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Compromise. 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.
-- Ambrose Bierce
1842-1914, American Author, Editor, Journalist, ''The Devil's Dictionary''
The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
-- Arthur Bloch
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
-- Edmund Burke
1729-1797, British Political Writer, Statesman
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
-- Bliss Carman
1861-1929, Canadian Poet
 
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.
-- Gilbert K. Chesterton
1874-1936, British Author
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile -- hoping it will eat him last.
-- Winston Churchill
1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister
The English never draw a line without blurring it.
-- Winston Churchill
1874-1965, British Statesman, Prime Minister
If you are not very clever, you should be conciliatory.
-- Benjamin Disraeli
1804-1881, British Statesman, Prime Minister
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