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Engrave this Quote Better bend than break.
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-Scottish Proverb
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Ambrose Bierce
Engrave this Quote The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
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-Arthur Bloch
Engrave this Quote All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
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-Edmund Burke
Engrave this Quote What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
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-Bliss Carman
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-G. K. Chesterton
Engrave this Quote An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.
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-Sir Winston Churchill
Engrave this Quote The English never draw a line without blurring it.
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-Sir Winston Churchill
Engrave this Quote If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory.
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-Benjamin Disraeli
Engrave this Quote Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another -- too often ending in the loss of both.
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-Tryon Edwards
Engrave this Quote Most people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.
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-Zelda Fitzgerald
Save Me the Waltz, ch. 1 (1932)
Engrave this Quote Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
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-Gunther Grass
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-John Haggai
Engrave this Quote 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?
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-Senator Jesse Helms
Engrave this Quote A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
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-George Herbert
Engrave this Quote It is the weak man who urges compromise -- never the strong man.
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-Elbert Hubbard
Engrave this Quote Once you consent to some concession, you can never cancel it and put things back the way they are.
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-Howard Hughes
Engrave this Quote Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
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-Samuel Johnson
Engrave this Quote Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward.
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-Reginald W. Kaufman
Engrave this Quote If one cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
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-Nikita Khrushchev
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-James Russell Lowell
Engrave this Quote Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.
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-John D. MacDonald
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Maxwell Maltz
Engrave this Quote From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been ;abandoned.
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-Charles Sumner
Engrave this Quote The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
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-Charles Swindoll

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