Commitment Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Commitment

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 stand with the people of Taiwan and their democratic ways, and I am proud to be a part of reaffirming the unwavering commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act by the United States Congress.
~By Eliot Engel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
~By George W. Bush ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


You know, when companies who have made a commitment and have legacy costs and all of a sudden want to walk away from that commitment and lay it on the federal government, that's a problem. It's a fiscal problem for us.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Anyone who knows me, knows I don't walk away from a commitment, but I had a commitment to myself. Yes, there were times Nickelodeon made it more difficult than it needed to be, but there were also times they made it easier.
~By Joe Murray ~


No amount of time will weaken our allegiance to avenging those lost in the horrible attacks. America has a sharp memory, a firm resolve, and a commitment to her own.
~By John Doolittle ~


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 ~


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


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


Similarly, establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.
~By Tom Flores ~


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 ~


My commitment to a humane and peaceful world continues to this day.
~By Walter Kohn ~


Although our war on drugs must be fortified with the best laws, enforcement efforts and resources, we would not be successful without your individual commitment to this cause.
~By Mel Carnahan ~


If you deny yourself commitment, what can you do with your life?
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


I am President of the UN created University for Peace, which has a strong commitment to the relationship between peace, security and the environment. I meet with young people around the world and I always come away enthused and encouraged.
~By Maurice Strong ~


And because of these programs like Medicare, Medicare prescription drugs, Social Security, we now have the healthiest and wealthiest group of senior citizens that the world has ever seen. This is a continuing commitment to that.
~By James T. Walsh ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You may count on Mexico's support, since your commitment to the noblest causes of mankind and your vast experience are and will be invaluable in enabling us, together, to achieve a better world.
~By Vicente Fox ~


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 ~


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 ~


I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people.
~By Laura Dern ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 can finally go home and tell the constituents, law enforcement, and leaders in Washington state that Congress is treating the meth problem with the same urgency and commitment that local communities have been treating it with for years.
~By Rick Larsen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn.
~By Ron Davies ~


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 ~


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 ~


My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.
~By Arthur Blank ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


If we prove capable of showing a pioneering commitment, we shall create a commmunity listened to around the world.
~By Jacques Chirac ~


There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


America is stronger than ever. We will forever remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. In honoring their memory, we will remain true to our commitment to freedom and democracy.
~By Evan Bayh ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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