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Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I'll promise to go easier on drinking and to get to bed earlier, but not for you, fifty thousand dollars, or two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars will I give up women. They're too much fun.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise.
Richard M. Nixon
We're saying no changes for Medicare for people above the age of 55. And in order to keep the promise to current seniors who've already retired and organized their lives around this program, you have to reform it for the next generation.
This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
Drink moderately, for drunkeness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.
Miguel de Cervantes
One of my favorite people is Gypsy Rose Lee. She bears out the Biblical promise that he who has, gets. And I hope she gets a lot more.
Truth is not a matter of fact but a state of harmony with progress and hope. Enveloped only in its wings will we ever soar to the promise of our greater selves.
Bryant H. McGill
Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.
These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.
When you promise something, you must fulfill it.
Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Never promise more than you can perform.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Spiro T. Agnew
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
Wernher von Braun
The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work, education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
Louis D. Brandeis
Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care.
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.
Candidate Obama promised to fundamentally transform America and that's one promise he has kept. Turning a shining city on a hill into a sinking ship.
Promise a lot and give even more.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
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.
President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
I thought Winston Churchill was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises.
Be able to keep a secret or promise when you know in your heart that it is the right thing to do.
Marilyn vos Savant
But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present, let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on the righteousness of His Son, expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.
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