Promise Quotes

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

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 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

In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter.

Chinese Proverb

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.

Nikita Khrushchev

In executing the duties of my present important station, I can promise nothing but purity of intentions, and, in carrying these into effect, fidelity and diligence.

George Washington

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