65 Promise Quotes On Success In Life

These promise quotes will inspire you. The promise is a statement telling someone that you will definitely do something or that something will definitely happen in the future.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging promise quotes, promise sayings, and promise proverbs.

Best Promise Quotes

  1. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~ A. A. Milne
  2. “Never promise more than you can perform.” ~ Publilius Syrus
  3. “Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  4. “The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  5. “Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.” ~ Denis Waitley
  6. “Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  7. “A promise made is a debt unpaid.” ~ Robert W. Service
  8. “People will let you down in this life, promises will be broken, you should expect less of others and trust more in yourself.” ~ Leon Brown

  9. “Undertake not what you cannot perform, but be careful to keep your promise.” ~ George Washington
  10. “It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises.” ~ Chief Joseph
  11. “If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  12. “It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.” ~ Aeschylus

  13. “The future is as bright as the promise of God.” ~ William Carey
  14. “If you break little promises, you’ll break big ones.” ~ Cormac McCarthy
  15. “But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.” ~ Robert Frost
  16. “Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.” ~ Simone Weil

  17. “Everyone’s a millionaire where promises are concerned.” ~ Ovid
  18. “I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.” ~ Isabel Allende
  19. “At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  20. “Nothing is as easy to make as a promise this winter to do something next summer; this is how commencement speakers are caught.” ~ Sydney J. Harris

  21. “There are so many ways to betray someone. You can whisper behind his back. You can deceive him on purpose. You can deliver him into the hands of his enemy when he trusts you. You can break a promise. The question is, if you do any of those things, are you also betraying yourself?” ~ Jodi Picoult
  22. “Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  23. “If I can change then anyone can change. I promise you that.” ~ Brett Favre
  24. “Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.” ~ Dick Gregory

  25. “Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  26. “Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie’s man’s only promise.” ~ Leo Buscaglia
  27. “Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  28. “The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.” ~ Francis Scott Key

  29. “The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.” ~ Francis Scott Key
  30. “We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  31. “Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.” ~ Marcel Proust
  32. “Promises may get thee friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  33. “A guy will promise you the world and give you nothin’, and that’s the blues.” ~ Otis Rush
  34. “The only fruitful promise of which the life of any individual or any nation can be possessed is a promise determined by an ideal.” ~ Herbert Croly
  35. “I promise not to become a source of shame for you.” ~ Mikhail Saakashvili
  36. “Don’t promise when you’re happy, Don’t reply when you’re angry and don’t decide when you’re sad.” ~ Ziad K. Abdelnour

  37. “Essentially this promise before curse, this superiority of God’s love in Christ, must come from the Bible.” ~ Walter Lang
  38. “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.” ~ George Washington
  39. “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
  40. “Love is keeping the promise anyway.” ~ John Green

  41. “I promise myself that I will enjoy every minute of the day that is given me to live.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  42. “Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.” ~ John Lennon , Promise quotes  for love
  43. “The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday – but never jam today.” ~ Lewis Carroll

  44. “I must learn to love the fool in me the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries.” ~ Theodore Isaac Rubin
  45. “Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.” ~ Martin Luther

  46. “You cannot live on other people’s promises, but if you promise others enough, you can live on your own.” ~ Mark Cane
  47. “Deliver more than you promise.” ~ Patricia Ryan
  48. “How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.” ~ Ovid

  49. “We remain a young nation, but in the words of Scripture, the time has come to set aside childish things. The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.” ~ Barack Obama
  50. “Let God’s promises shine on your problems.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom

  51. “I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren.” ~ Tom Coburn
  52. “To have a faith, therefore, or a trust in anything, where God hath not promised, is plain idolatry, and a worshipping of thine own imagination instead of God.” ~ William Tyndale
  53. “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.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
  54. “Some people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them,” I said. “Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That’s what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.” ~ John Green

  55. “Sometimes people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them.” ~ John Green
  56. “Some promises aren’t worth keeping.” ~ Holly Black
  57. “I made a promise to myself to be kinder to other people.” ~ Lena Horne

  58. “Like other important immigrant communities, the Jewish experience in the United States represents the ideal of freedom and the promise and opportunity of America.” ~ Jan Schakowsky
  59. “It was both Abraham’s and the Jews’ privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations.” ~ Thomas Goodwin
  60. “The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one’s self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.” ~ Michelangelo

  61. “If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  62. “If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance speeches there wouldn’t be any inducement to go to heaven.” ~ Will Rogers
  63. “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” ~ David Bowie

  64. “Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.” ~ Edmund Burke
  65. “In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.” ~ Louis D. Brandeis

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