Top 55 Compromises Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Compromises Quotes from famous people such as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Steven Wilson, Kevin Mitnick, Kjell Magne Bondevik, Neil Gorsuch, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because when you receive grants, you have to make such great compromises with your artistic plans.
Mikhail Baryshnikov
When it comes to being in a band or going solo, one is collaborative, and one is not. But generally speaking, when going solo, I am the boss. People can contribute ideas, but I am the boss. When collaborating, you make compromises and look for a common ground.
Steven Wilson
Most of the computer compromises that we hear about use a technique called spear phishing, which allows an attacker access to a key person’s workstation. It’s extremely difficult to defend against.
Kevin Mitnick
We have to find compromises. That’s the way it is in Norway.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
In the legislative arena, especially when the country is closely divided, compromises tend to be the rule the day. But when judges rule this or that policy unconstitutional, there’s little room for compromise: One side must win, the other must lose.
Neil Gorsuch
I’m not good at making compromises.
We’ve always said a filibuster is not appropriate for judicial nominees. A filibuster is a legislative tool designed to extract compromises. A judicial nominee is a person. You can’t take the arm or leg of a nominee.
Wendy Long
I love Salma Hayek; we’ve been friends for a really long time. I admire how she has come such a long way and always remained grounded and who she is. She never compromises to follow her vision, and she is loyal. Such qualities only mark the great stars.
Penelope Cruz
When you work in the United States Senate, and you are around people of all different ideas and beliefs, you realize that what our Founding Fathers did that was so genius, is that they made the Senate the place where compromises are supposed to happen because of the makeup of the Senate.
Claire McCaskill
Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won’t do that.
Julie Delpy
When people align around shared political, social, economic or environmental values, and take collective action, thinking and behavior that compromises the lives of millions of people around the world can truly change.
Simon Mainwaring
We’ve had years and years and years of compromises, and that’s led to $14 trillion in debt.
Tom Graves
I’m willing to make compromises based on someone I think is the one, but I think it’s psychologically important to people when they’re famous to be the only famous person they know.
John Mayer
What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you’re in it.
David Simon
I like that Pilates compromises the mind and body. It’s not just about being able to run around the block a few times. It’s about alleviating stress and controlling breathing. It’s about being balanced.
Aimee Mullins
Interpreting anyone’s marriage – a neighbor’s, let alone the president’s – is extremely difficult. And yet, examining the first couple’s relationship – their negotiations of public and private life, of conflicts and compromises – offers hints about Barack Obama the president, not just Barack Obama the husband.
Jodi Kantor
Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let’s cooperate.
Zbigniew Brzezinski
When you’re in a relationship with a very famous person, you have to make compromises.
David Furnish
Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our children’s?
Abdullah II of Jordan
I learned how difficult it is to be an artist. There are always compromises. The record company wants you to do this, your fans want you to do this, your family – you can’t concentrate on your work.
Robert Hilburn
With our Paleolithic instincts, we’re simply unable to resist technology’s gifts. But this doesn’t just compromise our privacy. It also compromises our ability to take collective action.
Tristan Harris
It’s necessary for Israelis and Palestinians to make the compromises that are required to get the direct talks back on track.
William Hague
When an old tape machine makes pitch wobble, some people would say that compromises fidelity and would try to get rid of it. But to me that wobble adds richness, it instantly brings back the feelings you associate with old recordings.
Rostam Batmanglij
I’ve reached a stage and an age in my career where I need to do work that keeps me economically and emotionally comfortable. And for that I need to get into spaces that don’t require me to make too many compromises with my beliefs as an an actor.
Victor Banerjee
Our music doesn’t make many compromises, but we take it into a venue that’s larger than people expect.
Ian Williams
You know, painting has given me a lot of freedom, because for some reason, I’ve been able to paint things, organize things in a way that I see that don’t have any buffers or compromises in them.
Julian Schnabel
The U.S. has the power to block all anti-Israel moves in the Security Council, not just some of them, and to do so without agreeing to unfair, damaging compromises.
Elliott Abrams
I have seen throughout my professional career that the robust exchange of ideas and bipartisan compromises can bring about the best policy results.
Michael O’Rielly
When a deeply sympathetic American president asks for concessions and compromises and appears able to cajole some from the Palestinians, which was the Clinton/Rabin and Bush/Sharon combination, Israel must respond.
Elliott Abrams
There is not, and there will not be, any other laws and values in France other than French laws. We will not be going back – no withdrawing. No compromises!
Marine Le Pen
Political parties depend for existence and success, not so much on the holding of identical views, as on a shared philosophy and ties of loyalty and respect between members. So there are good reasons to try to find compromises when differences emerge on a specific matter.
Dominic Grieve
Now, what we are not talking about, what you're really

Now, what we are not talking about, what you’re really coming to, is what compromises one makes so that the listener understands somewhat of what you’re doing, what you’re trying to express.
Leo Ornstein
Thousands of members of Congress have come and gone over the years, their individual achievements hidden in committee reports, private compromises, amendments pushed through or blocked, and innumerable, unnoticed meetings.
Elliott Abrams
Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
Gunter Grass
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.
Benjamin Netanyahu
The more centralized the power, the less compromises need to be made in architecture.
Peter Eisenman
I have targets for business achievements; I do not have targets for acquisitions. Because if you have targets for acquisitions, you end up making compromises in terms of valuations, and you buy things because you have a target, and it is not good for business.
Dilip Shanghvi
I’m not ready to do any compromises for my work.
Audrey Tautou
When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.
Angela Merkel
As I climbed the electoral ladder – from state assemblyman to mayor of Woodbridge and finally to governor of New Jersey – political compromises came easy to me because I’d learned how to keep a part of myself innocent of them.
James McGreevey
All the evils of France have been produced less by the perversity of the wicked and the violence of fools than by the hesitation of the weak, the compromises of conscience, and the tardiness of patriotism. Let every deputy, every Frenchman show what he feels, what he thinks, and we are saved!
Marquis de Lafayette
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.
Bhagat Singh
Every family has its lot of compromises, weaknesses and strengths.
Shefali Shah
I often wish… that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
Bliss Carman
When you start out, you have to make compromises, which include doing films of lower quality.
Phoebe Cates
A series is filled with compromises.
William Shatner
Normally, you cast a pilot, and you have to make compromises about being political about who you cast.
Jill Soloway
I know there are insecurities in being an actor. There are certain compromises you need to make, but they are all worth it.
Arbaaz Khan
I think when a couple stays together, it’s because of compromises they’ve both made.
Alice Lowe
The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
Irwin Shaw
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
Bliss Carman
When you’re writing, it’s all up to you, and you don’t have to make any compromises. And when you’re directing, there’s this intense pleasure you get from working with all these really talented people, and pooling the efforts towards a common goal. I like all the aspects of film-making.
Henry Selick
I try to take people one at a time, with all the contradictions and compromises that most of us live with.
Garry Trudeau