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If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.
~By Robert Fritz ~


We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation... but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


The weather was fine, the valleys literally covered with buffaloe, and everything seemed to promise a safe and speedy movement to the first grove of timber on my route, supposed to be about ten days' march.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


It was both Abraham's and the Jews' privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


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


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 ~


I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren.
~By Tom Coburn ~


To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be.
~By Golda Meir ~


Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration.
~By Mike Rutherford ~


Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.
~By Allen Boyd ~


I'd say there was a fair amount of skepticism at the time about whether the Internet held any promise. And of course I felt that it did.
~By Jim Clark ~


We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise.
~By Larry Wall ~


I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
~By Peter Singer ~


When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


I always say you've only got one life to live, and you're not promised a tomorrow. So, you might as well just have a good time with it.
~By Fantasia Barrino ~


You don't repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually, what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently - and I think that is what is going to make the difference.
~By Patricia Hewitt ~


I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because when you receive grants, you have to make such great compromises with your artistic plans.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
~By Bill Hybels ~


Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice, and promised to repast the chat to other members of the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out.
~By Dashiell Hammett ~


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 ~


Let God's promises shine on your problems.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney. Disney also promised a child's paradise and unlike Marx, delivered on his promise.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


But I always held my music up and protected it from compromise. So I just do it for my friends. I've written hundreds of songs, and I'm sure I have a few albums worth of songs.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


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 ~


Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing.
~By Samuel Butler ~


All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force.
~By E. Howard Hunt ~


The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told.
~By Cindy Sherman ~


But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present, let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on the righteousness of His Son, expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
~By Donald Cargill ~


Now, what we are not talking about, what you're really coming to, is what compromises one makes so that the listener understands somewhat of what you're doing, what you're trying to express.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


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


The notion that Congress can change the meaning given a constitutional provision by the Court is subversive of the function of judicial review; and it is not the less so because the Court promises to allow it only when the Constitution is moved to the left.
~By Robert Bork ~


Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances.
~By Steve Allen ~


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


The media in America has become so cowed and compromised.
~By John Sayles ~


I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't. It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't.
~By Richard Parsons ~


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


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 ~


There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
~By Wernher von Braun ~


When the great promise of the Spirit was fulfilled on the day of Pentecost, it was fulfilled not in reference to the apostles only.
~By Charles Hodge ~


We Americans have the great gifts of freedom and democracy, but it has been our education system that has fulfilled the promise of democracy.
~By James E. Rogers ~


Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


I can't be a wife. I'm not that sort of person. Wives have to compromise all the time.
~By Sarah Brightman ~


I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged.
~By David Guterson ~


I will love you with all my heart, To have forever - never to part. This is a promise engrained in me, Take my hand and let it be.
~By Diana Lynn ~


We're saying no changes for Medicare for people above the age of 55. And in order to keep the promise to current seniors who've already retired and organized their lives around this program, you have to reform it for the next generation.
~By Paul Ryan ~


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


Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
~By William Hazlitt ~


While we have made great progress in increasing funding for veterans' benefits, we still have a long way to go in fully meeting the promise to our veterans.
~By Sue Kelly ~


A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


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 ~


Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
~By John Cheever ~


You can't substitute promise after promise with known violators of prior promises at the expense of protecting ourselves or setting an example.
~By Fred Thompson ~


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


Liberals often don't see the problems, and conservatives don't see the promise, of government.
~By William Weld ~


We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive screening and diabetes testing. We kept that promise.
~By Mike Rogers ~


The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


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


Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


Certain it is that a great responsibility rests upon the statesmen of all nations, not only to fulfill the promises for reduction in armaments, but to maintain the confidence of the people of the world in the hope of an enduring peace.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


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


The Europeans had made two promises to the United States if Marshall Plan help was forthcoming. The first promise was maximum self-help on the part of every country; and second, maximum mutual aid.
~By Paul Hoffman ~


A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
~By George Herbert ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
~By Isabel Allende ~


Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
~By James Allen ~


When completed, the budget must provide the services we have promised to our constituents.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


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


The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
~By Paracelsus ~


For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
~By John Burroughs ~


Congress should stop treating veterans like they're asking for a hand out when it comes to the benefits they were promised, and they should realize that, were it not for these veterans, there would be nothing to hand out.
~By Nick Lampson ~


The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it's failed to live up to its promise.
~By Robert Foster Bennett ~


Whether I get adequate attention or not, people here do know the work I have been doing systematically and without compromise for over 40 years. I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't continue the art because they can't make a living.
~By Bill Dixon ~


Yeah, it's tough being smart and sexy, too. I have to say, I'm really not that attractive. Until I met my husband, I could not get a date. I promise you it's true. My husband Jeff Richmond saw a diamond in the rough and took me in.
~By Tina Fey ~


It is hard to cement any relations with any country based on promises that may not be deliverable.
~By Jim Leach ~


Beauty is the promise of happiness.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 ~


And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles; they were not sufficient to make true believers, or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah.
~By Elias Hicks ~


A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


A rose must remain with the sun and the rain or its lovely promise won't come true.
~By Ray Evans ~


As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises.
~By David Wilkerson ~


If a slave is unwilling to go with his new master, he is whipped, or locked up in jail, until he consents to go, and promises not to run away during the year.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


If you make the customer a promise... make sure you deliver it.
~By Merv Griffin ~


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 ~


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


I went to a bunch of marches in New York and Washington, and you know I believe in the cause, but to march with those people takes a lot of compromise on my end.
~By David Cross ~


The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


Someone once accused me of being like Eliot Ness. I sad no sir, I'm not E.N., but I can promise you that I'm not Al Capone!
~By Robert Stack ~


But I had promised my husband never to accept another engagement. It was not a very happy time for me.
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time on my own terms and without compromise.
~By Dario Argento ~


And so Adam, in that his speech to Eve, uttered his faith in the promise made to her of her seed, and so in that respect Adam himself came in under her covenant.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


The reason I didn't fly over from Maui at their beck and call is my wife was about to have a baby at any time. Those guys knew that. These guys would not compromise and meet me halfway.
~By Sammy Hagar ~

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