Quotes: commitment

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  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    After you have made your commitment to say no to what no longer serves you, you will probably be invited to demonstrate that you really mean it.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
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    America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive.
  • Mario Andretti
    Mario Andretti
    Italian-born American former racing driver 1940-
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    Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
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    I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.
  • Robert Conklin
    Robert Conklin
    American teacher, writer
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    If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
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    If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Involuntary mental hospitalization is like slavery. Refining the standards for commitment is like prettifying the slave plantations. The problem is not how to improve commitment, but how to abolish it.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us.
  • Scott O'Grady
    Scott O'Grady
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    It wasn't the reward that mattered or the recognition you might harvest. It was your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion - these were the things that counted in a life. When you gave purely, the honor came in the giving, and that was honor enough.
  • Gerda Lerner
    Gerda Lerner
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    Long-term commitment to an intimate relationship with one person of whatever sex is an essential need that people have in order to breed the qualities out of which nurturing thought can rise.
  • Aaron Carter
    Aaron Carter
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    Love shouldn't be about jealousy or anything like that. It should be about commitment and being able to trust that person. If you can't have that from the get-go, there's a problem.
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