. (Quote by - Kathy Dais)

I do not believe that the accident of birth makes people sisters and brothers. It makes them siblings. Gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood are conditions people have to work at. It's a serious matter. You compromise, you give, you take, you stand firm, and you're relentless..And it is an investment. Sisterhood means if you happen to be in Burma and I happen to be in San Diego and I'm married to someone who is very jealous and you're married to somebody who is very possessive, if you call me in the middle of the night, I have to come. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

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

If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. (Quote by - Janis Joplin)

Some men are born to own, and can animate all their possessions. Others cannot: their owning is not graceful; it seems to be a compromise of their character: they seem to steal their own dividends. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising. (Quote by - Arthur Bloch)

In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?. (Quote by - Sarah Jessica Parker)

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

It was the most realistic compromise at that stage. Both dropped their claims and reached a peaceful compromise. (Quote by - Asahi Shimbun)

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. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

They're continuing to build a franchise in a way that doesn't compromise the loan quality, it doesn't compromise the balance sheet materially, it does add to earnings and it does add to their presence in that market, .. I can't argue with what they're doing. (Quote by - Tony Davis)

There seemed to be some heavenly support beneath his shoulder blades that lifted his feet from the ground in ecstatic suspension, as if he secretly enjoyed the ability to fly but was walking as a compromise to convention. (Quote by - Zelda Fitzgerald)

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