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If you cannot catch a bird of paradise, better take a wet hen.
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.
All government,-indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act,- is founded on compromise and barter.
If one could recover the uncompromising spirit of one's youth, one's greatest indignation would be for what one has become.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Some of my colleagues who are criticized today for lack of forthright principles-or who are looked upon with scorn as compromising "politicians"-are simply engaged in the fine art of conciliating, balancing and interpreting the forces and factions of public opinion, an art essential to keeping our nation united and enabling our Government to function.
The important point was that whatever errors America had made [in Vietnam] "we are so powerful [according to Secretary Kissinger] that Hanoi is simply unable to defeat us militarily" and must therefore eventually be forced to compromise.
Do compromises work? Have you ever tasted rose?
My husband and I went to buy a lamp. We couldn't find one that we both liked, so we had to compromise and buy one that we both hated.
A compromise is an agreement between two men to do what they both agree is wrong.
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