Quotes by promises

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  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
  • John Newton
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    If the Lord be with us, we have no cause of fear. His eye is upon us, His arm over us, His ear open to our prayer-His grace sufficient, His promises unchangeable.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
  • Peter F. Drucker
    Peter F. Drucker
    American management consultant and writer 1909-
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    Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    All these kids you can't seem to make any sense of would stop holding you so far off the edge of your seats if you'd start holding yourselves to the promises you make. We know you're not perfect because we're not. And I know I ain't perfect. But I believe I was meant to be.
    Source: Poetry Older People
  • Charlotte Bunch
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    America is like an unfaithful love who promises us more than we got.
  • Archibald Macleish
    Archibald Macleish
    American poet 1892-1982
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    America is promises to take! America is promises to us to take them.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Both marriage and death ought to be welcome: The one promises happiness, doubtless the other assures it.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Christianity tells people to repent and promises them forgiveness. It therefore has nothing (as far as I know) to say to people who do not know they have done anything to repent of and who do not feel that they need forgiveness.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Donald Trump promises to impose, soon after his inauguration, a new requirement on federal agencies: If they want to issue a new regulation, they have to rescind two regulations that are now on the books. The idea of 'one in, two out' has rhetorical appeal, but it's going to be extremely hard to pull off.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    Enemies promises were made to be broken.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
    Source: Buffalo Bill Museum (1995)
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.
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