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  1. Picture quote by Janis Joplin about self

    Do not compromise yourself. You are all you have got. ⏤ Janis Joplin


  2. Picture quote by Grant Cardone about success

    Your success will be compromised by your need to be liked by everyone. ⏤ Grant Cardone


  3. Picture quote by Tim Fargo about compromise

    Compromise is a sign you'll pass on the road to mediocrity. ⏤ Tim Fargo


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Better bend than break.

Scottish Proverbs

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.

Winston Churchill

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.

Robert Fritz

Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.

Toby Keith

Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.

Tom Cochrane

Your success will be compromised by your need to be liked by everyone.

Grant Cardone

I can't be a wife. I'm not that sort of person. Wives have to compromise all the time.

Sarah Brightman

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

What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

Bliss Carman

Compromise: An agreement between two men to do what both agree is wrong.

Lord Edward Cecil

A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece.

Ludwig Erhard

The English never draw a line without blurring it.

Winston Churchill

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.

Andrew Carnegie

It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man.

Elbert Hubbard

Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.

C. S. Lewis

All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.

Mahatma Gandhi

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf ;is better than a whole loaf.

G. K. Chesterton

A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.

George Herbert

If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory.

Benjamin Disraeli

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Robert Green Ingersoll

The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.

Arthur Bloch

Compromise, hell! ... If freedom is right and tyranny is wrong, why should those who believe in freedom treat it as if it were a roll of bologna to be bartered a slice at a time?

Senator Jesse Helms

To say that an artist sells out means that an artist is making a conscious choice to compromise his music, to to weaken his music for the sake of commercial gain.

Ken Burns

If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.

Nikita Khrushchev

I think a man becomes less than a man when he begins to compromise on what he believes is right.

Mike Singletary

They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?

Princess Diana

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

Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.

Samuel Johnson

Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.

Charles Swindoll

Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.

Gunther Grass

Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical.

Hedy Lamarr

I would love nothing more than compromise. But I would say to you that compromise that's not a solution is a waste of time.

Marco Rubio

What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you're in it.

David Simon

If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.

Bill Owens

I sincerely believe that there's room for cutting down trees for forestry and grazing, so as we all get to eat. Everyone has to compromise.

Steve Irwin

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward.

Reginald W. Kaufman

All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.

Edmund Burke

Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.

Howard Hughes

A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency.

Peter Singer

Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.

Nicole Kidman

Still it might be nice, once in a while, not to have to choose between evils. Just once, couldn't I choose the lesser good?

Laurell K. Hamilton

To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be.

Golda Meir

We are going to finish this picture just the way I want it... because you cannot compromise an artist's vision.

Ed Wood

If you have a sense of style and purpose and will you don't want to compromise.

Vidal Sassoon

From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.

Charles Sumner

Tact is not the same as compromise. We can always speak tactfully & respectfully to others without compromising our values.

Bob Burg

Work hard and be a sponge. Learn how to take criticism. Follow your gut instincts and don’t compromise.

Simon Cowell

The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.

Erwin Rommel

Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.

Michael Badnarik

Compromise. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.

Ambrose Bierce

Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.

John Haggai

You can do only one thing at a time. I simply tackle one problem and concentrate all efforts on what I am doing at the moment.

Maxwell Maltz

From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been ;abandoned.

Charles Sumner

We are opposed to the line of compromise with imperialism. At the same time, we cannot tolerate the practice of only shouting against imperialism, but, in actual fact, being afraid to fight it.

Kim Il-sung

I hope it goes beyond meeting with them to a willingness to listen and compromise on issues.

Dennis Moore

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.

Natan Sharansky

Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say.

Jonathan Shapiro

We have to find compromises. That's the way it is in Norway.

Kjell Magne Bondevik

Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.

Ambrose Bierce

The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death - and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them?

Rush Limbaugh

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.

Colin Powell

I'm a moderate. I hang out in the middle. I vote against my party with some regularity and try to compromise. It doesn't appear right now that the Republican Party is welcoming moderates any more.

Claire McCaskill

We're not going to scrap the budget and make up some totally new platform the day after the election. So it's certainly willingness to compromise but we're not going back on the fundamental things we're running on in this campaign.

Stephen Harper

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

You learn how to compromise and you learn how to read each other. Honestly, being in a band with two guys has prepared me so much for when it's time for me to get married!

Hillary Scott

And I'm here to tell you, the reaction that I'm getting around the country, people are sick and tired of this word in Washington, compromise. This is why nothing ever gets done.

Herman Cain

If my house was on fire, I can't compromise about which part of the house I'm going to save. You save the whole house or it will all burn down. We either save this country or we do not.

Marco Rubio

That's one thing about Hollywood. People don't always want what's real. People always want a little more. So for me, it's a compromise. Here you go, that hyper-reality.

Paul Walker

I've never been bashful to say that I'm not really interested in Formula One. When I lived in England, it's all I wanted to do and I thought that anything else would somehow be a compromise to my dreams. But then when I came back to the States, I realised how much I loved being back in the States.

Danica Patrick

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.

Amy Vanderbilt

The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.

Andrew Carnegie

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Abraham Lincoln

No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.

Star Jones

You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.

Richard Widmark

Healthy disagreement, debate, leading to compromise has always been the American way.

Donald L. Carcieri

Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.

Anna Lindh

There can be no compromise with war; it cannot be reformed or controlled; cannot be disciplined into decency or codified into common sense.

Jeannette Rankin

Germany must be a country which generates political ideas and leadership, which is capable of compromise, which is sovereign and yet knows that it needs its partners on both sides of the Atlantic.

Horst Koehler

Politics is compromise.

Paddy Ashdown

I'm really open to doing music. We just have to figure out what kind of music it's going to be - something where I don't feel compromised.

Cheryl James

Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now.

Zig Ziglar

Mentors of mine were under a big pressure to minimize their femininity to make it. I'm not going to do that. That takes away my power. I'm not going to compromise who I am.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.'

Barack Obama

It seems like when I was growing up there was more compromise, wanting to work with each other, and I think all of them - all of the lawmakers - have hearts to do what's right, and they all are passionate about it.

Joel Osteen

To compromise simply means that you go a tiny bit below what you know is right.

Joyce Meyer

The ability to compromise is not a diplomatic politeness toward a partner but rather taking into account and respecting your partner's legitimate interests.

Vladimir Putin

Once you're signed to a label you compromise.

Talib Kweli

I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.

Walter Annenberg

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

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.

Lawrence Durrell

You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.

William Butler Yeats

I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill. I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard work in coming to an agreement. As with any conference, each voice is heard, but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved.

Ted Stevens

This product is a compromise, and the nature of compromise is that you don't get everything you want.

Conrad Bums

Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.

Paul Kagame

Whether I get adequate attention or not, people here do know the work I have been doing systematically and without compromise for over 40 years. I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't continue the art because they can't make a living.

Bill Dixon

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