Promise Quotes and Sayings

Promises are easier to make but hard to keep.

Submitted by: Ayuk W.A

Eggs and oaths are easily broken.

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

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

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

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.

Submitted by: madelaine

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.

The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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