James Russell Lowell Quotes About Compromise

Quotes about: Compromise
  • 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.

    William Makepeace Thackeray, John Henry Newman, Matthew Arnold, John Ruskin, Walter Bagehot (1910). “Essays, English and American: With Introductions and Notes”
  • They enslave their children's children who make compromise with sin.

    James Russell Lowell (1871). “The poetical works of James Russell Lowell”, p.66

James Russell Lowell

  • Born: February 22, 1819
  • Died: August 12, 1891
  • Occupation: Poet
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