Promises Quotes

He loses his thanks who promises and delays.


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

Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.

German Proverb

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

Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.

Benjamin Franklin

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.

Marcel Proust

Enemies' promises were made to be broken.


Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.

Dutch Proverb

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