Quotes by commitment

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  • 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.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
  • 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.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    A major part of love is commitment. If we are committed to someone, if I'm committed to loving you, then it's not possible for me to 'fall out of love.'
  • Carolyn Heilbrun
    Carolyn Heilbrun
    American academic and author 1926-2003
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    A relationship has a momentum, it must change and develop, and will tend to move toward the point of greatest commitment.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
    American photographer 1938-
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    A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
  • 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.
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
    Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
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    Commitment. This is my favorite word because in some way, people who are committed are always much more interesting and much more reliable, and much more, I would say, deep than people who are not.
    Source: "Q&A with Carlos Ghosn" published in CNN website on December 7, 2006.
  • Bethany Hamilton
    Bethany Hamilton
    American professional surfer 1990-
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    Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Democrats pride themselves on their commitment to science. Citing climate change, they contend that they are the party of truth, while Republicans are 'denialists.' But with respect to genetically modified organisms, many Democrats seem indifferent to science, and to be practicing a denialism of their own - perhaps more so than Republicans.
  • 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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Earisome as it may seem, women must realize that, in making a commitment to a man, they have merged in his unconscious with his mother and have therefore inherited the ambivalence of that relationship.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • 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.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    I have a slogan I use when I get anxious writing, which happens quite a bit: ‘the ordeal is part of the commitment.’ It’s one of my mantras. It makes a lot of things doable.
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