Committed Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old committed quotes, committed sayings, and committed proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Man is not committed in detail by his biological constitution to any particular variety of behavior.     

Ruth Benedict

There is hardly a mistake which in the course of our lives we have committed, but some proverb, had we known and attended to its lesson, might have saved us from it.     

Richard Chenevix Trench

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.     

Ralph Ellison

We must be fully committed, but we must also be aware at the same time that we might possibly be wrong. People who claim to be absolutely convinced that their stand is the only right one... is a dead giveaway of unconscious doubt. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt, but in spite of doubt.     

Rollo May

He who truly believes that which prompts him to an action has looked upon the action to lust after it, he has committed it already in his heart.     

William Kingdon Clifford

You have to be committed or you fall behind, lose out.     

Crystal Gayle

Commitment to an idea that has the power to transform you personally in any way is a vision worth nurturing. The bottom line is,you need to remain committed to a vision long enough to see it vome to fruition.     

Caroline Myss

If you love something and if you're committed and diligent – the things happen!     

Lauryn Hill

More faults are often committed while we are trying to oblige than while we are giving offense.     


The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.     

Tony Robbins

To reach levels of success you've never reached before, you must be committed at a level you've never been committed at before.     

Hal Elrod

After a while, if you're committed, you start to believe in the things in which you're praying. It's just cognitive dissonance. You can't live a completely religious life and not start to have it sink in.     

A. J. Jacobs

Success in business isn't about being right; it's about being committed.     

Mike Michalowicz

Your man wants to know that there's nothing you wouldn't do for him - if that's your committed relationship.     

Karrine Steffans

It's hard to stay committed when our heart isn't in it.     

Deborah Day

Stay committed in your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.     

Tom Robbins

We are not committed to this or that. We are committed to the nothing in-between, whether we know it or not.     

John Cage

The moment that you impose your will on another person or animal, that's when we are allowed to say you have committed an ethical breach.     


You can be committed to somebody because of ego: 'I said I was going to be with this joker for the rest of my life, so I'm just going to do it.' Or you can be committed because you have a deeply rooted connection.     

Jada Pinkett Smith

When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.     

Kenneth H. Blanchard

You are committed to what you confess.     

Edwin Louis Cole

One can be committed to conformity or one can be committed to truth, but not both.     

George H. Smith

A leader's job is to develop committed followers. Bad leaders destroy their followers' sense of commitment.     

Dean Smith

There's always a way - if you're committed.     

Tony Robbins

People don't really know whether they are committed to something until they face adversity.     

John C. Maxwell

To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger.     

James A. Baldwin

Many great actions are committed in small struggles.     

Victor Hugo

When you are fundamentally committed to something that is right, you just decide to go down fighting. Period.     

Cornel West

Success tends to bless those who are most committed to giving it the most attention.     

Grant Cardone

Anyone can quit, but it takes a strong, committed person not to quit when times are tough.     

Pat Summitt

You have to be very committed and find happiness in the work that you do.     

Zoe Saldana

Many who are committed to reason and science have turned against religion altogether and treat it with fear and contempt.     

Allen W. Wood

The way you can recognize to what you are committed to is by your actual results. What you have gotten in life is a direct result (good or bad) to what you have been committed to.     

John Phillips

If you're in a committed relationship, then you don't want to pursue anything.     

Andrew W.K.

Little movements of communities of ordinary radicals are committed to doing small things with great love.     

Shane Claiborne