Famous Promises Quotes

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One should always be wary of anyone who promises that their love will last longer than a weekend.

Quentin Crisp

Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.

Theodore Parker

Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit.

Francis Marion

Broken promises don't upset me. I just think, why did they believe me

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

America is promises to take! America is promises to us to take them.

Archibald MacLeish

Beware of a naked person who promises to buy you clothes.

Vikrant Parsai

Beware of the person who speaks without modesty because he will always break his promises.

Vikrant Parsai

Check out the Declaration of Independence You think it promises happiness No no no, it talks about the pursuit of happiness. The PURSUIT We've become a nation of wimps We think we're entitled to everything, we want to legislate ourselves into some cozy little cocoon. Well, forget it, Nature Boy. There are no guarantees. Life is nasty, brutish, and short.

Jeff Melvoin

Every true leader/love is meant to be a man/woman of his/her words i.e. he/she should strive to keep to his/her promises.

Emeasoba George

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice -- no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich--something for nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made.

Edgar Watson Howe

He that promises most will perform least.

Gaelic Proverb

Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing.

Edmund Burke

I personally don't believe undoubtedly/wholly all that I hear/read/see. And you too shouldn't believe undoubtedly/wholly all that you hear/read/see. Listen up, the only thing you ought to believe undoubtedly/wholly is nothing else but God/the scripture. Because, come what may, God/the scripture has never been broken and cannot be broken by anyone/anything scripture reference (John 10 : 35). So, feel free to believe God/the scripture undoubtedly/wholly. For, even the grass withers, the flowers fades but God/the scripture stands forevermore, scripture reference (Isaiah 40 : 8). Oh! Yes, God and his words are ever infallible. Besides, God respects his word i.e. (the scripture) above/more than his name. That infers, he (God) can/will go extra mile just to ensure that his words/promises for you will come to pass. Therefore, do believe in God/his promises/words/the scripture undoubtedly/wholly. Because, you can't/won't be disappointed for believing in God/his promises/words/the scripture.

Emeasoba George

I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises -- but only performance is reality.

Harold Geneen

In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.

Harold Geneen

It is a curious thing ... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.

Evelyn Waugh

It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.

Evelyn Waugh

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.

Denis Waitley

My strong point is not rhetoric, it isn't showmanship, it isn't big promises-those things that create the glamour and the excitement that people call charisma and warmth.

Richard Milhous Nixon

Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits.

William Shakespeare

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Some promises are better left unsaid

Ashlee Simpson, In her album Autobiography.

The New Frontier I speak of is not a set of promises -- it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intent to ask of them.

John F. Kennedy

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