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Quotes And Sayings About Promise

Promise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Promise

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


We have to find compromises. That's the way it is in Norway.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.
~By Karl Barth ~


An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
~By Red Auerbach ~


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 ~


Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
~By William Penn ~


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


We need to take steps to strengthen and mend Social Security so that its promise of a secure retirement is just as real for seniors in the future as it is today.
~By Herb Kohl ~


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 ~


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 ~


True, Heaven prohibits certain pleasures; but one can generally negotiate a compromise.
~By Moliere ~


Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.
~By Tom Cochrane ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If I can change than anyone can change. I promise you that.
~By Brett Favre ~


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


Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life. What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story.
~By Oliver North ~


Get it - get it better or get it worse. No middle ground of compromise.
~By Henry Ossawa Tanner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


California is a tragic country - like Palestine, like every Promised Land.
~By Christopher Isherwood ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
~By Nikita Khrushchev ~


I can promise you that when I go to Sacramento, I will pump up Sacramento.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


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 ~


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 ~


The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.
~By Francis Scott Key ~


What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing, which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future, and the debt is literally getting out of our control.
~By Paul Ryan ~


We do very little re-writing in the office. We often take on people who show great promise and who we hope will develop into somebody important and someone good.
~By James Laughlin ~


We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.
~By Zelda Fitzgerald ~


But to put out a greatest hits on one CD was totally impossible, I just couldn't do it. The best compromise was to put out two CDs - Early Days - which is what it is - and Latter Days.
~By Jimmy Page ~


What generally happens in this county is that our politicians don't serve us well because they don't tell the truth, and they don't keep their promises.
~By Peter Garrett ~


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 ~


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 ~


He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


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 ~


Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


We were not fathers also to convey the promise, as Abraham was; nor although the promise, as collectively taken, had belonged to us, as to Abraham it did.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


There is no single development, in either technology or management technique, which by itself promises even one order-of-magnitude improvement within a decade in productivity, in reliability, in simplicity.
~By Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. ~


The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


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


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 think 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 ~


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


All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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


And what it depends on, of course, is whether the story itself is worth the ethical compromise it requires and whether the competition is onto the story.
~By Roger Mudd ~


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 ~


Senator Hillary Clinton is attacking President Bush for breaking his campaign promise to cut carbon dioxide emissions, saying a promise made, a promise broken. And then out of habit, she demanded that Bush spend the night on the couch.
~By Craig Kilborn ~


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


The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
~By Al Sharpton ~


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


Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


As I said before, a big part of my strategy says - and the management team I think is in agreement with this - we don't have to be out there with a lot of noise all the time. What we need to do is paint a vision for customers, promise them deliverables, and go hit at it.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


Be able to keep a secret or promise when you know in your heart that it is the right thing to do.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


The only fruitful promise of which the life of any individual or any nation can be possessed, is a promise determined by an ideal.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble.
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I'm interested in why people compromise when they shouldn't. It comes back to what V's about in a sense. We've all got ideals, but given the right circumstances, we'll forget about them and put them behind us. I'm very interested in why people do that.
~By David Lloyd ~


One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting.
~By Mariah Carey ~


I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher.
~By A. N. Wilson ~


I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


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 ~


Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The politician's promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.
~By Mackenzie King ~


I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to New Kids on the Block.
~By Alicia Keys ~


I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise among the conflicting requirements of simplicity, elegance, size, battery life, and function.
~By Donald Norman ~


Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit.
~By Francis Marion ~


Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?
~By Barry Goldwater ~


Show business offers more solid promises than Catholicism.
~By John Guare ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


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 ~


Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


Nothing in life is promised except death.
~By Kanye West ~


Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
~By Ray Davies ~

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