Promises Quotes

Promise is more worthy than Time and Money.
– Vijay Dhameliya

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

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

A promise made is a debt unpaid.
– Robert Service

When a man takes an oath… he’s holding his own self in his own hands.Like water. And if he opens his fingers then he needn’t hope to find himself again.
– Robert Bolt

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

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.
– Robert Frost

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

He stared the assorted meannesses and failed promises of American life straight in the face, and they stared back.
– Brendan Gill

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
– Dr. Thomas Fuller

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

You cannot live on other people’s promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own.
– Mark Caine

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

To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.
– Mark Twain

I thought that he was a young man of promise, but it appears that he is a young man of promises.
– Arthur James Balfour

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
– Jean Jacques Rousseau

Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms.
– Ruckett

The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
– Niccolo Machiavelli

Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
– Norman Vincent

We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.
– Abraham Lincoln