Saturday, 28 January 2012

Compromise - Quotes

A compromise is a settlement by which each side gets what neither side wanted. - Evan Esar

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. - Ludwig Erhard

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

Compromise cannot be allowed in cases where the exact truth is ascertainable. - Arthur Lynch

Compromise is like the middle of the road; always safer to walk on than the edges. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

Compromise is the key to keeping you feeling like you are not being walked on. - Heather Hogan

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof. - James Russell Lowell

Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy. - Phyllis McGinley

If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen. - Nikita Khrushchev

Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible. - Bertrand Russell

The method of compromise is ... itself a compromise between the two methods, that of persuasion, on the one hand, and that of force, on the other. - Oliver Martin

When a nation issues ultimatums, it leaves no room for compromise and ensures that war will continue. - Howard Zinn

When you compromise your beliefs for the sake of gain, that is a lack of integrity. When you compromise your beliefs for the sake of greater understanding with your spouse, that’s called wisdom. - Fawn Weaver

Whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles. - Ayn Rand

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