Quotations The Best Quotes About Compromise  

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

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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. G. K. Chesterton

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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. Ambrose Bierce

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Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions. Samuel Johnson

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"Writing for me is a form of spiritual discipline and creative vision, a means of being in the world and giving one's love to it without compromise or dilution.” Aberjhani

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The English never draw a line without blurring it. Winston Churchill

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You can do only one thing at a time. I simply tackle one problem and concentrate all efforts on what I am doing at the moment. Maxwell Maltz

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

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

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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

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Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.

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Better bend than break.

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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

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

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If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory. Benjamin Disraeli

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It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man. Elbert Hubbard