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No pillows so soft as God's Promise.
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God never made a promise that was too good to be true.Dwight L. Moody
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Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.Norman Vincent Peale
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In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter.
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The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.Niccolò Machiavelli
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The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.Michelangelo
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Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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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
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A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.Niccolò Machiavelli
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The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday --but never jam today.Lewis Carroll
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Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken.Jonathan Swift
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Eggs and oaths are easily broken.
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Nothing weights lighter than a promise.
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But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.Robert Frost
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Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.Thomas Fuller M.D.
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Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.Norman Douglas
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If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.Napoleon Bonaparte
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Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.Ovid
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The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.Napoleon Bonaparte
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Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms.Ruckett
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Where there is an unknowable, there is a promise.Thornton Wilder
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He is poor indeed that can promise nothing.Thomas Fuller M.D.
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One promises much, to avoid giving little.Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues
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Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.Edgar Watson Howe
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All promise outruns performance.Ralph Waldo Emerson
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There are no greater promisers than those who have nothing to give.
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Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.Thomas Fuller M.D.
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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 Jung
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It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.Aeschylus
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Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them.William Hazlitt
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He loses his thanks who promises and delays.
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