Promise Quotes

There is no greater fraud than a promise not kept.

Gaelic Proverb

Engineers are not mere technicians and should not approve or lend their name to any project that does not promise to be beneficent to man and the advancement of civilization

John Fowler

Engineers ... are not mere technicians and should not approve or lend their name to any project that does not promise to be beneficent to man and the advancement of civilization.

John Fowler

Childhood is a promise that is never kept

Ken Hill

Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.

Karl Barth

The world can therefore seize the opportunity to fulfill the long-held promise of a New World Order where diverse nations are drawn together in common cause to achieve the universal aspirations of mankind

George Bush

To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.

Mark Twain

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to, achieve. Shall man\'s basest desires receive the fullest measure of gratification, and his purest aspirations starve for lack of sustenance? Such is not the Law: such a condition of things can never obtain: \"ask and receive.\" Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your Vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your Ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.

James Allen

Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, theUnited States would never have been the Land of Promise.

Herbert Croly

We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.

Abraham Lincoln

I thought he was a young man of promise; but it appears he was a young man of promises.

Unknown

Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise.

Unknown

This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.

Unknown

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.

William Penn

No pillow so soft as God's promise.

Unknown

Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.

Samuel Johnson

God's illumined promise.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.

Juvenal

Programs such as the Washington Search for Young Scholars help identify talented children so schools and communities can respond with challenges they need to help them fulfill their promise and to keep these students fully engaged in their education.

Robert Vaughn

I prefer credulity to skepticism and cynicism for there is more promise in almost anything than in nothing at all.

Ralph B. Perry

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Nikita Khrushchev

The pleasures of the world are deceitful; they promise more than they give. They trouble us in seeking them, they do not satisfy us when possessing them and they make us despair in losing them.

Madame de Lambert

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge we make promise only; pain we obey.

Marcel Proust

Canada is a place of infinite promise. We like the people, and if one ever had to emigrate, this would be the destination, not the U.S.A. The hills, lakes and forests make it a place of peace and repose of the mind, such as one never finds in the U.S.A.

John Maynard Keynes

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