Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Promises Quotes from famous authors such as Fred Upton, William Tyndale, Emmanuel Macron, Ian Jackson, Rene Cassin. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Obamacare is a seriously flawed law that makes health care coverage less affordable, costs taxpayers more than advertised and fails to deliver on most of its other grand promises.
And as the circumcised in the flesh, and not in the heart, have no part in God’s good promises; even so they that be baptized in the flesh, and not in heart, have no part in Christ’s blood.
To avoid the trap of Europe fragmenting on the economy, security, and identity, we have to return to the original promises of the European project: peace, prosperity and freedom. We should have a real, adult, democratic debate about the Europe we want.
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.
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?
It’s easy enough to get into power. You can make promises and try to be all things to all people. But the moment you have to make decisions, you’re going to annoy at least half of them. Whatever you do, in the end you’re almost certain to be brought down by your own character traits.
Promises to get beyond partisanship are the most perfunctory sort of campaign rhetoric, almost as empty as the partisanship itself.
Patriotism in America, as I understand it, is a matter of suffering, when the country fails to live up to its promises, or actively betrays them.
I am a very loyal man and always keep my promises when I commit to something.
Arianna Huffington has exercised her renowned wisdom to give journalism another boost along the ever busier Internet. Her blog site promises to be an interesting challenge for those of us lucky enough to be invited to participate with our occasional contributions.
Unfortunately, we don’t have a bankruptcy process. Suppose the state actually just gets to the point where it cannot meet all of its promises that it’s made. We might need a way to figure out, O.K., well, who’s not going to get what they were promised? This is what we had to do for the city of Detroit.
Scientology delivers what it promises under the guise of tearing away falsity, neuroses, psychoses. It creates a brainwashed, robotic version of you. It’s a ‘Matrix’ of you, so you’re communicating with people all the time using Scientology.
Politicians make phony promises all the time that they can’t deliver.
Real Democrats don’t make promises they can’t keep.
In both the U.S. and Europe, the budget and balance sheet numbers do not work. When ‘off-balance sheet’ promises are taken into account, the U.S. and most countries of the Euro zone are insolvent.
A lot of what I see in blockchain promises to get us as an industry from A to Z. As an investor and entrepreneur, I am constantly on the lookout for how we get from A to B.
America’s promises do not come with a price tag. We meet our commitments. We bear our burdens. That’s one of the reasons why almost every country on Earth sees America as stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago when I took office.
Politicians never keep all their promises.
Beto O’Rourke speaks in annoyingly pert platitudes like some mediocre yoga instructor who promises to ‘build a movement.’
Anybody that’s asked, I’ve counseled that they not expand Medicaid eligibility. I’ve been critical of any expansion because you know what Washington does. It promises something for a finite period of time, and then it leaves you on the hook.
Impact sourcing, a new initiative piloted by the Rockefeller Foundation and several key partners, including my company Samasource, promises to connect poor and marginalized people to digital jobs on a massive scale.
By virtue of who we are, what we know, the promises we made to our Heavenly Father, and the fact that we are living now and where we are living, I absolutely think we were all born to lead.
Donald Trump promises to impose, soon after his inauguration, a new requirement on federal agencies: If they want to issue a new regulation, they have to rescind two regulations that are now on the books. The idea of ‘one in, two out’ has rhetorical appeal, but it’s going to be extremely hard to pull off.
We have two options – to continue living in poverty and empty promises or build a Belarus that we deserve.
They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it.
Little by little, not by making big promises, I need to be calmer, read more, spend more time with my loved ones, and be more mindful about nature and environment.
Obama is not the messiah any longer. He is now your standard, ordinary, everyday politician who lies, who breaks promises, who’s in it for himself, who can’t do anything on his own. He’s not qualified. All of this is becoming known, sadly, too late.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
Bayer’s planned acquisition of Monsanto promises to increase concentration in both the seed and agrochemical markets.
I have never moved away from my promises to people.
After watching Taro reach the brink of bankruptcy, seeing their shares delisted from trading, hearing endless false promises about receiving audited financial statements, and witnessing an unchecked drain of company resources, the shareholders have clearly had enough.
No cabinet official has delivered on Donald Trump’s key campaign promises more resoundingly than Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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.
When the federal government invests in education, it should support quality education and career readiness rather than institutions that make empty promises.
While Fidel Castro used to deliver his marathon seven-hour speeches in Havana, Cubans used to joke that if Spanish lacked a future tense, their leader would be speechless. He was only fluent in broken promises, they lamented.
I believe in living up to my promises of protecting families.
Our seniors’ retirement should never rely on the bull of political promises or the bear of the market.
You know how in movies the new president comes in and promises to perform sweeping actions with a stroke of a pen? The Administrative Procedure Act is designed to thwart this sort of maneuver.
If we do not act now to strengthen Social Security, the system that so many depend upon today will be unable to meet its promises to tomorrow’s retirees, and it will burden our children and grandchildren with exhaustive taxes.
I knew ‘Promises,’ and I knew ‘Never Fall In Love Again,’ only from the radio, from being a kid; and of course, that ‘House is Not a Home’ and ‘Say A Little Prayer.’
Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want America to succeed. But his promises gave way to disappointment and division. This isn’t something we have to accept. Now is the moment when we can do something. With your help we will do something.
The age of the rock star was coterminous with rock n’ roll, which, in spite of all the promises made in some memorable songs, proved to be as finite as the era of ragtime or big bands. The rock era is over. We now live in a hip-hop world.
It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises.
What is the American dream? The American dream is one big tent. One big tent. And on that big tent you have four basic promises: equal protection under the law, equal opportunity, equal access, and fair share.
In the winter, things are dead and dull, but then there is an explosion of life. That’s what He promises people who believe in His Son. That’s what all the Robertsons are banking on.
Congress seems to thrive on breaking promises and passing unfunded mandates down to local government. It’s really just a matter of priorities.
Keep every promise you make and only make promises you can keep.
In any campaign you make a lot of promises and you talk about a wide range of issues. When you’re elected, the work of accomplishing those goals has to be sequenced. You can’t do everything at once.
Astronomers are obsessed with building larger and larger telescopes. There are two promises that we make with bigger telescopes: that they can see fainter things and that they see more detail. But it’s been really hard to follow through on that second promise because of atmospheric distortion.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have not been responsible. Instead they have vied in an arms race towards a more and more extreme form of Brexit. Deeper red lines, even more ludicrous promises, but absolutely no coherent or workable plan for the country.
A good cult delivers on its promises. A good cult nourishes the needs of its members, has transparency and integrity, and creates provisions for challenging its leadership openly. A good cult expands the freedoms and well-being of its members rather than limits them.
We’re not like robots. God promises to guide us through the Holy Spirit, but He gives us the freedom to make our own decisions.
I have a message for the youth of America. The next time somebody promises you a lifetime contract, say, ‘Thank you. But would you mind putting that in writing?’
You have to be up-front from the very beginning about what your expectations of the other person are, and you can’t make any promises you don’t intend to keep.
Glamour is a beautiful illusion – the word ‘glamour’ originally meant a literal magic spell – that promises to transcend ordinary life and make the ideal real. It depends on a special combination of mystery and grace. Too much information breaks the spell.
Farmfree production promises a far more stable and reliable food supply that can be grown anywhere, even in countries without farmland. It could be crucial to ending world hunger.
Bollywood being Bollywood, you hear promises all the time.
America is like an unfaithful love who promises us more than we got.
You cannot live on other people’s promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own.
You’re constantly asking yourself, ‘Am I doing enough? Am I living up to this moment? Am I asking the toughest questions of the president to make sure we’re continuing to do our job to hold him accountable for his words and his promises?’
I stand with everyone who is sick of hearing about Washington cutting insider deals to their friends in business, politicians failing on their promises to fight increases in government spending, and more costly and complicated rules from Washington that make everyone’s lives harder.
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.
The people of Odisha know who fulfils promises and who does not. We believe in works and not in words.
‘Hell is for Children’ is amazing to do every night and ‘Promises in the Dark’ and ‘Love Is a Battlefied,’ of course, but my absolute favorite would be ‘Heartbreaker.’ It’s the one that started everything, so it has a very special place in my heart. And it still rocks every night! It’s so fun to do.
United States forces have always relied on local allies to accomplish military and diplomatic missions and will need this support in the future. But why would anyone agree to help the United States if we have a record of breaking our promises and abandoning those who assist us?
Others may make you promises, once again, and then election after election not deliver. We will not do this.
Implementation of promises is as important as making them.
The promises that globalism is the solution, the promise that government’s going to make your life better if you just give up your freedoms, the promises that we know better than you on how to make your lives better, have been rejected.
Everyone understands the European Union is a failure. It has not kept any of its promises – in particular about prosperity, security – and, worst of all, has put us under a guardianship.
‘Dystopian,’ by definition, promises a darker story.
Science fiction is exciting because it promises to show the world and the universe from perspectives radically unlike what we’ve seen before.
We show our faces to demand that politicians making promises stick to those promises. We show our faces to ensure that the youth of today will flourish tomorrow.
Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises.
One promises much, to avoid giving little.
Show business offers more solid promises than Catholicism.
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.
Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don’t implement promises, but keep them.
I’m committed to fulfilling my promises to my people, including my pledge to engage in constructive interaction with the world.
Money has to be an explosion of excitement and opportunity, yet we already secretly know that it doesn’t do what it promises. Nothing has ever given us as much pleasure as our pocket money when we were 12, or our first wage at the end of that first exhausting week, paid in folded cash.
Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
Everyone’s a millionaire where promises are concerned.
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.
The candidate who promises the most has the best chance of winning.
A lot of people in 2008 voted for Obama. I did not vote for him. I voted for a third party. But I believed in Obama’s promises.
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
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.
You can’t make promises you can’t keep.
Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers.
Our job every single night is to call out hypocrisy on both sides to make sure we’re holding Republicans accountable and Democrats accountable, that we’re holding the president accountable for promises made.
So you know, I think that the federal government, the Democrats, and President Obama are selling a lot of hope and change, but no delivery of any of those promises.
Making promises and then saddling yourself with a political system and a political union that means that you cannot deliver those promises, I fear, doesn’t contribute to an atmosphere of trust and confidence in politics.
Israelis and Palestinians are suspicious of each other and of promises from outside. But the need for a negotiated solution between the parties should not stymie international clarity and consensus about the endgame in terms of borders and other issues.
What’s important is promising something to the people, not actually keeping those promises. The people have always lived on hope alone.
Today, people like Reese Witherspoon and Meryl Streep have vowed to improve the opportunities for women, but those promises are still unusual.
Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments.
Only the likes of Piers Morgan would be opposed to a Miss America contest that promises to be more ’empowering’ and ‘inclusive.’
It’s disheartening to write goals from year to year, looking back only to see you are in the same place. You can make so many promises that you get sick of yourself, but what is it that God can’t do?
One of the things I’m always proud of is ‘Promises made, promises kept.’ I’ve never ever not done what I’ve said I’m going to do.
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.
I am going to help show the American people that they too cannot trust him, that this is a man that does not live up to his promises, and this is a man who cheated students in the so-called Trump University.
Category after category, Barack Obama hasn’t met the promises that he laid out to the American people.
Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it’s hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.
One of those promises was to limit the size of government and to have the government serve the people – and not the other way around.
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.
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.
Proof that they do not understand the republic is that in their fine promises for universal suffrage, they forgot women.
Poor leaders motivate those following them with false promises of promotions, success, and a great tomorrow but rarely deliver on those promises. Leaders who do this can be manipulative and often hold the goals and aspirations of their followers hostage in order to get them to comply.
The Europeans had made two promises to the United States if Marshall Plan help was forthcoming. The first promise was maximum self-help on the part of every country; and second, maximum mutual aid.
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.
There was a stool there, and some fella kept asking me if I wanted to sit down. When I saw the stool sitting there, it gave me the idea. I’ll just put the stool out there and I’ll talk to Mr. Obama and ask him why he didn’t keep all of the promises he made to everybody.
Rahul Gandhi has promised to remove poverty and unemployment. There is nothing new about the election promises of Congress. Had only half of those promises been fulfilled, India would have been the most prosperous country in the world today.
I always deliver on my promises, and I can promise that doing ‘Strictly’ would be as much of an entertaining laugh for the viewers at it would be for me.
I thought Winston Churchill was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises.
By withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, the U.S. cedes power and influence to our rivals. If we retreat on our promises and cede leadership on climate issues, we lose credibility. Further, we lose the ability to hold other countries accountable for a broader range of issues.
Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation’s armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.
Big meetings and big talk are not enough in a world that is hungry for change. Big action – world leaders keeping their promises, and developing countries committing resources while listening ardently to the voice of the small farmer – is needed to bring big results and prosperity to the world’s poor.
Seoul promises to make a big investment in the transition of ecology and civilization that will transform the green crisis into a green opportunity.
Let God’s promises shine on your problems.
I have presented a dream project. Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be elected again at the Centre, and he wants to bring welfare to the people of the southern districts, including Thoothukudi. We only make promises that we can fulfill.
I believe that Christians believe in salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, not by works. And we believe that if you’re saved, Jesus becomes your savior. He makes a promise to you. You can trust his promises. You can bank on that word.
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.
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.
When President Trump promised we would get better, cheaper health care that would fix the problems of the Affordable Care Act, I hoped it was true. Unfortunately, the American Healthcare Act promises giant cuts to the programs that I and every other poor, sick and disabled person have relied on for our lives.
Life doesn’t offer you promises whatsoever so it’s very easy to become, ‘Whatever happened to… ?’ It’s great to be wanted. I spent a few years not being wanted and this is better.
Trump’s vitriol attracts large crowds and may even win him the Republican presidential nomination but dishonors our best traditions. It spits in the face of every protection and opportunity our Constitution promises.
It is easy to make promises – it is hard work to keep them.
Wal-Mart’s slogan ‘Save money, live better’ promises a lot. So does its entrance into Chicago.
In our family business, the Edelman children must earn their way – there were and will be no promises without performance and leadership. That may lead to some skinned knees, but it is certainly the best way to learn life lessons.
In my experience, durable progress must be fashioned out of more than obscured truth, slogans, and empty promises. You do it through hard work. By going everywhere. Listening to everyone. Being honest with people. Being ambitious without indulging in magical thinking.
Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.
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.
Vote for the man who promises least; he’ll be the least disappointing.
Donald Trump became President of the United States because of a simple but potent combination of promises: draining the swamp, building the wall, correcting free trade imbalances, and making America great again.
No matter how devastating our struggles, disappointments, and troubles are, they are only temporary. No matter what happens to you, no matter the depth of tragedy or pain you face, no matter how death stalks you and your loved ones, the Resurrection promises you a future of immeasurable good.
Don’t hire anyone – no matter what they offer – who promises you they’ll sell ‘X’ copies of your book. Every book is different. The best any marketing company or PR firm can do for your book is make potential readers aware of it.
If we are to retain our position as the world’s leading superpower, we must maintain our influence and diplomatic relationships. We cannot do that if we become known for abandoning our allies and reneging on our promises.
We do have promises to keep. And my dad and Barack Obama are keeping them.
There’s no safety in anything, but in the arts, there is really this idea of no promises. I didn’t follow the writing dream for safety.
ISIS is luring Americans with empty and false promises that do not reflect reality on the ground in Iraq.
People will like to say that ‘Eastern Promises’ is brutal, but the only reason they say that is because the scenes stick with them. They are realistic. They are in-your-face and you see the consequences. It’s not a bunch of quick editing cuts.
You wouldn’t want to underestimate the perfidy of the government. I have no doubt that the government will need to increase revenues substantially to avoid default on either debt or social welfare promises. How they will increase those revenues, I can’t predict.
Bitcoin is inherently international, and one of its great promises is it enables cross-border payments in a more efficient way.
It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.
I want to make sure that I fulfill the promises that I made to New Mexicans. That’s extremely important to me.
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.
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.
We are committed to levelling up across every region and nation in the U.K. and that is why we are making the largest ever public investment into broadband. This investment delivers on our promises to the British people, boosting growth and prosperity across the country.
You may hear the most beautiful things, you may hear promises, you may hear everything you want to hear but if the person you’re dating is not following up with their actions then they’re just words.
Nowadays, kids need promises to play. And I’m not gonna lie, I almost went to Mississippi. But that’s the best thing I did, when I changed my mind and went to Miami.
No matter how many times it happens, the public always seems to be shocked when an athlete dies young, but the reality is, there are no promises.
The Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations all fell victim to chronically relying on Beijing’s empty promises with the distant hope that China would finally use its influence to reign in Pyongyang’s provocative behavior, to no avail.
The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
What I’m trying to do is deliver results, not promises; results, not vision; results, not concepts. The world is cynical about IBM’s promises.
The Internet promises to open new channels for worker-firm communications. What are the consequences of this opening?
I am so honoured to be a part of the games industry, but I understand that people are sick of hearing my voice and hearing my promises. So I’m going to stop doing press and I’m going to stop talking about games completely.
I adore children, but I was never that interested in new born babies. It’s a terrible thing to have to admit, and you’re not supposed to think that way as a woman, but everyone promises it’s different when you have your own. It wasn’t for me, though.
Men’s fashion’s tendency toward uniformity promises little fun, but at least it offers this: If I wear sweatpants and sneakers, I can pass as the American it’s safest to be.
What America needs is not just another politician or more promises. What America needs is a revival.
The effects of climate change are real and only getting worse. I would like to build on the promises of the Paris Climate Agreement and make our country a global leader on the fight against climate change.
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.
I kept my promises.
You don’t need a foreign policy expert to tell you empty threats and hollow promises don’t work. Ask any parent of a rebellious teenager. If you don’t make good on the threats, you’re asking for worse behavior next time.
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.
They get the faceless bureaucrats in Brussels and Strasbourg who have ruled and told the Brits how to live and making promises for them that their lives would get better and talking about a future based on globalism versus family and individual and local community. That’s what Brexit was all about.
People are always selling the idea that they have a magic bullet of persuasion. You won’t get poor by shorting such promises.
I believe that politicians should implement the promises that they’ve given in manifestos.
One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming, cleaning, modernising our clapped-out system.
This Congress has promised all manner of border security and port security to the tune of billions of dollars… yet we have – to date – funded our promises for port security at only $900 million. That’s quite a distance between what we say and what we actually do.
For an Indian audience a double role promises twice the entertainment with somebody they enjoy watching on screen.
Sometimes even on an hourly basis we need to keep praying and keep our peace in God and remind ourselves on the promises of God that never fails.
What is happening with KCR in politics and how he is cheating the people with false promises and grabbing money and enjoying the Chief Minister’s post and doing nothing for the people of Telangana is out there for all to see.
We have lived long enough to experience the hollowness of earth and the rottenness of all carnal promises.
Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
The existing world economic order constitutes a system of plundering and exploitation like no other in history. Thus, the peoples believe less and less in statements and promises.
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.
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
If being recalled is the price for keeping one’s promises, then so be it.
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.
As we enter 2015, we are faced with overwhelming challenges. However, the dawn of 2015 also promises unlimited potential and the opportunity to begin rebuilding America.
Most of my folks back home think Social Security and Medicare are sacred commitments stronger than the strongest contract. And yet if you look at the details here in Washington, they’re not even promises. They’re scheduled benefits. I think we need to do all that we can to make sure those benefits are real.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Politicians can be cheered for the promises they make. Our country will be judged by the promises we keep.
Usually, you don’t have commitment promises in a friendship. Usually, it just grows.
As the manager, Ive told my players that if anyone is sin-binned for backchat to referees or officials, they will miss the next two games – with no promises that they will get back in the side.
I don’t make empty promises.
When a president promises something beyond his years in office, he is fundamentally unaccountable. It is not his budget that must finish the job. Another president inherits the problem, and it becomes a ball too easily dropped, a plan too easily abandoned, a dream too readily deferred.
We in general life make promises but we never stick to them.
We must keep the promises and commitments we’ve made to our military veterans by ensuring needed services and care are always available and delivered in a timely fashion.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
I do not live on false promises. I cannot afford to live on bad advice.
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
Fulfilling your promises is the easiest way to get elected, and breaking your promises is the easiest way to get fired.
Certainly, 3rd acts of any movie are hard. It’s always hard to have something that will give you the promises from the beginning of the movie. That’s true for all movies.
Education should be one of our top funding priorities; talking about it does not help the teachers and students who desperately need promises fulfilled.
I understand that in these difficult economic times, the potential for any additional expense is not welcomed by American businesses. But in the long run, the health insurance reform law promises to cut health-care costs for U.S. businesses, not expand them.
I wouldn’t even go into the history of the last days of the Soviet Union, the withdrawal from Europe, and what promises were given at that time, because those were oral promises, and our leaders of that time strongly believe that, like in ancient Russia, a word given is better than any treaty.
Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics – one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.
Populist promises to reverse every tough decision are nothing but empty rhetoric, irresponsible leadership, and bad politics. They are not the solution to Ireland’s problems.
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.
All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the main prayer was, ‘Get me home alive, God, and I’ll seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the celebration, and forgot about the hundreds of promises I’d made to God.
Salman never forgets his promises and gave me a second chance in ‘Mental’. He is the giving type.
I try to keep my promises.
In the same way the sun never grows weary of shining, nor a stream of flowing, it is God’s nature to keep His promises. Therefore, go immediately to His throne and say, ‘Do as You promised.’
Repeal of the individual AMT has been a fundamental element of Republican tax reform campaign promises for years.
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.
It’s unbearable to see the people betrayed time and again by politicians who don’t keep their promises and by the technocrats at the European Union.
Many countries which are no longer able to afford their public health systems, which have made certain promises within their countries to purchase from free market or from other economies, are approaching us seeking help with the supply of generic drugs, which is opening a very big room of opportunity for us.
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.
As I’ve said all along, I don’t make promises I can’t keep, and I won’t propose things we can’t pay for.
Like the early days of the Internet, the dawn of personal genomics promises benefits and pitfalls that no one can foresee.
It’s important to remember that a dictator will not freely relinquish power after having hijacked the constitution and ruled with threats and promises. Sometimes it is necessary to put enough pressure on him that he leaves.
If I’m sure of a person and his potential in politics, and if I know he will live up to his promises, I wouldn’t mind campaigning for him. I believe in the dictum, ‘never say never.’ You never know, I might end up joining politics.
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.
President Obama is the kind of politician who puts promises on the record, and then calls that the record. But we are four years into this presidency. The issue is not the economy as Barack Obama inherited it, not the economy as he envisions it, but this economy as we are living it.
No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!
Balasaheb Thackeray’s teachings have been that defeat is better than false promises.
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
I’ve learned that when God promises beauty through the ashes, He means it.
To get Xi Jinping to help with our Pyongyang problem, Trump has dropped all talk of befriending Taiwan, backed off Tillerson’s warning to Beijing to vacate its fortified reefs in the South China Sea, and held out promises of major concessions to Beijing in future trade deals.
The politician’s promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.
If you’re a conservative who thinks the culture wars are over (they’re never really over, of course), then you are a lot more open to the idea of a unprincipled blowhard who promises he’s got your back on political correctness.
Republicans should be prepared to bolster their own grassroots efforts, keep promises made on the campaign trail and to fend off calculated, effective attacks from their progressive opponents.
Freedom is not simply intended to mean freedom from enslavement. Freedom is an affirmative goal, it is one that promises liberation, safety, and peace of mind. It is the promise of a full, prosperous, and joyous life.
All political parties share in the responsibility to rid our society of anti-Semitism, but we cannot achieve that objective with political posturing or empty promises of action never to be fulfilled.
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.
He was a man, he always performed his promises.
We know the seductive alchemy of art. To transform private anguish into a narrative of truth, if not beauty; to make sense where there was none; to bring order out of chaos – these are the promises art makes.
I don’t think that we need to raise tuition on our students. I don’t think that our students should be made to pay for the mistakes of our past politicians and the promises they made.
I love America for the freedom and equality it promises all of its citizens, the battles it has fought and won in defense of those values, and the peace and prosperity we enjoy.
Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
My favorite commencement addresses are the ones that get real and don’t make too many promises.
The DMK may give promises to gain power, but it will implement the promises only if Karunanidhi or his family gets benefitted.
The Chief Whip’s job is trying to make sure that the Government – and MPs elected as part of the governing party – deliver the promises that they were elected on. That’s a healthy part of the democratic process.
If we are going to try to get across to the poorest people in the world that we care about their plight and we want them to join one world with the rest of us, we have got to make promises and keep promises.
After World War II, there were a lot of pension funds in Europe that were fully funded, but they were pressured to hold a lot of government debt. There was a lot of inflation, and the value of all those assets fell. Those pension funds couldn’t honor their promises to the people.
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.
I am for anyone that will give me lower taxes, stop all this stupid spending. Whoever promises me that gets this chicken’s vote.
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.
A brand should live up to the expectations of people; it should deliver what it promises.
I’ve had my fill of media sensationalism and false promises.
For decades, the GOP has faithfully served the rich, corporations, polluters and purveyors of pure, unadulterated greed, and brought blue-collar white voters along for the ride with promises of cultural revival.
Every story makes a promise to the reader. Actually, two promises, one emotional and one intellectual, since the function of stories is to make us both feel and think.
The suffragettes endured 50 years of broken government promises and not being heard. The press never reported on their activities.
I think always, when you have a candidate promising free stuff, and another promising less stuff or nothing, the one who promises more is always going to have the advantage.
Mulayam Singh Yadav has deceived Muslims by making false promises for their welfare.
I think the best thing we can do is sell that idea of smaller government – of fiscal responsibility vs. the Obama record. Obama made promises, and on every promise in which he’s actually delivered, things have gotten worse instead of better. He said if we get ObamaCare it’ll help, but health care prices went up.
I am an American, not an Asian-American. My rejection of hyphenation has been called race treachery, but it is really a demand that America deliver the promises of its dream to all its citizens equally.
There are standards of the game that FIFA governs and promises to uphold.
There is no such thing as guaranteed high investment returns. Be wary of anyone who promises that you will receive a high rate of return on your investment with little or no risk.
I’m not praying for God to save me from cancer. I’m not. God will enlighten me when the time comes. And if I’ve done the right thing, I will be enlightened. And if I believe, I’ll be saved. And that’s all he promises me.
False thinking and false ideologies, dressed in the most pleasing forms, quietly – almost without our knowing it – seek to reduce our moral defenses and to captivate our minds. They entice with bright promises of security, cradle-to-grave guarantees of many kinds.