Promise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Promise

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Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care.
~By Paul Farmer ~


If you are nice, and keep your promise, we will be in paradise.
~By Camille Claudel ~


We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat, but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


Apple is in a position they've been in a lot of times before. They're like Moses showing the way to the promised land, but they don't actually go there.
~By Tim O'Reilly ~


I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there, so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood, and they promised me work and so on.
~By Marc Davis ~


What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.
~By Brad Henry ~


They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it.
~By Red Cloud ~


It was a myth that's often perpetuated at commencement that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe. Don't worry, be happy. Everything is fine.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers.
~By Ron Lewis ~


Rather, it is through conciliation and compromise that we are building a fair Iraq, a just state for all its peoples.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


I didn't want to be discriminated against because of my gender and status. I promised myself I was never going to be treated as a second-class citizen.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


A promise made should be a promise kept.
~By Steve Forbes ~


Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
~By Abdallah II ~


To honor our national promise to our veterans, we must continue to improve services for our men and women in uniform today and provide long overdue benefits for the veterans and military retirees who have already served.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service.
~By Charles Edison ~


An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
~By Mae West ~


Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Germany must be a country which generates political ideas and leadership, which is capable of compromise, which is sovereign and yet knows that it needs its partners on both sides of the Atlantic.
~By Horst Koehler ~


Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


We are opposed to the line of compromise with imperialism. At the same time, we cannot tolerate the practice of only shouting against imperialism, but, in actual fact, being afraid to fight it.
~By Kim Il Sung ~


A promise must never be broken.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


Healthy disagreement, debate, leading to compromise has always been the American way.
~By Donald L. Carcieri ~


Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


I was promised on a time - to have reason for my rhyme; From that time unto this season, I received nor rhyme nor reason.
~By Edmund Spenser ~


Science reckons many prophets, but there is not even a promise of a Messiah.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


You know, to address crowds and make promises does not require very much brains.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


This product is a compromise, and the nature of compromise is that you don't get everything you want.
~By Conrad Bums ~


If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation that everybody in our society has equal access to the law, obviously having the resources to have access to the law is extremely important.
~By Alan Mollohan ~


Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.
~By John Keegan ~


The future is as bright as the promises of God.
~By William Carey ~


Part of Washington keeping its promises is a focus on directing more dollars into our local classrooms.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there's something in the future for our younger workers. And we're not about to do a welfare program.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


My obligation as president, and what I promise the country, is that the courts will be able to do their job free of all pressure.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


What's important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. The people have always lived on hope alone.
~By Hermann Broch ~


So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~


Nature is forever arriving and forever departing, forever approaching, forever vanishing; but in her vanishings there seems to be ever the waving of a hand, in all her partings a promise of meetings farther along the road.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


I cannot compromise or inhibit my independence.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


I've had my ring since I was 12 years old. But for me it's not something I want to go around saying, 'Hey, look what I have', It's a promise I made to myself and God. I think some people misinterpret that as a trend and think everyone's getting one.
~By Selena Gomez ~


We were promised a society of philosophers. But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters.
~By Steven Levy ~


Never promise more than you can perform.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Others may make you promises, once again, and then election after election not deliver. We will not do this.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.
~By Babe Ruth ~


The record business is dangerous to the health of bands and individuals, which is something I'm just now learning. But it's not dangerous in any of the ways people think; it's not that they try to make you compromise your art. That's not the problem.
~By T-Bone Burnett ~


Many of the contradictions in Postmodern art come from the fact that we're trying to be artists in a democratic society. This is because in a democracy, the ideal is compromise. In art, it isn't.
~By Brad Holland ~


We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


One of the things I realized early in my career is that you do what you believe, in knowing that if you don't, you will never like yourself. When you compromise out of fear or ambition, it eats inside you.
~By Samuel Dash ~


I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
~By Spiro T. Agnew ~


I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Are you tired of sand being kicked in your face? I promise you new muscles in days!
~By Charles Atlas ~


In not my, but our collective hands, is held the promise of change.
~By Mark Sanford ~


I promised to have no partisan affiliation and no subsidy except advertising.
~By Benjamin Henry Day ~


I didn't feel compromised as an actor, and allowed other people's fingerprints all over that aspect.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


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


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 ~


I wouldn't say no to other kinds of musical opportunities. I guess that it just depends on what it was or what it required me to do, and if I felt that it compromised my own soul.
~By Joan Jett ~


Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Once you're signed to a label you compromise.
~By Talib Kweli ~


I hope it goes beyond meeting with them to a willingness to listen and compromise on issues.
~By Dennis Moore ~


Politics is compromise.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


You must take the compromise to win, or else nothing. That means: you race or you do not.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that provides secure retirement benefits for all, especially those who are most at risk such as widows, orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
~By Chaka Fattah ~


We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai.
~By Louis Leakey ~


Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away from what we promised Britain. So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real way in the recovery of Russia.
~By W. Averell Harriman ~


As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas.
~By Julian Bond ~


Better a broken promise than none at all.
~By Mark Twain ~


For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
~By Karl Rahner ~


The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death - and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them?
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Otherwise, to be a movie star, it's a lot of compromise and also a lot of headaches. You can't do what you want. You become a prisoner of your fame. This happened to me in France and I don't want it.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


I was editing Canadian Literature. I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go, so they reached a nice compromise by which I received half a professor's salary.
~By George Woodcock ~


You can see when an actor gets bored: Their eyes go dead. I promised myself I'd never let that happen. If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year.
~By Anna Friel ~


While waiting for a Moses to lead us into the promised land, we have forgotten how to walk.
~By Wendell Johnson ~


Everyone assumes America must play the leading role in crafting some settlement or compromise between the Israelis and the Palestinians. But Jefferson, Madison, and Washington explicitly warned against involving ourselves in foreign conflicts.
~By Ron Paul ~


Thousand got away to other countries; thousands returned to Spain tempted by false promises of kindness. By the tens of thousands, these Spaniards died of neglect in the concentration camps.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


The President and I agree that Social Security needs to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans receive the retirement benefits they've been promised. But we disagree as to how best to fix the system.
~By Steve Israel ~


This 21st century economy holds great promise for our people. But unless we give all Americans the skills they need to succeed, countries like India and China will take good-paying jobs that should be ours.
~By Harry Reid ~


I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.
~By Galen Rowell ~


You're never promised your next breath.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


To say that an artist sells out means that an artist is making a conscious choice to compromise his music, to to weaken his music for the sake of commercial gain.
~By Ken Burns ~


When I handed over the names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union, I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U.S. would not compromise significant national defense, political, diplomatic interests.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
~By David Brinkley ~


Unfortunately, in today's world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them.
~By James L. Buckley ~


War is the cemetery of futures promised.
~By John Cory ~


But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations.
~By Sue Kelly ~


I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any effect on the government. I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it.
~By Martin Sheen ~


The future is a bright as the promises of God.
~By Adoniram Judson ~


They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
~By Princess Diana ~


You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!
~By Marcus Valerius Martial ~


In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?
~By Sarah Jessica Parker ~


When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, the United States would never have been the Land of Promise.
~By Herbert Croly ~


It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
~By Alexandre Dumas ~


At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


I will always vote what I have promised, and always vote the Constitution, as well as I will not vote for one single penny that isn't paid for, because debt is the monster, debt is what's going to eat us up and that is why our economy is on the brink.
~By Ron Paul ~

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