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Vows Quotes

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Political promises are much like marriage vows.
They are made at the beginning of the relationship
between candidate and voter,
but are quickly forgotten.
- Dick Gregory

Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.
- Thomas Fuller

I know this is kind of corny, but we thought about
renewing our vows again because I think my mom would
really love it if we did that in Arkansas,
where I came from.
- Mary Steenburgen

I was very happily married and never broke my vows.
- Dan Duryea

 

I am neither a homosexual nor a eunuch,
nor have I ever taken any vows of chastity.
- Paul Getty

The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
- George William Curtis

Among men and women, those in love do not always announce
themselves with declarations and vows.
But they are the ones who weep when you're gone.
Who miss you every single night, especially when the
sky is so deep and beautiful,
and the ground so very cold.
- Alice Hoffman

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In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows,
one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously.
As a young person I was seized by this idea of social
justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of
teaching the poor gratuitously.
- Godfrey Reggio

The trajectory started when I was on the roof of our
house looking out at a swamp when I was 19.
I had written for several years, starting at about 15,
but that day on the roof I took my vows and acknowledged my calling.
- Jim Harrison

You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty.
We only want for you this day that these words constitute
the principle of your entire life and that with the
help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today,
before God, you formulate.
- Pope John Paul II

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

A vow is a purely religious act
which cannot be taken in a fit of passion.
It can be taken only with a mind purified
and composed and with God as witness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Put your nose into the Bible everyday.
It is your spiritual food.
And then share it.
Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.
- Kirk Cameron

Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same
woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed;
such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Those that vow the most are the least sincere.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You utter a vow or forge a signature and you may find
yourself bound for life to a monastery,
a woman or prison.
- Bronislaw Malinowski

Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour,
to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it.
- Lord Kelvin

Great relationships begin with two people who are each
self confident and who come to each other with the openness
to see and accept the other as a unique and wonderful person.
If there is true love and an alignment of fundamental values,
choose to join your life with your new partner
and vow never to criticize their nature -
the essence that makes them uniquely themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word
to Christ and the Church.
a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity;
it is the expression of his personal dignity.
- Pope John Paul II

Divorce these days is a religious vow,
as if the proper offspring of marriage.
- Tertullian

You're lucky I took me a vow of non-violence,
or you'd be suffering some pain right now.
- Mike Fink

Now a soft kiss - Aye, by that kiss,
I vow an endless bliss.
- John Keats

Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
- Thomas Otway

I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go
to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till
I came to one of the poles of the earth,
the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns.
- Ernest Shackleton

The day I showed up to South Carolina to work,
I was with my kid and my ex and our dog and Kirk was
hanging with this weird guy and I kind of defined the
two of them by his friend and made a vow to avoid him.
- Donal Logue

I still held fast to my determination to become a minister;
it still seemed to me that that was my duty.
I had pledged myself, in my prayers I had given my word to God.
How could I therefore break my vow?
- Pierre Loti

The oath of renunciation and allegiance is a solemn
vow taken by thousands of immigrants each year to become a United States citizen.
The oath is the fundamental statement of allegiance to the United States,
and this allegiance is what unites America.
- Jim Ryun

My father was a Presbyterian minister,
working among the poor in West Virginia.
He had taken what amounted to a vow of poverty when
he accepted that call and so we never had much money.
- James Green Somerville

Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more
than those openly declared.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The stone which Jacob consecrated at Bethel the generation
of the living continues to anoint,
paying the tithes which of old he vowed to the house of God there.
- Julius Wellhausen

Well, most grown-ups forget what it was like to be a kid.
I vowed that I would never forget.
- Matt Groening

George Lucas doesn't have the most physical stamina.
He was so unhappy making Star Wars that he just vowed he'd never do it again.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I vowed I would do everything I could to stop the Isle
of Man counting towards the world championship.
And it was stopped, so they love me in the Isle of Man.
- Barry Sheene

I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get
revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
- Robert Crumb

I vowed that whenever my family needed me,
I would give up everything to go to them,
no matter what.
The show must go on was meaningless to me.
- Kate Smith

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story,
and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he
compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
- James M. Barrie

The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation
that reviews the security implications of the Dubai
Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous
and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it.
- John Conyers

Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions,
has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Henry B. Adams

Politics, as a practice, whatever its profession,
has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Brooks Adams

I will give you a definition of a proud man:
he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled
with hatreds cannot be vain,
neither can he be wise.
- John Keats

Politics...
have always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Henry Brooks Adams

In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions,
has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Henry Brooks Adams

Isn't it amazing how celebrity status preempts even
the most ingrained hatreds?
- Camryn Manheim

I hate war for its consequences, for the lies it lives on and propagates,
for the undying hatreds it arouses.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

I still think people do have racial hang-ups,
but I think one of the reasons I can joke about it
is people are shedding those racial hatreds.
- Dave Chappelle

The ruling classes today nourish the conviction that
national hatreds and rivalries are inevitable.
- Charles E. Trevelyan

The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges,
has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices
of the American people that he has started a prairie
fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
- J. William Fulbright

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

In politics nothing is contemptible.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.
- Mao Tse-Tung

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

Politics have no relation to morals.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
- Charles de Gaulle

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in
politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
- Plato

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
- Ralph Nader

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth
is rarely a politician's objective.
Election and power are.
- Cal Thomas

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy.
- Martin L. Gross

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack

Politics, it seems to me, for years,
or all too long,
has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.
- Richard Armour

It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected.
The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
- George MacDonald

In politics the middle way is none at all.
- John Adams

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property,
are the rulers.
- Aristotle

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
- Lewis Black


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