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Quotes of promising

  1. I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans. – Tom Allen
  2. If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it. – Paulo Coelho
  3. Birth -control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life. – Havelock Ellis
  4. Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them. – Josefa Iloilo
  5. I beg you to look at the promising boys and beautiful girls in your homes and in your communities, and then you will not put these temptations in their way. – Thomas Jordan Jarvis
  6. Children can take lessons in that school via the Internet and can score extra points like e. g. in Geography or History. That sounds very promising and is a fantastic basis for future steps. – Anatoly Karpov
  7. The case decided on Thursday, though, seemed promising to takings fans because it wasn't about compensation. It was about the requirement that any government taking must have a "public purpose." – Michael Kinsley
  8. In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today. – Lincoln Kirstein
  9. My dad sacrificed many things in life for me. He abandoned a very promising and lucrative career of an army officer just so that he could continue helping me with my chess and accompanying me to tournaments. – Alexandra Kosteniuk
  10. Not offering this kind of guarantee means that they do not believe in their product enough, and they do not care about if a salesman is over promising or over selling their product. – Matthew Lesko
  11. For years governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and delivering more than they can afford. – Paul Martin
  12. I came to office promising major ethics reform to end the culture of self -dealing. And today, that ethics reform is a law. While I was at it, I got rid of a few things in the governor's office that I didn't believe our citizens should have to pay for. That luxury jet was over -the -top. I put it on eBay. – Sarah Palin
  13. I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel. – E. B. White

Usage examples for promising

  1. She inquired his reason in no promising tone. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  2. As to promising not to do it again, you will understand that I shall make no such engagement. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  3. " It depends upon what you call promising I reckon. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  4. I then withdrew from the humble home of the widow and her only child, promising to see them again in the morning. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  5. I see a promising bit of shade a little farther on." – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  6. He added aloud: That looks promising – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  7. Bruce- Errington was such a promising handsome young man!" – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  8. However, everything looked promising – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  9. Now, situated as I am, without a friend in this great city, I might as well purchase my experience at as cheap a rate and in as brief a time as possible, nor do I see any plan of doing so more promising than that proposed by Mr. Brown." – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. But how will you know, sir, which is the most promising – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  11. He gave me his hand to kiss; and I went out, promising that no pains should be spared. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. And now, in his opinion, everything looked very promising – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  13. Townshend himself wrote at once to Cardinal Dubois, promising to maintain as before a cordial friendship with the French Government. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  14. Sir Edward Carson and Mr. Devlin gave the debate a more promising tone: but it was difficult for anybody to be sanguine. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  15. Once again the crowd in the room stirred- and Courtrey's narrow eyes went over it in that cold, promising glance. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  16. In the morning she had received a brief letter from Cyril to say that he had not been able to come, and vaguely promising or half- promising to run down at a later date. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  17. But they, knowing nothing of what had taken place after they parted from the Osprey, were not likely to break bargain in such an affair- promising as it did, some rare fun. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  18. But I could not even think of this without being bothered, for when a man is ill you don't mind promising to do anything, and it is only when he is getting better that you begin to realize how much you have promised. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  19. Instead of coming to her side and promising all that his heart prompted, the miserable constraint of his position led him to turn from grief that he was no longer able to witness. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  20. However, it's a promising sign. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss