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I have principles and I am not going to be forced to compromise them.
I struggled with feeling confident for a long time, but I think it's important to be strong and not compromise for anyone or a relationship - I'm drawn to that.
That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.
Politics is about a lot more than winning and losing. I think politics at its best is about compromise, shades of grey and about issues.
We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise.
I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time on my own terms and without compromise.
The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
Lovers of audio books learn to live with compromise.
You know what, if you compromise and do stuff that's not becoming to you as an artist, that's your fault.
Marina and the Diamonds
If you want to do anything, do it now, without compromise or concession, because you have only one life.
Our party, I can tell you, is very transparent; we believe in our credentials. Our credentials are our only credibility; we are not going to compromise on that; we are the commoners.
Writing is a solitary existence. Making a movie is controlled chaos - thousands of moving parts and people. Every decision is a compromise. If you're writing and you don't like how your character looks or talks, you just fix it. But in a movie, if there's something you don't like, that's tough.
From Romare Bearden I learned that the fullness and richness of everyday life can be rendered without compromise or sentimentality.
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.
I wanted to be involved in TV and film in some capacity, so a compromise, because acting seemed unrealistic, and so risky, was to get into the production side. And it was a really fortunate, smart move looking back on it, because it gave me perspective on another side of the business.
My message to Washington is very simple. Face reality. Be leaders. Demonstrate accountability. Engage in principle compromise. And understand your job is to find solutions.
Democracy in the studio is overrated. What you wind up getting is compromise on everybody's part, which means that nobody has their way, and that means nobody wins, including the fans.
It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into the most terrible trouble.
I can't be a wife. I'm not that sort of person. Wives have to compromise all the time.
Congress is unable to do the work of the American people because too many politicians believe that compromise means capitulation.
Germany was beaten after World War I, but it didn't take long for it to rise again as a much more malignant threat. The end of World War II was not to be a compromise; it was to come about from the total annihilation of the enemies' ability and will to make war.
If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.
Yes, years of compromise and disappointment have added depth to my acting.
We've been sitting at the compromise table for a long time. We're just waiting for that cold chair to be warmed up by the Republican leadership. They still have time to do the right thing and be responsible. They just seem to be moving further and further away from it.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Amplifying acoustic instruments more than a little is really cheating, and everything becomes a compromise.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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