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Compromising Quotes

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

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Not compromising the music, but there is a way,
by just showing the people that you're sincere and
honest with what you're doing,
and by talking to them.
- Chuck Mangione

Any time you put a cast like this in compromising circumstances
or shake it up a little bit,
I think we're all pretty close so we draw on real emotion.
- George Eads

My husband thinks he's compromising if we have one cook instead of three.
- Ellen Barkin

 

I expect the audience to come up to my level.
I am not interested in compromising my music to make
it palatable to an assumed sub-standard mass.
- Don Ellis

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

Almost anything that can be praised or advocated has
been put to some disgusting use.
There is no principle, however immaculate,
that has not had its compromising manipulator.
- Wyndham Lewis

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But my question is, am I compromising by adapting my
words for the audience and where is the line beyond
which I am not adapting words,
but changing my position?
- Joichi Ito

But rarely have I made choices that made me feel I
was really compromising what I believe.
- Danny Glover

I feel fantastically excited that we have a leader
who fought for the leadership without compromising
his quite challenging view that the party has to change.
- Francis Maude

I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice,
that Socialism to succeed must be practical,
tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with
Progressive forces running,
if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.
- John Burns

And that's what the audience was feeling too,
as they watched the show and as they watch it now.
And overriding all of that is the way it was written.
It was written honestly.
There was never any manufactured laugh.
There was never compromising of character.
- Mary Tyler Moore

Scientists at MIT and engineering schools all across
America say that they could improve the fuel economy
standards for the existing set of vehicles by 10 miles
per gallon using existing technology,
without compromising safety or comfort at all.
- Ed Markey

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Raquel Welch

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Roger Mudd

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.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

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

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

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

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

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

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

I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
- Walter Annenberg

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.
- Abraham Lincoln

You need to do the work to bring the money in,
but not compromise standards.
- Heston Blumenthal

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

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

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.
- Robert Fritz

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

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

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.
- Jeff Miller

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

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

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

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.
- John Keegan

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

Healthy disagreement, debate, leading to compromise
has always been the American way.
- Donald L. Carcieri

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.
- James Russell Lowell

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

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

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.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

The door of conciliation and compromise is finally
closed by our adversaries,
and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with
the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
- Robert Toombs

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

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

A principle is the expression of perfection,
and as imperfect beings like us cannot practice perfection,
we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

The devil is compromise.
- Henrik Ibsen

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

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

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.
- Nick Rahall

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

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

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.
- Angela Merkel

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.
- Samuel Butler

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.
- Jonathan Shapiro

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.
- Tom Cochrane

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

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 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


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