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Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure read more

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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Quality, quality, quality: never waver from it, even when you don't see how you can afford to keep it up. read more

Quality, quality, quality: never waver from it, even when you don't see how you can afford to keep it up. When you compromise, you become a commodity and then you die.

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What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.

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I'm a compromiser and a maneuverer. I try to get "something." That's the way our system works.

I'm a compromiser and a maneuverer. I try to get "something." That's the way our system works.

by Lyndon B. Johnson Found in: Compromise Quotes,
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Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to read more

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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The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.

The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.

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From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights read more

From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.

by Tryon Edwards Found in: Compromise Quotes,
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Being a man is the continuing battle for one's life. One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise read more

Being a man is the continuing battle for one's life. One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise to the authority of any power in which one does not believe.

by H. Rap Brown Found in: Compromise Quotes,
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Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another--too often ending in the read more

Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another--too often ending in the loss of both.

by Tryon Edwards Found in: Compromise Quotes,
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