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Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
George W. Bush
Promise keeping is a powerful means of grace in a time when people hardly depend on each other to remember and live by their word.
Lewis B. Smedes
What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise.
Once elected, the Pope is by virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error. God would change any spend thrift politician into a responsible Pope.
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.
Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Spiro T. Agnew
The story of Detroit's bankruptcy was simple enough: Allow capitalism to grow the city, campaign against income inequality, tax the job creators until they flee, increase government spending in order to boost employment, promise generous pension plans to keep people voting for failure. Rinse, wash and repeat.
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.
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.
Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.
Sydney J. Harris
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.
April is a promise that May is bound to keep.
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
When you promise something, you must fulfill it.
We promise you that we will not cede a single part of Palestine, we will not cede Jerusalem, we will continue to fight and we will not lay down our arms.
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
Louis D. Brandeis
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.
The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.
Francis Scott Key
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program - your tax-dollar will go further.
Wernher von Braun
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.
If we promise as public officials, we must deliver. If we as public officials propose, we must produce.
I made a promise to myself to be kinder to other people.
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