Promise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Promise

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For a person who promised hope and civility in politics, Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush.
~By Karl Rove ~


Keep every promise you make and only make promises you can keep.
~By Anthony Hitt ~


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


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 ~


We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals.
~By Bill Richardson ~


It's true Heaven forbids some pleasures, but a compromise can usually be found.
~By Moliere ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


That is why everyone in politics, and we do it, must make sure that they do not depend on one single interest group. A good compromise is one where everybody makes a contribution.
~By Angela Merkel ~


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


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 ~


Never make a promise - you may have to keep it.
~By Neil Jordan ~


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 ~


But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted, two things are very expensive in international life: promises when they succeed and threats when they fail.
~By Fareed Zakaria ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


I promised to always bring up a glass of water to her before we go to bed, and she promised to never let me dress myself.
~By Fred Savage ~


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 ~


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


To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.
~By Quintilian ~


I will know how to hold you just by the look in your eye, I will never forget - not even on the day that I die. This is a promise of my passion for you, smile at me and make it true.
~By Diana Lynn ~


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


I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


You can't trust a promise someone makes while they're drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office.
~By Joe Moore ~


What writer wants to make compromises with story? Story is the only reason you're in it.
~By David Simon ~


Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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


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


Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
~By Karl Popper ~


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


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 ~


Many women who have anorexia put their hearts in a compromised situation.
~By Carre Otis ~


I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


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 ~


I handed over names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


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


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


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


We all understand that compromise is part of the legislative process, yet at the same time, I would submit that wilderness is not for sale.
~By Nick Rahall ~


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


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 ~


It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and tell you that if you elect me you will have elected a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group.
~By Charles Edison ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I'm free. I just do what I want, say what I want, say how I feel, and I don't try to hurt nobody. I just try to make sure that I don't compromise my art in any kind of way, and I think people respect that.
~By Erykah Badu ~


I also want to draw attention to the responsibilities that people have to live up to their election promises and to live up to the votes that were cast by the people of Wales, in the General Election, in the expectation that we would deliver this promise.
~By Ron Davies ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
~By William Hazlitt ~


If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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 ~


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 ~


The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise.
~By Jose Serrano ~


The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
~By Carl Jung ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


Oftentimes, when constituencies or sectors of opinion are distinct, when they are confronted with a situation where they're going to have to make a serious compromise, they react very negatively publicly, but they also recognize when they step back that this is right.
~By John Hickenlooper ~


We extend our hand towards peace. Our people are committed to peace. We know that peace entails painful compromise for both sides.
~By Ariel Sharon ~


Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals.
~By Talib Kweli ~


But the best thing Washington can do for education is realize that our role is limited. Washington must keep its promises, but let those who know our childrens' names- parents, teachers and school board members- make education decisions.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


I mean, look, Nancy Pelosi said in the very beginning this is going to be the most open, honest and ethical Congress in history. And what we're seeing is she's breaking that promise every day.
~By Eric Cantor ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a priority for the federal government - and yet the Small Business Administration has failed in their promise to women business owners.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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 ~


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


Without significant reform, the Social Security Administration will be legally and financially unable to pay full promised benefits within a generation.
~By Ron Lewis ~


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 ~


Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


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


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 ~


Jobs that cannot be delivered must never be promised. It's unfair to raise people's hopes that way.
~By Bill O'Reilly ~


I refuse to stand up in front of a rabbi and my friends and the woman I love - who I will tell you I can love with all my heart - and promise she will be the only one I will ever have until the day I die. That's a lie.
~By Gene Simmons ~


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


The devil is compromise.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


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


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


Who promised you that only for joy were you brought to this earth?
~By Anna Freud ~


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 ~


The promise of education reform can never be fulfilled without adequate funding, and by shortchanging our schools, President Bush is breaking his promise to our children.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.
~By Nelson Rockefeller ~


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 ~


Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
~By Denis Waitley ~

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September 29 ,2022
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