Promise Quotes

Promise little and do much.

Hebrew Proverb

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.

Dan Lipinski

We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.

Francois duc de la Rochefoucauld

Promise is most given when the least is said.

George Chapman

He was ever precise in promise-keeping.

William Shakespeare

I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.

Sri Chinmoy

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain

Arabian Proverb

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.

H. L. Mencken

For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.


Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.


All promise outruns performance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing weights lighter than a promise.

German Proverb

A promise made is a debt unpaid.

Robert Service

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.

William Dean Howells

For every promise, there is price to pay.

Jim Rohn

A promise is a comfort for a fool.


When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.


A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.

Arabian Proverb

A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.

Sydney J. Harris

Life didn't promise to be wonderful.

Teddy Pendergrass

Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth.

Mohandas Gandhi

A promise is a debt.


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