Promises Quotes

A seed is small in size. But it carries in its womb leaves, flowers, fruits, nay even the whole tree. The human brain is very much like a seed. It may not have a great shape and size. But it traps within itself endless possibilities. It is a fountainhead of thoughts and promises that can be fulfilled.

Amitabh Bachchan

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.

Friedrich Nietzsche

God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage.

Bulgarian Proverb

The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.

Carl Gustav Jung

Have I your word? yes, you have my word. But, you dont believe me. no, mens promises to women are easily made and even more easily broken.

Alice Borchardt

Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, dont blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being in love, which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.

Louis de Bernieres

A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life. It tells us that for every human being there is a diversity of existences, that the single existence is itself an illusion in part, that these many existences signify something, tend to something, fulfill something; it promises us meaning, harmony, and even justice.

Saul Bellow

Tolerance is mans ornament, keeping promises is a sign of nobility, and bonding with others is a grace.

Husayn ibn

If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.

Epictetus

The prospects are as bright as the promises of God.

A. Judson

Promises are like babies: easy to make, hard to deliver.

Unknown

Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.

Edgar Watson Howe

Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.

Thomas Fuller

Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.

Norman Vincent Peale

He loses his thanks who promises and delays.

Proverb

Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.

Jonathan Swift

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Denis Waitley

The promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.

William Lyon MacKenzie

Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.

William Hazlitt

Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.

Bernard M. Baruch

Let God's promises shine on your problems.

Corrie Ten Boom

One promises much, to avoid giving little.

Marquis de Vauvenargues

It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises but only performance is reality.

Harold Geneen

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