You can’t trust a promise someone makes while they’re drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office.
– Joe Moore
One can promise actions, but not feelings, for the latter are involuntary. He who promises to love forever or hate forever or be forever faithful to someone is promising something that is not in his power.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Promises are made to be broken, I don’t give promises, I give my word.
Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.
– Roy T. Bennett
If you don’t like to make excuses or apologies, stop making promises
It hurts when someone you loved promised that he won’t leave, but still does. However, it hurts more because he stayed not because he loved you, but because he promised you.
Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm.
– Thomas Fuller
When you break a promise you break a heart.
Promises are only as strong as the person who gives them…
– Stephen Richards
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Don’t ever believe someone when they promise to never hurt you. Be smart enough to know, that no one can keep that promise forever.
Commitment is like trust, never commit if you can not make it. Nothing wrong to say no on the face than making someone a fool.
Don’t lie, don’t cheat, and don’t make promises you can’t keep.
Promises are easier to make but hard to keep.
A promise is always easy to make than keep, it takes commitment.
Never make a decision when you are angry, never make a promise when you are happy.
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.
Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
A politician is known by the promises he keeps.
God’s promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
– William Penn
Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise.
Promise little and do much.
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
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.
The promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.
– William Lyon MacKenzie
For every promise, there is price to pay.
– Jim Rohn
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
– Denis Waitley
A promise made is a debt unpaid.
– Robert Service