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Commitment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Commitment

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Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
~By Howard Thurman ~


If you have millions of dollars you are not going to get to continue doing what you want. You are into a world of commitment to that money and all the people that helped you get that money.
~By Jonathan Frid ~


You have to know one big thing and stick with it. The leaders who had one very big idea and one very big commitment. This permitted them to create something. Those are the ones who leave a legacy.
~By Irving Kristol ~


A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
~By Bill Owens ~


I never thought about being on a series before. It seemed like such a big commitment. But I love going to work every day. This is not about ego, it's about work, and that's refreshing in this town.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


Which is, I'm an optimist that two people can be together to work out their conflicts. And that commitment, I think, might be what love is, because they both grow from their relationship.
~By Garry Shandling ~


I moved on with my life but I still have a big commitment to Terri. I made her a promise.
~By Michael Schiavo ~


Illegal immigration is a genuinely national issue, and resolving it requires a national commitment not just on health care but also border control, law enforcement and other resources.
~By Jon Kyl ~


One has to devote oneself to a particular pursuit. To be successful at anything, you have to make a total commitment to it.
~By Donald Johanson ~


You know, it's been President Clinton's dream that we'll have finally a fully integrated Europe; and the steps that NATO will take to expand to the East, that's a commitment.
~By Warren Christopher ~


I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country.
~By Ted Rall ~


There's no abiding success without commitment.
~By Tony Robbins ~


Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they're familiar with.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
~By Warren Farrell ~


The writers I respect the most had an undying commitment to a vision.
~By Jewel Kilcher ~


However, lifestyle intervention requires discipline with a tangible end result that is within reach. It requires personal resolve, a lifelong commitment.
~By Tim Holden ~


The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we're prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
~By Bono ~


My satisfaction comes from my commitment to advancing a better world.
~By Faye Wattleton ~


Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


The major media companies are significantly reducing their financial commitment to the motion picture sector.
~By Peter Bart ~


Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
~By Al Sharpton ~


Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


Our all-volunteer force continues to prove itself with a great level of professionalism, personal commitment and a technical competence that is quite remarkable.
~By Geoff Davis ~


As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused, singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics cannot be effective on its own, but only when it is part of the whole picture - only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole.
~By Lance Secretan ~


They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny.
~By John Boehner ~


The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.
~By Nigel Mansell ~


But recently it seems that each time I vote, I am being asked to compromise my conservative ideals and my commitment to the American taxpayer simply for the benefit of political gain.
~By Jeff Miller ~


There's a whole lot of songs that men just can't do. The words are from another time and represent too much of an emotional commitment, whereas women can say that because of who they are.
~By Boz Scaggs ~


An inborn tendency toward science turning it into a lifelong commitment.
~By Bruno Rossi ~


Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together again for a few years now. Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together.
~By David Bowie ~


Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society.
~By Jack Kingston ~


What President Bush has done speaks more than words about his feeling of compassion and commitment to people.
~By Thad Cochran ~


There is a firm, clear commitment to provide resources and ideas to enable us to organize the Afghans towards starting the process of rehabilitation and reconstruction.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


Have I seen The Commitments? I was obsessed with that movie. I just watched it again about two weeks ago.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


Absolutely not. I have no problem with commitment. In fact, I love having someone in my life.
~By Matthew McConaughey ~


Our country, the United States of America, may be the world's largest economy and the world's only superpower, but we stretch ourselves dangerously thin by taking on commitments like Iraq with only a motley band of allies to share the burden.
~By John Spratt ~


I would say 90 percent of my mail and phone calls are from people who want some kind of help or succor or commitment from me to do something.
~By Peter Coyote ~


My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
~By Al Sharpton ~


If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.
~By Robert Conklin ~


I've developed a huge regard for Toyota for its environmental awareness, for its immense commitment to research and development in this field, and for its leadership in developing hybrids which others are now following.
~By Maurice Strong ~


So I really would like to see both parties respond to the poor with greater commitment. But I've got to tell you, the Democrats, I feel, are doing a better job in that respect than Republicans are.
~By Tony Campolo ~


One of the commitments that I personally have now is to a diverse approach to buying businesses, and the operation of those businesses.
~By Julius Erving ~


I like to browse in occult bookshops if for no other reason than to refresh my commitment to science.
~By Heinz R. Pagels ~


I never thought television would or could be a long-term commitment.
~By Jimmy Smits ~


As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones.
~By Steven Pinker ~


Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
~By Paul J. Meyer ~


One thus sees that a new kind of theory is needed which drops these basic commitments and at most recovers some essential features of the older theories as abstract forms derived from a deeper reality in which what prevails in unbroken wholeness.
~By David Bohm ~


A lot affects the outcome. It boils down to scheduling and the commitment of the network.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


When you learn something from people, or from a culture, you accept it as a gift, and it is your lifelong commitment to preserve it and build on it.
~By Yo-Yo Ma ~


The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Well, one hopes that if you're really related to the core of your particular culture, you have profound commitments to it, and that you are aware of how much you can strain it before you do violence to its essential nature.
~By Chaim Potok ~


I'm not just a politician, I'm a guy who has a real deep, substantive, commitment to education.
~By Roy Romer ~


Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation.
~By Kofi Annan ~


I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama.
~By Adam Arkin ~


There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments.
~By Tom Coburn ~


Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


It's true that the war in Iraq opened a distance in relations between part of Europe and the U.S. government, but our basic ties are stronger than that. We share democracy, free markets and a commitment to Western security. We differ on how to guarantee that security.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It's not very funny, but it's sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven.
~By George Allen ~


My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


I'm a little commitment phobic, in that I've always been someone who likes to take things one year at a time because as we all know, a year can change everything in your life.
~By Debra Messing ~


The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone.
~By Bill Moyers ~


There's clearly something to be said for success and following through on your commitments.
~By Frank Carlucci ~


America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
~By John W. Gardner ~


I think clearly the United States, as well as other western nations, should stand by their commitments to human rights and democracy and should try to influence other countries to move in that direction.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Since the Revolution, eight generations of America's veterans have established an unbroken commitment to freedom.
~By Steve Buyer ~


The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
~By Tony Robbins ~


The person who has inspired me my whole life is my Mom, because she taught me commitment. She sacrificed.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


A career in the theatre demands so much commitment.
~By Jim Dale ~


Through this additional support, we must renew our commitment to provide talented young people with the opportunity to build scientific careers based on their curiosity, the same opportunity that was provided to me when I began my work.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it's not without doubt but in spite of doubt.
~By Rollo May ~


If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?
~By Paul Wellstone ~


And that's what makes this a great game, is the support and the commitment that the fans give the game.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


Maybe John Kerry does not know - but I am happy to explain it to him - that my commitment to withdraw the troops goes back before the tragic, dramatic terrorist attack.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference.
~By Mitchell Reiss ~


We believe a renewed commitment to limited government will unshackle our economy and create millions of new jobs and opportunities for all people, of every background, to succeed and prosper. Under this approach, the spirit of initiative - not political clout - determines who succeeds.
~By Paul Ryan ~


The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy.
~By Mary Catherine Bateson ~


With respect to the environment in our state and our state's future - in addition to water which is very important here - I think it is crucial for him to make a sincere commitment to energy efficiency, fuel efficiency, by helping us to produce those cars of the future.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


I mean, you have to be able - you have to have made the commitment within yourself to do whatever it takes to get the job done and to try to inspire other people to do it, because obviously the first rule is you can't do it by yourself.
~By James Cameron ~


Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.
~By Riccardo Muti ~


There has never been any proper commitment to marketing these artists and their music. We are not Sony.
~By Eddy Grant ~


Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by the New Testament from the center, in order to replace it, for example, with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center, no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith.
~By Hans Urs von Balthasar ~


Because I am afraid of commitment. This movie certainly has some bearing and is some reflection of my real feeling about relationships, because I do have commitment issues. My friends tell me I have intimacy problems, but they don't know me, so who cares what they think?
~By Garry Shandling ~


Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer, conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort of long-term commitments and obligations.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially.
~By Denzel Washington ~


The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.
~By Judd Gregg ~


We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people.
~By Bob Ney ~


The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.
~By Martina Navratilova ~


I have a contract but it's not a commitment in the ordinary sense. It's our ongoing conversation.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


Let me remind you that nuclear disarmament is not just an ardent desire of the people, as expressed in many resolutions of the United Nations. It is a legal commitment by the five official nuclear states, entered into when they signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


The idea that UN commitments should be followed by action is indeed a radical one, especially for the United States, where wilful neglect of its own commitments is the rule.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~

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