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Buying a car used to be an experience so soul-scorching, so confidence-splattering, so existentially rattling that an entire car company was based on the promise that you wouldn't have to come in contact with it.
The promise of Obama's presidency, in many people's minds, is partly that America will move toward becoming a post-racial society. It's pretty clear, though, that we aren't there yet.
We live in this world of great promise, where everything seems to offer an unchanging final happiness, if we can only get enough of it. It is very intoxicating.
Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
I promise my students that if they take the time to figure out their life purpose, they'll look back on it as the most important thing they discovered while at school. If they don't figure it out, they will just sail off without a rudder and get buffeted in the very rough seas of life.
When a politician bends the truth or a CEO breaks a promise, trust takes a beating.
If women had to promise to provide for a man for a lifetime before he removed his veil and showed her his smile, would we think of this as a system of female privilege?
I have made a promise to myself that I will have no limitations as an actor. I have realised I have to pay attention to the commercials or the business aspect of cinema, but deep inside, I am purely an artiste.
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?
Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney. Disney also promised a child's paradise and unlike Marx, delivered on his promise.
John Ralston Saul
Diets - the ultimate empty promise perpetuating the same cycle over and over again. We've all been victims of yo-yo dieting. We stick to some diets longer than others, but c'mon, just how much cabbage soup can a person eat?
When you're old-fashioned like I am, you know marriage is forever. Those vows are a promise.
I urge researchers to make use of the opportunities that are available to them and to do all they can to fulfill the promise that stem cell research offers.
I promise you that I did not become an addict because of anything to do with the behavior of either of my parents. Everybody has to make their own choices.
Our politicians may fail us, but Status Quo always delivers on the promise.
The promise of equal educational opportunity envisioned by the Brown decision remains unfulfilled.
I've become more and more aware of the promise and struggle to teach the global mind nowadays because I use every chance I get to ask faculty and administrators of management education programs why we don't offer at least one course - not even required, just an elective - on the world's religions.
It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies.
Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.
I promise, before God and my community, to seek reforms so that the powerful and corrupt are no longer above the law.
Social Security is not just another government spending program. It is a promise from generation to generation.
I love hotels for their solitude and comfort, but I believe a seedy one can have as much promise as a plush one.
Carole King's second album, 'Tapestry,' has fulfilled the promise of her first and confirmed the fact that she is one of the most creative figures in all of pop music. It is an album of surpassing personal-intimacy and musical accomplishment and a work infused with a sense of artistic purpose. It is also easy to listen to and easy to enjoy.
I'm a morning person: if I don't get up, put the coffee on and get to my desk by 8, the day has already lost a lot of its promise.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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