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Promise is most given when the least is said. (Quote by - George Chapman)

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain. (Quote by - Arabian Proverb)

Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

Oaths are but words, and words but wind. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

See the Gospel Church secure, And founded on a Rock! All her promises are sure; Her bulwarks who can shock? Count her every precious shrine; Tell, to after-ages tell, Fortified by power divine, The Church can never fail. (Quote by - Charles Wesley)

Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing. (Quote by - Bernard M. Baruch)

When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you. (Quote by - Proverb)

Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day. (Quote by - German Proverb)

The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

Promises make debt, and debt makes promises. (Quote by - Dutch Proverb)

A promise is a comfort for a fool. (Quote by - Proverb)

Better break your word than do worse in keeping it. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain (Quote by - the equality of all men. (Quote by - Ignazio Silone)

When a man takes an oath... he's holding his own self in his own hands. Like water. And if he opens his fingers then - he needn't hope to find himself again. (Quote by - Robert Bolt)

April is a promise that May is bound to keep. (Quote by - Hal Borland)

If we will make use of prayer to call down upon ourselves and others those things which will glorify the name of God, then we shall see the strongest and boldest promises of the Bible about prayer fulfilled. Then we shall see such answers to prayer as we had never thought were possible. (Quote by - O. Hallesby)

Promise little and do much. (Quote by - Hebrew Proverb)

In executing the duties of my present important station, I can promise nothing but purity of intentions, and, in carrying these into effect, fidelity and diligence. (Quote by - George Washington )

God's promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. (Quote by - David Nicholas)

Men are alike in their promises. It is only in their deeds that they differ. (Quote by - Moliere)

Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught. (Quote by - Sydney J. Harris)

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers. (Quote by - Nikita Khrushchev)


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