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In times of tumult, voters are likely to forgive a president, if not reward him, for compromises made in service of solutions.
I've been repeating ad nauseam that we in Burma, we are weak with regard to the culture of negotiated compromises, that we have to develop the ability to achieve such compromises.
Aung San Suu Kyi
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.
The more centralized the power, the less compromises need to be made in architecture.
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.
What compromises women - babies, domesticity, mediocrity - compromises writing even more.
I'm not ready to do any compromises for my work.
I try to take people one at a time, with all the contradictions and compromises that most of us live with.
With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future.
John B. Larson
What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you're in it.
If we just allowed women and men more leeway in our culture and more acceptance, I think they would be able to make better compromises.
When you're writing, it's all up to you, and you don't have to make any compromises. And when you're directing, there's this intense pleasure you get from working with all these really talented people, and pooling the efforts towards a common goal. I like all the aspects of film-making.
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.
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.
When you start out, you have to make compromises, which include doing films of lower quality.
I think when a couple stays together, it's because of compromises they've both made.
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.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
I am a journalist in the field of etiquette. I try to find out what the most genteel people regularly do, what traditions they have discarded, what compromises they have made.
A series is filled with compromises.
The U.S. has the power to block all anti-Israel moves in the Security Council, not just some of them, and to do so without agreeing to unfair, damaging compromises.
I don't take pictures when I'm with my kids, for the sake of my kids. It's important when you're as busy as I am that you give your kids your time when you're with them, and nothing compromises that. I've been lucky enough to have fans that understand that.
It's necessary for Israelis and Palestinians to make the compromises that are required to get the direct talks back on track.
I love Salma Hayek; we've been friends for a really long time. I admire how she has come such a long way and always remained grounded and who she is. She never compromises to follow her vision, and she is loyal. Such qualities only mark the great stars.
Solutions must be based on compromises.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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