Commitment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Commitment

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


Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


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 ~


Just in our lifetime our society has become looser and more private, it becomes extremely difficult to hold to any permanent commitment whatever, least of all to organized religion.
~By Mary Douglas ~


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 ~


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 ~


Certainly being in California has encouraged a sustained commitment to rethinking the nature, purposes, and relevance of the contemporary arts, specifically music, for a society which by and large seems to manage quite well without them.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


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 ~


Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation.
~By Robin Hayes ~


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


If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe.
~By James Talent ~


Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in.
~By Phil Crane ~


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


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 need the words, you need the script, you need the material, you need the commitment, you need the passion, it's like we depend on writers, we depend on producers, directors depend on us and once things are in the divine order as they happen.
~By Nia Long ~


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 ~


That common cold of the male psyche, fear of commitment.
~By Richard Schickel ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


A great deal has been said about my commitment not to raise taxes. It's a core value - it's common sense - it's important to keeping and growing jobs - and it's mainstream!
~By Timothy Pawlenty ~


The American Dream, the idea of the happy ending, is an avoidance of responsibility and commitment.
~By Jill Robinson ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African-Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was.
~By Diane Watson ~


The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel.
~By John Boehner ~


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 ~


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


One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.
~By John Naisbitt ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


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 ~


Bankruptcy represents a longstanding commitment in this country to helping people get a fresh start. This principle has never been giving only certain people a fresh start.
~By Tim Johnson ~


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 ~


While it is important to maintain a balanced approach to solving our nation's energy problems, we must commit ourselves to recognize some areas as 'off limits,' and the Artic National Wildlife Reserve is a national symbol of that commitment.
~By Ken Salazar ~


What makes the Universal Declaration an epochal document is first of all its global impetus and secondly the breadth of its claims, a commitment to a new social contract, binding on all the Governments of the world.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work.
~By Jessica Lange ~


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


I go to Malawi twice a year. It's where two of my children were adopted from, and I have a lot of projects there that I go and check up on and children who I look after. It's sort of a commitment that I've made to this country and the hundreds of thousands of children there who have been orphaned by AIDS.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


The wonderful thing about Food for Thought is that it lets you keep your hand in theater and be in front of a live audience without a commitment of six months, or even three months.
~By Treat Williams ~


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


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 ~


We are called to show utter commitment to the God who is revealed in Jesus and to all those to whom His invitation is addressed.
~By Rowan Williams ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


That's the other thing about working on movies, the commitment is years. That's one thing that's so frustrating about the process is that it goes on and on and on for years.
~By Thomas Lennon ~


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 ~


To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault.
~By Robert Conquest ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
~By Mario Andretti ~


Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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 ~


Commitment and co-operation to overcome barriers and difficulties, and determination to achieve the standards of the EU as well as NATO membership, are and have always been the principal target.
~By Alfred Moisiu ~


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 ~


Commitments the voters don't know about can't hurt you.
~By Ogden Nash ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years.
~By Benjamin Netanyahu ~


You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination - but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


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 ~


As a society we're always so quick and able to spend money on lawyers for someone for incarceration, but we don't make the corresponding commitment to the preventative components of it.
~By Matt Gonzalez ~


Yes, after some time spent last year on other commitments, most of them speaking engagements, I am now about halfway through a novel that I hope will come out in 1998.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


I teach at Eastern University, which is highly committed to doing work among the poor and the oppressed peoples of the world. We have a special commitment to the city.
~By Tony Campolo ~


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


The University conceives of itself as dedicated to the power of the intellect. Its commitment is to the way of reason.
~By Edward Levi ~


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 ~


Honor your commitments with integrity.
~By Les Brown ~


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 ~


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


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


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


We must remain steadfast in our commitment to our troops, and to those fighting for a free and democratic Iraq because freedom makes our country and the world a safer place.
~By Chris Chocola ~


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 ~


You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.
~By Les Brown ~


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 ~


Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
~By Peter Drucker ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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