Compromise Quotes

Read the best selected compromise quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about compromise will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.

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
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
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success. John Mcdonald
If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. Nikita Khrushchev
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. Anonymous
If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory. Benjamin Disraeli
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit. George Herbert
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
Better bend than break. Scottish Proverb
Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are. Howard Hughes
Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises. Gunther Grass
Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward. Reginald W. Kaufman
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Edmund Burke
The English never draw a line without blurring it. Winston Churchill
It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man. Elbert Hubbard
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease. Bliss Carman
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions. Samuel Johnson
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
The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising. Arthur Bloch
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
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
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor. John Haggai
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune. Charles Swindoll
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last. Winston Churchill

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