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If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

Being a man is the continuing battle for one's life. One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise to the authority of any power in which one does not believe. (Quote by - H. Rap Brown)

People talk about the middle of the road as though it were unacceptable. Actually, all human problems, excepting morals, come into the gray areas. Things are not all black and white. There have to be compromises. The middle of the road is all of the usable surface. The extremes, right and left, are in the gutters. (Quote by - Dwight D. Eisenhower)

Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

No America without democracy, no democracy without politics no politics without parties, no parties without compromise and moderation. (Quote by - Clinton Rossiter)

Let him who elevates himself above humanity . . . say, if he pleases, "I will never compromise"; but let no one who is not above the frailties of our common nature disdain compromise. (Quote by - Henry Clay)

They compromised a little on the base, and we compromised on the upside. That's how deals get done. (Quote by - Dan O'Dowd)

From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. (Quote by - Charles Sumner)

Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break. (Quote by - Jane Wells)

I'm a compromiser and a maneuverer. I try to get "something." That's the way our system works. (Quote by - Lyndon B. Johnson)

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. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

I have in the past declared that in order to achieve a real, just and durable peace, I would be willing to make painful compromises. But we cannot make any compromise on the security of our citizens and their right to live without the threat of terrorism and violence. (Quote by - Ariel Sharon)

This is a huge, huge thing he did. He is the person who had the guts to say we had to have a compromise. He gets the credit for the compromise. (Quote by - Tamar Jacoby)

I don't want to compromise the personal narrative for the overarching abstract generalizations about the United States as a whole, .. That's a real conflict in my vision. I think sometimes [ Illinois ] is a little unbalanced, where its affiliation with Illinois historically is compromised for the sake of the stories. And I think it's better to do that, anyway. I'm more comfortable with storytelling than I am with history or politics. (Quote by - Sufjan Stevens)

If we're going to fly them, put passengers in them, luggage, freight, parcels, then we're going to make hundreds of compromises with security. It's only a question of how many compromises. (Quote by - Brian Jenkins)

Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward. (Quote by - Reginald W. Kaufman)

There is a time to compromise, .. and there is a time to stand firm. Now, I know that it was a grand photo opportunity at the White House, but I am afraid that the taxpayer once again got the shaft. (Quote by - Dan Quayle)

It is the weak man who urges compromise--never the strong man. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

We do not want to compromise on the 90 days at all. It will be a compromise with this nation's security. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. (Quote by - Chinua Achebe)

Tachyon OPC+ is a natural extension of our market-winning Tachyon platform, giving customers a clear path to minimizing the OPC error budget and producing better-performing circuits sooner and faster. Until now, customers have had to deal with a delicate balance of compromises when producing advanced OPC-enabled circuits, including trading accuracy for speed. Tachyon OPC+ breaks free from these compromises. (Quote by - Eric Chen)

Compromise is when one person wants to rob a bank and the other person does not, and they compromise to rob a person outside of the bank. (Quote by - Christopher Myers)

When you know you're going to be in heaven with your Maker one day, you think about doing what's right?not what you can get away with, .. There's no hiding from God. That belief is what kept me from falling into a corporate culture that outwardly encouraged individuals to display respect and integrity while encouraging them to compromise whenever it was expedient, rationalizing the compromise because 'everyone else does it.'. (Quote by - Sherron Watkins)

Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that. (Quote by - Julie Delpy)

Other countries don't compromise their principles for other people. We should not compromise. (Quote by - Bill Lawrence)


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