323 Total Quotes

Compromise Quotes

Robert Ingersoll
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.
Robert Ingersoll
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Stephen Lewis
If the funds are not there you compromise treatment, care and prevention and compromising these means compromising millions of lives on the African continent.
Stephen Lewis
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little, you gain the great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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We are not prepared to compromise or take any risk on this.
Brian Barwick
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Scott Brown
They'll still see the risk as toward weakness, ... compromise move.
Scott Brown
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Toby Keith
Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.
Toby Keith
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Janis Joplin
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Janis Joplin
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Due to the magnitude of the Final, we are not prepared to compromise or take any risks on the stadium being unable to stage such a significant event.
Brian Barwick
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We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum
Aiden Tozer
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We want to make sure we don't have to compromise our ideals,
Bruce Becker
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forcing the parties to compromise.
Abraham Foxman
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Of course, there's disagreement, ... We're watching a political process unfold, a process that has encouraged debate and compromise -- a constitution that was written in a society in which people recognize that there had to be give and take.
A. Bush
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George W. Bush
This constitution is the result of democratic debate and compromise, and the Iraqi citizens can be proud of what they have accomplished,
George W. Bush
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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 O'Conner
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After intense debate and discussion, whereupon the guiding question was whether we compromise with or take on the ZANU-PF dictatorship ... the council resolved to stay out of the ZANU-PF senate project,
Morgan Tsvangirai
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Andrew Carnegie
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
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Winston Churchill
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
Winston Churchill
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MTOTSA, their idea of compromise is you walk away and deal with whatever legal problems you have from breeching the contract,
Adam Schneider
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Once we begin to work on a compromise document, I think new problems will continue to emerge.
Vartan Oskanian
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The result we achieved is a compromise that does not solve all the problems,
Sergei Lavrov
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The test of a successful person is not an ability to eliminate all problems beforethey arise, but to meet and work out difficulties when they do arise. We must bewilling to make an intelligent compromise with perfection lest we wait foreverbefore taking action. It's still good advice to cross bridges as we come to them.
David Schwartz
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Eleanor Roosevelt
We must be willing to learn the lesson that cooperation may imply compromise, but if it brings a world advance it is a gain for each individual nation.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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Wesley Clark
The positive and negative indications right now are that Milosevic has made a half compromise and he is still defying the will of the international community on other issues,
Wesley Clark
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This [compromise] relieves all the tension and the expected violence of the coming months.
Alaa Makki
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Andrew Carnegie
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
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They have been debating for a year the question of covering everyone . . . and yet it appears that the legislative compromise will only provide $144 million through the new employer assessment . . . in its first three years.
Alan Sager
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We believe that with good will on both sides, that a compromise could be worked out,
Albert Reynolds
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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.
Henry Clay
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If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.
Bill Owens
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The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
Arthur Bloch
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