Promise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Promise

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After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
~By William Lilly ~


We can continue our progress as a Nation toward the promise that all people are created equal and that our Nation will treat every person in that spirit.
~By Bobby Scott ~


Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.
~By Anna Lindh ~


It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


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 ~


Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
~By Anthony Powell ~


The first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise... and cultivate the delightfully vague.
~By John C. Crosby ~


The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
~By George Stephanopoulos ~


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 ~


The government has made $44 trillion in promises we can't afford to keep. We must get serious now about our long-term budgetary problems, recognizing that the sooner we act, the less painful the choices will be.
~By Judd Gregg ~


I'll do at least one action film every year because of my fans. This is my promise to them.
~By Akshay Kumar ~


That's what so sad about a lot of modern music, in my opinion, so many young bands never stay around long enough to fulfill their ultimate promise. They only get halfway there or a quarter of the way there.
~By Alan Vega ~


With this album, I tried not to think too much. If I heard a song that I loved, I promised myself I wouldn't over-think it. If I loved it and if I wanted to cut it, I would.
~By Lee Ann Womack ~


What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those?
~By Gilbert Highet ~


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 ~


A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
~By Marcel Proust ~


I made, over the years in Cambridge, several very good American friends, and America appeared to me, a land of promise in every sense of that word, a land of freedom from the inhibitions and restrictions that I felt in England.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


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 ~


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


Compromise: An agreement between two men to do what both agree is wrong.
~By Lord Edward Cecil ~


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 ~


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 ~


It sounds corny, but I've promised my inner child that never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons.
~By Helen Prejean ~


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


I know a lot of gay males who I work with that are fantastic people and I love hanging out with them. But because I hang out and bring gay men into my life, does that mean that I'm gay? I promise you that I very much love women.
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


I thought Winston Churchill was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises.
~By Arthur Balfour ~


If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state.
~By Amos Oz ~


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


The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


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


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


You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


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


If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
~By Epictetus ~


Promise is most given when the least is said.
~By George Chapman ~


Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


I promised her an interesting life and good food, and the rest is history.
~By Bob Ehrlich ~


Our promise to our children should be this: if you do well in school, we will pay for you to obtain a college degree.
~By Ruth Ann Minner ~


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 ~


It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises.
~By Chief Joseph ~


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


I compromised my ability to tell my story, at the most basic level.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


We'll be back. I promise you that.
~By Samuel West ~


A promise made is a debt unpaid.
~By Robert Service ~


I think there is a good deal of promise in those discussions as well. I think there is a range of matters that might be discussed between NATO and Russia that can provide a mechanism for talking through these issues, a way to give reassurance on these issues.
~By Warren Christopher ~


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 ~


We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


My mother begged doctors to end her life. She was beyond the physical ability to swallow enough of the weak morphine pills she had around her. When she knew she was dying I promised to make sure she could go at a time of her choosing, but it was impossible. I couldn't help.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not, as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
~By Carlos Salinas de Gortari ~


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 ~


But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
~By Robert Frost ~


All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question. Any utility would be implicit in that answer.
~By James W. Black ~


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


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 ~


When a man has been consistently battering his wife, he shouldn't expect a bouquet of roses from her the morning after he promises to stop.
~By Joe Slovo ~


The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
~By Barack Obama ~


Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
~By John Dewey ~


But, after all, the aim of art is to create space - space that is not compromised by decoration or illustration, space within which the subjects of painting can live.
~By Frank Stella ~


And as the circumcised in the flesh, and not in the heart, have no part in God's good promises; even so they that be baptized in the flesh, and not in heart, have no part in Christ's blood.
~By William Tyndale ~


Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no.
~By Jose Carreras ~


America knows it has got to deal with its deficit problems so that it, too, can promise it is making its proper and best contributions to the world economy.
~By Gordon Brown ~


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


Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


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 ~


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


Stem cell research holds enormous promise for easing human suffering, and federal support is critical to its success.
~By Tom Harkin ~


The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut.
~By Mark Dayton ~


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


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 ~


We were promised a simpler life, and technology has only complicated our lives.
~By Freeman Thomas ~


Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
~By Ken Hill ~


President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
~By Ralph Nader ~


There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
~By Titus Livius ~


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


Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity.
~By Mike Leigh ~


I am a journalist in the field of etiquette. I try to find out what the most genteel people regularly do, what traditions they have discarded, what compromises they have made.
~By Amy Vanderbilt ~


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 ~


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 ~


When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise.
~By Mary Frances Berry ~


He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


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


The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don't want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


When we acquired California and New- Mexico this party, scorning all compromises and all concessions, demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them, and all other acquisitions of the Republic, either by purchase or conquest, forever.
~By Robert Toombs ~


The sheik is, thank God, still alive and this hurts Bush who promised to his people to kill Osama.
~By Mohammed Omar ~


Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised.
~By Herbert Croly ~


I promise you a police car on every sidewalk.
~By Marion Berry ~


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


Tomorrow is not promised to any of us.
~By Kirby Puckett ~


What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
~By Leland Stanford ~


You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!
~By Camille Claudel ~

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