Words matter. These are the best Vow Quotes from famous people such as Eliezer Yudkowsky, Desi Lydic, Rubina Dilaik, Derek Walcott, Vanessa Diffenbaugh, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
A burning itch to know is higher than a solemn vow to pursue truth. To feel the burning itch of curiosity requires both that you be ignorant, and that you desire to relinquish your ignorance.
Trump was asked if he was for invading Iraq and he replied, ‘Yeah, I guess so,’ which, incidentally is also Trump’s go-to wedding vow.
We had our own version of the seven vows, which Abhinav has written beautifully. Each vow touched my heart deeply.
I made a vow that I wouldn’t be tempted by what could happen to me if I went to Europe. I thought, ‘You could be absorbed in it – it’s so seductive, you might lose your own search for identity.’ Then, when I did finally go to Europe, I was able to resist it because I had established my own identity.
My husband and I vowed that after we married and settled down, we would become foster parents – a vow we kept and one that has enriched our lives greatly.
When I took the Hippocratic oath and was effectively ‘sworn in’ as a doctor, I took the same vow that doctors have taken for generations. Patient autonomy is core to this oath.
I made a vow to myself while I was a hostage that if I were lucky enough to live and to get out of Somalia, I would do something meaningful with my life – and specifically something that would be meaningful in the country where I’d lost my freedom.
When I began working in not-for-profits, it was taking a vow of poverty, which eliminated huge numbers of folks.
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.
Singing and acting suit me. I made a vow to myself to do everything that I can do with this life that I have, and I have to find the time to do this. Sometimes I need to be an actress. Sometimes I don’t need to be Jill. However, everyone is always looking for the Jill in everything.
First and foremost, Howard Cosell is sports. There are all these people, these fans, who claim that when Cosell does a game on television, they turn off the sound on the TV and listen to the radio broadcast. Oh, sure. You probably know critics in your neighborhood who vow the same thing. Well, too bad for them.
I’m taking a vow not to advise.
‘The Vow,’ I didn’t know if people were going to want to see it, but we felt good about it. We we’re like, ‘Alright, either way, I liked the movie for what it was,’ and I think we knew exactly what we were trying to do.
When we first started out, we made a vow to ourselves we wouldn’t do it anymore if it wasn’t fun. Well, we keep getting back together, so it must still be fun for everyone in it.
The day I showed up to South Carolina to work, I was with my kid and my ex and our dog and Kirk was hanging with this weird guy and I kind of defined the two of them by his friend and made a vow to avoid him.
Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
I still held fast to my determination to become a minister; it still seemed to me that that was my duty. I had pledged myself, in my prayers I had given my word to God. How could I therefore break my vow?
Ultimately when I gave up the use of motorized vehicles, I walked everywhere, from town to town, across states and two continents. When I stopped talking, I mean literally I stopped speaking. I took a complete vow of silence.
When a monk takes a vow of silence, is he still allowed to post messages on the Internet? Chances are God won’t find out. Being ancient, God probably can’t work computers. He holds the mouse gingerly, like it’s made of fine china.
In the beginning, I would find a character I understood. That was my focus. Not now – but you basically get offered the exact same thing you just did. Which I find hilarious. I did ‘The Vow,’ and then I had every love story you can imagine thrown at me. And now I’m getting offers for comedies.
In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously.
My sister Tricia Leigh and I vow to be whatever our niece Billie needs us to be.
Now a soft kiss – Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.
Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.
I began observing, making paintings of my surroundings, taking a vow of silence, listening, composing music, writing, and making time for formal education. Then I started telling stories.