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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Legislators and revolutionaries who promise both equality and liberty are visionaries and charlatans.
Kelso's proposals do promise to free us from our morbid dependency on economic health through armament manufacture; they promise a way out of the welfare mess, out of foodstamps and ship subsidies, out of perpetual inflation, and they suggest a means of doing these things without being too disruptive of the wealth of five percent of the population who own the rest of us.
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.
I've loved you all my life. Even before we met. Part of it wasn't even you. It was just a promise of you.
To find your promise land is your ultimate destiny
What did it matter that the Light had been taken away from him? What did it matter that Arienne was gone? If it took a thousand years to find her...if he had to cross boiling seas or raging skies...if it cost him his eyes or his tongue, his hands or his feet, his very soul... He would relinquish it all, if it meant he could keep that promise he'd made so long ago. He had nothing else. Without this, he knew, he would simply wither away.
The promise of pleasures so alluring that we may devote our lives to their pursuit, and then the haunting realization that these pleasures ultimately do not satisfy.
Fate cast me to play the role of an ugly duckling with no promise of swanning. . . . I have played my life as a comedy rather than the tragedy many would have made of it.
There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.
Bernard De Mandeville
Ye children of promise who are awaiting your call to glory, take possession of the inheritance that now is yours. By faith take the promises. Live upon them, not upon emotions. Remember, feeling is not faith. Faith grasps and clings to the promises. Faith says, "I am certain, not because feeling testifies to it, but because God says it.
Honoring everyone contains the promise of possibility.
J. M. Coetzee
She gives him what he can only call a sweet smile. 'So you are determined to go on being bad. Mad, bad, and dangerous to know. I promise, no one will ask you to change.
Freedom is unlikely to be lost all at once and openly. It is far more likely to be eroded away, bit by bit, amid glittering promises and expressions of noble ideals.
God does not promise that He will bless us with wisdom, He advises us to acquire it
Leonardo Da Vinci
Some promises and time disappoint us
The best way to develop courage is to set a goal and achieve it, make a promise and keep it.
I promise all Cuban mothers that I will never will make them weep.
It is easy to become the dupe of a deferred purpose, of the promise the future can never keep.
One has to be insincere and promise something which you cannot fulfill. So you either have to be a fool who does not understand what you are promising, or deliberately be lying.
And you fall, and you crawl, and you break, what you get, and you turn it into honesty and promise you're never going to find you're faking, no no no.
We came in the wind of the carnival. A wind of change, or promises. The merry wind, the magical wind, making March hares of everyone, tumbling blossoms and coat-tails and hats; rushing towards summer in a frenzy of exuberance.
I don't promise to forget the mystery, but I know I'll have a marvelous time.
It was in grasping the reality of his divine parentage as a son of God, as well as his relationship with Christ and the promise of eternal life, that Moses was able to resist the challenge presented by Satan.
You should marry me", he said. "I will be good to you. I am not like these men. I have manners. You would see how kind I would be. I would never leave you. You could have an easy life.
Edward Mckendree Bounds
Prayer, like faith, obtains promises, enlarges their operation, and adds to the measure of their results.
But we danced, under wigs and between unfinished walls, through broken promises and around empty cupboards.
No circumstance, person, or difficulty can stop the plans and the promises of God.
promise me, Sam: whatever it takes to win, whatever it takes to survive.” “Astrid—” Suddenly she grabbed his face with one hand and squeezed too hard. “You listen to me. I’m not losing you because you played fair. You’re not getting killed. You’re not dying. This isn’t some doomed last mission. Do you understand me? This does not end with me crying and missing you every day for the rest of my life. This ends with us walking out of this nightmare together. You and me, Sam.
Neale Donald Walsch
The peace and safety for which you yearn is not a matter of food, clothing, and shelter. It is a matter of love. Love and be loved, and all else will be added unto you. The world will perform its magic when you step into yours. That is the promise of God, and it will be kept.
I love you, Josie, and I am devoted to making your life full of happiness and accomplishments, ensuring that you thrive to your fullest potential and that while you reach for the sky, you remain grounded by the love of our family and our home.
God gives us the grace to accomplish what He calls us to do. His commands are also His promise of victory.
Utopianism substitutes glorious predictions and unachievable promises for knowledge, science, and reason, while laying claim to them all.
Make it a promise to be all that you must be. When you dream of reaching the 100th step; take the 99th as the beginning of your journey and you will go beyond the 101st!
Golf is not a good walk spoiled. It is becoming a good walk prohibited. Show me the common sense in this and I promise I will relent. But there is no common sense at all in the prohibition of walking.
I don't like seeing you cry. You will stop." I'll give you a promise," he said gruffly. "And then you will cease your worrying." You will have confidence in my ability to protect you," he ordered. You will have faith in me. I command it.
You’re going to make something wonderful of yourself. I promise. You’re doing just fine.
I pledge to keep you safe.
Perhaps the reality is in the suffering. But it can't be. Love promises happiness. Art promises happiness. Yet it isn't exactly a promise . . .
Whatever you and your team decide your new brand will stand for, deliver on that promise. That's the only way you'll ever control your brand. And beware: brands always mean something. If you don't define what the brand means, your competitors will.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We are not free to use today, or to promise tomorrow, because we are already mortgaged to yesterday.
It is easy to become the dupe of a deferred purpose, of the promise the future can never keep, and I had fallen into the meanest type of self-deception in making myself believe that all this was in preparation for great things to come.
Something always happens. You still have to promise stuff anyway. If you have to work to make the promises true... it's like a spell. You have to say the words every time you want the results.
I have a very deep concern about President Obama putting in another 21,000 troops into Afghanistan with the promise of more to come.
All of our actions have in their doing the seed of their undoing. ... That in her creation of her children there should be the unspeakable promise of their death, for by their birth she had created mortal beings.
Portfolios are everything, promises are nothing. Do the work.
A new breed of Americans born out of the social movements of the 60s and grown into a majority in the 70s holds a set of values so markedly different from the traditional outlook that they promise to transform the character of work in America in the 80s.
Here, let's go to my dressing room, and I promise, I'll only put it in for a second.
Joni Eareckson Tada
Real satisfaction comes not in understanding God's motives, but in understanding His character, in trusting in His promises, and in leaning on Him and resting in Him as the Sovereign who knows what He is doing and does all things well.
According to the classic liberal-arts ideal, learning promises liberation, but it is not liberation from demanding moral ideals and social norms, or liberation to act on our desires-it is, rather, liberation from slavery to those desires, from slavery to self.
Nothing in life is sure, my son. Except the promise of death.