Compromise Quotes

I believe in friendly compromise. I said over in the Senate hearings that truth is the glue that holds government together. Compromise is the oil that makes governments go.

Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little than to break.

If two people ride the same horse, one must ride behind.

Uncompromising thought is the luxury of the closeted recluse.

It is the weak man who urges compromise – never the strong man.

Ask a lot, but take what is offered.

The devil is compromise.

Better bend than break.

Compromise is never anything but an ignoble truce between the duty of a man and the terror of a coward.

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.