Quotes by compromises
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E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect.
American actress and screenwriter 1982-
A couple of compromises in a row and suddenly you're very far way from the person you thought you were.
German writer 1927-2015
Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
Compromise is not such ignoble and deplorable a thing as we generally think. It is rather an indispensable factor in the political strategy. Any nation that rises against the oppressors is bound to fail in the beginning and to gain partial reforms during the medieval period of its struggle through compromises.
American author, authority on etiquette 1908-1974
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.
American philosopher 1859-1952
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
There's a difference between writing for a living and writing for life. If you write for a living, you make enormous compromises.... If you write for life, you'll work hard; you'll do what's honest, not what pays.
Israeli politician 2009-
We're willing to make difficult and hard decisions and compromises to live in peace with our neighbours, but we're entitled to our own country where Jews from around the world can come here, just as Palestinians from around the world can come to the Palestinian state.
Canadian poet 1861-1929
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
Pakistani politician 1953-2007
When the United States aligns with dictatorships and totalitarian regimes, it compromises the basic democratic principles of its foundation - namely, life, liberty and justice for all.
American Reformer, Orator 1811-1884
Write on my gravestone: ''Infidel, Traitor.'' - infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.
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