Never, ever, compromise on science.
– Harry Kroto
The devil is compromise.
– Henrik Ibsen
I’ve got a bit of an independent streak. I’m not afraid of bipartisan compromise on issues that are important to the nation.
– Heather Wilson
I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living.
You need to do the work to bring the money in, but not compromise standards.
– Heston Blumenthal
Compromise is moving in the right directlon more slowly than one might like.
– Grover Norquist
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
Compromise works well in this world when you have shared goals.
– Jim DeMint
If you want to do anything, do it now, without compromise or concession, because you have only one life.
– Gao Xingjian
Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.
– Janis Joplin
You can compromise without violating your principles, but it is nearly impossible to compromise when you turn principles into ideology.
– Jamie Dimon
You know, there’s a difference between politicians and leaders. Politicians read poll numbers and compromise. Leaders do what’s morally right.
– Josh Fox
In TV, there’s so much compromise, it does start to grate a bit. But if you’re a writer or an actor, it really is the place to be.
– Joss Whedon
There is no ground on which House Republican leaders should compromise until Democrats are finally ready to give up their spending addiction.
– John Fleming
You want a career? Do that first. You don’t want to have kids? Then don’t. You don’t want to get married? Then don’t. But once you do something, you’ve got to know that there is compromise.
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
But there’s one thing we are not going to compromise at all: when it comes to security of Israeli citizens and the State of Israel, there are not going to be any compromises – not now and not in the future.
– Ariel Sharon
When you have both parties who will not find ways to compromise, who won’t meet in the middle, you have paralysis. It’s the perversion of idealism.
– Beau Willimon
To compromise simply means that you go a tiny bit below what you know is right.
– Joyce Meyer
I have principles and I am not going to be forced to compromise them.
– Alan Sugar
You have to make the compromise: resign, stay out of the government, and you can say what you like… but no one has to do anything about it.
– Bob Ainsworth
Fight as hard as you can, and then understand there’s going to have to be some amount of reasonable compromise.
– Andrew Cuomo
From Romare Bearden I learned that the fullness and richness of everyday life can be rendered without compromise or sentimentality.
– August Wilson
The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
– Arthur Bloch
We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
I’ve been through a marriage, and I’m still very fond of my ex-husband; but if I’ve learned anything, it’s that relationships are about compromise.
– Alexa Vega
Never compromise yourself.
Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise.
– Charles Horton Cooley
There can be no compromise regarding corruption.
– Atal Bihari Vajpayee
I may fall here in the Senate chamber, but I will. never make any compromise with any such men.
– Benjamin F. Wade