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Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.
Thomas S. Monson
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Campaigns often make standing on principle the highest of virtues - and listening to your opponents a sure sign of weakness. It's the virtual opposite of what it takes to succeed in office. Squaring the circle takes a powerful combination of skills. But presidents who can campaign and compromise are generally the most successful.
Dee Dee Myers
True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise.
It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be.
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
Charles R. Swindoll
We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
If my house was on fire, I can't compromise about which part of the house I'm going to save. You save the whole house or it will all burn down. We either save this country or we do not.
I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
I'm free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don't try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don't compromise my art in any kind of way, and I think people respect that.
What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control.
I would love nothing more than compromise. But I would say to you that compromise that's not a solution is a waste of time.
Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.
I hate the fact that people think 'compromise' is a dirty word.
To those supporters who were told that I abandoned them, that is untrue. I abandoned greed, corruption, and compromise, never you, and never the artistic gifts and abilities that sustained me.
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 Day O'Connor
Compromise works well in this world when you have shared goals.
Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.
Fight as hard as you can, and then understand there's going to have to be some amount of reasonable compromise.
And I'm here to tell you, the reaction that I'm getting around the country, people are sick and tired of this word in Washington, compromise. This is why nothing ever gets done.
You need to do the work to bring the money in, but not compromise standards.
In Washington, compromise has become a dirty word.
I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency.
But to put out a greatest hits on one CD was totally impossible, I just couldn't do it. The best compromise was to put out two CDs - Early Days - which is what it is - and Latter Days.
I've been really lucky thus far with acting, in that I can do things I believe in and feel good about, and feel good about myself. If for some reason one day that ends, I won't do it anymore. If I feel like I have to compromise myself to continue to be in this industry, I don't want to do that.
Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals.
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