Promise Quotes

Promise little and do much.

Hebrew Proverb

Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.

Hannah Arendt

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

God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage.

Bulgarian Proverb

A promise is a debt.


When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.


He was ever precise in promise-keeping.

William Shakespeare

A promise is a comfort for a fool.


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

Friedrich Nietzsche

A promise made is a debt unpaid.

Robert Service

Promise is most given when the least is said.

George Chapman

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

Francois duc de la Rochefoucauld

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


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Updated On : July 11, 2011
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