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A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
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.
I don't compromise my principles for politics.
In a way, editing is not unlike the movies. The best books, just like the best movies, are a collaboration. They're only as good as the compromise made between the artists involved.
Enough of these little kitty cats we keep sending to Washington. David Dewhurst will compromise every day in the U.S. Senate... It's what he's done every day in state government.
You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
William Butler Yeats
My own experience is use the tools that are out there. Use the digital world. But never lose sight of the need to reach out and talk to other people who don't share your view. Listen to them and see if you can find a way to compromise.
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
Charles R. Swindoll
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.
I need to hold onto my soul and my integrity, and I can't compromise that.
No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
But there's one thing we are not going to compromise at all: when it comes to security of Israeli citizens and the State of Israel, there are not going to be any compromises - not now and not in the future.
I think growing up in a big family taught me a lot of problem solving and how to share and compromise, and that's been helpful in my marriage.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Art is something to be proud of. Art is no compromise.
If you have a sense of style and purpose and will you don't want to compromise.
Any time you do opposing camera angles, there's gonna be some compromise in the lighting.
It seems like when I was growing up there was more compromise, wanting to work with each other, and I think all of them - all of the lawmakers - have hearts to do what's right, and they all are passionate about it.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
To compromise simply means that you go a tiny bit below what you know is right.
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
A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart.
George Jean Nathan
Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical.
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.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Everyone assumes America must play the leading role in crafting some settlement or compromise between the Israelis and the Palestinians. But Jefferson, Madison, and Washington explicitly warned against involving ourselves in foreign conflicts.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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