Promise quotes page 1
Promises may get you friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Things promised are things due.
Nothing in life is promised, but working hard makes things more promising.
A highly credible leader under-promises and over-delivers.
John C. Maxwell
A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
In the first place, you shouldn't believe in promises. The world is full of them: the promises of
riches, of eternal salvation, of infinite love. Some people think they can promise anything,
others accept whatever seems to guarantee better days ahead, as, I suspect is your case.
Those who make promises they don't keep end up powerless and frustrated, and exactly the
fate awaits those who believe promises.
To promise and give nothing is a comfort or a fool.
Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.
Folks who don't know why America is the Land of Promise should be here during an election
Life can never give security; it can only promise opportunity.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell
'em, "Certainly I can!" Then get busy and
find out how to do it.
Vote for the man who promises least - he'll be the least disappointing.
Bernard Mannes Baruch
He that promises too much means nothing.
Be tough... life is. In other words, there is no promise of a rose garden.
Thomas J. Stanley
Jesus promised his disciples three things: That they would be completely fearless, absurdly
happy, and in constant trouble.
G. K. Chesterton
No greater promisers than they who have nothing to give.
Eggs and oaths are easily broken.
It is ill to make an unlawful oath, but worse to keep it.
For every promise, there is price to pay.
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.
If politics were a musical, it would be "Promises, Promises."
For one true measure of a nation is its success in fulfilling the promise of a better life for each
of its members. Let this be the measure of our nation.
John F. Kennedy
Easily promised, quickly forgotten.
What appears full of promise often turns out a failure.
Where do I feel out of integrity with myself?
What is keeping me from feeling complete and whole?
What important feelings am I not letting into my awareness?
Where in my life am I not telling the full truth?
Where in my life have I not kept my promises?
In my relationship with ______, what do I need to say or do to feel complete and whole?
Questions such as these will lift you out of the limiting story that you've been living in.
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich - something for nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
Promises don't fill the belly.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
All promise outruns performance.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes - but no plans.
Peter F. Drucker
Never promise more than you can perform.
The founding of our Nation was more than a political event; it was an act of faith, a promise
to Americans and to the entire world. The Declaration of Independence declared that people
can govern themselves, that they can live in freedom with equal rights, that they can
respect the rights of others.
Gerald R. Ford
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it.
Tomorrow is a promise to no one.