What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise.
Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
One day I promised God that if he would give me my voice back I would never smoke again. I got three octaves back after quitting.
You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
But there's one thing we are not going to compromise at all: when it comes to security of Israeli citizens and the State of Israel there are not going to be any compromises - not now and not in the future.
We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that.
The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
The future is a bright as the promises of God.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
What I'm concerned about is endless borrowing which is going to compromise our economy not only today but in the future. Because we know the decisions we make right now really dramatically impact us in the future and the debt is literally getting out of our control.
When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life and the promise of future accomplishments.
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.
Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope security and freedom for our children and our children's?
We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
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.
It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
I'm willing to make compromises based on someone I think is the one but I think it's psychologically important to people when they're famous to be the only famous person they know.
I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my or any sense of right and wrong. I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public whom I promised better.
The Hispanic community understands the American Dream and have not forgotten what they were promised - that in the U.S. a free market system allows us all to succeed economically achieve stability and security for your family and leave your children better off than yourselves.
President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet. My promise... is to help you and your family.