“Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another--too often ending in the loss of both.”
“When a company or individual compromises one time, whether it's on price or principle, the next compromise is right around the corner and you can bet your last nickel on it.”
“All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.”
“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
“These talks are not for show, ... We hope to work out a compromise, and the president is committed to keeping the lines of communication open with Norwood throughout.”
“In rapid-growth times it's hard to get the right people -- you're more likely to compromise on who you get.”
“I regard people by their devotion to their labour; the more they compromise, the less admirable they become.”
Akram Abu Hamdan
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