Promises Quotes

Gaelic prove - he that promises most will perform least....
Anybody who accepts mediocrity - In school, on the job, in life - Is a person who compromises, and when the leader compromises, the whole organization compromises.
Charles Knight

The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.
George Stephanopolous
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
Thomas Fulle
One should always be wary of anyone who promises that their love will last longer than a weekend.
Quentin Crisp
Evelyn waugh - it is a curious thing... that every creed...

The new frontier of which I speak 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 intend to ask of them. It appeals to their pride, not their pocketbook - It holds out the promise of more sacrifice instead of more security.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits.
William Shakespeare
Magnificent promises are always to be suspected.
Theodore Parke
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.
Robert Frost
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich - - Something for nothing.
George Bernard Shaw
Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - They bear no fruit.
Francis Marion
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
Friedrich Nietzsche
You can make those promises with just as much passion the second time around. Such is the regenerative power of the human heart.
Marion Wink, O Magazine, 2003
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans.
Peter Drucke
Some promises are better left unsaid.
Ashlee Simpson, In her album Autobiography.
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
Evelyn Waugh
There were so many candidates on the platform that there were not enough promises to go around.
Ronald Reagan
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing.
Edmund Burke