Quotation Explorer - 'Compromise'

For the life of me I cannot remember, what made us think that we were wise and we'd never compromise. For the life of me I cannot believe we'd ever die for these sins, we were merely freshmen. - The Verve Pipe
Every time we compromise, push the limits, or forego Biblical boundaries, we cheat on God…we hurt Him. - Jayce O'Neal
Literature is fighting for its very life because compromise is mistook for ambition, and joining up is preferred to standing out - Ben Marcus
I will never compromise Truth for the sake of getting along with people who can only get along when we agree. - D.R. Silva
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. - Abraham Lincoln
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. - Janis Joplin
When you forget who you are and whose you are, you start to compromise. - Kris Vallotton
Most people have fear to compromise with life.You got to take the reins of your life in your own hands, and direct it yourself.You decide how you use your time. - Kristin Ketelslegers
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
I would much rather lose people than compromise my beliefs & values to please them. - Trevor Driggers
Every relation need adjustments to survive, but those dies where one compromise.. - Debolina Bhawal
Many things are worse than defeat,and compromise with evil is one of them.
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
Every time you give up on your dreams, you compromise the size and magnitude of what God has called you to do. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Your values create your internal compass that can navigate how you make decisions in your life. If you compromise your core values, you go nowhere. - Roy T. Bennett
Don't compromise your integrity; whatever you gain won't be worth as much as what you lose. - Aaron Dennis
If you compromise your core values, you go nowhere. - Roy T. Bennett
Never compromise yourself. You are all you've got. - Janis Joplin
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
Compromise where you can. Where you can't, don't. Even if everyone is telling you that something wrong is something right. Even if the whole world is telling you to move, it is your duty to plant yourself like a tree, look them in the eye, and say 'No, you move'. - Christopher Markus
Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got. - Janis Joplin
Compromise is only comfortable to the man who is outside the presence of God. - Joe Joe Dawson
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
The IGAD-Plus's compromise peace agreement is probably pregnant with a noisy, perhaps thunderous baby. - Duop Chak Wuol
Nothing will bind the eyes of man quicker than the touch of compromise. A principle not compromised is a principle worth dying for. A dream not compromised is a dream worth living for. - Ogwo David Emenike
Life is a compromise of what your ego wants to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do. - Walter Bagehot
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles. - Charles Sumner
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
Do not compromise on the quality and your customers will not negotiate on the price. - Amit Kalantri
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. - Woodrow Wilson
Quality is not for compromise. - Dee Dee Artner
We are still living with the ideology of compromise, not with the ideology of recognition - Dipin Damodharan
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy - Phyllis McGinley
There is time to compromise. There is time to absolutely abhor d word. Most times it is the latter. Compromise is mediocrity. Compromise is cheap. - Uneñ Ameji
If you could stay as stubborn as when you were a child then you need not to compromise on your dreams. - Amit Kalantri
You must have your own world within the world and you must never compromise on the matters of giving up your own world for any reason whatsoever! - Mehmet Murat ildan
People sell their soul in such small quantities - a seemingly trivial compromise here, a rationalization of a minor evil there - that they don't realize what they're doing until it is too late. - Mike Klepper
Never compromise your perceptions and truth to validate the perceptions of others. - Debasish Mridha
Any of the girl never ever commit when her intention is to cheat You. So, I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect - Anuj Kr. Thakur
Don`t complain, Don`t compromise. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Jesus never wrote a book; never went outside his country. His only legacy was to never compromise the good. And it was more than enough for the world. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Don't compromise yourself, you are all you've got. - Janis Joplin
Marriage is the best compromise between nature and culture. - Thiruman Archunan
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. 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
when you make mistakes,take your time to make corrections;that which helps in building up your INTELLIGIENCE but when you compromise in making corrections,you may end up being a FAILURE - faroun olamilekan ayomide
Lasting change is a series of compromises. And compromise is all right, as long your values don't change. - Jane Goodall
Compromise brings harmony to both, happiness to none. - Amit Kalantri
It is through our extended family that we first learn to compromise and come to an understanding that even if we don't always agree about things we can still love and look out for each other. - Sara Sheridan
Commitment is another name for relationship not the compromise. - Santosh Kalwar
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. - Ludwig Erhard
All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- is founded on compromise and barter. - Edmund Burke
COMPROMISE, n. 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
FUCK UNITY! FUCK CONSENSUS! There was no unity or consensus during the American Revolution. We had principled leadership from a small, vocal, minority that refused to compromise on the issue of individual liberty. - A.E. Samaan
It has been my observation that whatever a person hungers for, Satan will appear to offer in exchange for a spiritual compromise. - James C. Dobson
If you adjust first time, compromise second time, failure is what you will get third time. - Amit Kalantri
Do not compromise yourself and put your goodness in the same impermanent category as whatever circumstance happening. Be the best you in every circumstance. - Steve Maraboli
Compromise isn't so painful if you're the one setting the terms. - Nora Roberts
Can compromise be an art? Yes--but a minor art. - Joyce Carol Oates
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 a compromise. - Robert Fritz
Compromise? That's when you give away half the things you want. That's when you give the other guy half of what's rightfully yours. - Sue Grafton
Either get out of bed or else take your clothes off," he said. "I'm not in the mood to compromise. - Janet Evanovich
Compromise is a stalling between two fools. - Stephen Fry
Real integrity comes from knowing oneself and believing in truth, without compromise, and no matter how challenging. Integrity is a beautiful thing. - Sameh Elsayed
Gone are the days when women were attracted by a man's hansomeness. Today, we are talking about cash, and your compromise to become a tiger in bed. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Marriage requires maturity. Marriage requires two people who, for the rest of their lives, are willing to listen, to really listen to each other. And that marriage requires the greatest of all things, compromise. - Coach Taylor
If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - George Gaylord Simpson
Relationship is about forgiveness and compromise. It is about balance where one person complements each other. - Nicholas Sparks
Integrity is the antithesis of compromise and the sworn enemy of comfort. It bases its decisions not on how much discomfort we might be able to avoid, but on how much we need to avoid the compromise of comfort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It takes no compromise to give people their rights...it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression. - Harvey Milk
Never compromise the glorious Gospel. It is the Gospel "from" Christ and not merely a Gospel "about" Christ. Gal 1:6-12 - John Paul Warren
There is no compromise when it comes to someones delicate feelings, the only way out is to stop pretending and set yourself free from someones life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We work hard for the things we want, we compromise, we amend, we persevere, we stay believing, we show commitment. We strive! Later we will see the results - Tshepang Sharon Koji
To tell the truth, my dear count, I must own that of all nauseating human emanations, literature is one of those which disgust me most. I can see nothing in it but compromise and flattery. And I go so far as to doubt whether it can be anything else. - André Gide
When it comes to morals & principles, a man in the 'real' world has two options; compromise or wait for sometime and then compromise. - Mohammad Rafiq Teli
In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit. - Ayn Rand
Sometimes people are shocked by what I do, but I'm not trying to be liked, I speak my mind and I don't care what people think. I truly do not compromise on who I am. - Nuno Roque
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