To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.
Promise little and do much
No cause of action arises from a bare promise
So much promise stretches before us. Americans have always reached for the impossible, looked to the next horizon and asked, What if?
Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day
Promise a lot and give even more.
Better a broken promise than none at all.
Everyone is a millionaire where promises are concerned
A politician is known by the promises he keeps
I'm an average girl, and sometimes I wish I could be more than that: to exceed excellence. As the days seem to go on endlessly, I await the 'someday' I've always been promised. That 'someday' when things are supposed to be perfect... the 'someday' when I find my place in this unforgiving world.
Enemies' promises were made to be broken
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain
God promises a safe landing but not a calm passage.
I never promised you a rose garden. I never promised you perfect justice.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform
Life didn't promise to be wonderful.
Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry
If you are cold at night, let the promise of my love cover you like a warm blanket
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes
From where the sun now stands I will fight no more.
Love is a promise delivered already broken.
Years ago, fairy tales all began with Once upon a time... now we know they all begin with, If I am elected.
A Promise made is a debt unpaid
Promise is most given when the least is said.
Never promise a poor person, and never owe a rich one