Quotes of Covenant

“ Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises. ”

- Arthur James Balfour

“ The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds — they mature slowly. ”

- Peter De Vries

“ Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. ”

- Bernard Baruch

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

- Peter Drucker

“ Where there is an unknowable, there is a promise. ”

- Thornton Wilder

“ Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated. ”

- Nelson Mandela

“ One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ 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

“ I can't be bitter. No one has a contract on life. ”

- David M. Heath

“ If the Palestinians do their part, we shall do our part and we shall have an agreement. ”

- Benjamin Netanyahu

“ He who promises runs in debt. ”

- Talmud

“ I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful. ”

- Marilyn Monroe

“ We only make promises we know we can keep. ”

- Romano Prodi

“ We must keep our promises. ”

- Gordon Brown

“ Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers. ”

- Nikita Khrushchev

“ It's important to stress that they competed and were awarded these contracts. They weren't just given to Performa. ”

- Mark Green

“ I mostly gave away what I had from the James Bond movie. ”

- Ursula Andress

“ I was under contract to Paramount. They wanted to make me into somebody which I was not. So I got so scared and rebelled, so they threw me out of the studio. ”

- Ursula Andress

“ Work either expands or contracts in order to fill the time available. ”

- Parkinson’s Law

“ When the (season) is over, we've got two first-round picks, we've got expiring contracts, we've got assets. And we'll figure out, if we've got needs, how to fill them. ”

- Larry Brown

“ Contracts are awarded based on merit, based on qualifications, based on experience and performance under our administration. ”

- Bob Taft

“ Your destiny is that of a man, and your vows those of a god. ”

- Voltaire

“ Creation implies authority in the sense of originator. The possibility of a 'Fall' is implied in a Covenant insofar as the idea of a Covenant implies the possibility of its being violated. ”

- Kenneth Burke

“ One may preach a covenant of grace more clearly than another… But when they preach a covenant of works for salvation, that is not truth. ”

- Anne Hutchinson

“ They thought that I did conceive there was a difference between them and Mr. Cotton… I might say they might preach a covenant of works as did the apostles, but to preach a covenant of works and to be under a covenant of works is another business. ”

- Anne Hutchinson

“ Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the ark of the covenant, too sacred to be touched. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Because God is the living God, he can hear; because he is a loving God, he will hear; because he is our covenant God, he has bound himself to hear. ”

- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“ Remember then, it is the Lord, your God, who gives you the power to acquire wealth, by fulfilling, as he has now done, the covenant which he swore to your fathers. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation's sweetest dreams of itself. ”

- Leonard Cohen
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