35 Quotes About Compromise in Marriage

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Love is the center of our lives. Living life to the fullest means abiding by a life that allows for compromise and adjustments to be made for the sake of the greater good. These quotes about compromise in marriage will encourage you to work as one in your relationship and embrace each day as it is your potential last.

“Ambition is not a dirty word. Piss on compromise. Go for the throat.”

“Come a day there won’t be room for naughty men like us to slip about at all. This job goes south, there well may not be another.”

“Compromise is a stalling between two fools.”

“Compromise is a word found only in the vocabulary of those who have no will to fight.”

“Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another – too often ending in the loss of both.”

“Compromise is what binds people together. Compromise is sharing and conciliatory, it is loving and kind and unselfish.”

“Compromise means to go just a little bit below what you know is right. It’s just a little bit, but it’s the little foxes that spoil the vine.”

“Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.”

“Do not compromise yourself and put your goodness in the same impermanent category as whatever circumstance happening. Be the best you in every circumstance.”

“Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good.”

“I can accept anything, except what seems to be the easiest for most people: the half-way, the almost, the just-about, the in-between.”

“I cannot compromise my respect for your love. You can keep your love, I will keep my respect.”

“I will never compromise Truth for the sake of getting along with people who can only get along when we agree.”

“Ideology knows the answer before the question has been asked. Principles are something different: a set of values that have to be adapted to circumstances but not compromised away.”

“If you constantly compromise things in your life how will you ever realize your full potential?”

“If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

“It is hard to talk about a middle ground for something that is a fundamental right.”

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

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.”

“Marriage is about compromise; it’s about doing something for the other person, even when you don’t want to.”

“Most men either compromise or drop their greatest talents and start running after, what they perceive to be, a more reasonable success, and somewhere in between they end up with a discontented settlement.”

“Nothing will bind the eyes of man quicker than the touch of compromise. A principle not compromised is a principle worth dying for. A dream not compromised is a dream worth living for.”

“Oh, this was the great ploy of Satan in that kingdom of his: to display such blatant evil one could almost believe one’s own secret sin didn’t matter.”

“Sometimes customizing is necessary because of an injury or the inability to do, for a short or long period, the kind of exercise you formerly did.”

“Still it might be nice, once in a while, not to have to choose between evils. Just once, couldn’t I choose the lesser good?”

“The achievement of maturity, psychologically speaking, might be said to be the realization and acceptance that we simply cannot live independently from the world, and so we must live within it, with whatever compromises that might entail.”

“The body can endure compromise and the mind can be seduced by it. Only the heart protests. The heart. Carbon-based primitive in a silicon world.”

“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world.”

“To sell your soul is the easiest thing in the world. That’s what everybody does every hour of his life. If I asked you to keep your soul – would you understand why that’s much harder?”

“Too often, we say we are defeated by this or that sin. No, we are not defeated. We are simply disobedient. It might be good if we stop using the terms victory and defeat to describe our progress in holiness.”

“Unless there is within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us.”

“We all get lots of people. And maybe we don’t always get to have them the exact way we want them, but if we can figure out a way to compromise, you know, then we can keep them all.”

“When the final result is expected to be a compromise, it is often prudent to start from an extreme position.”

“When you’re socially awkward, you’re isolated more than usual, and when you’re isolated more than usual, your creativity is less compromised by what has already been said and done.”

“You cannot build a dream on a foundation of sand. To weather the test of storms, it must be cemented in the heart with uncompromising conviction.”

Compromise will ensure you avoid collapse in your relationship over the long term.

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