Commitment: (promise...responsibility...resolution... )

A promise must never be broken. --- Alexander Hamilton

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got. --- Janis Joplin 1943

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. --- Kahlil Gibran 1883

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat. --- Sir Winston Churchill 1874

If a job is worth doing, it's worth doing properly. --- Proverb xxxx

No one must shut his eyes and regard as nonexistent the sufferings of which he spares himself the sight. Let no one regard as light the burden of his responsibility. --- Albert Schweitzer 1875

Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy. --- Denis Waitley

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility ... In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have ... is the ability to take on responsibility. --- Michael Korda

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution. --- Kahlil Gibran 1883

The way you activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you mobilize vast human energies and resources which otherwise go untapped. All too often people fail to focus their choices upon results and therefore their choices are ineffective. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. --- Robert Fritz

Think nothing profitable to you which compels you to break a promise, to lose your self-respect, to hate any person, to suspect, to curse, to act the hypocrite, to desire anything that needs walls and curtains about it. --- Marcus Aurelius 121

We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. --- Aneurin Bevan 1897

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. --- Indira Gandhi 1917

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