Promise little and do much.
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
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.
God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage.
Let God's promises shine on your problems.
Promise is most given when the least is said.
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
Promises are like babies: easy to make, hard to deliver.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Never promise a poor person, and never owe a rich one.
It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.
Enemies' promises were made to be broken.
Better a broken promise than none at all.
Love is a promise delivered already broken.
Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.
If you are cold at night, let the promise of my love cover you like a warm blanket.
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.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.
Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
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