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Quotes about Promised

Let these Promised quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government -
he promised Dad he'd go straight.
- John F. Kennedy

Related topics: Politics

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

I didn't want to be discriminated against because of my gender and status.
I promised myself I was never going to be treated as a second-class citizen.
- Bianca Jagger

They made us many promises, more than I can remember,
but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land,
and they took it.
- Red Cloud

 

Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough
to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care
they were promised when they signed up to serve this country.
- Nick Lampson

A revolution is interesting insofar as it avoids like
the plague the plague it promised to heal.
- Daniel Berrigan

Every mother is like Moses.
She does not enter the promised land.
She prepares a world she will not see.
- Pope Paul VI


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Marx was fortunate to have been born eighty years before Walt Disney.
Disney also promised a child's paradise and unlike Marx,
delivered on his promise.
- John Ralston Saul

But I had promised my husband never to accept another engagement.
It was not a very happy time for me.
- Dinah Sheridan

You're never promised your next breath.
- Lenny Kravitz

I promised to always bring up a glass of water to her before we go to bed,
and she promised to never let me dress myself.
- Fred Savage

War is the cemetery of futures promised.
- John Cory

Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits,
and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans
do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble.
- Nancy Pelosi

You can see when an actor gets bored:
Their eyes go dead.
I promised myself I'd never let that happen.
If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year.
- Anna Friel

It sounds corny, but I've promised my inner child that
never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again.
- Wynonna Judd

I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to
listening to New Kids on the Block.
- Alicia Keys

Tomorrow is not promised to any of us.
- Kirby Puckett

You can never reach the promised land.
You can march towards it.
- James Callaghan

I always say you've only got one life to live,
and you're not promised a tomorrow.
So, you might as well just have a good time with it.
- Fantasia Barrino

We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai.
- Louis Leakey

Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away
from what we promised Britain.
So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real
way in the recovery of Russia.
- W. Averell Harriman

We were promised a society of philosophers.
But the Blogosphere is looking more and more like a nation of ankle-biters.
- Steven Levy

Remember, tomorrow is promised to no one.
- Walter Payton

The sheik is, thank God, still alive and this hurts
Bush who promised to his people to kill Osama.
- Mohammed Omar

Jobs that cannot be delivered must never be promised.
It's unfair to raise people's hopes that way.
- Bill O'Reilly

We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive
screening and diabetes testing.
We kept that promise.
- Mike Rogers

I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there,
so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood,
and they promised me work and so on.
- Marc Davis

We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments,
we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage
we promised to provide to these people.
- Bob Ney

California is a tragic country - like Palestine,
like every Promised Land.
- Christopher Isherwood

All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop
a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question.
Any utility would be implicit in that answer.
- James W. Black

Apple is in a position they've been in a lot of times before.
They're like Moses showing the way to the promised land,
but they don't actually go there.
- Tim O'Reilly

Without significant reform, the Social Security Administration
will be legally and financially unable to pay full
promised benefits within a generation.
- Ron Lewis

Our Nation must provide sufficient access to healthcare,
adequate benefits, and the supplemental resources our
veterans were promised and so dearly need.
We owe our heroes no less.
- Dan Lipinski

For a person who promised hope and civility in politics,
Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush.
- Karl Rove

I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody
else that they would keep it a secret.
- Walter Winchell

With this album, I tried not to think too much.
If I heard a song that I loved, I promised myself I wouldn't over-think it.
If I loved it and if I wanted to cut it,
I would.
- Lee Ann Womack

We were promised a simpler life, and technology has
only complicated our lives.
- Freeman Thomas

The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.
- Henry Ellis

Better understated than overstated.
Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised
and easier than you said.
- Jim Rohn

Go for it now.
The future is promised to no one.
- Wayne Dyer

When completed, the budget must provide the services
we have promised to our constituents.
- Jane D. Hull

When I ran for Congress I promised to help make health care affordable again.
- Bobby Jindal

I promised her an interesting life and good food,
and the rest is history.
- Bob Ehrlich

We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks,
and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales.
We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
- Sherrod Brown

One day I promised God that if he would give me my
voice back I would never smoke again.
I got three octaves back after quitting.
- Mariah Carey

Where is the politician who has not promised to fight
to the death for lower taxes-
and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending
projects that make tax cuts impossible?
- Barry Goldwater

I just want to do God's will.
And he's allowed me to go to the mountain.
And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land!
I may not get there with you,
but I want you to know tonight that
we as a people will get to the promised land.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I never promised you a rose garden.
- Traian Basescu

I was promised on a time - to have reason for my rhyme;
From that time unto this season,
I received nor rhyme nor reason.
- Edmund Spenser

Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice,
and promised to repast the chat to other members of
the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out.
- Dashiell Hammett

Nothing in life is promised except death.
- Kanye West

Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not,
as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
- Carlos Salinas de Gortari

While waiting for a Moses to lead us into the promised land,
we have forgotten how to walk.
- Wendell Johnson

The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal
is that all present and future workers under age 55
will have their promised retirement benefits cut.
- Mark Dayton

I promised to have no partisan affiliation and no subsidy except advertising.
- Benjamin Henry Day

Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion.
He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a
domestic policy that is cynical,
myopic and cruel.
- Joe Klein

Our success in Singapore was a Herculean effort by the whole team.
Now I am determined to deliver on all we promised.
I will be watching like a hawk.
- Sebastian Coe

Who promised you that only for joy were you brought to this earth?
- Anna Freud

My mother begged doctors to end her life.
She was beyond the physical ability to swallow enough
of the weak morphine pills she had around her.
When she knew she was dying I promised to make sure
she could go at a time of her choosing,
but it was impossible.
I couldn't help.
- Polly Toynbee

This Congress has promised all manner of border security
and port security to the tune of billions of dollars...
yet we have - to date - funded our promises for port
security at only $900 million.
That's quite a distance between what we say and what we actually do.
- Solomon Ortiz

From the beginning, we promised folks that they'll
see whatever event we cover in its entirety,
from gavel to gavel - whether it's the House of Representatives or the Senate.
That's the whole reason for being.
- Brian Lamb

The President and I agree that Social Security needs
to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans
receive the retirement benefits they've been promised.
But we disagree as to how best to fix the system.
- Steve Israel

There are, in the King case in particular,
e names of confidential informants, persons to whom
we promised confidentiality in return for their testimony.
We have put their testimony in the public domain,
but feel that their names should continue to be anonymous.
- Louis Stokes

The more consciously democratic Americans became,
however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land,
which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity
guaranteed by free institutions.
- Herbert Croly

After that his Majesty was beheaded,
the Parliament for some years effected nothing either
for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation,
or settling religion as they had formerly promised.
- William Lilly

I realize we're not promised tomorrow.
Believe me, I realize that.
But if God blesses me and lets me stay,
I love my life so much, it is such a good life.
I am eager to throw myself at His feet,
but I don't want to get on the first busload that is going.
- Barbara Mandrell

I will always vote what I have promised,
and always vote the Constitution, as well as I will
not vote for one single penny that isn't paid for,
because debt is the monster, debt is what's going to
eat us up and that is why our economy is on the brink.
- Ron Paul

I remember when an editor at the National Geographic
promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures
from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay,
but when the group of editors got together,
someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.
- Galen Rowell

I loved getting to do Promised Land with him.
I mean, he's really there for you.
We did one very emotional scene in the church.
He's just a wonderful acting partner.
You feel very safe with him.
- Delta Burke

And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles;
they were not sufficient to make true believers,
or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah.
- Elias Hicks

Congress should stop treating veterans like they're
asking for a hand out when it comes to the benefits they were promised,
and they should realize that, were it not for these veterans,
there would be nothing to hand out.
- Nick Lampson


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