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I believe in America. I believe in her purpose and her promise. I believe her best days have not yet been lived. I believe her greatest deeds are reserved for the generations to come.
I believe this country was built on a simple promise: that each of us deserves a fair shot.
Joseph P. Kennedy III
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.
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.
To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.
You see, in my view a writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway.
If I can change than anyone can change. I promise you that.
Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe.
I believe we need a national amendment which will guarantee every child in America the promise of not just an equal education but a high-quality equal education.
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.
James Lane Allen
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.
I remember when I was 11, I told my mom, 'One day I'm going to buy you a house.' And she said, 'Boy, don't you be making promises you can't keep.' I was like: 'No, Ma, it's not a promise. I'm going to buy you a house one day.'
I love hotels for their solitude and comfort, but I believe a seedy one can have as much promise as a plush one.
As to the Indians, the guiding principle was, promise them anything just so long as they get out of the way.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Barack Obama isn't the first politician to break a promise, torture the truth or outright lie to the American people. But, he certainly is among the most accomplished at it.
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'm not trying to be macho, I promise you.
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?
The United States is the ultimate land of optimistic promise, but it also gave birth to quintessentially pessimistic tragedy: 'Moby-Dick.'
A. N. Wilson
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.
Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.
When you're old-fashioned like I am, you know marriage is forever. Those vows are a promise.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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