Promise Quotes

In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter.

Chinese Proverb

A liar is always lavish of oaths.

Pierre Corneille

Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth.

Mohandas Gandhi

Life didn't promise to be wonderful.

Teddy Pendergrass

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.

Sydney J. Harris

A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.

Niccolo Machiavelli

It is useless to hold a person to anything he says while he is in love, drunk, or running for office.

Shirley MacLaine

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.

Arabian Proverb

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises.

Dutch Proverb

Let God's promises shine on your problems.

Corrie Ten Boom

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

Bernard M. Baruch

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.

Edmund Burke

Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.

William Hazlitt

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.

Thomas Fuller

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

German Proverb

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Updated On : July 11, 2011
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