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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Promises:

A liar is always lavish of oaths.
~ Pierre Corneille.

A politician is known by the promises he keeps.
~ Author Unknown.

A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
~ Niccolo Machiavelli.

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
~ Arabian Proverb.

A promise is a comfort for a fool.
~ Proverb.

A promise is a debt.
~ Proverb.

A promise made is a debt unpaid.
~ Robert Service.

All promise outruns performance.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
~ William Dean Howells.

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
~ Mae West.

And be these juggling friends no more believ'd,
That palter with us in a double sense;
That keep the word of promise to our ear
And break it to our hope.
~ William Shakespeare.

April is a promise that May is bound to keep.
~ Hal Borland.

Being of no power to make his wishes good:
His promises fly so beyond his state
That what he speaks is all in debt; he owes
For every word.
~ William Shakespeare.

Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
~ Simone Weil.

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.
~ Thomas Fuller.

Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms.
~ Author Unknown.

Breach of promise is a base surrender of truth.
~ Mohandas Gandhi.

But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted, two things are very expensive in international life: promises when they succeed and threats when they fail.
~ Fareed Zakaria.

But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep...
~ Robert Frost.

Eggs and oaths are easily broken.
~ Danish Proverb.

Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.
~ Author Unknown.

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.

For every promise, there is price to pay.
~ Jim Rohn.

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
~ Wayne Dyer.

God's promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine.
~ David Nicholas.

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