Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge we make promise only; pain we obey.
Childhood is a promise that is never kept
Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, theUnited States would never have been the Land of Promise.
To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.
The world can therefore seize the opportunity to fulfill the long-held promise of a New World Order where diverse nations are drawn together in common cause to achieve the universal aspirations of mankind
Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.
Engineers ... are not mere technicians and should not approve or lend their name to any project that does not promise to be beneficent to man and the advancement of civilization.
Engineers … are not mere technicians and should not approve or lend their name to any project that does not promise to be beneficent to man and the advancement of civilization
There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
Science now finds itself in paradoxical strife with society: admired but mistrusted; offering hope for the future but creating ambiguous choice; richly supported yet unable to fulfill all its promise; boasting remarkable advances but criticized for not serving more directly the goals of society.
The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeking them, they do not satisfy us when possessing them and they make us despair in losing them.
Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
I'd say there was a fair amount of skepticism at the time about whether the Internet held any promise. And of course I felt that it did.
Impartial. Unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.
How fast we learn in a day of sorrow! Scripture shines out in a new effulgence; every verse seems to contain a sunbeam, every promise stands out in illuminated splendor; things hard to be understood become in a moment plain.
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
Life is a promise; fulfill it.
In every seed lies the promise of forest.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Never promise a poor person, and never owe a rich one.
It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
Better a broken promise than none at all.