Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the promised land. She prepares a world she will not see.— Pope Paul VI
Unforgettable Promised Land quotations
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.
No one escapes the wilderness on the way to the promised land.
It's a long way from Graceland across Jordan to the Promised Land, but Jesus finally came to lead him home.
"Someday" is a disease that will take dreams to the grave with you.
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
Genocide is not just a murderous madness;
it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics - one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.
Well, first of all, I grew up in New York City, going to first a public school, then a private school, and when I got to the private school in Manhattan, I learned of what we called 'The Promised Land,' which are the Hamptons. I've always had an affinity for the Hamptons.
People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing.
Don't complain. The Israelites wasted forty years murmuring and complaining in the wilderness, when they could have just obeyed God and entered into their Promised Land.
God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage.
Take courage. We walk in the wilderness today and in the Promised Land tomorrow
Discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.
Grandma's on the front porch with a Bible in her hand, sometimes I hear her singing take me to the promised land.
Malaysia is a country unlike any other: Full of promise and fragility.
Its history, cultural and religious diversity make it a rich, compelling and surprising land.
Wilderness is a temporary condition through which we are passing to the Promised Land.
People with good intentions make promises, but people with good character keep them.
The frustrated follow a leader less because of their faith that he is leading them to a promised land than because of their immediate feeling that he is leading them away from their unwanted selves. Surrender to a leader is not a means to an end but a fulfillment. Whither they are led is of secondary importance.
The promised land guarantees nothing. It is only an opportunity, not a deliverance.
I made, over the years in Cambridge, several very good American friends, and America appeared to me, a land of promise in every sense of that word, a land of freedom from the inhibitions and restrictions that I felt in England.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
I do not want you to follow me or anyone else;
if you are looking for a Moses to lead you out of this capitalist wilderness, you will stay right where you are. I would not lead you into the promised land if I could, because if I led you in, some one else would lead you out.
I promise to protect Japan's land and sea, and the lives of the Japanese people no matter what.
I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land.
Promise me you'll always remember: you're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, the United States would never have been the Land of Promise.
To a brighter light, to a promised land, you can feel the power, of the master's hand.
Black people have always been America's wilderness in search of a promised land.
Keep listening to music, cause it gets you through everything, I promise.
We fear discovering that we are more than we think we are.
.. That we actually have the guts, the perserverance, the capacity... because, if it's true, then we become estranged from all we know.
I, in my own mind, have always thought of America as a place in the divine scheme of things that was set aside as a promised land...Any person with the courage, with the desire to tear up their roots, to strive for freedom, to attempt and dare to live in a strange and foreign place, to travel halfway across the world was welcome here.
The road to the promised land runs past Sinai.
Empower your possibility with the power of your promise.
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.
He that buildeth his nest upon a Divine promise shall find it abide and remain until he shall fly away to the land where promises are lost in fulfillments.
I have a dream: One day we will get to the promised land.
Then the president will be me, The government will be Shabaam, Mos and Kweli...that's it! All wackness is now banned.
Commitment Is what turns A Promise Into Reality.
It was the call of workers who organized;
women who reached for the ballot; a President who chose the moon as our new frontier; and a King who took us to the mountain top and pointed the way to the Promised Land. Yes we can!
Never compromise a dream. Do what you must. The fears, beasts, and mountains before you are part of the plan. Stepping stones to a promised land. To a time and place that is so much closer than even you expect. So don't let your eyes deceive you, for even as you read these words, your ship swiftly approaches.
Do not be afraid! Our Father is patient, he loves us, he gives us Jesus to guide us on the way which leads to the promised land. Jesus is the light who brightens the darkness. He is our peace.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
A pilot's business is with the wind, and with the stars, with night, with sand, with the sea. He strives to outwit the forces of nature. He stares with expectancy for the coming of the dawn the way a gardener awaits the coming of spring. He looks forward to port as a promised land, and truth for him is what lives in the stars.
The Promised Land was a tangible representation of God's ultimate desire for His people, but they failed to comprehend His gift for at least three reasons: It was unconditionally promised, it was outrageously generous, and it was absolutely free. None of those make sense in the world as we know it.
Worldwide travel is not compulsory. Great minds have been fostered entirely by staying close to home. Moses never got further than the Promised Land. Da Vinci and Beethoven never left Europe. Shakespeare hardly went anywhere at all-certainly not to Elsinore or the coast of Bohemia.
Seek a happy marriage with wholeness of heart, but do not expect to reach the promised land without going through some wilderness together.
They say that the truth will set you free But then again, so will a lie.
.. It depends if you're trying to get to the promised land Or if you're just trying to get by.