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We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
As a property developer, I learned a long time ago to choose your battles wisely and that, unfortunately, compromise is a given.
One must remember that the Jews have one, tiny country, the only place they have the right and capability to defend themselves by themselves. And it is our duty and my responsibility to see that we will never compromise about that.
On everything I do I'm always taking someone's money, whether it's a movie studio or a record label. Somebody's paying for it, and I'm always respectful of that. But I'm never going to compromise.
I'm hoping that a lifetime of compromise and disappointment will read as extra depth and layers in my work.
I do my best work when I feel conviction to say something through the character I play. Always I want to have integrity and not compromise that.
I feel very strongly that you can't just beat people up anymore; you have to work hand in hand and find ways to compromise, and get big business involved, because it won't happen otherwise.
Never compromise yourself.
You can't always have the best team. It's always a compromise.
Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no.
By focusing once and for all on helping the Palestinians build a free society, I have no doubt that an historic compromise between Israelis and Palestinians can be reached and that peace can prevail.
There's more than one way to get to the goal that you want to get to, but once you compromise your own principles, then you're lost. You're really lost.
Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.
In a country as large and diverse as America, compromise is how we get things done. It isn't always pretty, but we have to find solutions to our problems that, at the end of the day, most people can live with.
When the Tea Party comes to town, compromise goes out the door.
In general, losing weight is a good thing for those who are overweight, but it's important to lose weight in a way that enhances your health rather than one that may compromise it.
Oftentimes, when constituencies or sectors of opinion are distinct, when they are confronted with a situation where they're going to have to make a serious compromise, they react very negatively publicly, but they also recognize when they step back that this is right.
Even the largest of my dreams and ambitions, I realize with increasing dismay, were puny, measly, compared to the object of my dreaming. I would not say my life to date has been built overmuch of compromise, but still, it surrounds me.
But transitions from the politics of violence to democratic compromise are always messy.
Timothy Garton Ash
You know, there's a difference between politicians and leaders. Politicians read poll numbers and compromise. Leaders do what's morally right.
The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise.
I may fall here in the Senate chamber, but I will. never make any compromise with any such men.
Benjamin F. Wade
I'm interested in why people compromise when they shouldn't. It comes back to what V's about in a sense. We've all got ideals, but given the right circumstances, we'll forget about them and put them behind us. I'm very interested in why people do that.
Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
After two years of fighting, government shutdowns and little to no agreement on anything except welfare reform in 1996, President Clinton was re-elected and decided it was time for compromise.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.
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