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70+ Compromise Quotes

The definition of a compromise is when two sides give up some demands to meet somewhere in the middle. Compromise means to give up some demands and agree on something less than what was originally wanted. Compromise is an agreement in an argument in which the people involved reduce their demands or change their opinion in order to agree. This is a collection of 70+ Compromise quotes and sayings.


A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. - Ludwig Erhard
If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing. - Margaret Thatcher
If you want to bring an end to long-standing conflict, you have to be prepared to compromise. - Aung San Suu Kyi
There is no compromise when it comes to corruption. You have to fight it. - A. K. Antony
You can compromise without violating your principles, but it is nearly impossible to compromise when you turn principles into ideology. - Jamie Dimon
Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Compromise in colors is grey. - Edi Rama
More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency. - Peter Singer
If you start with a compromise, you live with a compromise for a long time. - Rajeev Suri
The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune. - Charles R. Swindoll
If you want to do anything, do it now, without compromise or concession, because you have only one life. - Gao Xingjian
Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise. - Charles Horton Cooley
But memory is less disposed to compromise. - Albert Camus
Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now. - Zig Ziglar
You must take the compromise to win, or else nothing. That means: you race or you do not. - Ayrton Senna
Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself. - Toby Keith
Compromise makes you happy most of the times. - Al Azhar
Don't cut corners or compromise to achieve your dreams. - Chanda Kochhar
If you compromise and hire someone mediocre, you will always regret it. - Sam Altman
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. - Janis Joplin
Unless you are willing to compromise, society cannot live together. - Alan Greenspan
Don't settle; don't compromise. Freeze your eggs, get your sociology doctorate, worry more about war and pestilence and the incredible inequality of geographical birth than finding your soulmate. - Nia Vardalos
Compromise on ethical conduct is not an option. - Rex Tillerson
Never compromise your principles, even if it leads to difficulties in the short term. - Alan Casden
I think a man becomes less than a man when he begins to compromise on what he believes is right. - Mike Singletary
This product is a compromise, and the nature of compromise is that you don't get everything you want. - Conrad Burns
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship. - James Russell Lowell
True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise. - Moliere
Life involves other people and it is a compromise. - Kevin McCloud
Compromise has a negative connotation. - Abdolkarim Soroush
Sometimes a little compromise isn't a bad thing. You don't need to be precious about it. - David Sylvian
It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found. - Moliere
A compromise appears out of reach on the stripping of terrorists' nationality. - Francois Hollande
Compromise is moving in the right direction more slowly than one might like. - Grover Norquist
There can be no compromise regarding corruption. - Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Life is about compromise - in relationships and at work. - Gretchen Carlson
A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart. - George Jean Nathan
Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both. - Tryon Edwards
Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession. - Jalal Talabani
Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away. - Eric Berne
To compromise simply means that you go a tiny bit below what you know is right. - Joyce Meyer
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil. - John Ruskin
Art is something to be proud of. Art is no compromise. - Christian Bale
You cannot compromise unless people talk to you. - Aung San Suu Kyi
It takes compromise to raise a child, especially with a schedule like mine. - Future
Money is a way of expressing no compromise. - Steve Wynn
Compromise works well in this world when you have shared goals. - Jim DeMint
Sometimes compromise is painful. - Madeleine M. Kunin
You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result. - Richard Widmark
Ambition is not a dirty word. Piss on compromise. Go for the throat. - Steven Erikson
Compromise means to go just a little bit below what you know is right. It's just a little bit, but it's the little foxes that spoil the vine. - Joyce Meyer
Compromise is what binds people together. Compromise is sharing and conciliatory, it is loving and kind and unselfish. - Ali Harris
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy. - Phyllis McGinley
Compromise is a word found only in the vocabulary of those who have no will to fight. - Josemaría Escrivá
When the final result is expected to be a compromise, it is often prudent to start from an extreme position. - John Maynard Keynes
Can compromise be an art? Yes--but a minor art. - Joyce Carol Oates
The compromise will not lead to a deal with a strong opponent. - Petar Nikolov-Zikov
I believe that in matters of the heart there is no such thing as compromise. Love means that you give each other everything. - Milan Kundera
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. - Woodrow Wilson
Distractions are part of the journey in Pursuit of your Purpose, manage it without compromising your focus on your dreams. - Oscar Bimpong
When we overemphasise miracles, we compromise the gospel we were asked to preach. - Sunday Adelaja
Compromise is the assassin of fellowship with God. - Mark Hall
Any place you compromise in principle you will execute in performance. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, compromises on principles are the street lights. - Garry Kasparov
Absolute excellence is rarely to be found in any legislation. - Alexis de Tocqueville
Life, relationships and success is not for compromise. - Dee Dee Artner
Be attractive and winsome, but do not compromise your convictions for the sake of popularity. - Billy Graham
Never settle or be satisfied with compromise. - Steven Redhead
Never be too compromising and forgiving coz over time, your stand becomes worthless to others! - Aanu
When you forget who you are and whose you are, you start to compromise. - Kris Vallotton
You cannot carry your whole marriage on your back and call it, compromising. It takes two willing hearts to effectively compromise. - Edmond Mbiaka
Compromise - better bend than break. - Scottish Proverb
Every relation need adjustments to survive, but those dies where one compromise. - Debolina Bhawal
When you compromise your life, you compromise unhappiness. - Dee Dee Artner
If it is worth a dream, it's not worth a compromise! - Chintan Jain
Compromise, communicate, and never go to bed angry - the three pieces of advice gifted and regifted to all newlyweds. - Gillian Flynn
Compromise is a sign you'll pass on the road to mediocrity. - Tim Fargo
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