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Quotes about pledges (16 Quotes)


  • On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.
    (Dan Lipinski)
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  • New year pledges in my hand pumpkin seeds.
    (Elizabeth St. Jacques)
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  • Blest pair of Sirens, pledges of Heav'n's joy, Sphere-born harmonious sisters, voice and verse.
    (John Milton)
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  • In view of our public pledges, we public officials can never again go before the public merely promising election reform. The time for promises is past.
    (Charles Edison)
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  • The project is designed to increase the utility and value of patent pledges and promises in the past year by providing a central repository where intellectual property can be held for the benefit of all. Our goal is to make it easier for developers and industry to take advantage of the good works of vendors, individuals, and organizations who may wish to pledge patents and intellectual property in support of the community.
    (Stuart Cohen)
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  • Elections are also about the future - the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice.
    (Anne Campbell)
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  • On Thursday, when the House was scheduled to vote, Regan called Minority leader Robert Michel of Illinois and promised to support the 211 million jobs program for the elderly in a future bill. Administration lobbyists also passed the word that the President would not fight for his extra 2 billion in defense funds in a subsequent measure. With those pledges, however, Reagan undercut his argument for vetoing the measure in the first place. Why this charade ... Why go through this process.
    (Leon Panetta)
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  • By whatever basis human desires are classified, the promise of an abundant life covers virtually all. To the spiritual it suggests escape from futility to the sensuous it calls up visions of luxury to the defeated it is a dream of success. To the idle it pledges ease to the weary, rest to the frightened it means safety to the anxious, security and to the improvident it conjures inexhaustible resources. Persuade a man that you can give him the thing he most desires and you will be his hero offer him justification for his failures and he will be your disciple assure him a boundless supply of 'loaves and fishes' and he will seek to make you king.
    (Samuel Parkes Cadman)
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  • Belize pledges it continued support to the aspirations of the 23 million people of Taiwan to be full participants in all organs and agencies of the international community.
    (Said Musa)
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  • Nevada pledges its full support to the victims of Hurricane Katrina and will commit its resources to easing the burden on the area's emergency responders, ... I urge all Nevadans to take a moment to consider what each of us can do to contribute to the ongoing relief efforts in these devastated areas.
    (Kenny Guinn)
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  • Mr. Condit has made pledges and promises for a long time -- before the campaign and during the campaign -- that he would do anything he could to help the investigators. We just ask that he keep his word and keep his pledge that he will cooperate completely and talk to our investigators and help them find our daughter.
    (Robert Levy)
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  • The essence of all jokes, of all comedy, seems to be an honest or well intended halfness a non performance of that which is pretended to be performed, at the same time that one is giving loud pledges of performance. The balking of the intellect, is comedy and it announces itself in the pleasant spasms we call laugther.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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  • No man can tell but he that loves his children, how many delicious accents make a man's heart dance in the pretty conversation of those dear pledges their childishness, their stammering, their little angers, their innocence, their imperfections, their necessities, are so many little emanations of joy and comfort to him that delights in their persons and society.
    (Jeremy Taylor)
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  • But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference.
    (Mitchell Reiss)
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  • We are not providing legal advice. We're not translating what the pledges mean. We're not going to put our opinion on it.
    (Stuart Cohen)
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