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Quotes for vowing.

Give me chastity and continence, but not just now.

'Tis not the many oaths that makes the truth, But the plain single vow that is vow'd true. What is not holy, that we swear not by, But take the High'st to witness.
I hate to promise; what we do then is expected from us and wants much of the welcome it finds when it surprises.
Rarely promise; but if lawful, constantly perform.
Any overt act, above all, is felt to be alchemic in its power to change. A drunkard takes the pledge; it will be strange if that does not help him. For how many years did Mr. Pepys continue to make and break his little vows? And yet I have not heard that he was discouraged in the end.
I'm going to live through this, and when it's all over, I'll never be hungry again--no, nor any of my folks!--if I have to lie, steal, cheat or kill! As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again!