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Motivational Compromise Quotes

May these quotes about Compromise inspire and motivate you.

To be or not to be is not
a question of compromise.
Either you be or you don't be.
- Golda Meir

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All compromise is based on give and take,
but there can be no give and take on fundamentals.
Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender.
For it is all give and no take.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I was losing interest in politics,
when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again.
What I have done since then is pretty well known.
- Abraham Lincoln

In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?
- Sarah Jessica Parker


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Discourage litigation.
Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has
superior opportunity of being a good man.
There will still be business enough.
- Abraham Lincoln

A principle is the expression of perfection,
and as imperfect beings like us cannot practice perfection,
we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth.
The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
- Mark Twain


 

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination,
which the steadfast heart will conquer,
and the large mind will transcend.
- Helen Keller

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

History does not long entrust the care of freedom
to the weak or the timid.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism
to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Society is a masked ball,
where every one hides his real character,
and reveals it by hiding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

Hatred burns the one who hates.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words are a lens to focus one's mind.
- Ayn Rand

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

This isn't a rehearsal or a practice life.
This is your real life - your one and only real life.
There are no retakes - no second chances.
Begin now - live full out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joy increases and suffering decreases
as one masters the distinction between events
and one's feelings about those events.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.
- Epictetus

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Never be fooled into believing that
there is one speck out of order.
- Byron Katie

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off
a portion of one's being,
but by integration of the contraries.
- Carl Jung

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper


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