Commitment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Commitment

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Men are distinguished from women by their commitment to do violence rather than to be victimized by it.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


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 ~


This commitment to truth is something one senses more and more Americans yearning for, just as they are becoming more and more sophisticated at knowing when the truth is being obscured - an irony that seems to elude most of today's elected officials.
~By Michael Musto ~


Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary.
~By Peter Agre ~


The Election Assistance Commission represents a major, unprecedented commitment from the federal government to sustained freedom and vibrant democracy. I am humbled by the prospect of being one its charter members.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


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 ~


My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for.
~By Jane Rule ~


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 ~


I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 no abiding success without commitment.
~By Tony Robbins ~


My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the community and to other people - all people - has been improved. I think less about myself and more about my community today.
~By Andre Braugher ~


Money should not, and must not, change our commitment to solving problems and building this state.
~By Dave Freudenthal ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism.
~By Arthur Miller ~


There's a higher form of happiness in commitment. I'm counting on it.
~By Claire Forlani ~


It's time to renew our commitment to the world around us.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


My commitment is to strive to lean on the Lord with my whole heart, reading His word daily and earnestly seeking His will in my life.
~By Elizabeth Dole ~


As the 29th state to join the United States of America, it is our turn to show the nation what represents Iowa. Our commitment to quality education, hard work, and small-town values are all represented in the Iowa quarter.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
~By Bob Beauprez ~


The Palestinians will never, never implement their commitment to dismantle their infrastructure of terrorist organizations.
~By Silvan Shalom ~


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 ~


When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe.
~By Dan Quayle ~


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 ~


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 ~


Short-story writing requires an exquisite sense of balance. Novelists, frankly, can get away with more. A novel can have a dull spot or two, because the reader has made a different commitment.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


Nearly 60 years ago, the international community made a commitment to put an end to the crime of genocide by ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


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


The beauty of a strong, lasting commitment is often best understood by men incapable of it.
~By Murray Kempton ~


Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well-known, although unofficial, motto - a commitment to deliver.
~By John McHugh ~


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 ~


We are quite open, however, to looking at acquisitions and there are opportunities that we periodically consider. and I think that may be something we do in the future, but I must say that there is no commitment to that at the present time in any form or size.
~By David Milne ~


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


Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue.
~By Marc Garneau ~


Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
~By Nelson Mandela ~


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 ~


Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
~By Robert Crumb ~


Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not.
~By Barack Obama ~


Seven and half years ago I began my own journey. For me and my family it was a time of adversity. But during that adversity I derived a deeper faith. And born out of that adversity was a commitment to devote myself to those people and to those issues that truly matter to me.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
~By Michelle Obama ~


If you look beyond the short term violence and instability, you do see significant activities on the part of the Iraqi people that indicate they understand the commitment necessary to govern themselves. It's not clear how they will do it, but it never is.
~By Bob Kerrey ~


In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.
~By Doc Hastings ~


I mean, I can look back with great pleasure on what has happened in Sudan, and our commitment to people who are persecuted in that kind of way.
~By George Carey ~


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 ~


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 ~


Commitment is the enemy of resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.
~By David McNally ~


My commitment is my commitment.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


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


From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


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 ~


Growing up on a dairy farm, you certainly learn discipline and a commitment to purpose.
~By Mike Johanns ~


I dated dozens of young men, had fun with all, made commitments to none.
~By Gene Tierney ~


Hollow commitments to action in the future are insufficient. Deferring difficult issues must not be tolerated. Our children and grandchildren expect us to speak and act decisively.
~By Jenny Shipley ~


We will continue to count on your unwavering support and commitment to working with leaders of our continent in bringing about the desired renaissance of Africa.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


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


I've been so fortunate in my life that my family has never been jealous of my success. They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive. They shared in it.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.
~By Rick Larsen ~


I didn't have a financial need, and I wasn't very gifted at relationships. I probably was more like what we think of boys as being: hard to pin down and wary of commitment.
~By Candice Bergen ~


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


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


Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves - our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.
~By William E. Simon ~


I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child.
~By Robert Casey ~


US presidents can make all the commitments and declarations they want until they are blue in the face, in the Muslim world they will always be perceived as partisan.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


In this new century, our commitment to family and to faith, to community and opportunity, to freedom and to hope, will be the light that shines to lead us forward.
~By Bill Owens ~


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 ~


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 ~


Successful organizations, including the Military, have learned that the higher the risk, the more necessary it is to engage everyone's commitment and intelligence.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


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 ~


We must have a relentless commitment to producing a meaningful, comprehensive energy package aimed at conservation, alleviating the burden of energy prices on consumers, decreasing our country's dependency on foreign oil, and increasing electricity grid reliability.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


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


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 ~


So I come before you with a budget that is honest in its discussion of our challenges, creative in its possible solutions, compassionate in its commitment to our most vulnerable, and balanced on the bottom line.
~By James H. Douglas ~


Commitments are one of the worst things to have in the music business. They're very annoying.
~By Neil Young ~


For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Life does not stand still for families and local communities when our brave men and women are deployed, but we can make their time apart more bearable by recognizing their sacrifice and fulfilling our commitments to them.
~By Mark Pryor ~


No, but I've always felt that with true talent, and a commitment to hard work, it is possible to achieve an enduring respect and appreciation. In other words, I don't take my fans for granted.
~By John Fogerty ~


We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


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 ~


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


We know the threats - from global terrorist networks to the spread of deadly weapons. Yet we also know that embedded in this time of danger is the promise of a new day, if we have the courage and commitment to work together.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


Terrorism, too, must be excised wherever it exists, which will take years, and which can't happen without the total commitment and the everyday involvement of the American people.
~By David Hackworth ~


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 ~


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'm fascinated by the whole concept of snake handling. When you read about the Pentecostal snake handlers, what strikes you the most is their commitment.
~By Lucinda Williams ~

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