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Commitment Quotes

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.

Author: Ron Blomberg

Profession: American Baseball Player

You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

A person with half volition goes backwards and forwards, but makes no progress on even the smoothest of roads.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with all his might.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

It is only when you despair of all ordinary means, it is only when you convince it that it must help you or you perish, that the seed of life in you bestirs itself to provide a new resource.

Author: Robert Collier

Profession: American Writer, Publisher

If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.

Author: Robert Conklin

Profession: American Teacher, Author, Speaker

I like villains because there's something so attractive about a committed person -- they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They're motivated.

Author: Russell Crowe


We would rather have one man or woman working with us than three merely working for us.

Author: J. Dabney Day


The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.

Author: Mack R. Douglas


Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of your first.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

I remember committing myself to make it in the garbage business, ''whatever it takes!''

Author: Tom Fatjo

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Browning-Ferris Industries

The uncommitted life isn't worth living.

Author: Marshall Fishwick (1923)

Profession: American Writer

A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.

Author: Tom Flores

Profession: American Football (NFL) Coach