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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.

Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights or are used as an excuse for others to do so.

No one is above the game or the rules that govern it. Respect for the game and the people who participate in it will not be compromised.

I got a lot of things that society had promised would make me whole and fulfilled - all the things that the culture tells you from preschool on will quiet the throbbing anxiety inside you - stature the respect of colleagues maybe even a kind of low-grade fame.

In a relationship when does the art of compromise become compromising?

You don't repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently - and I think that is what is going to make the difference.

It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.

There's been a slow death in a way. On the positive side there are films getting into the Academy Awards that wouldn't have but on the negative side financiers are now dominant and making all the decisions. I can't count the ways a director's vision is compromised.

In politics sometimes you have to lie or you make a promise that you cannot keep.

Inauthenticity is endemic in American politics today. The political backrooms where I spent much of my career were just as benighted as my personal life equally crowded with shadowy strangers and compromises truths I hoped to deny. I lived not in one closet but in many.

That is why everyone in politics and we do it must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.

We read too much Shakespeare at school and view our parliamentary politics as dynastic drama in which an impatient crown prince frets at his long subordination and begins to scheme for the throne he knows he merits was promised and has earned.

One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming cleaning modernising our clapped-out system.

I don't compromise my principles for politics.

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.

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.

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.

Vote for the man who promises least he'll be the least disappointing.

Together we can create a world in which peace is real in which every human being can thrive in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.

By focusing once and for all on helping the Palestinians build a free society I have no doubt that an historic compromise between Israelis and Palestinians can be reached and that peace can prevail.

We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.

You may either win your peace or buy it: win it by resistance to evil buy it by compromise with evil.

I can promise you that women working together - linked informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.

Patriotism in America as I understand it is a matter of suffering when the country fails to live up to its promises or actively betrays them.