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Compromised Quotes

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The media in America has become so cowed and compromised.
- John Sayles

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

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

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

 

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.
- Joan Jett

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

I didn't feel compromised as an actor,
and allowed other people's fingerprints all over that aspect.
- Gregory Harrison

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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.
- Frank Stella

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

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

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

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.
- Wavy Gravy

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.
- Steve Allen

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

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.
- Kevin Mitnick

Many women who have anorexia put their hearts in a compromised situation.
- Carre Otis

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

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

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.
- Kevin Mitnick

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.
- Andrew Carnegie

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.
- Oliver North

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.
- Adrian Smith

When I handed over the names and compromised so many
CIA agents in the Soviet Union,
I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U.S.
would not compromise significant national defense,
political, diplomatic interests.
- Aldrich Ames

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.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

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.
- Bob Graham

To be or not to be is not
a question of compromise.
Either you be or you don't be.
- Golda Meir

All compromise is based on give and take,
but there can be no give and take on fundamentals.
Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender.
For it is all give and no take.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

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

Politics is compromise.
- Paddy Ashdown

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

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

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

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

I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise
among the conflicting requirements of simplicity,
elegance, size, battery life, and function.
- Donald Norman

The devil is compromise.
- Henrik Ibsen

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.
- Ken Burns

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

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?
- Princess Diana

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

I sincerely believe that there's room for cutting down
trees for forestry and grazing,
so as we all get to eat.
Everyone has to compromise.
- Steve Irwin

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.
- Talib Kweli

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

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

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

Compromise and tolerance are magic words.
It took me 40 years to become philosophical.
- Hedy Lamarr

Once you're signed to a label you compromise.
- Talib Kweli

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.
- Dario Argento

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

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

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.'
- Barack Obama

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

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

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

Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition
to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
- Paul Kagame

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

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

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

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

Rather, it is through conciliation and compromise that
we are building a fair Iraq,
a just state for all its peoples.
- Jalal Talabani

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

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

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.
- Richard Parsons

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

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

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.
- Gregory Harrison

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.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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


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