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But just as they did in Philadelphia when they were writing the constitution, sooner or later, you've got to compromise. You've got to start making the compromises that arrive at a consensus and move the country forward.
Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
A series is filled with compromises.
When people align around shared political, social, economic or environmental values, and take collective action, thinking and behavior that compromises the lives of millions of people around the world can truly change.
I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because when you receive grants, you have to make such great compromises with your artistic plans.
In times of tumult, voters are likely to forgive a president, if not reward him, for compromises made in service of solutions.
I'm willing to make compromises based on someone I think is the one, but I think it's psychologically important to people when they're famous to be the only famous person they know.
It's necessary for Israelis and Palestinians to make the compromises that are required to get the direct talks back on track.
Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our children's?
King Abdullah II
Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate.
When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.
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'm not ready to do any compromises for my work.
The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
A couple of compromises in a row and suddenly you're very far way from the person you thought you were.
Inauthenticity is endemic in American politics today. The political backrooms where I spent much of my career were just as benighted as my personal life, equally crowded with shadowy strangers and compromises, truths I hoped to deny. I lived not in one closet but in many.
As I climbed the electoral ladder - from state assemblyman to mayor of Woodbridge and finally to governor of New Jersey - political compromises came easy to me because I'd learned how to keep a part of myself innocent of them.
I try to take people one at a time, with all the contradictions and compromises that most of us live with.
Solutions must be based on compromises.
When you work in the United States Senate, and you are around people of all different ideas and beliefs, you realize that what our Founding Fathers did that was so genius, is that they made the Senate the place where compromises are supposed to happen because of the makeup of the Senate.
Now, what we are not talking about, what you're really coming to, is what compromises one makes so that the listener understands somewhat of what you're doing, what you're trying to express.
I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever.
You know, painting has given me a lot of freedom, because for some reason, I've been able to paint things, organize things in a way that I see that don't have any buffers or compromises in them.
We have to find compromises. That's the way it is in Norway.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you're in it.
Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
Our music doesn't make many compromises, but we take it into a venue that's larger than people expect.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
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