Promise Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Promise

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


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


No one's interested really in knowing what policies or diplomatic initiatives or arms negotiations might have been compromised by me.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
~By Karl Rahner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
~By Paracelsus ~


I've long ago compromised my eight hours a night.
~By Tim Robbins ~


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


Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
~By Erwin Rommel ~


We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there's something in the future for our younger workers. And we're not about to do a welfare program.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


Our government makes the simple promise of a secure retirement to every American who works for many years and contributes to our retirement benefit system.
~By Sue Kelly ~


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


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 ~


In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?
~By Sarah Jessica Parker ~


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 ~


The devil is compromise.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people.
~By Bob Ney ~


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 ~


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


I love the TV show, and if you make a bad movie it means you've soiled it. Just like if we made an advert. We were offered so many times and I'd say, look, this is the good thing, and you can't compromise that, because then you compromise the integrity of the characters.
~By Jennifer Saunders ~


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


Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
~By Abdallah II ~


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 ~


I didn't want to be discriminated against because of my gender and status. I promised myself I was never going to be treated as a second-class citizen.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.
~By Bill Owens ~


Sure, I could of done it different... put my clown in a closet and dressed up in straight clothing. I could of compromised my essence, and swallowed my soul.
~By Wavy Gravy ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Politics is compromise.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.
~By Charles Sumner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Healthy disagreement, debate, leading to compromise has always been the American way.
~By Donald L. Carcieri ~


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 ~


If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation that everybody in our society has equal access to the law, obviously having the resources to have access to the law is extremely important.
~By Alan Mollohan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Certain it is that a great responsibility rests upon the statesmen of all nations, not only to fulfill the promises for reduction in armaments, but to maintain the confidence of the people of the world in the hope of an enduring peace.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


We try and stay out of the corporate side of it. The band has never compromised. At some point in our career we could have made a certain type of record and sold millions of units, as they are called.
~By Adrian Smith ~


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


Apple is in a position they've been in a lot of times before. They're like Moses showing the way to the promised land, but they don't actually go there.
~By Tim O'Reilly ~


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 ~


The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
~By Robert Frost ~


I realize we're not promised tomorrow. Believe me, I realize that. But if God blesses me and lets me stay, I love my life so much, it is such a good life. I am eager to throw myself at His feet, but I don't want to get on the first busload that is going.
~By Barbara Mandrell ~


I moved on with my life but I still have a big commitment to Terri. I made her a promise.
~By Michael Schiavo ~


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


Let God's promises shine on your problems.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When I handed over the names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union, I had come to the conclusion that the loss of these sources to the U.S. would not compromise significant national defense, political, diplomatic interests.
~By Aldrich Ames ~


You can have information and ease of use and have artistic integrity at the same time. The art of being a good Web designer is getting yourself into that middle ground and treating it as a final destination instead of as a compromise.
~By Mike Davidson ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Have you ever found any logical reason why mutual promises are sufficient consideration for one another (like the two lean horses of a Calcutta hack who can only just stand together)? I have not.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


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 ~


Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.
~By Michelangelo ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


I never promised you a rose garden.
~By Traian Basescu ~


You have to compromise all the way. The only thing that counts is the result.
~By Richard Widmark ~


We can still find middle ground, truly secure our borders, deal with those already here and address our labor needs. But those who advocate giving current illegal aliens and future guest workers a special path to citizenship must compromise.
~By John Shadegg ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


I may fall here in the Senate chamber, but I will. never make any compromise with any such men.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~

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May 25 ,2022
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