Promising Quotes

"What horrifies me most is the idea of being usel...

"What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age." - Sylvia Plath
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from ...

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 23
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"Those whom the Gods wou...

"Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising." β€” Cyril Connolly
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 29
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"What horrifies me most is the idea of being usel...

"What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle-age." - Sylvia Plath
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 26
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"A happy childhood has...

"A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life." β€” Robertson Davies
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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You could never convince a monkey to g...

You could never convince a monkey to give you a banana by promising him limitless bananas in heaven. - Yuval Noah Harari
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 28
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I started promising myself to never stay anywhere I’m not...

I started promising myself to never stay anywhere I’m not very much wanted. I have too many scars to be breaking my bones to fit into places that weren’t made to fit me. (Unknown)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"It's so cruel to let people love you. A...

"It's so cruel to let people love you. All you're doing is promising to one day break their hearts." - S03E08 of Bojack Horseman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 26
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"It's so cruel to let people love ...

"It's so cruel to let people love you. All you're doing is promising that one day you'll break their hearts."
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"Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: it snatches ...

"Putting things off is the biggest waste of life: it snatches away each day as it comes, and denies us the present by promising the future.” β€” Roman philosopher Seneca’s On the Shortness of Life
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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β€œWhom the gods wish to destroy...

β€œWhom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.” Cyril Connolly ("Enemies of Promise")
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 15
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