I know it is a bad thing to break a promise, but I think now that it is a worse thing to let a promise break you.
Integrity is conforming reality to our words - in other words, keeping promises and fulfilling expectations.
Promises may get thee friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Don't make promises you can't keep.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
Deliver more than you promise.
Love is keeping the promise anyway.
We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
Sometimes people don't understand the promises they're making when they make them.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future.
Private victories precede public victories.
We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but a hell.
This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
Oft expectation fails, and most oft there where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest, and despair most fits.
Better break your word than do worse in keeping it.
Thou oughtest to be nice, even to Superstition, in keeping thy Promises; and therefore thou shouldst be equally cautious in making them.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
When a man takes an oath... he's holding his own self in his own hands. Like water.
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