Compromise: (agreement...reconciliation...negotiat... )

Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. --- Janis Joplin 1943

If you want to persuade people, show the immediate relevance and value of what you're saying in terms of meeting their needs and desires ... Successful collaborative negotiation lies in finding out what the other side really wants and showing them a way to get it, while you get what you want. --- Herb Cohen

Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later. --- Alice Munro 1931

The way you activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you mobilize vast human energies and resources which otherwise go untapped. All too often people fail to focus their choices upon results and therefore their choices are ineffective. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. --- Robert Fritz

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. --- Indira Gandhi 1917

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