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Last Updated on: May 12th, 2011 at 5:01 pm

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  • 31. Good intentions will

    Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.

    Daniel Webster
  • 32. In the defense

    In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment.

    George W. Bush Speech
  • 33. We must uphold

    We must uphold the promise of Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, and Clinton and never allow the President and his Republican friends to threaten Social Security by putting it on the Wall Street trading block.

    John Kerry Speech at Democratic Convention
  • 34. Our lives are

    Our lives are like the course of the sun. At the darkest moment there is promise of daylight.

    The London Times
  • 35. Unless commitment is

    Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes… but no plans.

    Peter Drucker
  • 36. The very first

    The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.

    Bill Cosby
  • 37. We are certainly

    We are certainly getting ahead; if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar.

    Letter to Carl Jung Sigmund Freud
  • 38. All legislation, all

    All legislation, all government, all society is founded upon the principle of mutual concession, politeness, comity, courtesy; upon these everything is based…Let him who elevates himself above humanity, above its weaknesses, its infirmities, its wants, its necessities, say, if he pleases, I will never compromise; but let no one who is not above the frailties of our common nature disdain compromises.

    Henry Clay
  • 39. From the beginning

    From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles.

    Charles Sumner
  • 40. Discourage litigation. Persuade

    Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

    Abraham Lincoln
  • 41. Los Angeles seems

    Los Angeles seems endlessly held between these extremes: of light and dark – of surface and depth. Of the promise, in brief, of a meaning always hovering on the edge of significance.

    Graham Clarke
  • 42. Politicians are the

    Politicians are the same the world over: they promise to build a bridge even when there is no river.

    Nikita Khrushchev
  • 43. There is just

    There is just one thing I can promise you about the outer-space program: your dollar will go further.

    Wernher von Braun
  • 44. If you limit

    If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise.

    Robert Fritz
  • 45. Please give me

    Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.

    Edna St. Vincent Millay Letters