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A list of the best promise quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous promise quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic promise quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational promise quotes from that same writer.

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Promises are like crying babie... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once. Norman Vincent Peale

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No pillows so soft as God's Pr... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
No pillows so soft as God's Promise.

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God never made a promise that ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
God never made a promise that was too good to be true. Dwight L. Moody

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There are no greater promisers... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
There are no greater promisers than those who have nothing to give.

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Eggs and oaths are easily brok... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Eggs and oaths are easily broken.

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In the midst of great joy, do ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
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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Promises are the uniquely huma... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
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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It is not the oath that makes ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath. Aeschylus

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The promise given was a necess... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present. Niccolò Machiavelli

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Some persons make promises for... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Some persons make promises for the pleasure of breaking them. William Hazlitt

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Between today and tomorrow are... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Between today and tomorrow are graves, and between promising and fulfilling are chasms. Ruckett

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A prince never lacks legitimat... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise. Niccolò Machiavelli

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The best way to keep one's wor... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. Napoleon Bonaparte

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But I have promises to keep, a... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
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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One promises much, to avoid gi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
One promises much, to avoid giving little. Luc de Clapiers^! marquis de Vauvenargues

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Everyone's a millionaire where... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned. Ovid

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The man who promises everythin... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
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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Those that are most slow in ma... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
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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All promise outruns performanc... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
All promise outruns performance. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Promises and pie crusts are ma... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Promises and pie crusts are made to be broken. Jonathan Swift

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Thou ought to be nice, even to... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. Thomas Fuller

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Better break your word than do... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Better break your word than do worse in keeping it. Thomas Fuller

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Never take a solemn oath. Peop... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it. Norman Douglas

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The rule is, jam tomorrow and ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday --but never jam today. Lewis Carroll

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Nothing weights lighter than a... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Nothing weights lighter than a promise.

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Half the promises people say w... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made. Edgar Watson Howe

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Where there is an unknowable, ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
Where there is an unknowable, there is a promise. Thornton Wilder

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The promises of this world are... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
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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He is poor indeed that can pro... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
He is poor indeed that can promise nothing. Thomas Fuller

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If you wish to be success in t... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing. Napoleon Bonaparte

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He loses his thanks who promis... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Quotes About Promise
He loses his thanks who promises and delays.