In this post, you will find great Promise Quotes from famous people, such as Chris Hansen, Bonnie Hammer, Nancy Kress, Kevin Jonas, Jane Welsh Carlyle. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
If I say something, I mean it. If I promise something, best as I can, I’m going to follow through. If I say I have your back, I genuinely mean it.
My ring represents a promise to myself and to God that I’ll stay pure until marriage.
To fulfill the promise of economic opportunity, we must remain true to the principle that collective bargaining is a cornerstone of a free society and indispensable to a strong middle class.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
By and large, our political system has betrayed its promise to each new generation of Filipinos, not a few of whom are voting with their feet, going abroad and leaving that system behind.
You can’t promise to win a game, but you can want to win a game.
Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a priority for the federal government – and yet the Small Business Administration has failed in their promise to women business owners.
The promise of socialism is a lie.
Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn’t happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession, problems in mortgage markets, the problems in the banking sector, the problems in government finance in countries like Greece, none of those problems were in present Canada.
Keep every promise you make and only make promises you can keep.
Amateurism has its place in government, in journalism and also on the tennis court, but lack of expertise means politicians routinely promise far more than they achieve.
I think the best thing we can do is sell that idea of smaller government – of fiscal responsibility vs. the Obama record. Obama made promises, and on every promise in which he’s actually delivered, things have gotten worse instead of better. He said if we get ObamaCare it’ll help, but health care prices went up.
We will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it – not by turning it over to Wall Street.
Enacted under President George W. Bush’s administration with the promise to focus on individual student achievement and overall school performance, No Child Left Behind was heralded as groundbreaking. And in some ways, it was.
I can promise you that when I go to Sacramento, I will pump up Sacramento.
In one way or another, President Obama‘s critics will dog him all the way to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, and even his admirers will continue to have doubts about his accomplishments if not his promise.
I understand welfare because I lived it. I understand the difference between a want and a need. The Republican Party promised to bring welfare change. We must deliver on this promise.
We live in this world of great promise, where everything seems to offer an unchanging final happiness, if we can only get enough of it. It is very intoxicating.
After I graduated, I moved to Washington with a packed car and the promise of an eight-week internship at the Daily Caller. Things turned out well.
We’ll be back. I promise you that.
Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America.
The promise of the American Dream requires that we are all provided an equal opportunity to participate in and contribute to our nation.
I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
President Trump is continuing to keep his promise to Americans to help grow our country by providing our average families with significant tax relief.
I’ve become more and more aware of the promise and struggle to teach the global mind nowadays because I use every chance I get to ask faculty and administrators of management education programs why we don’t offer at least one course – not even required, just an elective – on the world’s religions.
The Internet’s great promise is to make the world’s information universally accessible and useful.
Yes I am a politician – I will promise you anything your little electorate heart desires – because you are my constituents, you are the informed voting public, and because I have no intention of keeping any promise that I make.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
I will love you with all my heart, To have forever – never to part. This is a promise engrained in me, Take my hand and let it be.
There’s something in the Latino community called ‘la promesa de Obama’ – Obama’s promise. He made very specific promises to the Latino community. He committed to enacting comprehensive immigration reform within his first year.
I’ll never understand how destroying families through deportation benefits our society. How we treat the undocumented says a great deal about us as a people and whether or not we’ll continue to fulfill the fundamental American promise of equality and opportunity for all.
When I came to the United States, I appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show as a 13-year-old, and I played a Mendelssohn Concerto, and it sounded like a talented 13-year-old with a lot of promise. But it did not sound like a finished product.
When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
The British who arrived in the United States in the eighteen-thirties and forties had imagined the young republic as a wide-eyed adolescent, socially ungainly and politically gauche, but with some hint of promise.
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.
If you make the customer a promise… make sure you deliver it.
I promise you… nobody cares about your business except for you. Nobody.
All I can ever promise is that I will do my very best.
I’ve had my ring since I was 12 years old. But for me it’s not something I want to go around saying, ‘Hey, look what I have’, It’s a promise I made to myself and God. I think some people misinterpret that as a trend and think everyone’s getting one.
We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive screening and diabetes testing. We kept that promise.
I have never used Auto-Tune in a live television performance, and I have never used Auto-Tune in any of my concerts. That is a promise.
The prison industrial complex, to put it in its crassest term, is a system of industrial mass incarceration. So there’s what you call bureaucratic thrust behind it. It’s hard to shut off because politicians rely upon the steady flow of jobs to their district that the prison system and its related industries promise.
Our government makes the simple promise of a secure retirement to every American who works for many years and contributes to our retirement benefit system.
Our goal is to reaffirm that government by the people, speaking through their elected representatives, is the best way to keep us free and safe, protect our liberty, and make sure the promise of America exists for the next generation.
I never promise something; I always say that I will try. Because if you promise something and you don’t do it, you will always be under pressure.
The people ask much, often more than any government can give. We must resist the temptation to promise solutions to all problems.
Hong Kong was promised democracy under the framework known as ‘one country, two systems,’ and China is ignoring this promise. The international community should be more attuned to this. It matters.
I think it’s a competitive advantage that both Amazon and Google and other tech companies have over a lot of their counterparts. They take big risks and are pioneering new markets with the promise of big rewards. It’s why Amazon is kind of reliably starting new businesses and opening kind of new frontiers.
The promise of Obama’s presidency, in many people’s minds, is partly that America will move toward becoming a post-racial society. It’s pretty clear, though, that we aren’t there yet.
There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program – your tax-dollar will go further.
There’s no light at the end of the tunnel in the Republican message, no promise of better things to come. There’s only the present stagnation, followed by a slow decline.
The ‘Podunk Times’ is not going to have a good dance critic, I absolutely promise you that. There’s just not enough dance there.
We believe that every single child has boundless promise, no matter who they are, where they come from, or how much money their parents have. We’ve got to remember that. We believe that each of these young people is a vital part of the great American story.
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
Many of us think that compassion drains us, but I promise you it is something that truly enlivens us.
The promise of autonomous vehicles is great.
This November, with the re-election of President Barack Obama, this generation of Americans will ever expand upon the hope, the truth and the promise of America.
The people of Central Virginia expect me to work with all Members of the House – regardless of party affiliation – to advocate for policies that will expand opportunity for their businesses and families, and I’m committed to following through on that promise.
Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that’s where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care.
I think God asks us to promise to replenish the planet and to pay 100% attention to our young so that they will develop character and a good conscience.
Countries around the world are celebrating new oil and natural gas discoveries that hold the promise of greater prosperity for their citizens.
If you want to become a mother, you can. I promise. It may not happen the way you think, but it’s possible. It just takes a combination of a little planning and a lot of living your life.
I absolutely believe the Internet is passing from its free days into a paid system. Inevitably, I promise you, it will be paid.
Like Donald Trump, Trudeau is in high office because of how the system groups and allocates votes. No wonder the Liberals broke their 2015 promise to reform the system and bring in proportional representation.
You have to persuade yourself that you absolutely don’t care what happens. If you don’t care, you’ve won. I absolutely promise you, in every serious negotiation, the man or woman who doesn’t care is going to win.
There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
Now, as a nation, we don’t promise equal outcomes, but we were founded on the idea everybody should have an equal opportunity to succeed. No matter who you are, what you look like, where you come from, you can make it. That’s an essential promise of America. Where you start should not determine where you end up.
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don’t fulfill the promise of their early years.
I can’t promise that every child with learning differences will become a novelist, but I do think all children can become lifelong readers.
Under the Paris agreement, every one of the 147 signatories issues what is called an ‘intended nationally determined contribution‘ (INDC), which amounts to a promise that the nation will take certain actions to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by a certain date.
As a writer, you must know what promise your story or novel makes. Your reader will know.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
This country was founded on a promise of equal rights for all, and we have always managed to move closer to that promise, little by little, one day at a time. It may not be easy – but we’ll get there together.
My manager‘s biggest dream is for me to be on Letterman. She says, ‘Oh, Maggie, will you promise me you’ll be on ‘Letterman?’ What can I say? I just tell her I can’t promise, but I’ll try my best.
I can think of no other experience quite like that of being 20 or so pages into a book and realizing that this is the real thing: a book that is going to offer the delicious promise of a riveting story, arresting language and characters that will haunt me for days.
A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
It’s human nature to take the easy route and leap at storage methods that promise quick and convenient ways to remove visible clutter. Putting things away creates the illusion that the clutter problem has been solved. But sooner or later, all the storage units are full, and the room once again overflows with things.
We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation… but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America.
A lot of filmmaking is an endurance contest between you and the people you’re filming. Every time that you relax, I promise you, something interesting will happen.
I believe in America. I believe in her purpose and her promise. I believe her best days have not yet been lived. I believe her greatest deeds are reserved for the generations to come.
Parents – especially step-parents – are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don’t fulfill the promise of their early years.
Block by block, street by street, our city has the resources, the activism, and the ideas to meet these challenges if we act boldly and reshape what’s possible. After all, Boston was founded on a revolutionary promise: that things don’t have to be as they always have been.
I’m excited about Los Angeles because I believe in her. I believe in her destiny. I think that the fact that we have so many different people from so many parts of the world is a big reason why L.A. is the city of America’s promise.
New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer‘s, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine.
In the early ’70s – a very good time for children’s books and their authors – editors and publishers were willing to take a chance on a new writer. They were willing and able to invest their time in nurturing writers with promise, encouraging them.
I am not a total, complete nitwit when it comes to selling books. I promise you there will be unexpected things. Some of them I don’t know yet. She’s writing it all herself.
Social Security is not just another government spending program. It is a promise from generation to generation.
I always deliver on my promises, and I can promise that doing ‘Strictly‘ would be as much of an entertaining laugh for the viewers at it would be for me.
Astronomers are obsessed with building larger and larger telescopes. There are two promises that we make with bigger telescopes: that they can see fainter things and that they see more detail. But it’s been really hard to follow through on that second promise because of atmospheric distortion.
I say to people that Los Angeles is a city of America’s hope and its promise. It’s a city where we come from every corner of the Earth here to make the American dream happen.
The promise of energy savings, reduced carbon emissions and affordable lighting was there from the inception. The proliferation of the technology into areas such as displays, automotive, medicine and horticulture was unexpected.
Thinking like an entrepreneur means establishing a core audience of early adopters and constantly experimenting to make your product better and better. If your initial concept is showing promise and early success, keep iterating to refine and evolve your idea.
What was interesting about Trump, I mean, people always say they want a non-politician. Well, you got it with Donald Trump. And there’s good to that, and there’s bad to that. The bad is that he can be distracted by talking about these stupid things that – I promise you, no one cares about his taxes.
On the day I became Soviet leader, in March 1985, I had a special meeting with the leaders of the Warsaw Pact countries and told them: ‘You are independent, and we are independent. You are responsible for your policies, we are responsible for ours. We will not intervene in your affairs, I promise you.’
Freedom is not simply intended to mean freedom from enslavement. Freedom is an affirmative goal, it is one that promises liberation, safety, and peace of mind. It is the promise of a full, prosperous, and joyous life.
I wasn’t dreaming of freedom when I escaped from North Korea… I was willing to risk my life for the promise of a bowl of rice.
So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force.
The Europeans had made two promises to the United States if Marshall Plan help was forthcoming. The first promise was maximum self-help on the part of every country; and second, maximum mutual aid.
The involvement of clinicians, researchers, and, most importantly, the thousands of people who have donated DNA samples will help us to correlate genetic variation with individual variation in health and disease and help to deliver on the long-term promise of the Human Genome Project.
Trump has seized the Republican nomination by finding scapegoats for the economic hardships and disintegrating lives of working-class whites while giving these voters a reassuring but false promise of their restoration to the center of American life.
We have put the energy needs and costs of hardworking Coloradans before any special interest agenda or false promise.
The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it’s failed to live up to its promise.
If the powers that be really knew how much time I spent thinking about and researching celebrities, they probably wouldn’t let me anywhere near the red carpet. But, please promise not to tell them. I’m harmless, I swear.
Americans broadly consent to funding clinical research because they believe in the promise of medical research. But people support scientific work only if they trust that it serves societal interests, respects patient dignity and operates with guardrails.
I’m gonna write a book. I’m going to explain over the past 30 years of my life of things that I endured and what I went through. And when I do, I promise you with everything that I am that people will not believe me. But I have factual proof of everything that has happened to me, and I have been able to overcome.
Happy to be a Hawk. Shows a lot of promise that the organization is willing to take the time to pick me.
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
If you’re a doctor, what do you promise to do? First, do no harm. If your operating philosophy is do no harm, that’s not a call to imagination. Not only that, if I’m a patient, I don’t want your imagination. I want what works.
The days of noblesse oblige are long behind us, so our elite’s entire claim to legitimacy rests on theories of equal opportunity and upward mobility, and the promise that ‘merit‘ correlates with talents and deserts.
Rent-stabilized tenants face harassment. They face illegal evictions. They’re confronted with ceaseless ‘buy-out’ offers that promise a quick buck if they give up their homes.
But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations.
When I got into politics, it was a shock. People promise all sorts of things and then never deliver.
I don’t read much, I don’t have the time. But I’m not at all happy about that; I want to read more. It’s a promise I made to myself. I think it’s important.
When President Kennedy was elected, many black Americans, like so many Americans, were captivated by his youth and energy and promise and were especially hopeful that he might move the country in a new direction on civil rights.
But seek till ye find, and, whatever ye find for the present, let your last act be to lay and leave yourselves on the righteousness of His Son, expecting life through His name, according to the promise of the Father.
To the European immigrant – that is, to the aliens who have been converted into Americans by the advantages of American life – the Promise of America has consisted largely in the opportunity which it offered of economic independence and prosperity.
When Captain Moussa Dadis Camara came to power, too many thought he would hold to his promise to stand down, introduce democratic elections and restore the rule of law.
Every American president must be held to the highest standard. No president of any color should be given a free pass for screw-ups, lies or failure to keep a promise.
South Korea and the U.S. share common interests with regard to the North Korean nuclear issue, so I promise that South Korea will fully consult with the U.S. on the deployment of THAAD.
Our focus remains on delivering the promise of WhatsApp far and wide so that people around the world have the freedom to speak their mind without fear.
I know AEW will be welcomed by wrestling fans here in the U.S. and throughout the world who are ready for something new and authentic. AEW will work hard to deliver on that promise.
Promise less, deliver more.
From the start, the promise of Jurgen Klinsmann as manager of the U.S. men’s national team was revolution: gritty, plodding American soccer would give way to attacking flair; the parade of journeymen would end; an era of skilled stylists would begin.
I appeal to the Latter-day Saints to be honest with the Lord, and I promise them that peace, prosperity and financial success will attend those who are honest with our Heavenly Father.
I think grateful is the right word. Content would be dangerous given there’s still so much I want to achieve. But I’m grateful that I feel like I have fulfilled the promise I showed growing up.
Like all paradises, Topanga is pitched at the tipping point of promise and peril.
I believe in the promise of America, which is if you work hard, you do better for yourselves, and you dream bigger for kids.
For me… after having some intense wartime experiences where I lost a lot of good friends that I’ve loved, I made a promise to those guys who died – that I’d do everything in my power for the rest of my life to make this world a better place. Because those men were great human beings and they left a void.
Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe.
I remember when I was 11, I told my mom, ‘One day I’m going to buy you a house.’ And she said, ‘Boy, don’t you be making promises you can’t keep.’ I was like: ‘No, Ma, it’s not a promise. I’m going to buy you a house one day.’
Liberals often don’t see the problems, and conservatives don’t see the promise, of government.
Be the guy that delivers the goods and consistently promise things that you can deliver. Even if you under-promise, it’s better than over-promising and not delivering, because you don’t get a lot of tries.
In the spring of 1957, Mickey Mantle was the king of New York. He had the Triple Crown to prove it, having become only the 12th player in history to earn baseball‘s gaudiest jewel. In 1956, he had finally fulfilled the promise of his promise, batting .353, with 52 homers and 130 RBIs. Everybody loved Mickey.
I love the concept of the romance that exists when people are broken. Like, the promise of a romance when you’re at the bottom. I think that’s infinitely compelling and romantic.
We Americans have the great gifts of freedom and democracy, but it has been our education system that has fulfilled the promise of democracy.
President George W. Bush campaigned on a promise to not nation-build. Instead, he launched a war against Iraq, notably mostly for its many years of nation-building that followed.
What I found in my research on Trump’s charitable giving was that often he would promise something and then never deliver, but sort of go around with people believing he’d done this thing he’s promised.
I promise my students that if they take the time to figure out their life purpose, they’ll look back on it as the most important thing they discovered while at school. If they don’t figure it out, they will just sail off without a rudder and get buffeted in the very rough seas of life.
We have realized that corruption is rife, and we are going to address it. We are going to root out corruption, and that is a promise I can make.
So much of the deep lingering sadness over President Kennedy’s assassination is about the unfinished promise: unspoken speeches, unfulfilled hopes, the wondering about what might have been.
I don’t know anything about cars. I can promise you that.
I promise that no one wants to deliver a winner to Fulham supporters more than I do.
When I make a promise about keeping something in confidence, I do.
Under promise and over deliver. People will be pleasantly surprised that you gave more than they expected. And remember that there is always room for us to be better and do better. That’s what I am calling for. Not just everybody else – myself, too.
My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise.
Bitcoin is both disruptive from a technology perspective, but there’s a tremendous power of social good behind it. So you can both build a cool business or have a great investment return, and there’s the promise of potentially improving the remittance industry or banking the unbanked.
Drink moderately, for drunkeness neither keeps a secret, nor observes a promise.
Heavenly Father has given a simple pattern for us to receive the Holy Ghost not once but continually in the tumult of our daily lives. The pattern is repeated in the sacramental prayer: We promise that we will always remember the Savior. We promise to take His name upon us. We promise to keep His commandments.
I’ve made a promise that taxes would be my last resort on issues.
I seek the presidency because I believe deeply in the American promise and can no longer accept the diminishing of that promise.
I’ll do at least one action film every year because of my fans. This is my promise to them.
I can tell you and promise you that I’ve had struggles in my life. And I would love to have people understand that Mitt and I have compassion for people that are struggling.
I promise that I will no longer use the word ‘homosexual.’
I have a statement on the Social Security. A lot of people approaching that age have either already retired on pensions or have made irreversible plans to retire very soon… I consider it a breach of faith to renege on that promise. It is a rotten thing to do.
Part of the middle class promise is that, after a lifetime of hard work, you’ll be able to retire and enjoy the fruits of that labor. Medicare was established to secure that promise.
In America, we make a promise to seniors: After a lifetime of working and contributing to this country, you’ll earn the benefit of a secure retirement, good health care, and peace of mind in your later years. To me, that’s a commitment we have to keep.
It’s not the traditional promise ring. It’s basically to always stay truthful. I think that’s a really important part of a relationship, that you’re always honest with each other.
I also want to draw attention to the responsibilities that people have to live up to their election promises and to live up to the votes that were cast by the people of Wales, in the General Election, in the expectation that we would deliver this promise.
We can’t promise wins or losses and things like that but we can promise that we can play hard night in and night out and impact the community and that’s the biggest thing.
The promise of America has always been that if you worked hard, had the right values, took some risks, that there was an opportunity to build a better life for your family and for your next generation.
Our politicians may fail us, but Status Quo always delivers on the promise.
Terence Crawford being across the street – I can’t promise it’s going to happen this year, but it’s going to happen.
Social Security is a promise that we cannot and must not break.
We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
For six and a half years, I had responsibility for leading the Labour party policy on education and delivering on our promise of improved opportunities for all our children.
President Obama ran a campaign in 2008 that was entirely expected from a non-incumbent. You promise, and you imply that if you elect me, everything good is going to happen.
We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals.
The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work, education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.
Vegas needs a really funny, dirty, late-night show, and I’ll tell it like it is, I promise you that. And you gotta love the audience I bring in.
Men, if you are in a position of power or authority, please respectfully continue to mentor and work with talented individuals and those with promise, regardless if they are men or women.
My very clear vision for the ideal Roomba is one you never see and you never touch. Our research priorities are explicitly focused on the Roomba of the future that will deliver on the promise of automatically cleaning your floor.
I have been public on this, and I firmly, firmly believe that this notion of accountability for what you promise as a leader is as important as your integrity.
It was a privilege to serve as the assistant attorney general for civil rights, a role that allowed me to enforce the Civil Rights Act and help make its promise a reality.
If we could honestly promise young couples that we knew how to give them offspring with superior character, why should we assume they would decline? Common sense tells us that if scientists find ways to greatly improve human capabilities, there will no stopping the public from happily seizing them.
I made a commitment and a promise to Ms. McSpadden, Michael Brown‘s mother, that I will pursue justice with the family at every avenue, be it on the federal level or at the state level.
Senator Hillary Clinton is attacking President Bush for breaking his campaign promise to cut carbon dioxide emissions, saying a promise made, a promise broken. And then out of habit, she demanded that Bush spend the night on the couch.
The networked world offers the promise that maybe the information technology industry will start to, for the first time in a decade or so, address CEO-level issues.
I promise that as a president elected in a direct popular vote, I will try to be the voice of all citizens.
I get tired of stories that keep going and going and never get anywhere. It’s like a promise that’s never fulfilled. Stories need endings. Otherwise, they aren’t really stories. Just pages.
Above all else, protect your brand. If you or your company doesn’t live up to your brand’s promise, own up to your error.
We are in a good place. Her name is Crystal Renay. She has much promise. Yes, much promise. Quality.
We accidentally gave my boys ‘Ninja Turtle‘ names. I can promise you that Michelangelo and Donatello will not be coming out of me.
I wouldn’t want to get in the ring with me, I can promise you that.
You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!
I was told before my first trip that no city in the world offered the dreams you could have sleeping in Havana. But nobody warned me that Havana also always feels like an exhausting nightmare that never quite fulfills the promise of what it’s threatening you with.
Promise is most given when the least is said.
I promise myself that I would go and do a play every year.
The promise of the early web was that everyone could have a website but there was something missing. Maybe the technology wasn’t ready.
Whether it’s by helping us search for health-related information, connecting us with doctors through online portals, or enabling us to store and retrieve our medical records online, the Internet is starting to show the promise it has to transform the way people interact with and improve their own health and wellness.
I can promise my fans what you see from me is what you get! No additives, no preservatives.
Democracy as a promise means that society can never be just enough and that the self-reflection and struggles that enable all members of the community to participate in the decisions and institutions that shape their lives must be continually debated, safeguarded, and preserved at all costs.
Through the potent example of his own life, President Obama enabled us to believe the best about America, and, therefore, about ourselves. That uplifting narrative – essentially equating the promise of America with his extraordinary life story – swept candidate Obama into the presidency.
Made with Pencils is grounded in the creativity of a few, propelled by the financial support of many, and most importantly, it’s empowering generations to come. A simple idea, a heartfelt desire, and a world of possibility. A pencil, a promise, and a dream.
Don’t forget, I’m 39. I didn’t come here just for the money to impress myself. I’m not saying I am going to be dominating. I’m not saying I’m going to be good. But I can promise you I will do all the right things to play.
America is exceptional, it is asserted, because, with the exception of the abolition of slavery, it has been able to extend the promise of liberal reform mostly peacefully, through its democratic institutions.
Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.