Promise Quotes

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.


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


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


Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.

William Penn

No pillow so soft as God's promise.


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.


Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.

John Lennon

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

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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