This is a quote from the book "The Virtue Of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand
...t Life Require Compromise?
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by Ayn Rand
A compromise is an adjustment of conflicting claims by mutual concessions. This means that both parties to a compromise
have some valid claim and some value to offer each other. And this means that both parties agree upon some fundamental principle which serves as a base for their deal.
It is only i
n regard to concretes or particulars, implementing a mutually accepted basic principle, that one may compromise. For instance, one may bargain with a buyer over the price one wants to receive fo...