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Keeping A Word Quotes


"The value of a promise is the cost to you of keeping your word." - Brian Tracy

"The American people are seeing in President Trump a leader who is keeping his word to the American people." - Mike Pence

"Better break your word than do worse in keeping it." - Thomas Fuller

"Promise keeping is a powerful means of grace in a time when people hardly depend on each other to remember and live by their word." - Lewis B Smedes

"The servants of God...whether provoked by word or work, by keeping themselves tranquil and peaceful, evince a perfect nobleness of soul." - Thomas Aquinas

"Keeping a journal implies hope." - Erica Jong

"How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Thy Word. Thy Word I have treasured in my heart, that I may not sin against Thee." - Bible

"The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity." - Pope John Paul Ii

"A wedding is not house-keeping." - Victor Hugo

"Keeping a diary supports personal development." - Stefan Sagmeister

"Be careful of your word, even in keeping the most trifling appointment. But do not blame another for a failure of that kind till you have heard his excuse." - James Burgh

"A word after a word after a word is power." - Margaret Atwood

"Sometimes when we think we are keeping a secret, the secret is actually keeping us." - Frank Warren

"A new baptism I'll give you, and My very finger I will place in My people's keeping. When you point your finger, demons will flee! In this year of honey, I will cause a new hunger to arise throughout the lands for My Word. And where you have known My Word in the past, you will taste and see My Word in a different way!" - Chuck Pierce

"***A KEY WORD*** Imagined" - Markus Zusak

"It's a matter of keeping people on a spontaneous edge." - John Zorn

"Keeping up is a fool's game; seek advantage instead." - Daniel Burrus

"Your heart is a drum keeping time with everyone." - Beck

"My body is a metronome, keeping time for the universe..." - Pete Wentz

"A theme of digital success is keeping it simple." - Walter Isaacson

"not keeping a promise is the same as lying!" - Eric Jerome Dickey

"It isn't a secret, unless keeping it hurts." - Gregory David Roberts

"Integrity is keeping a commitment even after circumstances have changed." - David Jeremiah

"We have a passion for keeping things simple." - Charlie Munger

"With a heart that is truthful, keeping you youthful." - Smokey Robinson

"Six senses keeping Five around a sense of self" - Dave Matthews

"Sometimes tradition is a way of keeping going." - Maxine Kumin

"Light has a way of keeping people honest." - Michelle Singletary

"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary." - Pablo Picasso

"I was a master at keeping my feelings in." - Mark David Chapman

"Keeping a feminine approach is vital - men hate bossy females." - Ida Lupino

"Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away." - Eric Berne

"I love keeping a connection with everyone I've worked with." - Ashley Tisdale

"Mediocrity has a way of keeping demons from the door." - Marie Arana

"Money is just a way of keeping score." - H L Hunt

"All you've got is the word of a fool dog. It's been my experience that a bloodhound is the foolishest dog that is. I don't remember of anybody ever keeping a bloodhound for a yard dog. They're such dad blasted fools." - Laurence Stallings

"A dictator's chief problem is keeping the stomachs of his subjects full while keeping their heads empty." - Evan Esar

"(T)here was a story they used to tell at home about a girl whose punishment was that every time she opened her mouth, snakes and toads came out, snakes and toads with every word. The book didn't say what she did about it, but I've always assumed she probably ended up keeping her mouth shut." - Thomas Mann

"What builds character? It's a commitment to integrity, hard work, honor and keeping your word. All of that comes straight out of the Sigma Nu Creed. The guy who wrote that meant it. The whole idea is to think about those words and make them a part of who you are." - Bill Courtney

"Honor was never taking the easy way when it was also the wrong one. Never telling a falsehood unless the truth was painful and unnecessary, or a lie was necessary to save others. Never manipulating the truth to serve only yourself. Protecting the weak and helpless; standing fast even when fear made you weak. Keeping your word." - Mercedes Lackey

"Mama was a stickler on keeping your word. That's helped me to make the right decisions in so many situations. Because of that, I also think really hard before I make a decision because I know I'm going to have to see it through." - Reba Mcentire

"How does a country get away with keeping half its population in beekeeper suits? I'll tell you how. They say the magic word: religion. It's their religion. You say religion, you can get away with anything. The Catholics got away with fucking kids, for crying out loud!" - Bill Maher

"I was learning book-keeping at the age of 12, but it never stopped me from pursuing literature. Over the years, I grew to love the written word." - Ashwin Sanghi

"Motivation is not a thinking word; it's a feeling word." - John P Kotter

"Motivation is not a thinking word; it's a feeling word." - John Kotter

"Equality is a mortuary word." - Christopher Fry

"Finance is a slave's word." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"You can taste a word." - Pearl Bailey

"It's a scary word, 'cancer." - Alan Jackson

"Never is a long word." - Ivy Compton-Burnett

"Every word is a prejudice." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Invincible is just a word" - Takehiko Inoue

"impossible is not a word" - Obert Skye

"End is a gloomy word." - Robert Frost

"Impossibility is a dictionary word." - Sri Chinmoy

"It's a scary word, 'cancer.'" - Alan Jackson

"Unhappy is a nice word." - Jose Mourinho

"'Entrepreneur' is a French word." - Xavier Niel

"The word 'circumnavigate' is quite a beautiful word." - Cate Blanchett

"To me, the word 'workaholic' is a negative word." - Trinny Woodall

"In the word question, there is a beautiful word - quest. I love that word." - Elie Wiesel

"You may be keeping a diary of your thoughts but know that, in every religion, the God you believe is keeping a diary of your actions." - Steve Maraboli

"I don't really think in terms of the future of literature. I think literature will be around "forever" - but in a relatively niche way, like jazz and poetry, although probably more widely consumed than jazz and poetry since it's fundamentally a narrative form. And I think that's important and places like Word Riot and The New York Tyrant and n+1 will be responsible for keeping it alive." - Nick Antosca

"With non-fiction writing I feel like I'm confined and driven by what actually happened. That makes the "plot". So it's a process of getting all of my notes typed up, then scanning through the notes, trying to extract or find certain vignettes that seem like they might write well - that might have a potential for good energy, shape, etc. And then at some point I start stringing these together, keeping an eye on the word count." - George Saunders

"The concept of God as a loving, all-powerful person, who created us, who has a plan for us, who issues commandments, and who is ready to receive us into Heaven, is a substantial concept, rich in meaning and significance for human life. But if we take away all this, and leave only the idea of an original cause, it is questionable whether the same word should even be used. By keeping the original word, we delude ourselves into thinking that we are talking about the same thing." - James Rachels

"(After Nicholas tells Dahlia that he loves her) "...Just don't break my heart my heart, Dahlia. I've never handed it over to anyone before." She placed both hands over his. "I've never had anyone's heart. I don't know the first thing about keeping hearts. You're taking a terrible risk." "That's what I do best." ... "Are you feeling relaxed now?" ... "I was until you started throwing around the L-word. That's enough to scare anyone." - Christine Feehan

"I honestly feel that most young women out there are feminists - they just don't know that the word "feminism" describes the things they believe in. I wants to show young women that while feminists of the past did incredible work and that while the relative equality we experience now is due to their hard work, we still have a ways to go. We still have to fight for our rights and be vigilant in terms of keeping the rights we do have." - Julie Zeilinger

"You could carve out the inside of a brick and hide your money in it for safe keeping. It's certainly safer than keeping it in the bank!" - Nicole McKay

"You could carve out the inside of a brick and hide your money in it for safe keeping. It's certainly safer than keeping it in the bank!" - Nicole McKay

"People say keeping it real is a hard thing to do. Keeping it real is easy. Being fake and being soft is hard to do." - Trick Daddy

"You could carve out the inside of a brick and hide your money in it for safe keeping. It's certainly safer than keeping it in the bank!" - Nicole McKay

"A poem is a box, a thing, to put other things in. For safe keeping." - Marianne Boruch

"A reversal is just anything that's a surprise. It's a way of keeping the audience interested." - Tony Gilroy

"Keeping a guy in prison costs 50,000 bucks a year. Executing one costs a couple million." - John Grisham

"Marriage and parenting are the two strongest vows anyone will ever make. When you see these commitments being carelessly discarded, you can be certain that the ethics of that generation have been abandoned. ... What our society needs is a good dose of biblical ethic from God's people - the kind of ethic that requires us to keep our word no matter what the costs. Situational ethics have so shaped our society that even God's people have lost the concept of absolutes when it comes to keeping our word." - Larry Burkett

"Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand." - Seth Godin

"Keeping the commandments is not a burden, but a joyous rehearsal for the eternity." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping." - Kenneth Tynan

"Apelles used to paint a good housewife on a snail, to import that she home-keeping." - James Howell

"Establishing and keeping a routine can be even more important than having a lot of time." - Austin Kleon

"If you have a problem I find keeping it a secret makes it so much stronger." - Josh Ramsay

"And what is true of a shop-keeper is true of a shop-keeping nation." - Josiah Tucker

"A neurosis is a secret that you do' know you are keeping." - Kenneth Tynan

"A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you're keeping." - Kenneth Tynan

"Sir, your wife, under pretence of keeping a bawdy-house, is a receiver of stolen goods." - Samuel Johnson

"Christmas is the celebration of the keeping of a promise. A saving promise." - Michael Card

"A neurosis is a secret that you don't know you are keeping." - Kenneth Tynan

"Cancer is a word, not a sentence." - John Diamond

"A word is worth a thousand pictures." - Elie Wiesel

"Marriage isn't a word... it's a sentence." - Anonymous

"Word is a shadow of a deed." - Democritus

"A sound waiting to be a word." - David Levithan

"A word is worth a thousand images." - Andreas Gursky

"I'm a libertarian. It's a terrible word." - John Stossel

"Keeping your artistic self as creative as possible is a balancing act." - Karrin Allyson

"Stay keeping my cup full so I'm extra charged like a state tax." - Drake

"Inspiration is just one requirement for being a writer. Another is keeping regular working hours." - Zelda Popkin

"Keeping house is as unpleasant and filthy as coal mining, and the pay's a lot worse." - P. J. O'Rourke

"No woman should give her happiness into the keeping of a man without fixed principles..." - Louisa May Alcott

"Keeping things 'just in case' indicates a lack of trust in the future." - Karen Kingston

"Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you'd never imagine." - Oprah Winfrey

"A mark of blessing is what you're giving, not what you're keeping." - John Wimber

"The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it." - Ernest Hemingway

"The universities are a sort of lunatic asylum for keeping young men out of mischief." - Mandell Creighton

"Nightingales are put in cages because their songs give pleasure. Whoever heard of keeping a crow?" - Rumi

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Edward Everett Hale

"Acquiring and keeping good people is a leader's most important task." - John C Maxwell

"The burden of keeping three people in toilet paper seemed to me rather a heavy one." - Barbara Pym

"Thank you for keeping it a secret. There aren't many of those in this tribe." - Kristen Ashley

"Anyone whose mission is keeping people apart is swimming against a very strong tide." - Russell Simmons

"Money is a way of keeping COUNT on how well you're doing in business." - John D Rockefeller

"In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman." - Abel Hermant

"We all live to a formula. Maybe the secret lies in keeping that formula secret." - Peter Greenaway

"There is a better thing than the observance of Christmas day, and that is, keeping Christmas." - Henry Van Dyke

"When a lady condescends to apologise, there is no keeping one's anger." - Anne Bronte

"There's nothing wrong with making a lot of money, there's something wrong with keeping it." - Tony Campolo

"I killed so many women I have a hard time keeping them straight." - Gary Ridgway

"Humor is an excellent method of keeping a tight rein on unproductive displays of emotion." - Barbara Mertz

"Keeping people on side is a precondition of making any progress on sustainability issues" - Jonathon Porritt

"More caution and perhaps more restraint are necessary in breaking a fast than in keeping it." - Mahatma Gandhi

"There may be luck in getting a good job-but there's no luck in keeping it." - J. Ogden Armour

"Heroes put to the test, keeping a promise, doing their best." - Waylon Jennings

"Reasons for not keeping a notebook: 1) the ambiguity of the reader" - Lionel Trilling

"A special skill, like speaking several languages, or keeping your mouth shut in one." - Evan Esar

"Rugby is a good occasion for keeping thirty bullies far from the center of the city." - Oscar Wilde

"The keeping of an idle woman is a badge of superior social status." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Keeping a journal is like taking good care of one's heart." - Ted Kooser

"Light had a way of keeping the monsters of my imagination at bay." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"When a lady condescends to apologise, there is no keeping one's anger." - Anne Bronte

"I think that is the big danger in keeping a diary: you exaggerate everything." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"The secret to writing a screenplay is keeping your ass in the chair." - Oliver Stone

"That's the secret to a movie career - just keeping an open mind." - Clint Eastwood

"People who know Clinton knew the guy has a real problem keeping his hands off women." - Monica Lewinsky

"A crucial question is how to balance surveillance with privacy and keeping Americans safe." - Dana Bash

"The work part of a relationship is keeping it where you want it." - Eva Longoria

"Keeping a journal is like taking good care of one's heart." - Ted Kooser

"Talking is always a good idea. There's no harm in keeping lines of communication open." - Brian Reynolds Myers

"Acting is merely the art of keeping a large number of people from coughing." - Ralph Richardson

"Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground." - Anonymous

"I learned a lot about humility and patience, keeping my mouth shut." - Madonna Ciccone

"I think that our American people will welcome a Russian military force for peace-keeping purposes." - Sam Nunn

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Henry Ford

"The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm, even when there is no crisis." - Franklin P Jones

"The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn't one." - Margaret Atwood

"Pain has a way of clipping our wings and keeping us from being able to fly." - William P Young

"Keeping young people away from Shakespeare is like removing a link to their humanness." - Tim Crouch

"Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water." - Karen Duffy

"I get pregnant pretty easily, but I have a hard time keeping them." - Courteney Cox

"I think there's a lot to be said for keeping your own counsel." - Daniel Craig

"Keeping a journal is like taking good care of one's heart." - Ted Kooser



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