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Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion. He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a domestic policy that is cynical, myopic and cruel.
~By Joe Klein ~


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 ~


More than half the combat deaths in Vietnam occurred after Richard Nixon was elected on a promise to bring the war to an end, and after the American people had already decided that they did not want one more soldier to die in Vietnam.
~By Raul Grijalva ~


The devil is compromise.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ultimately, there is no compromise. Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not.
~By Daniel Pipes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


You must take the compromise to win, or else nothing. That means: you race or you do not.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


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 ~


We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
~By Raquel Welch ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service.
~By Charles Edison ~


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 ~


Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


Now is not the time to compromise on the economy. Instead, we should be doing everything in our power to support long-term economic growth. Permanent repeal of the death tax will mean more high-quality, high-paying jobs for Americans.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


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


When I ran for Congress I promised to help make health care affordable again.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better.
~By Maria Cantwell ~


The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
~By Adam Clarke ~


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


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


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


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


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


How can you tell somebody whose is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made?
~By Dan Savage ~


The god of the Christians, as we have seen, is the god who makes promises only to break them; who sends them pestilence and disease in order to heal them; a god who demoralizes mankind in order to improve it.
~By Johann Most ~


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 made a promise to myself to be kinder to other people.
~By Lena Horne ~


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 ~


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


I sincerely believe that there's room for cutting down trees for forestry and grazing, so as we all get to eat. Everyone has to compromise.
~By Steve Irwin ~


Every president thinks that all information that comes to the White House is their private preserve after they all promise an open administration on the campaign trail, but some are more secretive than others. Some want to lock down everything.
~By Helen Thomas ~


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


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 ~


In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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 wouldn't say no to other kinds of musical opportunities. I guess that it just depends on what it was or what it required me to do, and if I felt that it compromised my own soul.
~By Joan Jett ~


There are certain promises you make that are more sacred than anything that happens in a court of law, I don't care how many Bibles you put your hand on.
~By Paul Castellano ~


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 ~


You're never promised your next breath.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin', and that's the blues.
~By Otis Rush ~


The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
~By Arthur Bloch ~


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 ~


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 ~


Art is uncompromising and life is full of compromises.
~By Gunther Grass ~


The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don't know yet. She's writing it all herself.
~By Mary Matalin ~


War is the cemetery of futures promised.
~By John Cory ~


If you find yourself in a movie that you have questions about, it's not a compromise to your integrity.
~By Tim Robbins ~


I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.
~By David Bowie ~


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


My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Essentially this promise before curse, this superiority of God's love in Christ, must come from the Bible.
~By Walter Lang ~


You cannot live on other people's promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own.
~By Mark Caine ~


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 ~


When one gets old and they are sick, there are not many things they can count on but they should be able to count on Social Security. Our seniors' retirement should never rely on the bull of political promises or the bear of the market.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


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


I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. But I made no promises that I would write books a lot of people would like to read.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


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 ~


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


By focusing once and for all on helping the Palestinians build a free society, I have no doubt that an historic compromise between Israelis and Palestinians can be reached and that peace can prevail.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


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


A series is filled with compromises.
~By William Shatner ~


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 ~


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


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


Amplifying acoustic instruments more than a little is really cheating, and everything becomes a compromise.
~By Richard Thompson ~


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


Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare, adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our veterans were promised and so dearly need. We owe our heroes no less.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in.
~By Theodor Reik ~


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


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 ~


New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine.
~By Daniel Akaka ~


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


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 ~


Our seniors' retirement should never rely on the bull of political promises or the bear of the market.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


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


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


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


One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
~By Chinua Achebe ~


So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~

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January 21 ,2021
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