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Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.
~By Ovid ~


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


Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


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


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. ~


What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.
~By Gertrude Jekyll ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


This evolution may compromise Java's claim of being simpler than C++, but my guess is that the effort will make Java a better language than it is today.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~


Please accept a promise from me in his name that I will always live in the religion in which he died.
~By Giacomo Meyerbeer ~


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


There is only one thing more harmful to society than an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected; that's when he doesn't forget them.
~By John McCarthy ~


The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
~By Stuart Chase ~


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


It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is that we keep the promises that were made to them. That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans Administration so shameful.
~By Doc Hastings ~


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 ~


No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
~By Star Jones ~


I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret.
~By Walter Winchell ~


God never made a promise that was too good to be true.
~By Dwight L. Moody ~


Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.
~By Toby Keith ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.
~By Tom Allen ~


You can't always have the best team. It's always a compromise.
~By Alain Prost ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill-fated Africa.
~By Lewis Tappan ~


Politics is compromise.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
~By Bob Graham ~


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 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 ~


In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


I think it's going to deliver on the promises we've said it's going to and it is going to be the most successful product ever to come into the handheld environment, and it just happens to have a number of different functions.
~By Ian Jackson ~


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 ~


We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now. There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time.
~By Ernest Istook ~


As to the Indians, the guiding principle was, promise them anything just so long as they get out of the way.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


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


Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
~By Martin Luther ~


I also believe our country made a promise to veterans and their families. Veterans have kept their end of the bargain, and now, the VA is looking to pull out the rug.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


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 ~


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


I feel very strongly that you can't just beat people up anymore; you have to work hand in hand and find ways to compromise, and get big business involved, because it won't happen otherwise.
~By Ted Danson ~


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


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 ~


Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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 ~


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 ~


Almost everybody is enthusiastic about the promise of biotechnology to cure disease and to relieve suffering.
~By Leon Kass ~


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'm a moderate. I hang out in the middle. I vote against my party with some regularity and try to compromise. It doesn't appear right now that the Republican Party is welcoming moderates any more.
~By Claire McCaskill ~


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


Remember, tomorrow is promised to no one.
~By Walter Payton ~


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 ~


Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
~By Julie Delpy ~


We have the promise of God's being our God, and of the blessing by Christ for ourselves, as we are Abraham's seed, yet take the whole promise collectively made to him and us.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


One promises much, to avoid giving little.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


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 ~


It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise. Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into the most terrible trouble.
~By John Keegan ~


People have tremendous power, more than the average person understands, and certainly more than even I understood before I came to Congress. When any of my constituents writes me a letter, I promise you, we're listening.
~By Charlie Norwood ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


Love is a promise delivered already broken.
~By Steve Martin ~


How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed, we could have shamelessly broken the promises given to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
~By Rene Cassin ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't.
~By Steve Chabot ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Our success in Singapore was a Herculean effort by the whole team. Now I am determined to deliver on all we promised. I will be watching like a hawk.
~By Sebastian Coe ~


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


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 ~


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


Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


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 ~


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 ~

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