Promise Quotes and Sayings

Eggs and oaths are easily broken.

Promises are like babies: easy to make, hard to deliver.

If you don’t like to make excuses or apologies, stop making promises

Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
-Karl Popper

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
William Penn

A promise is a comfort for a fool.


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

Every politician has a promising career. Unfortunately, most of them do not keep those promises.
Jarod Kintz

Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.
Edgar Watson Howe

When you break a promise you break a heart.

Submitted by: Louise Syder

A politician is known by the promises he keeps.


A promise made is a debt unpaid.
– Robert Service

Nothing weights lighter than a promise.

Sometimes people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them.
John Green

Promises were like laws; smart men knew when to break both.
– C.J. Hill

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